Two Reasons I Am Giving Spending Towards Hilton Diamond Status A Hard Pass – Miles to Memories

Mark’s point about being set up by Amex for shutdown or a clawback is pertinent. That’s the first thing that came to mind with both this lifetime status option and the ability to spend on American Airlines card toward lifetime status. Track record is bad with both companies.

When Is It “Responsible” To Travel Again? – One Miles at a Time

Of course there are a whole range of perspectives here. Personally, I’m in the *now* is responsible enough crowd, at least domestically. Others think there needs to be a vaccine. This is months, if not years, away, so I expect that the goalposts will shift for many.


Lifemiles are a pain. I like the currency, but you need to know what you’re getting into. Dealing with cancellations is decidedly the worst part.

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