Well, half the year is already over. Time flies thick and fast. Here’s a recap of what we covered in the world of travel deals and news this month on The Points Pundit. Again, a huge thanks to our growing community of readers and supporters who read and comment on this blog.

Someone stole my credit card details!

How I became a victim of credit card fraud. Someone gained access to my Amex Gold Card. At the moment, it seems like Grubhub seems to be the reason here. Amex handled it well and issued a replacement card immediately.

3x Miles per Dollar with Ticketmaster

Delta’s currently offering a promo where you can earn 3x Delta Skymiles per dollar spent with Ticketmaster.

Read this before transferring Hilton points

I had an unusual experience while trying to transfer Hilton points. For a moment, I thought they’d gone missing. I wasn’t the only one feeling this way.

Complete list of Amex Sign-up Bonuses (Incognito Mode)

The incognito mode often offers higher sign-up bonuses on many American Express cards. I list all the offers currently available.

The truth about credit card annual fees

Are you looking at credit card annual fees correctly? Or are you overpaying for benefits that you hardly use?

The Ideal Miles and Points Credit Card Strategy

Do you have the optimal credit card portfolio in order to maximize your travel experiences?

Save big on travel with these Amex Offers!

A lot of different Amex Offers are still available. Some great deals, especially if you’re looking to book a hotel!

Can existing cardholders get the limited-time Rose Gold Amex Card?

The limited time rose gold Amex card is currently available via referral. But how can existing cardholders get it?

Flexible points currencies aren’t as valuable as you think

Are flexible points currencies truly living to the hype? I test the hypothesis that there currencies are truly valued as high as they’re usually talked about.

This why you’re emotional and anxious while in flight

Ever wondered why you’re emotional or start crying while watching a movie in flight? Here’s some research that looks to explain why that may be happening.

20% Membership Rewards Transfer Bonus ends soon

If you’re looking to book Qantas using your miles, then there’s a 20% bonus on transferring American Express Membership Rewards points.

Earn 500 Ultimate Rewards Points with just 3 purchases

You can earn 500 Ultimate Rewards points by making just 3 purchases on your Chase Freedom card. Each purchase has to be $1.75 or more. Pretty easy deal!