The new Barclay Uber card has nothing to do with Uber, and is pretty solid for a free card. Also, Uber suck.

Ok, so, here is a thing that happened in the last couple of days: Barclay annouced a new Uber-branded Visa credit card, called, creatively, the Uber Visa CardWho the fuck cares, you ask? I don’t, really, because it’s a cash back card rather than a transferable travel points card, but it’s still kind of interesting, even if you never ride Uber. And why would you? The fuckers used to track you for five minutes after you get out of the car. They know what kind of massage you like to get. Continue reading

You can transfer your dumb SPG points to 11 more airlines (so 45 total), and a hotel, by converting to Marriott first

So check this out: We all know, because I just said it 50 times, that SPG points can be transferred to 34 airline programs, and that’s one of the reasons people like them, right? Well, guess what; it’s really 45 airline programs now, plus a hotel (that isn’t SPG/Marriott/Ritz). No one is telling you this, because no one pays any attention to Marriott points transfers. But they exist, and bring along with them 11 airlines (and a hotel) not on SPG’s list. Continue reading