Problems with Plastiq Payments on Personal Visa Credit Cards

Plastiq, the online payment processing system that allows you to pay bills that you otherwise could not pay on a credit card for a 2.5% fee, is having trouble with many  consumer Visa credit cards. For the time being, bills paid with many (but not all) personal visa credit cards through Plastic are susceptible to one of two circumstances:

A) Getting categorized as cash advances.

Dirt Cheap $650 Flat-Bed Business Fare, Europe to USA, Sept thru May

I tweeted this deal first from @MileValueAlerts. Follow @MileValueAlerts on Twitter and follow these directions to get a text message every time I tweet from that account. I tweet from @MileValueAlerts only a few times a month because it is designed to be used only for the best and most limited-time deals–like mistake fares–so that you aren’t bombarded by text messages.

TAP Portugal has got some incredible one-way, flat-bed Business Class fares right now between a few different western European cities and three east coast cities.

125k, 100k, & 75k Bonus Offers on Amex Hilton Cards End Tonight

Hilton used to partner with Citi for the issuance of their co-branded credit cards.

$358 Roundtrips to Hawaii From Tons of US Cities

I tweeted this deal first from @MileValueAlerts. Follow @MileValueAlerts on Twitter and follow these directions to get a text message every time I tweet from that account. I tweet from @MileValueAlerts only a few times a month because it is designed to be used only for the best and most limited-time deals–like mistake fares–so that you aren’t bombarded by text messages.

American Airlines and United are in a fare ware right now, both offering cheap roundtrip economy fares to Hawaii.

Part II: Luxurious Ways to Burn 237,000 American Airlines Miles

Right now it’s easy to earn a boatload of American Airlines miles quickly.

SPG Point Sale Extended through July 20: Buy for Major Discounts in August!

SPG was running this same 35% off Starpoints sale in May, which I thought would be the last time we'd see them on sale before SPG and Marriott's reward programs merge August 1.

Amex Warning Ineligible Applicants Before Final Submission

The miles world received some unsettling news recently. I've been mulling it over myself since I read about it, waiting to see if any further information was published or insight gained from others' experiences. And now we have some.

Last Chance to Earn 5x on Freedom’s Q2 Categories, & Q3 Categories Announced

Tomorrow, June 14, 2018, is the last day to register your Chase Freedom to earn 5x Ultimate Rewards for the past quarter at grocery stores, through Paypal, and through Chas

12k Delta Miles Roundtrip to Mexico Instead of 35k

Delta has put many routes between the US and Mexico on "sale" right now. I say "sale" because Delta doesn't have a published award chart anymore, but we know from charts maintained by people like us online that the standard lowest level US > Mexico award price is 17,500 Delta miles one way. Right now many routes are only 12,000 SkyMiles roundtrip.

Part I: How to Earn 237,000 American Airlines Miles

Right now it's easy to earn a boatload of American Airlines miles quickly.