Incredible 50,000 Membership Rewards Points Welcome Bonus

The Blue Business Plus card from American Express is an old favorite of ours. And shortly after coming out with a great welcome offer on the American Express ® Business Gold Card, American Express decided to surprise us again and came up with another incredible offer.

And don't forget, more people are often eligible for business cards than realize it.

Eligibility Rules for New Marriott & SPG Cards Hit Aug 26

Despite the fact that Marriott and the Starwood Preferred Guest programs are merging into one unified loyalty program on August 18, both Marriott and SPG credit cards will continue to be issued for the time being, by Chase and Amex respectively. Both banks have published new terms for all current (and future) Marriott-family credit cards that define who is and isn't eligible for sign up bonuses, as of August 26.
Why These New Rules are Different
Sign up bonus rules are not new to the miles and points community.

Two New Bonus Offers Earn 137,000 AAdvantage Miles

The Citi / AAdvantage Platinum Select MasterCard is now offering 60,000 bonus American Airlines miles after spending $3,000 in the first 3 months. We've seen this offer before on the personal card. Citi rotates in a out a couple times of year typically.

The CitiBusiness / AAdvantage Platinum Select World MasterCard is offering 70,000 bonus American Airlines miles after spending $4,000 on the card in the first three months.

50k Bonus for Citi ThankYou Premier Card is Back

The Citi ThankYou Premier Card is now offering 50,000 bonus ThankYou Points after $4,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening. For the majority of 2016 the ThankYou Premier had no sign up bonus whatsoever, then Citi came back with 40k points for a $3k minimum spending requirement bonus in December 2016.

Sapphire Reserve’s 100k In-Branch Bonus Ending SOON

The current sign up bonus that comes with the Chase Sapphire Reserve® Card when you apply online is 50,000 Ultimate Rewards after spending $4,000 on the card within three months of opening it.

If you apply in a Chase branch, you can still get the previous 100,000 Ultimate Rewards bonus for meeting the same minimum spending requirement of $4k in three months that was yanked from the online application in January. This in-branch offer will only last through March 11, 2017.

The 140k Ritz Carlton Rewards Card – Should You Sign Up?

The Chase Ritz Carlton card is offering up to 140,000 bonus points after spending $2,000 in the first 3 months.

Or you can choose fewer bonus points with an annual fee that is waived the first year.

 This card comes with a plethora of benefits:

$300 statement credit per year on airline incidentals
$100 hotel credit for stays of 2 or more nights at any Ritz property
Gold Elite status for the first year at Ritz properties
3 club-level upgrades per year
Free Lounge Club access to airport lounges

There are several versions of the card and several

Great Deals with Hawaiian Airlines Miles

Don't ignore the Hawaiian Miles program. Hawaiian Miles are easy to earn, and there are sweet spots on the chart that offer solid value.

Hawaiian Airlines miles have never been easier to acquire. Anyone can get 71,000 Hawaiian miles by opening just two credit cards.

The Hawaiian Airlines® World Elite MasterCard® comes with a 35,000 mile sign-up bonus after spending $1,000 in 90 days. The Hawaiian Airlines® Business MasterCard® comes with a 35,000 mile sign-up bonus after the first purchase.

Top Ten Rewards Card Offers That Are About to Disappear

Many of the offers originally published below have expired and been removed.

New Page: Best Current Credit Card Offers

These offers have expired. Click here for the top current credit card sign up bonuses.

I've added a new page--Best Current Credit Card Offers--which should always be clickable at the top of the page. So far, I've just put the top ten in terms of absolute value.

I should be adding more cards, and a list of the top cards by rebate percentage this week.