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Roundup: Articles From Around the Web

Here are some posts from around the web that I thought you may find interesting.  Let me know if there is anything good I missed.  Email me anything awesome that you find, or write, at


Places to visit in October: 5 great travel ideas – CNN Travel

A good list of places that are perfect for travel this month.  I noticed Malta is on the list which also has a hotel on the IHG BreakPoints list.  A few people in the comments of that article said the property in Malta was really great.

American Express Universal Referrals – Self Referrals Working & How To Maximize (E.g 25,000 Points On BBP) – Doctor of Credit
It is good to see some confirmation that the new referral program works for cards of different families etc.  I would still be cautious with self referring since Amex has been known to claw back from people gaming. This was discussed more in my article about the questions I had with the new program.   I think a 2 party system is the way to go here…refer back and forth between family members or friends etc.
Brooklyn’s coolest hotels and hottest hangouts – CNN Travel

I need to spend more time outside of Manhattan when I visit NYC.  This list gives me some ideas and the Hilton looks like a good points (or free night) choice.

2018’s Ultimate Holiday Travel Guide – KAYAK

They do a nice job breaking down best destinations, cheapest travel opportunities, when to book Holiday Travel etc.  It is worth checking out for sure.


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