My Flexible Rewards Cards (And Rob’s Too)



My Cards That Earn Amex Membership Rewards Points


American Express Gold Cardcanceled back in 2015 when I got my Everyday Card, but I got it again in the new 2018 version with another sign-up bonus

American Express Business Gold CardRob had this card for as long as I can remember, and he just converted it to the newest version

American Express PlatinumI just got it to be a substitute for my business platinum 

American Express Business PlatinumI have had one form of an American Express Platinum Card for over 10+ years and Rob got one too with a 100,000 BONUS OFFER! In 2018, I traded it in for a personal platinum.

American Express Everyday Preferred Cardwas the replacement after I canceled my American Express Premier Rewards Gold card. I downgraded it when I got the new version of the above Gold card.

American Express Blue Business Plus Credit CardI couldn’t pass up this offer for a NO FEE card offering 2x Membership Rewards Points and then Rob got it too after he canceled his Amex Business Gold card


My Chase Cards That Earn Ultimate Rewards Points


Chase Sapphire Reserve Cardgot in 2016 with a 100,000 bonus point offer

Chase Sapphire Preferred Carddowngraded to the Freedom Unlimited when I got my Reserve

Chase Freedom Unlimiteda downgrade from my Chase Sapphire Preferred

Chase Freedom Cardhave had this card for as long as I can remember

Chase Ink Business PreferredRob got in 2015 in the Plus Version (which was later converted to the Preferred) with a 60,000 bonus point offer

Chase Ink Business Unlimited CardRob got it with a 50,000 bonus point offer


My Barclays Bank Arrival Credit Cards


Barclays Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCardMine-got back in 2014 with a 40,000 bonus point offer, I downgraded it in 2018 to a no fee version

Barclays Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCardRob’s- credit line moved from a Barclays Hawaiian Airlines Card when it was canceled and Rob got 50,000 Bonus Miles!  Rob later downgraded it to the no fee version


My Bank Of America Premium Rewards Points Cards


Bank Of America Premium Rewards Credit CardAfter I was denied for this new card for having opened too many accounts recently, Rob swooped in and got it.  One year later, the annual fee became due and I downgraded it for Rob to the Bank Of America Travel Rewards Credit Card

Bank Of America Travel Rewards Credit Card-Rob got it when we downgraded his Premium Rewards card.


My Capital One Cards


Capital One Spark Miles Business Card-Our first Capital One card and it came with a bonus worth $2,000!


My Cards That Earn Citi ThankYou Points


CitiBusiness ThankYou Card-Got this card when I downgraded my CitiBusiness/AAdvantage Platinum Select World MasterCard

Citi ThankYou Preferred card-Citi automatically converted my obsolete AAdvantage Visa that I had gotten years ago to this ThankYou card

Citi ThankYou Premier CardGot it with a 60,000 point bonus in the summer of 2018


My Cards That Earn U.S Bank Points


U.S. Bank Altitude Reserve Visa Infinite Card-Was able to get it 35 days after I got a Club Carlson Rewards Visa Card, but then I actually canceled it when the $400 annual fee became due.