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Hotels — and the ick factor — in the time of coronavirus

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Hotels — and the ick factor — in the time of coronavirus

Editor’s note: TPG doesn’t currently recommend traveling. However, I made this trip because I wanted to be closer to my family and help my sister take care of our parents as the coronavirus pandemic continues, with no end in sight.  I’m sharing my story not to encourage similar trips, but to provide information for those who must travel. Last week, my 14-year-old and I did a 1,700-mile road trip from Towson, Maryland (a suburb north of Baltimore), to our family home in San Antonio, Texas. We decided to stop overnight in Nashville, where I had booked a deluxe room with two queen...


Do the new coronavirus credit card perks apply to authorized users?

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Do the new coronavirus credit card perks apply to authorized users?

Many credit cards are now offering limited-time perks designed to encourage cardholders to use (and renew) their travel rewards credit cards — even if they’re staying at home due to coronavirus concerns. Issuers have announced the following limited-time perks: Limited-time perks for select Amex Membership Rewards, Delta, Marriott and Hilton cards Up to 5x on groceries for select Chase cardholders Extra time to meet spending requirements and travel credit expansion for select Citi cardholders 6x bonus points on groceries for select Marriott cardholders up to $200 travel credit for select Platinum Card® from American Express cardholders In many cases, these limited-time...