Centurion Studio (SEA)

A few months ago I wrote about the construction of a new Centurion Lounge (ended up being a Studio) at SeaTac airport in Seattle.  Since then I signed up for a Platinum Amex (with 100k Membership Rewards) that grants access to the Centurion Studio Seattle (as well as other Centurion … Read more

Centurion Lounge (LAS)

My first visit to the Centurion Lounge Las Vegas was before a 6:50am flight to Seattle.  I was one of only a handful of people in the very spacious lounge located in the D Concourse. Concourse D can be accessed by either Terminal 1 or 3 by automated tram once you … Read more

Citi Prestige vs Amex Platinum

Citi Prestige vs Amex Platinum

Last week I applied and was approved for an Amex Platinum card after reading about the increased 100k Membership Rewards sign up bonus.  Amex only gives you one sign up bonus per card per lifetime, so I knew I had to wait until the 100k offer came up. When it did, … Read more

Centurion Lounge Seattle Opening This Summer

Centurion Lounge Seattle

The Amex Centurion Lounge Seattle at SeaTac is set to open sometime this summer.  It is actually a scaled back Lounge, technically called a Studio.  Amex Platinum card holders will have free access to the Studio while other Amex cardholders (non-Platinum) will be able to enter the Studio for a fee.

UPDATE: An astute reader alerted me that for Studio locations ONLY those with Platinum or Centurion cards may enter (and may bring in family or one guest).  While at the standard Centurion Lounge other Amex card holders may purchase a day pass, day passes are not available at the Studio.

UPDATE x2: The new Studio is now open!  The first day of operation is June 30, 2015.  If you go, please send me some photos and I’ll update this article.  info at singleflyer dot com

I was recently at SeaTac on my way back from Long Beach, CA and decided to check out how the construction is going.

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Best Credit Cards for Single Travelers

Credit Cards

I should put a couple of big asterisks after the title: Best Credit Cards for Single Travelers*****  These are actually just the credit cards that are currently in my wallet.  And they work for me, some better than others.  Please take these with a grain of salt, I am not a financial expert.  I do not get paid if you get one of these — no referral links here.  You’ll have to just google them if you want to sign up.  And of course, if you don’t have good financial history or you don’t trust yourself with a credit card, then don’t get these.

With that said, here is what is currently in my wallet and why I find them useful.

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