Easy Starbucks Status and Starwood Bans Cubans from Membership

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Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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  1. Starbucks status would be nice, but Symantec considers the Doctor of Credit link to be a dangerous website.

  2. Costco has some really fast chip-card reader/processors. Was there yesterday and it was awesome. They waited to adopt the new technology, and I’m glad they did!

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