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  1. The ML Octave Card is actually not meant to be super mysterious (as far as I know), it’s just super targeted. This is a card issued by BoA but on the Amex Network (part of Global Network Services or GNS internally at Amex). The idea is that the card come with a high annual fee (I think it was just south of $1000) but with lots of perks (airline reimbursement similar to the Platinum Card, 2-3 points per dollar, etc).

  2. HolidayCheck also partners with Miles&More, AirBerlin, and Etihad. And PINS, whatever that is. You can get 100 M&M, 150 TopBonus, or 150 Guest miles per review. Or 150 PINS…

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