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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, 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. I’ll just say this here. I think Costco will ultimately regret dropping the American Express Cards. Costco’s members are a different class of people than Sam’s Club. If Costco wants to be the high end of the market, then Costco has to accept the American Express card. Besides Costco, makes over $500 million a year just from membership fees. I can’t imagine the higher merchant fees from American Express are a make or break item for Costco.

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