Discontinued Products


[DISCONTINUED] MBNA Alaska Airlines Mastercards

Yikes! Another one bites the dust. Most of you probably already heard about this, so today, now that the dust has settled a bit, I will chime in my 2 cents on what happened.

Before I continued, just know that if you are an existing MBNA Alaska Airlines MasterCard holder, you are still safe. Unfortunately, MBNA has decided to discontinued their MBNA co-branded Alaska Airlines cards.


[DISCONTINUED] Capital One Aspire Travel World Elite MasterCard

The last time we had a brutal year on credit card discontinuations was in 2014. I guess at some point, we were due for another one this year. It saddens me today to write about the Capital One Aspire Travel World Elite MasterCard has been discontinued, especially since I am a cardholder myself. 

Accordingly to my contacts at Capital One, they provided me with the following: 

As a result of changing market conditions, we will no longer be offering the Aspire Travel World Elite MasterCard to new customers. The evolving interchange environment has made this product unsustainable. There is no impact to existing customers at this time.