Using your credit card to buy a multimillion-dollar painting to collect Amex points? Priceless.

Christies-ModiglianiChinese billionaire Liu Yiqian used his American Express card to buy Modigliani’s “Reclining Nude” at auction for $170 million on Nov. 9, according to reports.

He’ll use the points to fly himself and his family around the globe for free, his wife told the New York Times.

Source: Billionaire bought $170M painting with his Amex for the points

Looks like I really need to step up my rewards point game.  Anyone have a few hundred million dollars so I can rack up some points?

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Jason has been writing his adventures for a number of years now. This his stab at travel blogging. He's the main contributor for Jason Gets Around since it's him actually going places. He is a traveler, an adventurer, story teller, kickball player, a pool shark, a software engineer, and now most recently, a licensed pilot.