Money

Up To 12% Cash Back (Or 12x Amex Points) With Rakuten

Online shopping portals can be a great way to pick up additional miles & points for purchases you’d make anyway. Just for following a specific link you can earn bonus points or cash back in addition to the rewards you’d earn for credit card spending.…

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Filed Under: Great Deals
Jw Marriott La

Marriott Offering Free Night After Two Stays For New Members

I've written in the past about how Marriott is the only major hotel group to offer a lucrative bonus for new members who join their loyalty program and complete qualifying stays. This promotion has been around for quite a while, but Marriott keeps extending…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Hotel Deals
Iberia A350

Buy Iberia Avios With A 50% Bonus (1.33 Cents Each)

Often buying points can represent a great value, especially for first and business class award redemptions, where redeeming miles represents a disproportionately good value. So for those who like to buy miles, another airline has just rolled out a promotion…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Iberia
Plaza Premium First Lounge Hong Kong – 19

Plaza Premium Refreshes Loyalty Program

Plaza Premium operates lounges around the world, and as far as contract/third party lounges go, I find that they're among the better ones out there. In early 2017 I wrote about how Plaza Premium launched a loyalty program, called Arrture. Well, the program…

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Filed Under: Great Deals
Apple

Earn Up To 10x Airline Miles On Apple Purchases

Online shopping portals can be a great way to pick up additional miles & points for purchases you’d make anyway. Just for following a specific link you can earn bonus points in addition to the ones you’d earn for credit card spending. Whenever I make…

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Filed Under: Great Deals
Intercontinental Johannesburg Airport – 14

IHG’s Amazing 4x Points Promotion Extended

In late October, IHG Rewards Club revealed the details of their current global promotion, which is incredibly lucrative. Well, the booking period for the window has just been extended (though the stay period hasn't). Let's take a look at the details.…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Hotel Deals
Lufthansa A380 First Class – 2

Extended: Buy LifeMiles With 150% Bonus

About a week ago LifeMiles launched their Black Friday/Cyber Monday promo on purchased miles. I posted a reminder of that, as the promotion was supposed to end yesterday. Well, I've just been informed that the promotion has been extended until Thursday,…

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Filed Under: AviancaTaca, Great Deals
Best Western

Promo: Earn $60 In Best Western Gift Cards For Upcoming Stays

Best Western Rewards isn’t the most generous loyalty program out there, and for that matter Best Western doesn’t have that many aspirational properties. They do offer promotions every so often, though. This fall they offered a free night after staying…

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Filed Under: Best Western, Great Deals
Japan Airlines First Class – 6

8 Reasons To Get The Alaska Airlines Business Card

For a while the Alaska Airlines Visa® Business Credit Card has had an increased welcome bonus, and it's an offer seriously worth considering. This is a card that I have and that I applied for under a worse offer, so I sure wish I had applied when this…

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Filed Under: Alaska, Bank of America
Best Western

Buy Best Western Gift Cards With 20% Bonus

We're seeing quite some promotions on hotel gift cards at the moment. Yesterday Fairmont sold gift cards with a 20% bonus, and at the moment Hyatt is selling gift cards for 10% off. You can now add a gift card deal from another hotel group to the mix.…

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Filed Under: Best Western, Great Deals
Fairmont Empress

Great Deal: Buy Fairmont Gift Cards With 20% Bonus

The major hotel chains sometimes sell discounted gift cards, which is a great way to lower the cost of hotel stays. For the past few years Fairmont has been offering bonuses on gift card purchases at least twice a year. They typically offer one of these…

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Filed Under: Fairmont, Great Deals
Brussels Airlines Business Class A330 – 3

8 Great Opportunities To Buy Points

We frequently see loyalty programs sell points at a discount, and for many this is an opportunity to buy points at a cost that makes sense, especially for aspirational redemptions. At the moment we're seeing even more programs than usual selling points…

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Filed Under: Great Deals
Aegean A320

Aegean Offering 100% Bonus On Purchased Miles

Aegean's Miles+Bonus program has historically been one of the most lucrative Star Alliance award programs in terms of the ease with which you can earn elite status, and also in terms of their redemption costs. Well, Aegean has just rolled out their latest…

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Filed Under: Aegean, Great Deals
Swiss Business Class 777 – 5

Buy United MileagePlus Miles With A Bonus

United Airlines MileagePlus has just launched their latest promotion on purchased miles. Through 11:59PM CT on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, United is offering a targeted bonus on purchased miles. Different accounts seem to be targeted for different…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, MileagePlus
Via

Via Offering $15 Rides To Manhattan From LGA

Ride sharing service Via is piloting a program to offer $15 one-way rides from LaGuardia Airport to Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan. In addition, rides to Staten Island and the Bronx are $20. Via (I honestly am not sure whether they want you to pronounce…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Rideshare
Air China First Class 747 – 75

LifeMiles’ Star Alliance Award Sale (Including For First Class)

LifeMiles is one of the most useful frequent flyer programs out there, in my opinion, given that they frequently sell miles at a discount, and have great award redemption rates. So they're often my go-to program for booking premium cabin Star Alliance…

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Filed Under: AviancaTaca, Award Sweet Spots
Japan Airlines 787 Business Class – 2

HURRY: Wide Open Business Class Awards To The Tokyo Olympics

The Olympics are in Tokyo next summer, and I know a lot of people are looking to go there. The catch is that it can be really tough to find award availability to the Olympics, given how much demand there is. A few weeks ago I wrote about how Japan Airlines…

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Filed Under: Award Sweet Spots, Awards
Radisson Blu

Buy Radisson Rewards Points With 100% Bonus

Through December 3, 2019, Radisson Rewards is offering a 100% bonus on purchased points. Note that you have to log into your account to see the offer so it's possible not everyone will see the same promotion. The accounts I manage all show a 100% bonus,…

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Filed Under: Club Carlson, Great Deals
Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos 1

Buy Hilton Points For 0.5 Cents Each (Last Chance)

A couple of weeks ago Hilton Honors launched their latest promotion on purchased points, and this is a reminder of that, as the promotion expires tomorrow (Tuesday, November 26, 2019). Through Tuesday, November 26, 2019, Hilton Honors is offering a 100%…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Hilton