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Update: 107.5k Chase Marriott offer is now public

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We recently reported a targeted offer for the Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card. There is now a public offer on this card with a sign up bonus that includes 100,000 Marriott Rewards for spending $5,000 in the first three months and an additional 7,500 points for adding an authorized user in that time and making a purchase. Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card — 107,500 point offer   The Offer: 100,000 Marriott Rewards points after…

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Earn 1500 bonus miles with American Airlines eShopping

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American Airlines is offering a an easy-to-earn shopping portal bonus through April 14th. Simply make three separate purchases of $50 or more and you will receive 1500 bonus miles. If you were to spend exactly $50 on each purchase, that would be like an extra 10x — a nice return on your spend. The Deal 1500 bonus miles at AA eShopping for spending $50 or more in each of three separate transactions Link to the…

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Can you get a second Amex bonus with a second business?

Can you get a second Amex bonus under a second business?

“Welcome bonus offer not available to applicants who have or have had this product.” Most American Express credit and charge card signup bonus offers include the above language.  For the most part, the language is self-explanatory.  If you have, or used to have, the same credit card, then you won’t get the signup bonus if you sign up now. There are known exceptions to this rule.  If you cancelled an account more than 7 years…

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Best ever offer on Amex Hilton cards: Up to 100k + free weekend night!

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American Express is out with two of the best ever offers on both the American Express Hilton Honors card and the American Express Hilton Surpass card. The Offers American Express Hilton Honors 80,000 Hilton Honors bonus points after you spend $2,000 in the first 3 months No annual fee 7X Hilton; 5X U.S. restaurants, grocery, and gas stations; 3X everywhere else Hilton Honors Gold status with $20,000 spend in a calendar year Earn 500 Hilton Honors…

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500 Free Singapore Krisflyer Miles for new accounts

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Singapore KrisFlyer is offering 500 free miles for new members just for signing up for an account with promo code JOINKF2017. Registration is simple and only takes a minute. Note that KrisFlyer miles expire 3 years after they are earned, regardless of activity. Still, free miles are free miles. The Deal 500 Free Singapore Krisflyer Miles Direct link to offer here Key Terms New accounts only Must use promo code JOINKF2017 Must register by April 14, 2017…

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e-Rewards talks back and offers a smidgen of hope

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On Tuesday I wrote about a rash of e-Rewards account shutdowns purportedly due to discrepancies in members’ account details and/or survey activity. In response to that post, Ollie from e-Rewards reached out to me… @FrequentMiler Hi Greg! Do you have an email address we could contact you on? -Ollie — e-Rewards US (@eRewardsUS) March 22, 2017 Oliver Judge, a Social Media Executive at Research Now, emailed me to explain what was going on.  That was…

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e-Rewards shuts down accounts. Rewards lost. (developing)

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By Invitation Only… You’ve seen the emails.  Every time you sign up for a new loyalty account, you soon receive an email with the subject heading “By Invitation Only”.  It sounds special, right? These invitations are to participate in the the e-Rewards Opinion Panel.  Basically, in exchange for your time in filling out surveys, e-Rewards offers rewards.  These rewards (e-Rewards Currency / Opinion Points) can then be exchanged for miles, points, gift cards, etc. Shutdown…

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Can you convert a Marriott 7 Night Travel Package to a 5 Night Package?

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Short answer: No, you probably cannot convert a 7 night travel package to a 5 night package. Yesterday we wrote that multiple people have recently had success booking Marriott 5 Night Travel Packages.  This is a big deal because 5 night packages are supposed to be only for Marriott Vacation Club owners.  The rest of us are supposed to get the 7 Night Packages.  5 Night Packages are cheaper, so those of us who are…

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Business Class to Europe + 7 hotel nights for $2225: Investing in Marriott Travel Packages

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This morning, Greg wrote about some of the potential opportunities that could be in store as the SPG/Marriott/Ritz loyalty schemes meld into one over the coming year(s).  The merger with SPG has presented some interesting opportunities for big wins both today down the road — even for those who do not yet have a large stash of Marriott Rewards points. I recently wrote about the possibility to indirectly buy a Southwest Companion Pass and 7 nights at a…

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