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Buy IHG points under .49 cents per point!

IHG is offering reduced-price Points & Cash rates to elite members that result in some solid prices for buying IHG points — as low as .488 cents per point — maybe even less. The Deal Make Points & Cash bookings at a discount of 15% on the cash portion (note that the cash portion has some variance from hotel to hotel) Key Terms Valid for IHG Elite members, including those with Platinum status courtesy of the IHG…

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20% transfer bonus to Aeroplan from Membership Rewards [Targeted]

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Mommy Points is reporting what appears to be a targeted transfer bonus that looks pretty awesome if you’ve got it — a 20% bonus when transferring Membership Rewards to Air Canada’s Aeroplan. With this bonus, miles will transfer at the following ratio: 1,000 Membership Rewards points = 1,200 Air Canada Aeroplan miles That’s a terrific deal. Aeroplan already has a nice award chart. One of their most popular sweet spots is 55,000 miles one-way from the US to much of…

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[Expired] Up to 25% back on JetBlue redemption

JetBlue has sent out an email to TrueBlue members offering a rebate on award bookings: Get 15% of redeemed points back. If you have the JetBlue Plus credit card, this stacks with the 10% you normally get back by holding that card for a total of 25% back. Remember that you can top up your JetBlue TrueBlue account at a 1:1 ratio thanks to the current transfer bonus from Membership Rewards (See our Current point transfer bonuses page). Those who…

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Marriott 120K offer now public

  There is a newly public offer out for the Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Visa good for up to 120,000 Marriott Rewards points in the first year. Rather than a typical 3-month window to earn the signup bonus, this one offers the bonus as reward for spend for the first year of cardmembership: 10x on up to $12,000 in purchases in the first year. Greg previously wrote about this offer in comparison to other available offers — see The…

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30% transfer bonus from Marriott to AA…probably not worth it

When we posted about the current Aeroplan transfer bonus earlier today, I was reminded that the Aeroplan transfer bonus isn’t the first time recently that Marriott Travel Packages have been excluded from a transfer bonus promotion. There is also a promotion going on to convert Marriott Rewards points to American Airlines AAdvantage miles that excludes travel packages. This bonus began on October 21st and runs through December 5th. While it is “old news”, we wanted…

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30% transfer bonus from hotels to Aeroplan….with one big exclusion

Air Canada’s Aeroplan is out with its latest transfer bonus — they are offering a 30% bonus on hotel points converted into Aeroplan miles. That’s a nice bonus if you’re transferring a small block of points to top off an award (or a really nice bonus if you’re transferring Starpoints in blocks of 20K). However, the most lucrative use of these transfer bonuses has long been Marriott Travel Packages….and this time they have excluded Marriott Travel Packages…

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$100 for $90, stack another $10 off w/ targeted offer

Newegg is offering a $100 gift card for $90 today. Additionally, there is a targeted Amex Offer out for $10 back on $75 or more, which should drop your net cost down to $80 (before any portal rewards you might be able to stack). The Deal $100 gift $90 at Direct link Stack with Amex Offer & portal rewards to save more Quick Thoughts The $10 discount by itself isn’t bad as you can combine gift…

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20K Membership Rewards, $5 back on $5 & other new offers

I found a couple of great new Amex Offers this morning when I logged into my accounts. Details follow: KLM: Spend $1,000+, get 20,000 Membership Rewards points Where I found it: On every card that earns Membership Rewards in my household (both business and personal) Why it’s good: 20K points is an awfully nice rebate on paid flights, especially considering the fact that you’re also earning miles on the paid flight. Note that the terms…

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