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Want to know what’s in the mail before it arrives? USPS Informed Delivery now available nationwide

If you ever travel for an extended period of time, you’ve probably wondered how to handle your mail. And if you’re juggling multiple credit cards and bank accounts, that can cause some anxiety — What if I miss something important in the mail? Should I have someone open everything for me? Do I just let it pile up and deal with it when I get home? Did my significant other throw away something important while I was…

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Last Chance Deals: British Airways Business Class sale and Virgin transfer bonus

Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some of the best ongoing deals around. This being the next-to-last week of the month, not many deals are scheduled to end this week. The two main deals ending this week are the British Airways Companion fare sale (ending today) and the 30% bonus when transferring Membership Rewards to Virgin Atlantic miles. Greg needs your help in deciding whether or not…

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Great Airfares Australia: LA / San Francisco / Toronto / Vancouver to Sydney from $678 round trip

Secret Flying is reporting some great airfares on Air Canada between Los Angeles / San Francisco and Sydney, Australia: from $678 round trip from both cities in August and September. I have since discovered that Vancouver to Sydney is available from $697 USD, and Toronto to Sydney is available for just $702 round trip. Fares around $900 are available from Washington DC, Cleveland, and Pittsburgh and possibly a number of other US cities. These prices are available via…

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Can you have too many flowers? How about points?

Welcome to this week in review around the web, where we recap some of the articles that caught our eye around the Internet. Minimum Manufactured Spending Required to Travel (Hint: You Don’t Have to Go All Out)   A few years ago, I bought my wife a massive shipment of flower bulbs from the Netherlands thinking that she would have all of the flowers she could ever want or need (seriously…it was that many). What I quickly…

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Great deal at Adorama on Canon DSLR with extras using Amex Offer

There is currently a very good deal at Adorama for a Canon EOS Rebel T6i DSLR with EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens, the PIXMA Pro-100 printer, and photo paper. That entire bundle will be $625 after rebate and Amex Offer. For reference, that’s $250 less than the camera/lens bundle alone on Amazon.com: How to get it for $625 Step 1 – Sync the Amex Offer If you haven’t yet synced it, you’ll want to sync one of…

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What’s your status?

This week at Frequent Miler has been all about status: how to get it easily and cheaply and how to rock it once you’ve got it — or how to put your points to use to enjoy an elite vacation, no status required. No, Delta didn’t add limits to earning status through spend (myth busted) For some, status is about comfort (unlimited complimentary upgrades, lounge access), for others it’s about convenience (waived award redeposit and same-day…

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[Targeted] Earn 8% when you sell or buy on eBay

Ebay has a targeted offer out to earn 8% back in eBay bucks when you sell or buy on eBay. This promotion is targeted. Both my wife and I received an email targeting us for the promotion. While eBay regularly targets buyers for eBay bucks promotions, opportunities to earn eBay bucks for selling on eBay are less common. The Offer 8% back in eBay bucks when you buy or sell Buyers: purchase eligible items between 5:00AM PT on May 18, 2017 and 11:59PM…

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PRICE MISTAKE: Maldives to NYC $101 one way on Emirates!

Update: This error fare also works round trip and to many other cities. See our update post for more US and European cities. Not sure how long this will last or whether it will be honored, but a one-way from Male, Maldives to New York City on Emirates is pricing at $101 from now until December almost every single day: Direct link to Google Flights The flights are all on Emirates: You can even book…

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One more chance at redemption

Typically, we do a month-in-review at the end of each month. However, this month we are publishing a mid-month review to recap some of the significant developments over the past few weeks and their impact on the miles and points space going into the summer. Credit Card News There’s no doubt that the biggest news to hit the credit card space in the past few weeks has been the impending elimination of the Amex Business…

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