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Booking a great trip and comparing reality with expectations

Welcome to this week in review at Frequent Miler, where we recap the main stories we’ve covered since last weekend. Booking a luxury trip with points and deals Congrats to the grad — Greg’s son recently graduated from high school and was accepted to study at the University of Michigan. In a trip that sure puts to shame my senior class trip to Six Flags New Jersey (shout out to Trenton!), Greg shows us how…

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United MileagePlus Shopping: Up to 1500 bonus miles

The United MileagePlus Shopping portal is offering a tiered summer spending bonus. Between now and June 23rd, you can earn up to 1500 bonus United MileagePlus miles. The Offer Spend $150, earn 500 bonus miles OR Spend $350, earn 1,500 bonus miles Direct link to promotion Key Details Offer valid until June 23, 2017 Bonus miles awarded within 8-10 weeks after the promotion has ended Only one bonus per member based on cumulative purchases Things like shipping and tax do not count towards the purchase thresholds Quick…

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Easy Amex Referral Links + 7500 Starpoints per referral

American Express has finally made it possible to generate short referral links via text message, Facebook, and Twitter. Additionally, you can now earn 7,500 Starpoints per referral on both the personal and business versions of the Amex SPG cards. In the past, you have needed to enter your friend’s first name and email in order to generate a link. If you emailed that link to yourself, you could copy the link address from the email and share it…

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The Fine Print: Beating Citi in Arbitration, What It Means for You

The annual fee on my client’s Citi Prestige card was due. He called Citi’s retention department and was told that he would receive a $200 statement credit if he spent $4000/month for 3 months. My client did so by spending more than $4000/month for three consecutive calendar months. Citi refused to honor the credit because the spending was not done in three consecutive billing cycles.

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Transfer Bonus to Hawaiian Miles

American Express Membership Rewards is offering a 25% bonus on points transferred to Hawaiian Miles. Saver availability can be almost nonexistent for flights to and from Hawaii, but if you’ve found some and you have Membership Rewards to transfer, it’ll cost you less through June 21st. There are also a couple of interesting partner opportunities if you can book them. The Offer Get 25% more Hawaiian Miles when transferring from Membership Rewards Direct link to promotion…

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$40 for $50 Hotels.com Gift Card Tonight

Tonight at 8:45pm Eastern time Amazon will be offering a $50 Hotels.com gift card for $40 for Prime members. The Offer $50 Hotels.com gift card for $40 Direct link to promotion (our affiliate link) Key Details Goes live at 8:4rpm Eastern. Set your alarms Quick Thoughts Hotels.com gift cards go on sale at this price on and off at a variety of merchants. The nice thing about them is that they can easily be combined online…

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20K+ Membership Rewards points with new Amex Offers

There are a couple of great new targeted Amex Offers out in the wild that can add up to a lot of points — with one offer alone worth 20,000 Membership Rewards points and another targeted Amazon offer for 2,000 Membership Rewards points on $50+ in purchases. Four offers follow: Amazon.com The Offer Spend $50 or more, get 2,000 Membership Rewards points Key Terms Enrollment from 6/1/17 to 12/31/17 Offer not valid for Amazon Local, Amazon Mechanical Turk, Amazon Web Services,…

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25% more Avianca LifeMiles with transfer bonus

Avianca LifeMiles transfer bonus

Avianca is offering a 25% bonus on conversions from several partners (mostly hotel rewards programs) to LifeMiles. By transferring hotel points to LifeMiles, you would receive 25% more LifeMiles than the typical conversion with Starwood, Marriott, Hilton, IHG, Wyndham Rewards, Le Club Accor, or several foreign bank programs. You can see the full list here at the promotion page. The Offer 25% bonus when converting certain partner points to LifeMiles Partial List of Participating Partners See a…

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Last Chance Deals: Discounted Warehouse Club

Sam's Club Membership discount

Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some of the best ongoing deals around. As we kick off a new month,we only have one deal scheduled to expire this week. That said, there are a couple of great limited-time offers that are worth your attention before they disappear. With no expiration dates set, we can’t know for sure when they will end. Don’t miss out! If you’re interested in…

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