Kick back with 11,500 Membership Rewards points with new (targeted) Amex Offer

There are a couple of new Amex Offers out today. One that caught my eye was this new offer to get 11,500 Membership Rewards points for $750 or more in purchases at Raymour & Flanigan. The Offer Spend $750+, get 11,500 Membership Rewards Points Valid in-store and online Key Terms Expires 8/22/17 Quick Thoughts That’s a great offer if you’re looking for furniture. With this offer covering Memorial Day and Fourth of July sale periods, those who are in need of a…

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1.2 million miles available through Top 20 offers

Our current Top 10+ Credit Card Offers page contains a list of all best public signup offers (that we know of), sorted from top to bottom by an unbiased estimate of first year value.  Currently, the top 10 includes four Delta cards each offering signup bonuses of 60,000 or 70,000 miles.  The Ink Business Preferred 80K offer has kept its top spot and the Sapphire Preferred 55K offer has held on to its long-time top…

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Easy win: $20 rebate + 5X on $300 or more in Visa Gift Cards at Staples

Today through Saturday, May 27th, Staples is offering a $20 Visa Gift Card rebate on $300 or more in Visa Gift Cards. Staples gift card rebates are an easy win as you can earn 5x with a card like the Chase Ink Plus or Ink Cash and get a rebate worth more than the activation fee on the cards. The Deal $20 Visa prepaid gift card by mail when purchasing $300 or more in Visa gift cards Key…

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Is the Andaz 5th Ave overrated?

I recently spent a weekend at the Andaz 5th Ave in New York City. I was excited about this stay; not only had I read the many positive reviews of this hotel over the years, but the location of the hotel near Bryant Park and the New York Public Library hold a significance for me. I proposed to my wife on the steps of the library because it has long been a holiday tradition of ours…

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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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Almost unlimited 3X if you can find it: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge drops to $199

We’ve recently posted a number of great clearance deals on Samsung phones at Walmart. Yesterday, we posted about the Samsung Galaxy S6 available at $149 at some stores. A few days before we had posted about the Galaxy Note 5 for $199 and the Galaxy S7 Edge for $399. All of these phones qualify for Samsung Pay, which is a mobile wallet that works with the vast majority of payment terminals (even at places that…

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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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