An awesome new “everywhere” card hits the scene

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Alliant Credit Union has launched an exciting new credit card: Alliant Cashback Visa Signature Card.  In the first year, Alliant waives the annual fee and offers 3% cash back for all purchases.  But, that’s not what makes this card exciting.  After all, we already get no annual fee, plus $30 in annual flight credits, plus 3% cash back first year from the Discover It Miles card. The exciting thing about the Alliant card is that…

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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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Targeted Chase Marriott and Hyatt offers

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Chase is currently out with a couple of interesting targeted offers on both the Marriott Rewards Premier Credit card and the Hyatt Visa. Targeted members of each program should receive an email offer to apply. Chase Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card — 100,000 point offer The Offer: 100,000 Marriott Rewards points after spending $5,000 in the first 3 months 7,500 bonus points when you add an authorized user and make a purchase within the first…

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Business Class: New York to Buenos Aires for $1733 RT

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Aeromexico has some excellent fares available in business class from New York to Buenos Aires, with prices from $1733 round trip when searched directly on the Aeromexico site. No Mas Coach is also reporting fares from the west coast starting at just over $2,000 to Buenos Aires or $1920 to Sao Paolo. Note that the lowest pricing requires an overnight connection in Mexico City — shorter connections are available for a couple hundred dollars more. I…

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Everything you need to know about Travel Companion Tickets

Travel Companion Tickets

While the Southwest Companion Pass is undeniably the single best companion ticket option around, it is not the only one.  Far from it.  After publishing my tips for using Delta Companion Certificates, I made a list of all of the companion ticket options I could think of.  And it turned out to be a pretty big list: American Airlines CitiBusiness Companion Certificate American Airlines AAdvantage Aviator Silver MasterCard Companion Certificate Alaska Airlines Companion Fare American…

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Free BJ’s membership for 90 days + $5 off $50

Free BJs

BJ’s Wholesale Club is offering a free 90-day membership (perhaps almost 100 days) by simply signing up on the website. It takes a minute to join — just go to the BJ’s home page. Scroll down and you should see a link to get free a 3-month membership: That brings you to a form where you just need your name, address, telephone number, and email address. You set up a password for the website and…

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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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20% off Hyatt Gift Cards + 5x Rewards

Hyatt Gift Card Sale

CardCash is currently offering 20% off of Hyatt Gift Cards in a wide variety of denominations. Additionally, purchases paid for through PayPal with a Chase Ink Plus have earned 5x rewards in the past. Note: There have been widespread issues in the past with Hyatt gift cards purchased through CardCash being hacked/used and buyers being stuck with a $0 balance. CardCash guarantees their cards for 45 days. For this reason, we recommend only purchasing these gift…

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Alaska Companion Certificate now works on Virgin America flights

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One of the best benefits of the Alaska Airlines Visa cards is the annual Companion Certificate, whereby a cardholder can book an itinerary with a companion and pay just $99 + tax for the companion’s ticket. This can be a terrific value when planning complex itineraries and can be a great way to put together a mileage run as both travelers will earn miles and elite credits on the flights. The rules for booking these fares state…

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