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Misleading portal deal details: how to make sense of them

You would think that email promotional advertisements would be pretty straightforward, right?  You would think that the vendor would want you to know if the deal being offered was good only for today, right? With online shopping portals, though, the email ads are almost always misleading.  The ads may not be intentionally misleading, but almost everyone I know (including me) has made the same mistake I’m about to describe… Take a look at an email…

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AAdvantage eShopping Portal offering enhanced rates: Backcountry 10X, GameStop 10X, New Balance 8X, more…

The AAdvantage eShopping Portal is offering enhanced bonuses for a number of merchants. Most deals are good through 11:59PM EST tomorrow (4/6/15). Increased bonuses include: Backcountry.com 10X Bare Necessities 4X Converse 10X eBags 12X (today only) GameStop 10X New Balance 8X Rock Bottom Golf 5X The tie bar 10X (through 4/12/15) WSJWine 15X (today only) All of the above deals stack with the AAdvantage eShopping Portal’s Spring Promotion: Never miss a Quick Deal, Subscribe here.

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AAdvantage portal deals: Sears 9X (more than 18X possible!), Saks Off Fifth 12X, more…

As seen in today’s Frequent Miler Portal Alert, the AAdvantage eShopping Portal is offering increased bonus miles for shopping with several merchants: Sears 9X Saks Off Fifth 12X ULTA Beauty 8X Barneys New York Warehouse 12X ProFlowers 20X These deals stack with the AAdvantage eShopping Portal’s Spring Promo: And, the Sears bonus can be doubled by going through the portal to buy an e-gift card (or reload an existing gift card) and then going through…

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Achieving AAdvantage elite status through points

Late last week, my American Airlines and US Airways loyalty accounts were merged.  Even though AA and US Airways will continue to operate as separate airlines until the merger is complete, their loyalty programs are now one.  An interesting outcome of the merger of the US Airways Dividend Miles program into the AAdvantage program is that all US Airways Preferred Qualifying miles transferred one to one to both AAdvantage Elite Qualifying Miles (EQMs) and to…

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AA and Alaska portal offers: Home Depot, Crate & Barrel, Eddie Bauer, Sears, Sephora, more…

The American Airlines AAdvantage eShopping Portal and Alaska Airlines MileagePlan Shopping Portal are offering increased bonus miles at a number of stores.  Offers that stood out to me are listed below. AAdavantage eShopping Portal Athleta 6X Crate & Barrel 6X Eddie Bauer 6X Golfsmith 9X Home Depot 5X Kate Spade 9X Macy’s 7X   Alaska MileagePlan Shopping JC Penney 9X Restaurant.com 20X Sears 5X Sephora 10X Notes You do not need to pay with an…

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US Airways 60K-ish offer

Update: The version of this offer that gives 10,000 anniversary miles is for US Airways Dividend Miles elite members only. There have been numerous reports of non-elite members being automatically denied when applying for this version of the offer. Barclaycard has just enhanced their US Airways credit card offer. They are now offering 50,000 miles after first purchase (previously 40K).  That’s a fantastic offer considering that there is no minimum spend requirement.  The $89 annual fee…

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Up to 20 miles per dollar and 20% off Macys!

Check your inbox and SPAM folder for an email from AAdvantage eShopping Mall titled “Get an extra 500 miles! Hurry, offer ends soon”.  If you’ve been targeted for this offer, you can earn an extra 6.67 miles per dollar for $75 worth of spend through the AAdvantage eShopping Portal.  This offer is valid through November 10th 11:59 PM EST. Combine the above promotion with a short term bump in earnings at Macy’s.  The AAdvantage eShopping…

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AAdvantage eShopping offers and a double dip

Valid through tomorrow (10/17/2014): American Airlines is offering increased portal rewards for select merchants via their AAdvantage eShopping Portal.  Horchow 10X, Groupon 9X, etc. If you want to shop Neiman Marcus, consider first buying a gift card from Horchow via this portal offer.  Horchow gift cards can be used at Horchow, NeimanMarcus.com, Horchow Finale stores (Dallas area), or Neiman Marcus stores.  And, I recently found that buying Horchow gift card (both e-gift cards and physical…

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Today only: Up to 31X at Sears. Here’s how…

Today only, Sears is offering 8 miles per dollar through the AAdvantage eShopping Portal.  Here’s how to earn up to 31 miles per dollar by stacking promotions… Promotion 1: 8X becomes 16X Sears is one of the few online merchants that will pay out through portals for both the purchase of gift cards and the use of gift cards.  Here’s how to get 16 miles per dollar: Go through the AAdvantage portal once to buy…

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