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[Targeted] 30% off some Amazon categories (up to $15)

After adding something to my cart at Amazon last night, I saw the following advertisement under my cart, touting 30% off in “select new categories” when using American Express Membership Rewards points: This is a targeted offer, but it’s worth checking to see if you’re targeted. Yesterday, Chuck at Doctor of Credit reported signing up for a new Amazon account and seeing discounts for various categories. I was surprised to see a discount like this on my…

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[Expired] 20% back on select Amazon items with Amazon credit cards

Amazon is offering 20% back in rewards for those with the Amazon Prime Visa and Amazon store card on a very random selection of items. It’s unclear as to whether this is only for new account approvals, though I suspect this likely works for existing users as well. The Deal 20% back on select items with an Amazon Prime credit card or Amazon store card. Direct link to promotion page (our affiliate link, but remember you could go…

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$30 off of $60 at Amazon with 1 Membership Rewards point [Targeted]

Amazon is once again offering a promotion for $30 off of $60 when paying with at least 1 American Express Membership Rewards point. This promotion is targeted. I was not targeted this time, but it’s worth checking to see if you are. The Deal Use at least 1 Membership Rewards point to pay, get $30 off of $60 Direct link to see if you’re targeted (this is our affiliate link, but remember you can go through JetBlue to…

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[Expired] $50 iTunes for $42.50 at Amazon (stack with Marriott bonus?)

Amazon is offering a $50 iTunes Gift Card for $42.50 today. This might be a decent deal to stack with the 1,000 Marriott point bonus that comes with your first purchase of $25 or more with the new Marriott MORE shopping toolbar/app (more on the app later — short story is that it’s more valuable than I initially thought). The Deal $50 iTunes Gift card for $42.50 at Amazon.com Direct link (this is our affiliate link, but…

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[Expired] 20% off at Amazon w/ 1 point [Targeted, $50 max discount]

In yet another promotion for using American Express Membership Rewards points to pay at Amazon, you can get 20% off your Amazon purchases when you use at least 1 Membership Rewards point to pay for part of your order (up to a maximum of $50 in savings — i.e. $250 total in orders). This offer is targeted, but is widely available. The Deal Pay for part of your order with American Express Membership Rewards points (using…

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[Expired] Free $10 Amazon credit & what I used it on

Discover and Amazon are out with a presumably targeted offer for a free $10 credit for changing your 1-click payment setting to Discover. At the same time, I stumbled on a deal for $5 off for downloading the Amazon app on my wife’s account which may stack. I discovered the initial $10 offer while checking out a deal that I ultimately bought — a new convertible crib for $79 after the credit (which was $193-$200 in…

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[Expired] Chase Amazon promo – free $10 [Targeted]

Reader Niklas reached out to share an ad he received in his Amazon account, good for a $10 Amazon credit for changing his 1-Click default payment method to an eligible Chase card. How to get this offer I went to Amazon.com and logged into my account and automatically saw the offer on the home page: Here is a direct link to the offer details (our affiliate link): Direct link to offer details However, if you don’t appear…

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Automating Spend

After writing up a deep dive into the Virgin Atlantic World Elite Mastercard, I decided to maximize spend on the card by spending exactly $2500 per month for 10 months.  I also have two Club Carlson cards (one business, one personal) that earn a free night at any US property with $10K annual spend.  And I have a Better Balance Rewards card (no longer available to new applicants) from BankAmericard which give me $30 cash…

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Amazon Echo for $72; Prime Day is here.

And so it begins — Amazon Prime Day deals are here. Reader James has tweeted us with the first of what are sure to be many great finds over the next ~24 hours — an Amazon Echo for $72 + tax. USPS Movers Coupon As you can see, to get the price down to $72, James used the USPS Mover’s discount — which is taking 10% off of the original price of $179.99 after the current half price deal…

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