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20% transfer bonus to Aeroplan from Membership Rewards [Targeted]

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Mommy Points is reporting what appears to be a targeted transfer bonus that looks pretty awesome if you’ve got it — a 20% bonus when transferring Membership Rewards to Air Canada’s Aeroplan. With this bonus, miles will transfer at the following ratio: 1,000 Membership Rewards points = 1,200 Air Canada Aeroplan miles That’s a terrific deal. Aeroplan already has a nice award chart. One of their most popular sweet spots is 55,000 miles one-way from the US to much of…

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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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33% Transfer bonus to Hilton Honors

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Earlier this week, American Express began to offer a 33% bonus when transferring Membership Rewards points to Hilton Honors. At the normal ratio, you can transfer 1,000 Membership Rewards points to 1,500 Hilton Honors points. Through 12/15/178, 1,000 American Express Membership Rewards converts to 2,010 Hilton Honors points. That’s probably not a good deal unless you really need to top off your account. The Deal Get 33% more Hilton Honors points when you transfer from Amex Membership Rewards Key…

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10K+ Membership Rewards with each of these new offers

There are some strong new Amex Offers this morning and over the past couple of days — including a couple for 10,000 points after spending $500. Some of these may be targeted, and the Membership Rewards offers would only appear under cards that earn Membership Rewards (though there may also be cash back versions of some of them). Also, keep an eye on your account — I did not have the Dell offer when I posted it…

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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] 4X additional Membership Rewards for Gas [targeted]

Update: Several readers have reported seeing this offer on Everyday and Everyday Preferred cards as well. An extra 4X on a card that already bonuses gas purchases would be huge. It’s definitely worth keeping an eye out for this offer. Check your Amex Offers — a reader reports receiving the following offer for 4 additional Membership Rewards points per dollar on their Business Platinum card, for a total of 5X at gas stations through 9/30/17. The Deal Earn an…

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More Amex 2X Merchants

American Express has added merchants to the list of places where you can earn 2X Membership Rewards from now through December 31, 2017. You need to register your card for each merchant in order to earn 2X. The Deal Register for 2X Membership Rewards at the following merchants (several new merchants added) Direct link to promotion Full list of merchants (many online-only) now includes: Neiman Marcus  Best Buy Macy’s Home Depot Pottery Barn Gap Bergdorf Goodman West…

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[Expired] 40% transfer bonus to British Airways Avios

Just last week, we reported that the normal transfer ratio from American Express Membership Rewards to British Airways and Iberia Avios has returned to the old 1:1 ratio that had been the norm until a couple of years ago. Not even a week later, we have our first transfer bonus on the new even money ratio, with a 40% bonus meaning that transfers are now 1:1.4 or 250 Membership Rewards points = 350 British Airways Avios…

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1:1 transfers from Membership Rewards to Avios

Update: After publishing this post, a representative reached out to confirm that this is indeed a change, not a promotion. See below for more information. Right now, Amex is offering transfers to both British Airways Avios and Iberia Avios at a rate of 1:1. This appears to be an unadvertised bonus — we have no idea how long this will last, so I suggest transferring sooner rather than later if you have a need to book…

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