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How to add Amex 2X for Whole Foods and others even if you weren’t previously targeted

Last month, we wrote about the opportunity to earn 2x Membership Rewards (2.5x with Everyday Preferred) at many online merchants. Amex had loaded various 2X opportunities to Amex Offers online and you could sync these to multiple cards using the techniques outlined in our Complete Guide to Amex Offers. We have now learned that there is a website from which you can directly add all of the 2X store offers to all of your Membership Rewards…

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New Amex Offer: Spend $200 at AT&T, get 2K Membership Rewards points up to three times

American Express is out with a great new Amex Offer at AT&T that can be repeated up to three times per offer. AT&T The Offer Spend $200+ online at att.com/smallbusiness or via AT&T app, get 2,000 Membership Rewards points (up to 6,000 points total) Key Terms Expires 8/15/17 Offer valid for wireless bill pay one-time payment only Quick Thoughts This valuable offer was found on almost all of our business cards that earn Membership Rewards points.…

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New Enhanced Business Platinum cardholders: 50% points rebate for 1 year, no cap

Update: This post includes offers that were valid at the time of publication, but have since expired. Please click here to see the best offers currently available. The plot thickens. If you read our post earlier about the fact that American Express is decreasing the popular Enhanced Business Platinum pay-with-points rebate as of June 1st, you are aware that this valuable benefit will be will be cut from a 50% rebate to a 35% rebate when paying with…

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Enhanced Business Platinum pay-with-points rebate decreasing June 1st

Update: This post includes offers that were valid at the time of publication, but have since expired. Please click here to see the best offers currently available.   The American Express Enhanced Business Platinum 50% pay-with-points rebate has quickly become one of our favorite benefits. Unfortunately, it seems this benefit became everyone’s favorite — and therefore it has become too expensive for Amex to continue to offer it. As reported by The Points Guy, Amex has…

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Why Maputo? Taking advantage of foreign market business and first class prices

Update: This post includes offers that were valid at the time of publication, but have since expired. Please click here to see the best offers currently available. When I started working here at Frequent Miler back in January, I was just starting out on a round-the-world trip. I’ve written about some of the good-value hotels along the way — like the Protea Hotel Stellenbosch Dorpshius & Spa, the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate, and the JW Marriott Phu…

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Why pay more? Here’s why paying 25K points is sometimes better than 15K

Update: This post references an American Express Business Platinum feature that has changed. As of June 1, 2017, the pay-with-points rebate has changed to 35% for your chosen airline or any airline in business or first class. Additionally, there is a cap of 500,000 rebated points annually. I had a small epiphany the other day.  I realized that when paying for flights, I should use the most restrictive points currency that matches my needs rather than…

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HOT: Business Class, Jun/Jul/Aug NYC-Naples from ~$1860 RT; Sicily less / France for $2k

There is a hot summer airfare sale on: New York to Italy on Skyteam from just ~$1860 (or some routes less) round trip in business class on Skyteam airlines Alitalia, KLM, and Delta. Some of the cheapest fares are on Air France’s A380, which features an angled flat business class seat. For just a few dollars more, choose Alitalia/KLM/Delta flights for flat beds across the Atlantic. Flights are available to Palermo, Sicily for a few dollars less and to Nice,…

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Spending those amassed Membership Rewards points

Update: This post references an American Express Business Platinum feature that has changed. As of June 1, 2017, the pay-with-points rebate has changed to 35% for your chosen airline or any airline in business or first class. Additionally, there is a cap of 500,000 rebated points annually. This morning, Greg posted about the many ways of amassing what is quickly becoming my favorite rewards currency: American Express Membership Rewards. In his guide to Amassing Membership Rewards, Greg…

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Amassing Membership Rewards

Amex Platinum for Less

Update: This post references an American Express Business Platinum feature that has changed. As of June 1, 2017, the pay-with-points rebate has changed to 35% for your chosen airline or any airline in business or first class. Additionally, there is a cap of 500,000 rebated points annually. At the time of this writing, my wife and I have a pretty nice collection of Membership Rewards points (over 600,000).  But, ever since Amex introduced the Amex Business…

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