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The new Aeroplan award chart: A nice net win

Air Canada promised a new and improved Aeroplan loyalty program to debut in 2020....

Deal psychology: Which discount is best?

Today's post is only tangentially related to miles & points, though it is related to deal...

Best credit cards for Plastiq bill payments (updated w/ 2.85% fee)

Plastiq is an online bill payment service that lets you pay almost all of your bills by...

The Best Points-bookable Hotels in the World (Updated w/ Point Values)

Travel & Leisure recently published their World's Best Awards for 2020. Using survey data,...

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Air Canada promised a new and improved Aeroplan loyalty program to debut in 2020. The award chart / booking details are out today and...
Today's post is only tangentially related to miles & points, though it is related to deal hunting -- or more specifically, the way that deals are...

[Update: Now working] Chase Marriott Cards: Earn 10x At Gas Stations & Restaurants On Up To $3,500 Spend (Ends 9/15/20)

Update 8/11/20 from Nick: Many people have been unable to register for these bonuses, but we received a report today in Frequent Miler Insiders...

Earn 10K bonus miles w/ 5 purchases via MPX (United cardholders)

The United Mileage Plus X app is offering a great bonus opportunity for Chase United Visa cardholders (which includes the no-fee version of the card): earn...

The new Aeroplan award chart: A nice net win

Air Canada promised a new and improved Aeroplan loyalty program to debut in 2020. The award chart / booking details are out today and...

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[Update: Now working] Chase Marriott Cards: Earn 10x At Gas Stations & Restaurants On Up To $3,500 Spend (Ends 9/15/20)

Update 8/11/20 from Nick: Many people have been unable to register for these bonuses, but we received a report today in Frequent Miler Insiders...

Earn 10K bonus miles w/ 5 purchases via MPX (United cardholders)

The United Mileage Plus X app is offering a great bonus opportunity for Chase United Visa cardholders (which includes the no-fee version of the card): earn...

The new Aeroplan award chart: A nice net win

Air Canada promised a new and improved Aeroplan loyalty program to debut in 2020. The award chart / booking details are out today and...

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Simon Visa Gift Cards online: 15% off all fees (incl shipping)

Update 8/11/20: Simon Mall’s volume gift card site (see more: Simon Visa Gift Card online bulk ordering. Everything you need to know.) is offering 15% off...

Deal psychology: Which discount is best?

Today's post is only tangentially related to miles & points, though it is related to deal hunting -- or more specifically, the way that deals are...

Best credit cards for Plastiq bill payments (updated w/ 2.85% fee)

Plastiq is an online bill payment service that lets you pay almost all of your bills by credit card.  The usual fee is 2.85%, but they sometimes...

Better than 1:1 to Southwest from Amex & Chase points, almost 1:1 from Citi

We posted earlier today about the fact that Southwest travel funds can now be converted to Southwest Rapid Rewards points (See: Southwest travel funds...

Southwest travel funds conversion live & it’s a good deal

Southwest travel funds can now be converted to points. This planned functionality was announced a few months ago, but Southwest was slow in bringing it...

25K bonus on Altitude Go

US Bank has increased the offer on the Altitude Go card to 25,000 points after spending $1,000 in the first 90 days. As we noted...

The Best Points-bookable Hotels in the World (Updated w/ Point Values)

Travel & Leisure recently published their World's Best Awards for 2020. Using survey data, they rated the world's best destinations, airlines, resorts, etc. For...

(Update: Half-Price Ticket For 1 Person) Alaska Airlines: Buy 1 Ticket, Get 2nd For Taxes & Fees + Middle Seat Blocked

Update 8/9/20: When writing about this deal, I'd noticed that it was taking 50% off the cost of two tickets. What I hadn't realized...

Office Depot/OfficeMax: Earn 25% Rewards When Buying $100 Happy Gift Cards

Office Depot and OfficeMax stores have launched a decent deal today which offers 25% back in rewards when spending $100 on Happy gift cards. The...

Last Chance Deals: BOGO Alaska Flights, Shopping Portal Promos, Gift Card Deals & More

Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some other deals that are due to end soon. There...

Hyatt hurting, college collecting, problems pricing & more

A look at Hyatt's Q2 results, using credit card rewards to save for college, why you don't necessarily need to worry - yet -...

Turo Amex Offer: Spend $150 & Get $45 Back (Targeted)

If you're looking to have a bit of fun by driving your dream car for a day or two (or longer), there's a new...

How to pronounce Qatar

In a previous post I described my hunt for business class award flights to South Africa in which I happily found Qatar Airways business...

Do credit card bonus categories matter? Also: IHG status, Ventana at present and more

When Greg kicked off this week's Frequent Miler on the Air by saying that we had a terrific show lined up, I was worried...

$200 with SoFi sign up & direct deposit [Better than referral offer]

SoFi Money is offering a great deal for new accounts that beats the current referral and is an excellent deal given super easy requirements...

Targeted Amex Spending Offers

Some American Express cardholders are seeing targeted spending offers on various Amex-branded (Membership Rewards-earning) cards. The offers vary and not everyone is targeted, but...

20% back at Shoprite (up to $20) with targeted Amex Offer

A new targeted Amex Offer came out this week that's good for 20% back at Shoprite, up to $20 back. Doctor of Credit reports that...

10K offer still possible on Blue Business Plus

Yesterday, the main offers for the Blue Business Plus and Blue Business Cash card changed to a new statement credit-style offer that gives up...

[New offer] 10% back on Hyatt via Chase Offer (up to $25 back)

Update 8/7/20: The previous offer ended on 8/3, but a new targeted offer for Hyatt has appeared for some Chase cardholders with the same...

Top tier status via Chase’s IHG transfer bonus

Last week we reported that Chase is offering a 60% bonus for transferring Ultimate Rewards points to IHG.  This deal is valid through the...

Delta Shopping Portal Promo: Spend $150/$350 & Get 500/1,000 Bonus Miles

Most of the airline shopping portals are offering bonus miles when meeting certain spending thresholds right now (see Shopping Portal Bonuses: Earn Up To...

Ventana Big Sur during the pandemic — a reader’s experience

It's no secret that my wife and I absolutely loved our stay at Hyatt's Ventana Big Sur.  But... we stayed before the pandemic changed...

Blue Cash Everyday offer with added 20% back at Amazon up to $200 back

I'm in the process of updating offers on our Best Offers page and just realized that the offer on the Blue Cash Everyday increased...

$250 Southwest gift card for $230 via Giant Eagle online

Grocery store chain Giant Eagle is offering a $250 Southwest Airlines gift card for $230. That could be an attractive deal for those who live...

Simon Visa Gift Cards online: 15% off all fees (incl shipping)

Update 8/11/20: Simon Mall’s volume gift card site (see more: Simon Visa Gift Card online bulk ordering. Everything you need to know.) is offering 15% off...

Deal psychology: Which discount is best?

Today's post is only tangentially related to miles & points, though it is related to deal hunting -- or more specifically, the way that deals are...

Best credit cards for Plastiq bill payments (updated w/ 2.85% fee)

Plastiq is an online bill payment service that lets you pay almost all of your bills by credit card.  The usual fee is 2.85%, but they sometimes...

Better than 1:1 to Southwest from Amex & Chase points, almost 1:1 from Citi

We posted earlier today about the fact that Southwest travel funds can now be converted to Southwest Rapid Rewards points (See: Southwest travel funds...

Southwest travel funds conversion live & it’s a good deal

Southwest travel funds can now be converted to points. This planned functionality was announced a few months ago, but Southwest was slow in bringing it...

25K bonus on Altitude Go

US Bank has increased the offer on the Altitude Go card to 25,000 points after spending $1,000 in the first 90 days. As we noted...

The Best Points-bookable Hotels in the World (Updated w/ Point Values)

Travel & Leisure recently published their World's Best Awards for 2020. Using survey data, they rated the world's best destinations, airlines, resorts, etc. For...

(Update: Half-Price Ticket For 1 Person) Alaska Airlines: Buy 1 Ticket, Get 2nd For Taxes & Fees + Middle Seat Blocked

Update 8/9/20: When writing about this deal, I'd noticed that it was taking 50% off the cost of two tickets. What I hadn't realized...

Office Depot/OfficeMax: Earn 25% Rewards When Buying $100 Happy Gift Cards

Office Depot and OfficeMax stores have launched a decent deal today which offers 25% back in rewards when spending $100 on Happy gift cards. The...

Last Chance Deals: BOGO Alaska Flights, Shopping Portal Promos, Gift Card Deals & More

Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some other deals that are due to end soon. There...

Hyatt hurting, college collecting, problems pricing & more

A look at Hyatt's Q2 results, using credit card rewards to save for college, why you don't necessarily need to worry - yet -...

Turo Amex Offer: Spend $150 & Get $45 Back (Targeted)

If you're looking to have a bit of fun by driving your dream car for a day or two (or longer), there's a new...

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