Turkish still a mixed bag, but patience helps

Over the past month and a half or so since we first posted the Turkish Miles & Smiles sweet spot to Hawaii (See: 7.5K each way to Hawaii: The sweetest spot we’ve been missing and then Forget email, book Turkish awards over the phone), we’ve heard from many, many readers who booked tickets successfully, many of whom have been pretty excited about booking multiple family members to Hawaii for 15,000 miles round trip per passenger.…

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15% back on Apple products via Drop

The Drop app is offering 150 points per dollar on Apple purchases, which equates to 15% back in the form of popular gift cards (like Amazon). That’s a huge rate of return for Apple purchases, so if you’re planning to buy any Apple products this is something to consider. Note that I’m not sure if there is a cap as to how much you can earn — see the offer for details if you have the Drop app.…

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Targeted 100K offer for Schwab Platinum

Charles Schwab is out with a targeted offer on the American Express Platinum for Schwab card that is good for 100,000 Membership Rewards points after $5,000 in purchases in the first 3 months. That’s a terrific offer for those who are targeted. The Deal Charles Schwab is out with a targeted offer on the American Express Platinum for Schwab to earn 100,000 Membership Rewards points after $5,000 in purchases in the first 90 days Direct link to more information (again,…

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GAP gift cards 20% off at Staples

Staples is offering 20% off on $50 GAP gift cards in-store this week with a limit of 2 per customer. That could be a nice chance to pick up some easy points. The Deal Staples is offering a $50 GAP gift card for $40 this week (20% off) Direct link to this promotion (on page 6 of this week’s ad) Key Details Max of 2 per customer Expires 8/24/19 In-store only Quick Thoughts You’ll want to…

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Office Depot: Buy $300+ Mastercard Gift Cards & Get $15 Instant Discount

$100 Mastercard Gift Card

Office Depot is running a new Mastercard gift card deal this week. It wasn’t listed in their weekly ad, but stores have signs advising that you’ll get a $15 discount instantly when spending $300 or more on Mastercard gift cards. The Deal Buy $300+ Mastercard gift cards at Office Depot and get $15 off. Key Terms Expires August 24, 2019. Limit 1 per household/business. Quick Thoughts $200 Mastercard gift cards come with a $6.95 fee…

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Albertsons/Safeway: Save Up To $25 On Visa Gift Cards, 10x On Happy, 8x On Google Play & AutoZone

Albertsons VGC Happy Google Play AutoZone

Albertsons and other stores using Just For U (Safeway, Shaw’s, Tom Thumb, Vons & more), have a bunch of new digital coupons available today for various types of gift cards. The two for Visa gift cards can save you up to $25 – both of which are profitable – while there are also coupons for Google Play, AutoZone and Happy gift cards that can save you up to 20-25% on gas. The Deals Albertsons &…

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Last Chance Deals: Many Airline Shopping Portal Bonuses, 0.5c IHG Points, Hilton Amex Spending Offers & 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. If you’re planning on doing any online shopping today (August 17), don’t forget about all the airline shopping portal bonuses that end today. United, American, Southwest and Delta are all offering bonus miles when hitting certain spend thresholds, but be sure to also check Cashback Monitor to make sure you’d be…

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Get 5-25% back at Staples via Chase Offer

There is a new round of Chase Offers going out that is good for cash back at Staples. According to Doctor of Credit, it is possible that there are different targeted versions offering higher or lower percentages back up to the same cap (from 5-25% back). The deal is good until September 15, 2019, so it’s worth syncing and waiting a couple of weeks to see if any fee-free gift card promos return (though note that…

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The sweet seats on Southwest, a sweet spot from abroad, a Vegas win and more

In this weekend’s Frequent Miler week in review around the web, read about where to sit on Southwest, a niche foreign program sweet spot, a new great FHR option in Las Vegas, and more. Read on for the weekend recap: The Critical Points: Why the Last Row on Southwest Is the Best Place to Fly While I won’t go to the extreme of the last row like Richard Kerr, I will firmly concur that the…

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