Last Chance Deals: 22,750 OW Premium Economy New York-Paris, Meijer 3rd Party Gift Card Deal & More

Last Chance Deals

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 are only a few deals ending this week, one of which is this month’s Flying Blue Promo Rewards. With that offer, you can get one-way Premium Economy flights between New York and Paris for only 22,750 miles. Meijer also has a decent offer giving 10% back on up to $500…

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Rover Amex Offer: Spend $75, Get $20 Back / 2,000 Membership Rewards

A new Rover Amex Offer appeared a couple of days ago that’s offering either $20 back or 2,000 Membership Rewards when spending $75. Rover.com is a site where you can book dog boarding, doggy day care, dog walking and other services. It’s therefore  especially helpful for finding someone to look after your dog while on vacation. The Deal Spend $75+ in one or more transactions on Rover.com and get $20 back, or Spend $75+ in…

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Bad news on fuel surcharges, a new safari to add to the list, questioning Southwest’s family-friendliness and more

Name countries where you can go on safari. Go ahead, I’ll wait. I’m going to go out on a limb and guess that your list probably included South Africa, Kenya…maybe Botswana….did you say Sri Lanka? If not, you’ll want to check out the post below about Wilpattu National Park. In this Frequent Miler week in review, you’ll also find why you should really be considering the Avios transfer bonus, bad news on fuel surcharges, and…

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Getting more from your mileage, which Marriott benefits to expect (searchable guide), and more

This week at Frequent Miler, we have a great new tool for figuring out your Marriott elite benefits, why you should be paying attention to Membership Rewards, how to save miles by adding a leg, and more. Read on for this week’s recap. Marriott Platinum Elite: What to expect when checking in Greg made a terrific tool for figuring out your elite benefits on Marriott stays. He input all of the various official information we…

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3% back on gas w/ Spent from now on

Card-linked rewards program Spent is offering 3% cash back on gas purchases at select retailers. They sent out an email to users today indicating that this is a long-term change without an end date rather than a short-term offer, so it seems you’ll be able to continue to earn 3% back for these purchases for the foreseeable future. The Deal Get 3% cash back with card-linked cash back app Spent at the following gas stations: Shell BP Chevron-Texaco…

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New highest-ever 70K Delta SkyMiles offer

The Delta Reserve Business Credit Card from American Express is sporting a newly-increased offer of 70,000 Delta SkyMiles plus 10K MQMs after you spend $5,000 in purchases in the first 3 months. That’s the highest offer we’ve ever seen on this card, which comes with a number of valuable benefits for Delta flyers and those who need some help from spend to achieve elite status. The Offer Key Card Details Quick Thoughts This card is a great choice…

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New Air New Zealand route & pop-up event in Chicago

Air New Zealand is doing a 3-day pop-up event in downtown Chicago to promote its new nonstop service beginning November 30, 2018 from Chicago to Auckland. The event features some sort of cubes / shipping containers with the sights and sounds of New Zealand and Australia and visitors will have a chance to win a pair of tickets to New Zealand or Australia. More importantly, this flight could be a good option to get Down Under…

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Marriott Platinum Elite: What to expect when checking in

Marriott and SPG’s combined program offers quite a few perks for those with Platinum elite status or better.  Some of the headline benefits of Platinum status include: Lounge access Room upgrade to standard suite Guaranteed 4PM late checkout Welcome choice gift (with daily breakfast as one option) Those are excellent perks, but did you know that you might not get them?  All of the perks have exceptions: Lounge access: Certain resorts are excluded. Room upgrade…

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6 calls, 6 different answers…customer service doesn’t always know best.

An old proverb says, “”He who asks a question remains a fool for five minutes. He who does not ask remains a fool forever.” I propose an addendum: “He who is not a fool should not be fooled by whatever a customer service rep tells him.” Even the simplest question can get a different answer every time. In this morning’s post about Leveraging the United Excursionist Perk to save miles, I advised that you not call United to try to book…

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