Free stopovers on one-way awards w/ Alaska [Sweet-spot spotlight]

Alaska Airlines Companion Fare

Today’s sweet spot spotlight is on Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan since they offer a free stopover on one-way award tickets, which can be a great deal when you want to reach two destinations. Sweet spot spotlight: The short story: Alaska Airlines only allows a free stopover on one-way awards (even domestic ones). Miles required: Varies, but you’re charged based on the price from point of origin to the final destination. See Alaska Airlines mileage charts here. How to find…

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Free night (8K points) after 2 stays w/ Choice Hotels

Choice Privileges is out with its latest promotion: complete 2 stays, get 1 free night. That’s not quite as good as it sounds yet at the same time may be better than it sounds depending on your perspective and use for Choice points since you’ll actually get 8,000 points rather than a free night certificate. Still, if you have upcoming Choice stays, it’s definitely worth registering. See our Current hotel promotions page for details on current promos…

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Happy hour: $5 off food from 5pm-6pm today (2/20/19)

Chase Pay is once again offering a “happy hour” today from 5pm-6pm local time (Wednesday, 2/20/19). If you use Chase Pay to order ahead or pay at a restaurant with a QR code between 5pm-6pm local time, you can get $5 off (while supplies last). The Deal $5 off when you use the Chase Pay app to order ahead or pay in-store with a QR code at restaurants between 5pm-6pm local time today (2/20/19) See your Chase Pay…

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In one fell swoop, Ebates shakes up portal and credit card rewards

Last week Ebates quietly introduced a new feature to their portal.  New members can now sign up to earn Membership Rewards points rather than cash back.  That alone is huge news.  However, Doctor of Credit points out that this change also means that the Ebates credit card now becomes the card for online purchases.  First the basics, then analysis on why I think this is a really big deal. The Ebates Shopping Portal The Ebates…

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Save 20% & Earn Credit Card Rewards On M life Slot Play

Borgata M life

If you’ve ever wondered if it’s possible to earn credit card rewards when gambling in Las Vegas or Atlantic City, it turns out the answer is – to a certain extent – yes. TravelZork has shared the details of how to do this. Not only can you earn credit card rewards, but you can even save up to 20% on your spend. Before we go any further though, please please please only take advantage of…

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Amex Offers Glitches: Both Membership Rewards & Cash Offers Displaying For Some

Money Tree

Some people are reporting what seems to be a glitch with some Amex Offers as both Membership Rewards and statement credit versions of an offer are showing. It seems like this has been caused by American Express changing the offers available on MR-earning cards from earning statement credits to Membership Rewards. Doctor of Credit mentioned this change yesterday after seeing reports on Reddit, while a reader shared their experience with this glitch. Her Amex EveryDay…

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Wyndham Rewards Changing To 3 Tiers (7.5k, 15k & 30k) & Other Changes

Wyndham Rewards 7,500 15,000 30,000

Wyndham Rewards has announced some upcoming changes to their reward scheme which fundamentally changes their value proposition. If the plan for your points was to use them at their nicer properties in premium locations, you have about 6 weeks to make your reservations before the price will likely go up as these changes will take effect from April 3, 2019. You can find their announcement here, but here’s a summary of the changes. Category Changes…

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Happy deal: 10% back in rewards on all Happy Gift Cards is offering 10% back in rewards on all Happy gift cards. That’s a good promo on its own, but you should also be able to stack with portal cash for a slightly better deal yet. The Deal Get 10% back in rewards on select gift cards at, including Happy Guy cards Sign up for rewards here Direct link Happy cards on Key Terms Valid through 3/1/19 or while supplies last Must subscribe to…

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Best options for buying Visa and MasterCard gift cards

Updated 02/19/2019 This guide has been updated to reflect recent changes at Simon Malls and to add and edit the details on other sources listed below. A common practice for increasing credit card rewards is to use a credit card to buy PIN-enabled Visa or Mastercard gift cards, and then liquidate those cards by using them to reload prepaid cards, buy money orders, or pay bills. The first step is to find PIN-enabled Visa or…

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