Best ways to get to Africa using miles

From the markets of Marrakesh to the quintessential South African safari, the African continent holds many wonders to behold. Whether you’re hoping to catch a glimpse of penguins in Cape Town or The Great Migration across the Serengeti or you’re just hoping to explore one of the other fiftysomething countries on the continent, there are a number of good options for booking award travel to Africa. This post includes some of your best options in…

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Stack it: $20 off $60 + 12x + 30% off = good deals at Teleflora

Doctor of Credit reported a nice stacking deal at Teleflora. If you’ll be sending flowers for the holidays, this is worth a look. The Deal Stack an Amex Offer, portal cash back, and 30% off coupon code for a deal on flowers at Teleflora (see the details under Quick Thoughts below) Quick Thoughts There are three components here: There is a current Amex offer good for $20 back on $60 at Teleflora that can be repeated up to…

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$15 off $25 at Amazon when you install Amazon photos & upload a photo [Targeted]

Amazon is offering a targeted (but widely available) promotion  for new Amazon Photos users that may stack with some current credit card promotions. This one is good for a $15 credit on a future purchase of $25 or more when you download, install, and upload a photo to Amazon photos. If you see the promo when logged in to your account and you click the link belong, you should be eligible. The Deal Get a $15 Amazon…

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[More properties added] Extra 500 Hyatt points per night at select properties

Update 12/5/19: republishing this as I just noticed that quite a few very useful properties properties have been added in recent weeks, including the Hyatt Place New York Times Square, the new all-inclusive in the Dominican Republic (which hasn’t gotten rave reviews initially, but I imagine will improve) and a few Park Hyatt properties. It’s worth checking the list periodically for new properties added. (H/T: Loyalty Lobby) Hyatt is offering an extra 500 bonus points at select…

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Alaska Airlines Amex Offer: Spend $200, get $40 back

Alaska Airlines Companion Fare

There’s a new targeted Amex Offer out this morning for Alaska Airlines: Spend $200, get $40 back. There may also be a Membership Rewards version for 4,000 Membership Rewards points, though we didn’t receive that offer on our cards. The Deal A new targeted Amex Offer is out for Alaska Airlines: Spend $200+, get $40 back Key Terms Offer only valid for purchases made with US Alaska Airlines locations, the US website, or US Alaska Airlines app Flights must…

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Hyatt devaluation: peak & off-peak pricing in 2020

Hyatt announced a couple of significant changes today. First, starting in March 2020, they will introduce peak and off-peak pricing on all types of redemptions (standard rooms, club rooms, suites, etc). They will additionally introduce the ability to redeem points for dining & spa experiences on-property at potentially much better value if you’re spending a lot at once. While I’d label the changes as “less bad than I was expecting”, these are clearly still a…

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Plastiq accepting Capital One business card payments again

Plastiq Visa

A couple of months ago, Plastiq stopped taking Capital One credit cards for payments. However, in a positive change, Plastiq now once again accepts Capital One business credit cards. This is particularly good news for those facing the $50,000 spending requirement for some of their increased business credit card welcome offers. The Deal Plastiq once again accepts Capital One business credit cards for Plastiq bill payments Quick Thoughts Again, this was historically no problem but…

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Free $3 Starbucks gift cards for T-Mobile customers next week

T-Mobile has announced that next Tuesday, December 10th at 4pm Eastern time, they will be giving away half a million $3 Starbucks e-gift cards as part of the weekly T-Mobile Tuesdays promotion. Quantities will be limited, so I recommend setting a reminder on your phone now. You need to be a T-Mobile subscriber to take advantage of this deal, but in my past experience even prepaid lines qualify. The Deal T-Mobile will give away free $3…

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(Expired) Good deal: 1yr Office 365 + $50 Amazon GC for $99.99

Update 12/4/19: This popular deal is back again. We’ve seen it a couple of times previously. As noted below, you can buy this deal and redeem the code to extend your Office 365 subscription by a year. Update 7/19: This deal is back again. We’ve added this to our running list of Prime Day deals. Amazon is offering a Microsoft Office 365 Home subscription (6-user subscription) for $99 and get a $50 Amazon gift card. While $99 is the…

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