About Nick Reyes

Nick Reyes is a (fairly) regular guy with an animalistic passion for maximizing the value of miles and money to travel the world in comfort and style. There is little in life that he loves more than finding a fantastic deal and helping you shop smarter & harder to achieve your travel dreams.

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$300 Lowe’s eGC for $270 (max of 3) from Kroger online

Kroger is offering a $300 Lowe’s eGift Card for $270. You can buy up to three of these cards (i.e. $900 in gift cards for $810 total). The Deal Get 10% off for every $300 in Lowe’s eGift Cards purchased from Kroger.com (up to $90 off of $900) Direct link to this deal Key Terms Max discount of $90 per customer Valid until December 23, 2019 (but may sell out sooner) Quick Thoughts This is a nice little discount if you’ve got…

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[Dead] $50 off $100 in activities at Expedia

Expedia is offering $50 off $100 in activities with promo code MYSTERY50. I believe this should apply to most activities worldwide. It does not apply to Walt Disney World tickets, but there are plenty of other useful options. The Deal Expedia is offering $50 off $100 on activities with coupon code MYSTERY50 Direct link to Expedia activities Key Details Book by 12/22/19 for activities through 6/30/20 Quick Thoughts I’ve only seen this advertised through Extreme Hotel Deals — I…

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Chase Freedom 2020 Q1 Categories

The Chase Freedom 2019 Q1 5x bonus categories have been released: gas stations, select streaming services, and internet, cable, and phone services. That should be an easy enough category to max out given the inclusion of gas stations and the breadth of gift cards sold at many of them. You’ll be able to register beginning 12/15/19 for purchases from 1/1/20 to 3/31/20. The Deal The Chase Freedom 2019 Q1 5x bonus categories have been announced. They will be: Gas…

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[Update: Extended to 12/16] New Chase Business Offers: Sheraton, HP, Microsoft, BJ’s, and more

Update 12/12/19: Most of these offers have been extended through 12/16/19. Log in to your account to check. Don’t forget to use them before they expire. H/T: DDG) Chase Offers have been around on personal cards since sometime last year. They work somewhat similar to Amex Offers (with some distinct differences noted below) in that you have to sync them to your card before purchase. Recently, Chase Offers began showing up on Chase Business cards.…

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Easy 5x: Fee-free Visa Gift Cards at Staples (12/15-12/21)

Staples will once again be offering fee-free $200 Visa Gift Cards starting Sunday, December 15, 2019 through Saturday, December 21, 2019. The ad states one per customer – YMMV as to whether or not a cashier will allow more than one. The Deal Staples will waive the $6.95 activation fee when you buy a $200 Visa Gift Card from 12/15/19 to 12/21/19 Direct link to ad (see page 11 of next week’s ad) Key Terms Limit 1 per customer…

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Doing Disney off-property? Magic Village is a great property.

Last week, I spent a few days at the House of the Mouse. I made what used to be a fantastic redemption with Wyndham Rewards points. It isn’t a very good value on points any more (though it may not be terrible if you’re flush with Wyndham points). However, it is still a potentially excellent deal if you’re paying cash and looking for all the comforts of home on a trip to Disney where staying on-property…

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Best Buy: $250 Delta GC + free bonus $25 Best Buy GC

Best Buy is currently offering a $250 Delta Gift Card bundled with a free $25 Best Buy gift card. That’s a nice little bonus, particularly if you can stack the current Amex Offer (which requires spending $300 total over one or more purchases). The Deal Buy $250 or more in Delta Gift Cards, get a free $25 Best Buy Gift Card at Bestbuy.com Direct link to this deal (our affiliate link) Key Terms Available only-only Physical gift cards…

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(EXPIRED) 10-20% off Alaska Airlines flights booked by 12/13/19

Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines is offering 20% off flights from Mondays through Thursdays and 10% off on Fridays and Saturdays when you use code IFLYALASKA and book by the end of the day on 12/13/19 for travel from 1/7/20 to 3/4/20. That’s a potentially great deal. The promotion is being run in conjunction with Starbucks and was sent out as part of today’s Starbucks Happy Hour promo. It is intended for Starbucks Rewards members — that program is free…

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(EXPIRED) Alaska award flash sale: from 5K miles + $6

Alaska Airlines Companion Fare

Alaska Airlines is running an award ticket flash sale, with some routes on sale for as few as 5,000 miles and $5.60 one-way. You’ll need to compare against paid prices to be sure you’re getting a deal. You’ll need to book by December 14th for travel from January 7, 2020 to March 11, 2020. The Deal Alaska Airlines is offering an award ticket flash sale for bookings through December 14th, 2019 and travel between January 7, 2020 and March 11, 2020.…

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