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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Free rental day for every rental w/ Thrifty (up to 5 free rentals)

Well hello, Thrifty. I wouldn’t have thought that another rental company promo could take my interest from National’s One Two Free promo at this time of year, but Thrifty has done it: Thrifty is currently offering 1 free rental day for every completed rental, including 1-day rentals. You can earn up to 5 free rental days by the end of 2019 (earned in the form of Thrifty Blue Chip Rewards points). The Deal Thrifty Rental Cars…

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SoFi $100 bonus for direct deposit [Targeted?]

SoFi just can’t seem to give away enough money; after recently giving away a bunch of money in new account and referral bonuses, they are now offering an additional bonus of $100 when you set up direct deposit and receive two recurring direct deposits of $500 or more. If you recently opened a SoFi Money account, keep your eye on your email for this promo as it looks like another easy hundo for those in on…

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(EXPIRED) 10% back on IHG, 8% back on Hilton at Retailmenot

Shopping portal Retailmenot is celebrating its Cash Back Day today (11/7/19) with increased portal rates at many stores. For travelers, two of particular interest may be IHG (10% back) and Hilton (8% back with no stated exclusion for elite members), each with a cap of $50 in earned cash back. The Deal Earn increased cash back on IHG and Hilton bookings today via shopping portal Retailmenot Link to IHG Link to Hilton Key Details Rewards earnings up to $50.00. Cash back is based…

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Playing in multi-player mode to earn more valuable rewards

Greg has written in the past about the games we play to earn valuable rewards and the tools we use to do it. The truth is, as with any game, these games are more fun in multi-player mode. For some people, that will mean a couple working together. For others, it may mean several members of a family. Here are some ways you can take advantage of playing the game in multi-player mode to increase…

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Update: $113-$150 profit coin deal next week

Update: PFS has increased its offer to $113.10 over cost (a flat $200 payment). Update: Blog Miles Per Day is now offering at least $150 over cost for this same coin. See more information under “The Deal”. PFS Buyers Club is offering a deal to buy and flip a coin (see what I did there?) from the US Mint next week that could net you an easy $100 win. This deal is small but the payoff is…

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(EXPIRED) 5K AA economy web specials including transcons

American Airlines Planes

American Airlines is back with an unannounced flash sale on domestic flights, with various awards pricing from just 5K miles each way, including on transcon routes like New York to Los Angeles. Some of the best availability has faded, but you’ll still find a number of dates through the end of the calendar with flights for fewer points than the old “standard” domestic saver price of 12.5K. While there were nonstop options available between the costs a…

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Tokyo Olympics business class award space, book NOW

As reported by One Mile at a Time, there is a ton of business class award space available on the new Japan Airlines flight from San Francisco to Tokyo Narita (they are adding a second daily flight on March 29, 2020). He reported 4 business class seats almost every day, including during cherry blossom season and the Olympics (some of which is already gone and will surely continue to get booked up, so hop on it now). Your best…

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Best Buy offer: 3K points / $30 back when you spend $300 or more [targeted]

There’s a new Amex Offer out today for Best Buy purchases: spend $300 or more and get either 3,000 Membership Rewards points or $30 back depending on the card on which you find the offer. This is widely available, though likely somewhat targeted. The Deal A new Amex Offer is out to get either 3,000 Membership Rewards points or $30 back when you spend $300 or more (see your offer for details) Key Terms Expires December 31, 2019. Valid at any participating…

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[Referral bonus down to $50] SoFi debit card new account / referral bonuses

Update 11/5/19: The referral bonus has finally dropped to $50 per referral. The person opening a new account still gets $50 when they open and deposit $100 or more, but you’ll now get $50 per referral instead of $100 per referral for SoFi Money. This was an easy win for most families while it lasted. Still not a bad deal as a couple playing in 2-player mode can still get $150 just for SoFi Money…

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