About Stephen Pepper

Stephen Pepper is on a 5 year, 50 state road trip with his wife Shae and their dog Truffles. Finding opportunities to earn miles and points is one of the ways they can afford to do this, so he'll try to help you do the same for your own travels.

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Delta Allowing Elite Members More Control Over Seat Upgrades

Delta Comfort Plus Upgrades

It’s a day of positive loyalty program changes. Choice Hotels has introduced Rollover Nights, while Delta is now providing elite members with more control over how their seat upgrades are processed. Prior to today, upgrades to Comfort+ were processed as follows for SkyMiles Medallion members: Diamond & Platinum – directly after ticketing Gold – 72 hours before departure Silver – 24 hours before departure That’s not changing; what is changing is the control you have…

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Choice Privileges Introducing Rollover Nights In 2020 (Applies To 2019 Nights)

Choice Privileges Rollover Nights

Choice Hotels and its Privileges loyalty program tend to go below the radar, although their quarterly promotions can be good if you’re booking cheap one night stays, while buying their points can provide enough value to encourage Greg to buy them speculatively. Choice announced today that they’ll be making a positive change to their Privileges program in 2020. They’re launching Rollover Nights, so any elite night credits you earn in excess of your current status…

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(Targeted) Earn 10% Cashback On Chase Freedom (Limit $500 Of Spend)

Chase Freedom

If you have a Chase Freedom card, check your emails as Chase is sending out targeted emails to some cardholders offering 10% cashback through the end of the year. The Deal Earn 10% cashback on up to $500 of spend on the Chase Freedom card with a targeted offer. Key Terms Offer valid December 1-31, 2019. Quick Thoughts If you were targeted for this offer, be sure to register for it and take advantage of…

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Flying Blue Promo Rewards For December: 50% Off Economy & Premium Economy, 25% Off Business From Select Cities To Europe

Flying Blue Promo Rewards

December’s set of Flying Blue Promo Rewards went live a couple of days ago which are valid for travel in February and March. From select cities including New York, Washington D.C. and Chicago you can get 50% off economy and premium economy flights and 25-50% off business class flights to Europe. The Deal Save 50% on economy flights from the following cities to Europe: Boston Washington D.C. Chicago Save 50% on premium economy flights from…

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Best Western: Earn Up To $60 In “Gift Cards” After 3 Stays By February 2, 2020

Best Western gift card quarterly promo

Best Western has launched its new quarterly promotion which is running until February 2, 2020. You’ll earn Best Western gift cards of increasing amounts on your first three stays during the promotion period, but note that there’s a very important restriction with the cards. The Deal Best Western is running the following promotion: Stay once & get $10 Best Western gift card. Get $20 Best Western gift card after your second stay. Get $30 Best…

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Membership Rewards To Hilton Honors Transfer Bonus: Up To 50% Bonus (1:3)

Amex Hilton Transfer Bonus

In addition to the new transfer bonus to Virgin Atlantic, American Express is offering a bonus when transferring Membership Rewards to your Hilton Honors account. The rate is targeted, although you might not be targeted for a bonus at all. The Deal Get a 40% or 50% bonus when transferring American Express Membership Rewards to Hilton Honors. Key Terms Expiry date unknown. Quick Thoughts Membership Rewards normally transfer to Hilton on a 1:2 basis in…

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Target Offering 10% Off Gift Cards On December 8 Only (Limit 3?)

Cards at the ready! Target has finally announced that it’ll be running its annual sale that offers a 10% discount on its gift cards on December 8, 2019. The Deal Save 10% on Target gift cards. Key Terms Offer valid December 8, 2019 only. Limit 3. Quick Thoughts Target has run this deal for several years and it always proves to be popular. The latest iteration of it showed up in a Slickdeals thread and…

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AA Economy Web Specials To Europe: Good, But Not That Good

AA Economy Web Specials PDX-LON

While working on the Last Chance Deals post last night, I was checking if a past deal was still available when I noticed something interesting. I was checking availability from IAD-MAD on American Airlines’ website when I spotted something in the corner of the search results – Economy Web Specials. Clicking on that tab displayed results as low as 16,500 miles which was surprising as it wasn’t a search during off-peak dates – there was…

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Get Amazon Prime For Only $69 (Dec 1 & New TopCashback Members Only)

Update: While we expect this stacking opportunity to work, there’s a chance that it might. The reason why is because the terms of the TopCashback $35 signup bonus requires earning $10 cashback, whereas the Amazon Prime deal offers a $15 Amazon gift card. ~ A few days ago we shared how you can get a highest-ever signup bonus of $35 when joining TopCashback. That offer ends today, but you can still make good use of…

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