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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Office Depot: Buy $300+ Mastercard Gift Cards & Get $15 Instant Discount

$100 Mastercard Gift Card

Office Depot is running a new Mastercard gift card deal this week. It wasn’t listed in their weekly ad, but stores have signs advising that you’ll get a $15 discount instantly when spending $300 or more on Mastercard gift cards. The Deal Buy $300+ Mastercard gift cards at Office Depot and get $15 off. Key Terms Expires August 24, 2019. Limit 1 per household/business. Quick Thoughts $200 Mastercard gift cards come with a $6.95 fee…

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Albertsons/Safeway: Save Up To $25 On Visa Gift Cards, 10x On Happy, 8x On Google Play & AutoZone

Albertsons VGC Happy Google Play AutoZone

Albertsons and other stores using Just For U (Safeway, Shaw’s, Tom Thumb, Vons & more), have a bunch of new digital coupons available today for various types of gift cards. The two for Visa gift cards can save you up to $25 – both of which are profitable – while there are also coupons for Google Play, AutoZone and Happy gift cards that can save you up to 20-25% on gas. The Deals Albertsons &…

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Last Chance Deals: Many Airline Shopping Portal Bonuses, 0.5c IHG Points, Hilton Amex Spending Offers & More

Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some other deals that are due to end soon. If you’re planning on doing any online shopping today (August 17), don’t forget about all the airline shopping portal bonuses that end today. United, American, Southwest and Delta are all offering bonus miles when hitting certain spend thresholds, but be sure to also check Cashback Monitor to make sure you’d be…

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Best Buy Amex Offer: Spend $250 & Get $25 Back/2,500 Membership Rewards – More People Targeted

Best Buy Amex Offer Spend $250 Get $25 Back

A couple of weeks ago, Doctor of Credit posted about a targeted Best Buy Amex Offer. If you weren’t targeted a fortnight ago, check your account again today as it appears to have been rolled out to more users. The Deal Spend $250+ in-store or online at Best Buy and get $25 back, or Spend $250+ in-store or online at Best Buy and get 2,500 Membership Rewards. Key Terms Expires September 15, 2019. Valid on…

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American Airlines Shopping Portal: Earn 500-2,000 Bonus Miles

American Airlines Shopping Portal bonus

Last week we shared about how the Alaska, United and Southwest shopping portals were all offering a Back To School bonus with various tiers of bonus miles. Somewhat belatedly, the American Airlines shopping portal is getting in on the act and is offering up to 4x bonus miles per dollar spent by August 18. The Deal Earn bonus miles when shopping through the American Airlines shopping portal: Spend $150 & get 500 bonus miles (3.33x)…

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[Expired] Costco: Buy $100 iTunes Gift Cards For $84.49, $25 Cards For $21.49

Every month or two, Costco offers discounts of 14-15.5% on iTunes gift cards. That offer has returned today and, similar to past offers, has a limit of two per denomination. The Deal Buy discounted iTunes gift cards from Costco: $100 eGift cards for $84.49. $25 eGift cards for $21.49. Key Terms Expires August 3, 2019. Limit 2 per denomination. Quick Thoughts This offer is available online using the links above, with a limit of two…

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Last Chance Deals: Fee-Free Plastiq Payments, LifeMiles Transfer Bonus, Profitable VGCs & More

Last Chance Deals

Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some other deals that are due to end soon. More than a dozen deals end this week as it’s coming to the end of the month. As a result, most of them expire on Wednesday 31, such as $4,000 in fee-free Plastiq payments if you’re a small business owner that doesn’t currently have an account with them. A Capital One…

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[Expired] Dosh: Earn 10% Cashback At Kroger (Targeted)

Dosh Double Cashback Kroger

Dosh is sending out what seems to be targeted offers to app users, offering 10% cashback at Kroger. The Deal Earn 10% cashback at Kroger when paying with a card linked in the Dosh app. If you’re new to Dosh, feel free to sign up using one of our referral links. It says that we’ll earn $5, but I’m not sure what incentive you get. In the past the person being referred also earned $5…

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Amex Adding Terms Excluding Gift Card Purchases To Some Cards

Kroger Gift Card Rack

American Express has started adding terms to some credit and charge cards excluding gift card purchases. While those terms aren’t being enforced right now, it doesn’t bode well for the future given how restrictive Amex has become. Chuck at DoC highlighted this the other day. For example, the Blue Cash Everyday card has terms not only excluding gift card purchases from being eligible towards minimum spend requirements for a signup bonus, but also for earning…

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