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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New Acorns Promotion: Earn $500 When Referring 5 Friends By October 21

Acorns Referral Bonus

Acorns has launched a new promotion, offering $500 when referring five friends by October 21, 2018. This is in addition to their existing promotion offering a share of $100,000 to anyone referring five friends this month. The Deal Refer 5 friends to Acorns by October 21 and earn $500. Key Terms Expires October 21, 2018. Friends must invest at least $5 by October 21, 2018. Quick Thoughts This is a nice little bonus if you’re…

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Marriott Updates MegaBonus Promotion: One Positive Change, One Negative

Marriott MegaBonus In More Places

Marriott announced their latest MegaBonus promotion a month ago, but they’ve recently made a couple of changes to the promotion. One change is positive and can earn you thousands more bonus points, but the other restricts how many bonus points you’ll earn from their 29 Ways To Stay game. First off, the positive change. The MegaBonus promotion already offered 2,000 bonus points per stay on all stays of two nights or more, along with 1,000…

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(EXPIRED) Invest $200 With Fidelity & Get $100 Amazon Gift Card

Fidelity Start Your Stack $100 Amazon Gift Card

Fidelity has launched a new promotion that’s offering a $100 Amazon gift card when opening both a spending account and investing account and depositing $200. With no monthly or annual fees, this is an easy way to earn a $100 Amazon gift card, but be aware that it’s not available to anyone who already has a Fidelity Account or Fidelity Cash Management Account. The Deal Open a spending account and investing account and deposit $200…

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Earn 1,000 AAdvantage Miles On All Hyatt Place & Hyatt House Stays

Hyatt Place Hyatt House 1,000 Bonus AAdvantage Miles

It’s a good time to be staying at Hyatt Place and Hyatt House properties. In addition to the new Amex Offer giving $60 back when spending $200, World of Hyatt has announced a new promotion offering 1,000 bonus American Airlines miles on every stay at these two brands, including award stays. The Deal Earn 1,000 AAdvantage bonus miles after every stay at a Hyatt Place or Hyatt House hotel. Direct link – registration required. Key…

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Newegg: $100 Lowe’s eGift Cards For $90 (Limit 2)

Newegg Lowe's Gift Card

Newegg is selling $100 Lowe’s eGift cards for $90. There’s a limit of two, but it should be possible to order more after 48 hours. The Deal Buy $100 Lowe’s gift card for $90. Direct link. Key Terms Limit 2. Expires October 22, 2018. Quick Thoughts When Newegg has these gift card deals, there’s a limit of two per customer. That limit only seems to be enforced for 48 hours though, so you should be…

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Virgin Atlantic: Lie-Flat Business Class Saver Awards To Hawaii For Up To 8 Passengers


Delta has opened up business class saver award space for direct flights between Detroit and Honolulu. Booking with Delta requires a ton of SkyMiles, whereas Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles offer much better value at only 37,500 miles + $5.60 per person each way. The Deal Fly DTW-HNL and HNL-DTW in lie-flat business class seats for 37,500 Flying Club miles + $5.60. Quick Thoughts Even though these direct flights are on Delta, booking with SkyMiles…

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Kroger 4x Fuel Points On Dining, Entertainment & Happy Gift Cards

Kroger 4x Fuel Points Restaurant & Happy Dining Gift Cards

Kroger has a couple of digital coupons offering 4x fuel points on gift card purchases – one for dining and entertainment and another for Happy gift cards. The Deals Digital Coupon 1 – Earn 4x fuel points when purchasing restaurant and movie theater gift cards. Digital Coupon 2 – Earn 4x fuel points when purchasing Happy or Choice gift cards. Key Terms Expires October 23, 2018. Must load digital coupons to account before purchase. Quick…

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Last Chance Deals: Profitable Sam’s Club Membership, Happy Gift Card Bonus & 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. The Sam’s Club Amex Offer ends on Wednesday. That means the opportunity to get a profitable Sam’s Club membership will also be ending, but it’ll still be possible to stack other deals for an extremely low cost membership. Also ending is the opportunity to buy Happy gift cards from GiftCardMall with…

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Meijer mPerks: $5 Back On Every $50 Of Restaurant Gift Cards (Limit 10)

Meijer mPerks Restaurant Gift Cards

Meijer mPerks has a new reward offer that’s giving $5 back for every $50 spent on restaurant gift cards. While not profitable from a reselling perspective, it could be useful for personal use, especially when paid for with a card earning a bonus at grocery stores. The Deal Get $5 off your next total purchase for every $50 you spend on select restaurant gift cards. Key Terms Expires October 27, 2018. Limit 10 rewards per…

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