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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#40kFarAway Day 1: A Series Of Unfortunate (But Not Trip-Destroying) Events

Greg Megabus

Well, that’s a wrap for day one of 40k To Far Away. Sort of. It’s almost midnight as I write this, but travel hasn’t ended for all of us today. Greg is at JFK about to jet off somewhere. Nick’s in Hawaii on his way to do something that he’s been giving cryptic clues about. It’s been an interesting day of travel with a series of mishaps for all three of us, but thankfully nothing…

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Hyatt Cardholder Offer: Spend $300 At Hyatt Place Or Hyatt House & Get $50 Statement Credit

Hyatt credit card spending offer Hyatt Place Hyatt House

Hyatt periodically launches promotions for its credit cardholders. During the summer, they always seem to offer a 10% points rebate on award stays, but they’re out with a different offer today. From now until January 5, 2020, cardholders can get a $50 statement credit when spending $300 or more at Hyatt Place or Hyatt House properties in the US or Canada. The Deal Spend $300+ directly with Hyatt Place or Hyatt House hotels in the…

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15% LifeMiles Transfer Bonus From Membership Rewards

American Express LifeMiles 15% Transfer Bonus

In addition to the transfer bonuses to Marriott, Hawaiian Airlines and the about-to-be-expiring Avios offer, American Express has launched a new transfer bonus. With this one you can get a 15% bonus when transferring Membership Rewards to your Avianca LifeMiles account. The Deal Get a 15% bonus when transferring Membership Rewards to Avianca LifeMiles. Key Terms Expires October 31, 2019. Must transfer in increments of 1,000. Quick Thoughts Membership Rewards transfer bonuses are usually for…

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Sam’s Club Amex Offer: Earn 4x Membership Rewards Online & In-Store (No Limits)

Sam's Club Amex Offer 4x Bonus Membership Rewards

Well, this one was unexpected. In past years, wholesale clubs had been a Q4 category on some cards with rotating 5% quarterly categories. It’s not on the Freedom, Discover, Dividend, etc. for Q4 this year, but there’s a new Sam’s Club Amex Offer today that’s even better as it’s offering 4 additional Membership Rewards points per dollar. The Deal Earn 4 additional Membership Rewards for each dollar spent at Sam’s Club. Key Terms Expires December…

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Staples Amex Offer: Spend $100 & Get $25 Back Or 2,500 Membership Rewards

Staples Amex Offer Spend $100 Get 2,500 Membership Rewards

Amex has been rocking Amex Offers for Staples all year. Q1 and Q2 offered 10% back on up to $1,000 of spend, Q2 had an additional off giving 2,500 Membership Rewards or $25 when spending $100, while Q3 had an offer for 1,000 Membership Rewards or $10 back when spending $40. Now that Q4 has started, there’s a new Staples Amex Offer and it’s a repeat of one from Q2 – spend $100+ and get…

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Rite Aid: Spend $100 & Get $20 BonusCash On Select Gift Cards (Hotels.com, Netflix & More, Limit 5)

Rite Aid 10.05.19

Rite Aid has launched a new gift card promotion today that’s offering $20 back in Wellness+ Rewards BonusCash when buying $100 of select gift cards. In addition to having a good selection of gift card brands to choose from, you can take advantage of this deal five times. The Deal Earn $20 BonusCash when spending $100 on the following gift card brands: Netflix Hotels.com StubHub Spotify Bass Pro Shops Regal Fandango Applebee’s The Children’s Place…

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Amex Platinum Changing How Uber Credits Are Used

About this time last year, some Uber users with the American Express Platinum card noticed that their $15 ($35 in December) monthly Uber credits weren’t being automatically applied. Instead, the credits were being added to their Uber Cash balance but not being applied automatically. American Express and Uber have now changed this setup to ensure that the monthly credit from the Platinum card is used first. This is a positive update for Uber users that…

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Grubhub Chase Offer: Earn 20% Back With Limit Of $5 (Targeted)

Grubhub Chase Offer

If you ever order food on Grubhub beyond the $10 dining credit on the Amex Gold card, check your Chase cards as there’s a new (and targeted) Grubhub Chase Offer that’s giving a 20% statement credit. The Deal Earn 20% back on Grubhub purchases with targeted Chase Offer. Key Terms Expires November 1, 2019. Maximum savings of $5. Offer valid one time only. Quick Thoughts With maximum savings of $5, you’ll max out this offer…

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Last Chance Deals: Loads Of Amex Offers, 40% Avios Transfer Bonus, Fee-Free 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. With Monday being both the end of the month and the end of Q3, there are more than 30 deals ending this week. Many of them are Amex Offers, including deals for Staples and several different hotel brands. With transfer bonuses, gift card deals, award sales and more, there are loads…

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