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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Chase IHG & Freedom Unlimited: Earn 5x On Utilities, Insurance, Phone, Cable & Internet Services (Targeted)

Chase 5x bonus points

Chase has sent out some targeted emails to cardholders of the IHG Rewards Club Premier card and Freedom Unlimited (and possibly others?) offering 5x/5% when using the card to pay select monthly bills. It’s  obviously better if you get this offer on a Freedom Unlimited card, but the IHG version of the offer might be worth considering too. The Deal Earn a total of 5X bonus points on up to $2,000 in purchases when you…

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Get 25% Bonus When Transferring Amex Membership Rewards To Aeromexico Club Premier

Amex transfer bonus AeroMexico

American Express has launched a new transfer bonus, offering a 25% bonus when transferring Membership Rewards to Aeromexico. That means they transfer on a 1:2 basis, but don’t get too excited – that’s still not an amazing ratio. The Deal Transfer American Express Membership Rewards to Aeromexico Club Premier and get a 25% bonus. Key Terms Expires February 14, 2020 at 11:59pm MT. Minimum transfer is 1,000 Membership Rewards points. Quick Thoughts Membership Rewards usually…

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American Airlines & United Shopping Portal Bonuses: Earn 1,000/500 Bonus Miles When Spending $300/$150

United American Airlines Shopping Portal Bonuses January 2020

Last week the Alaska Airlines shopping portal launched a promotion offering 500 or 1,000 bonus miles when spending $150 or $300 respectively. That promotion will be ending tomorrow (January 14), but a couple of additional shopping portal bonuses will be taking its place – American Airlines and United. The bonuses and spending requirements are the same, so the only difference is that these new promotions will be around until January 21. The Deals & Key…

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GetUpside: Save Money At Thousands Of Gas Stations Nationwide

GetUpside new gas stations

Update 1/12/20: You no longer need to upload receipts from some gas stations – more about this towards the end. Update 9/20/19: Another 1,200+ gas stations have been added in Georgia, Texas and elsewhere around the country. Update 7/2/19: Another 1,000+ gas stations across the Midwest have been added to the app – see the end of the post for more details. ~ The GetUpside app has recently added more than 2,000 BP gas stations…

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Buy Choice Points With 30% Discount (0.69cpp)

Choice Privileges 30% Off

Choice Privileges has launched a new promotion that’s offering a 30% discount when buying 5,000+ points. This reduces the cost to 0.69cpp when buying 10,000+ points which can provide great value given the right redemption. The Deal Save 30% when buying 5,000+ Choice Privileges points. Direct link to offer (our affiliate link). Key Terms Transactions must be completed between 9:00 a.m. EST January 10, 2020 and 11:59 p.m. EST February 4, 2020 to be eligible…

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Kroger: Earn 4x Fuel Points On Dining & Entertainment Gift Cards

In addition to the digital coupons offering a free money order and $10 off $150+ Visa gift cards, Kroger has one that’s offering 4x fuel points on dining and entertainment gift cards. While that’s not as good as when you can earn 4x fuel points on all brands, the entertainment category is fairly broad and includes Happy Guy, GameStop, Groupon, iTunes, Google Play and more. The Deal Earn 4x fuel points at Kroger on dining…

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Hilton Makes Three Positive Changes To Earning Honors Points

Hilton Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

Hilton has made three changes to their loyalty program and all of them are positive. Most guests won’t be affected by these changes, but those that are will appreciate the extra points that they’ll earn. 1) Unlimited Base Points In the past, you could earn a maximum of 100,000 base points per stay. That’s $10,000 of spend at most of their brands seeing as they earn 10 points per dollar, although it would’ve been $20,000…

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Last Chance Deals: Fee-Free VGCs, Alaska Airlines Shopping Portal Bonus & Promos For Marriott & IHG

Last Chance Deals 01.11.20

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. There are only four deals ending this week, with the Staples fee-free $200 Visa gift card deal actually starting today. You have another few days to take advantage of the two-tiered bonus through the Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan shopping portal, while the most recent Marriott and IHG promos are also ending…

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Amazon: Use 1 Discover Point & Get $10/$20 Off When Spending $50 (Targeted)

Discover Amazon

Last year we saw Amazon running several deals that offered discounts when redeeming 1 credit card point, including Amex Membership Rewards, Chase Ultimate Rewards, Discover and Citi ThankYou. Amazon has launched a new promotion that’s similar to past ones, offering $10 or $20 off when paying for your $50+ order with at least 1 Discover point. This is a targeted promotion, but it might be possible to get yourself targeted. The Deal Save $10 or…

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