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On my mind (Choice Privileges edition)

Choice Privileges is a an oddball rewards program. You can’t book award stays more than 100 days in advance.  And the point prices change regularly.  The point prices for the next 6 months or so is listed on each hotel’s page. Fortunately, it’s sometimes possible to stumble upon outstanding value… Most Choice member hotels are low end cheap motels.  But Choice also includes the mid-tier Cambria chain which can be quite decent.  For example, I…

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15% back at Best Buy. Stack IHG (for price protection) or Amex Offer.

Update: A reader has brought to my attention that despite the terms not specifying exclusions, the headline may refer to a specific list of “top deal products”. It is possible that there are unstated exclusions after all. YMMV as it is not clear. (H/T: Reader Anna) As if on cue after this morning’s post about money and miles you may be missing, shopping portal Retailmenot is today offering 15% cash back on Best Buy purchases up to a max…

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Stack P.F. Changs & CPK Amex Offers With Bonus Card Promos For More Savings

Leading up to the holidays every year, many restaurant chains launch promotions offering a bonus card when buying a gift card. Some of those can be stacked nicely with Amex Offers that appeared in the last week or two, while others can be stacked with Chase Offers. The Deals Spend $50+ at P.F. Chang’s in a single transaction & get $10 back. Spend $50 at California Pizza Kitchen in a single transaction & get $15…

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Meijer: Buy $50 Happy Gift Cards & Get $5 Reward (Limit 10, Expires Nov 16)

Meijer Happy 11.16.19

Meijer launched a new promotion a couple of days ago that offers $5 off your next shopping trip when buying $50 of Happy gift cards. This deal can be done 10 times, so it’s an easy way to rack up $500 of grocery store spend. The Deal Spend $50 on Happy gift cards at Meijer and get $5 off your next purchase. Direct link to offer. Key Terms Expires November 16, 2019. Limit 10. Quick…

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Targeted better Delta card offers: check online for more redeemable miles

There are increased targeted offers for the Delta credit cards going out via mailer, but there is also a link to check for your targeted offers below. Some of the targeted offers beat the current publicly-available best offers if you’re interested in redeemable miles rather than MQMs, so if that fits your needs, it’s worth taking a second to see if you are targeted. Link to see if you’re targeted See this link to enter your information…

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Giant 5x fuel point promo on gift cards through 11/28/19

Giant grocery stores are offering 5x fuel points on all gift cards except Visa, Mastercard, reloadable, and Giant gift cards through 11/28/19. While that’s not a great deal on many third party gift cards, there are some options where, when stacked with rewards earned from a credit card that earns one of the best category bonuses at supermarkets, could be attractive. The Deal Earn 5x fuel points on all gift cards except Visa, Mastercard, Reloadable, and…

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Amex ratchets up their war on gaming with wave of shutdowns

Last week, Reddit was aflame with reports of Amex shutting down accounts.  While account shutdowns have long been common with other issuers, this hasn’t been Amex’s primary approach in the past.  For many years, they temporarily froze accounts in order to put them through financial review.  If the cardholder came out of the financial review successfully, their accounts were fully restored.  More recently, we’ve seen Amex clawing back points that they decided were earned through…

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Rakuten/Ebates: Earn 11%/11x At 250+ Retailers (November 11 Only)

Rakuten Ebates 11%

Rakuten (formerly Ebates) is offering 11% at hundreds of retailers, or 11x if you recently switched over your account to earn Membership Rewards. That’s a great return at many of these stores, but you’ll need to act quickly as this increased rate is only available today (November 11). The Deal Earn 11%/11x at 250+ retailers through the Rakuten shopping portal. Direct link to offer. Key Terms Expires November 11, 2019. Quick Thoughts 11% cashback is…

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Dollar General: Save 15% On iTunes Gift Cards ($25, $30 & $50 Denominations Only)

Dollar General 11.10.19

If you missed out on the one-day deal on iTunes gift cards at Sam’s Club yesterday, you have another chance to get a good discount on them at Dollar General. They’re offering a 15% instant discount on several denominations all week, so there’s plenty of time to stock up on them. The Deal Save 15% on $25, $30 and $50 iTunes gift cards at Dollar General. Key Terms Expires November 16, 2019. Limit 1 per…

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