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Business class to China from $1500’s to $1800’s round trip (all alliances)

One day in Beijing

God Save the Points has reported some excellent fares for business class travel to China on all three major alliances. Availability is tight, with the best fares mostly available at the end of December or the end of January, but for those who are interested in a winter visit to China the price is right. It is also a great opportunity for those with Platinum cards to be able to take advantage of Amex’s International Airline…

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Buy Hilton points for half a cent each through 11/26

Hilton is offering a 100% bonus on the purchase of points when you buy 10,000 or more points. While I don’t generally recommend buying points speculatively, this can make sense if you have a valuable redemption lined up (and it is indeed how I am generally planning to pick up Hilton points moving forward). The Deal Hilton is offetin Direct link to this deal Key Terms During this sale, you can buy up to 160,000 Hilton…

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[Update: surcharges resolved] Iberia business class space for summer 2020 from Washington Dulles

Update: The surcharge issue has been resolved (H/T: View from the Wing). Also, I am now seeing off-peaking pricing on some fall dates (34K each way in business class) as shown below. Iberia has wide open business class award space on direct flights from Washington, DC (IAD) to Madrid in summer 2020. This is a new route starting on May 1, 2020 and at the time of writing, awards can be booked with Iberia Avios, American Airlines AAdvantage…

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15x rewards points on restaurant gift cards at Safeway / Albertsons / just for u stores

Safeway and its associated brands using the “just for U” loyalty scheme (Albertons / Vons / Randalls / Acme / Tom Thumb / etc) are offering 15x rewards points on dining gift cards through 11/17/19. That’s potentially a great deal. The Deal Get 15x rewards points on restaurant gift cards at Safeway / Albertsons / Vons / Randalls / other just 4 u stores through 11/17/19 Direct link to this promotion Key Terms Valid through 11/17/19 Limit…

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Targeted 125K Membership Rewards points offer for $5K spend

Some people are seeing a targeted Amex pre-qualified offer for the American Express Platinum Card at the Amex website that is good for 125,000 Membership Rewards points after spending $5,000 in the first three months. That’s a fantastic offer if you find it available, though note of course that you’ll be on the hook for the Platinum card’s $550 annual fee. The Deal Some people are reporting a targeted offer to earn 125,000 Membership Rewards points after…

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20% back on Radisson award stays

Radisson Rewards is offering 20% back on award stays when you book by 11/20/19 for stays from 11/22/19 through 3/31/20. The Deal Radisson Rewards is offering 20% back on free award nights when you book by 11/20/19 for stays from 11/22/19 to 3/31/20 Direct link to this promotion Key Terms Only valid on Free Night Awards Not valid on Points & Cash nights or in-hotel “Express Rewards” See promotion page for full terms Quick Thoughts Radisson Rewards…

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New United Mile Play offer: check the United app (travel by 1/31/20)

United is out with its latest Mile Play promotion, whereby you can earn bonus miles for completing a minimum number of trips. These offers are targeted and likely to be different for everyone. Last quarter, I had an incredibly generous offer (I needed to book 3 trips of $250 or more to earn 23,000 bonus miles). This time around, my offer is much less generous, but since I have a bump voucher from one of my recent flights…

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$50 Happy for $40 online at Kroger (+ earn fuel points)

Kroger is offering select $50 Happy gift cards for $40 for sale online. Getting 20% off the many brands available can be useful, but note the limit of 3 of each of the 9 Happy card “brands”. The Deal Kroger online is offering the following Happy Gift Cards in $50 denominations for $40: Happy Eats Happy Student Happy Teen Happy Dining Happy Beauty Happy Bride Happy Lady Happy Bites Happy Her Direct link to this deal Key Terms Expires 11/26/19…

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1,250 Aeroplan miles per stay with Choice

If you have an upcoming stay at a Choice Privileges property and Greg’s post this morning didn’t convince you that you should be earning some Choice points (See: On my mind (Choice Privileges edition), you can alternatively earn “5x Aeroplan miles“, which means 1,250 Aeroplan miles per qualifying stay for stays from 11/1/19 to 12/15/19. That won’t be a good return for expensive/long stays, but if you have a cheap quick stay coming up and a…

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