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Now book Finnair with Alaska miles

Alaska Airlines began a partnership last year with Finnair that has allowed for mileage earning, but as of today they have finally added the ability to redeem Alaska miles on Finnair. The rates aren’t particularly good, but with the ability to add a stopover they aren’t terrible either. Flying to Europe via Finnair won’t be the best use of Alaska miles, but awards between Europe and Asia or from the US to Helsinki to Asia come…

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Marriott Warning About Outages From August 15-19

With the launch of the new Marriott Rewards program on August 18, it’s not surprising that they might have some systems issues along the way. Marriott is proactively sending out warnings that outages could be somewhat extensive, with disruptions expected from August 15-19. In typical fashion, the issues are dressed up as something good with the heading: New benefits are worth the wait. Manage your account and reservations before planned, temporary disruptions starting August 15.…

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Earn Up To 50x IHG Rewards Club Points On Stays At Avid: Their New Brand

IHG Avid Triple Points

IHG has today (August 13) opened up the first property of their new Avid brand in Oklahoma City. To celebrate, they’re offering triple points on stays until the end of the year which, when combined with status and the new IHG Premier credit card, can earn you 50x or more on a stay. The Deal Earn triple points on stays at the Avid Hotel Oklahoma City – Quail Springs. Direct link to promotion (but book…

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How To Find Business Class Awards To Europe For 88,000 Miles Or Points

Business class awards to Europe

Note: This post is the second installment in a series about business class awards to Europe for less than 100,000 miles. The first post goes over Korean Air awards and can be found here. Avoiding Fuel Surcharges To Europe with ANA What if you could pay a few more miles for business class awards to Europe but avoid paying those hefty fuel surcharges that Korean Air levies? I think more than a few of us…

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Swych Deal: Get $5 Off $50 Best Buy or GameStop eGC + 5x UR

Swych Best Buy $5 off

Swych has been offering a few good discounted gift card deals recently. They’re back again today with 10% off a $50 Best Buy or GameStop gift card when using promo code MADDENING. The Deal Buy a $50 Best Buy or GameStop gift card using the Swych app and get $5 off when using promo code MADDENING. Key Terms While supplies last. Limit one usage per account. Quick Thoughts As mentioned earlier with the Meijer gift…

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Meijer Mperks: Get $5 Off $50 On Select Gift Cards (Limit 10 Cards)

Meijer $5 gift cards

Meijer has an offer in the Rewards section of your Mperks account that’s offering $5 off a future shopping trip for every $50 spent on participating gift cards. The Deal Get $5 off your next total purchase for every $50 spent on select gift cards. Key Terms Expires August 18, 2018. Limit 10 rewards per customer. Excludes Meijer gift cards, iTunes, Amazon, gaming, Sling TV, Google Play, CBS All Access, Spotify, HBO Now, Hulu, Steam,…

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Marriott Travel Packages won’t turn into points, but will go into 1 month limbo

Marriott 7 Night Travel Packages

Many of us have been waiting until August 18th to learn what will happen to the travel package stay certificates that we acquired prior to August 18th.  This afternoon, we finally got some information from Marriott.  For background on this topic, please see: What will happen to existing Marriott Travel Package certificates? We learned the following: New travel package pricing begins August 18th (yes, we already knew that) Existing travel package stay certificates that have…

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American Airlines Shopping Portal Bonus: Earn Up To 1,500 Bonus Miles

American Airlines Shopping Portal Bonus

Many of the airline shopping portals are currently offering ‘Back To School’ spending bonuses, although you don’t have to buy school supplies to get the bonuses. American Airlines is getting in on the act with a two-tiered spending bonus through the AAdvantage eShopping portal. The Deal Tier 1 – Earn 500 bonus miles when spending $150. Tier 2 – Earn 1,500 bonus miles when spending $350. Key Terms Expires August 19, 2018. Bonus miles are…

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Earn Membership Rewards at Rocketmiles (coming soon)

Rocketmiles is a hotel booking service that offers the opportunity to earn various airline currencies on hotel bookings. Coming soon, they indicate that you will be able to earn American Express Membership Rewards points in place of airline miles — which could be an awesome deal thanks to their flexibility in transferring to many different programs. The Deal Earn 500-10,000 American Express Membership Rewards points per night for hotel stays booked through Rocketmiles (coming soon) Direct link Key…

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