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(EXPIRED) Alaska and American shopping portal bonuses

Both the Alaska Mileage Plan and American Airlines AAdvantage shopping portals are offering bonus miles for purchases made though May 16, 2016. While both bonuses are relatively small, you will want to keep them in mind when compariong portals with a tool like CashBackMonitor.com in case these bonuses tip the scales in favor of one of these portals. Details follow. Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Shopping The Deal Spend $200 or more and get 500 bonus miles — plus an extra 100 bonus…

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Transfer bonus to Virgin Australia Velocity (20% from SPG, more from select partners)

Virgin Australia Velocity is offering a transfer bonus on points transferred in from a number of different programs. This bonus isn’t very exciting — most of the partners that qualify for a large bonus are not based in the US and you would need to transfer in more than 750K Velocity points to get a 40% bonus. Virgin Australia Velocity is also offering a 20% transfer bonus from select partners, which includes several hotel programs. Realistically,…

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Up to 3,250 Aeroplan miles w/ Avis car rental

Aeroplan is out with a promotion to earn up to 3,250 miles per Avis car rental for rentals through the end of this month (5/31/18) and you can also save up to 25% with AWD# C682300. This promotion has been active for a while, but I just received an email about it and I thought it may be of interest for some readers. There are several layers involved in getting the full 3,250 miles, but Aeroplan…

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(EXPIRED) Book w/ Delta SkyMiles, get 10% back [Targeted]

Delta is out with a targeted promotion for SkyMiles members: register and redeem miles for any award ticket in any cabin on Delta or partners by May 13, 2018 for travel August 14th to November 14th, 2018 and get 10% of your redeemed miles back. You can book an unlimited number of tickets and get up to 100K total miles back, so this is a great deal if you’ve got a lot of miles and you’re planning to book award…

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[Expired] Easy 5x at Office Max this week

Office Max / Office Depot started a promotion yesterday that runs through Saturday, May 12, 2018 for an instant $15 off $300 or more in “Everywhere” Visa Gift Cards. Note that while these cards have a lower activation fee than other Visa Gift Cards, they can be more challenging to liquidate, so go slowly if you haven’t used them before. The Deal Buy $300 or more in select Visa Gift Cards (Fuel Everywhere, Grocery Everywhere, Dining Everywhere, Movies Everywhere,…

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50K + $200 statement credit offer for American Airlines card

While looking at an upcoming reservation online, I saw a new offer for the Citi AAdvantage Platinum Select World Elite Mastercard: get 50,000 miles after spending $2,500 in purchases in the first 3 months plus get up to $200 in statement credits for eligible American Airlines purchases in the first 12 months. The standard offer you’ll find on our Best Offers page is for 60,000 miles after spending $3,000 on purchases in the first three months. Whether you would…

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[Expired] 10% off + 5x: $100 Lowe’s GC for $90 at Staples

Staples.com is offering a discount on Lowe’s Gift Cards: get a $100 Lowe’s e-gift card for $90. If you use a card that earns one of the Best Category Bonuses at office supply stores, you could earn 5x on your purchase as well. These are likely to sell out quickly, so hop on this one quickly if you’re interested. The Deal $100 Lowe’s eGift Card for $90 at Staples.com Direct link to this deal Key Terms Online only Max of 3 per person Quick Thoughts This…

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New Delta offers with 15K MQMs and no lifetime language [Targeted]

There are new targeted welcome offers out on the Platinum Delta SkyMiles credit cards (both business and consumer) that are notable for both the number of MQMs included (15K) as well as the absence of lifetime language, meaning that those who are targeted may be able to get the welcome offer even if they have previously had these cards. Details below. The Offer If targeted, get 45,000 Delta SkyMiles and 15,000 MQMs after spending $1,000 in the first three months with this targeted…

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New 80K bonus on Sapphire Preferred (requires big spend)

Chase Sapphire Preferred

There is a new highest-ever signup bonus available on the Chase Sapphire Preferred card: Get 80,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points total: 50K after spending $4,000 in the first 3 months and an additional 30,000 points after spenidng $20,000 on purchases in the first year of card membership. The Offer Get 50,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points after spending $4,000 in the first 3 months plus an additional 30,000 points after spending $20,000 on purchases in the first year of card…

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