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Delta flash sale to Australia & Asia (from 56K RT)

Delta is offering a flash sale for economy class travel to Australia and Asia. The travel dates vary with most city pairs falling somewhere between February and April, though as with all Delta flash sales you may find the same deals from additional cities and date ranges beyond what is advertised. The Deal Delta is having a flash sale with flights from various US Cities to Asia and Australia from 56K miles round trip in economy class Direct link…

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Buy Choice points 30% off (last day 9/17)

As noted in this morning’s post (see: Why it’s not worth earning (most) hotel points), Choice Privileges points are on sale for 30% off (i.e. buy points for 0.77c per point) through this evening (9/17/19) at 11:59pm only. This can be a really good deal in some instances and certainly makes it worth buying at least a small number of points to have on hand for cash & points reservations. The Deal Get 30% off on the…

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Phillips 66, 76 & Conoco Amex Offer: Spend $30 & Get $5 Back / 500 Membership Rewards (Limit 3)

Conoco gas station

There’s a new Amex Offer that’s offering $5 back or 500 Membership Rewards points when filling up with gas at Phillips 66, 76 or Conoco gas stations. The Deal Spend $30 on gas at the pump at Phillips 66, 76 or Conoco and get $5 back, or Spend $30 on gas at the pump at Phillips 66, 76 or Conoco and get 500 Membership Rewards Key Terms Expires December 16, 2019. Limit 3. Offer valid…

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Cathay Pacific Amex Offer: Spend $1,500 & Get $300 Back (Targeted)

Cathay Pacific

A new Amex Offer appeared yesterday for Cathay Pacific, offering a $300 statement credit when spending $1,500 or more on airfare. This seems to be targeted and is a great way to get back up to 20% on paid flights if you have it on any of your cards. The Deal Spend $1,500 or more with Cathay Pacific and get $300 back. Key Terms Expires November 24, 2019. Offer valid on one or more transactions.…

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Tip: Check Marriott reservations for decreases

Marriott Bonvoy introduced peak and off-peak pricing over the weekend (and we published a post earlier about how you could leverage the current sale on points with off-peak Cat 1 pricing to pick up cheap elite-qualifying nights and a post about using your 50K certificates to book Category 7 hotels at off-peak times). Doctor of Credit posted a good tip earlier today: you should check your reservations for any hotels that have dropped in price.…

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Double Radisson points & elite credit (earn 40x or more)

Radisson Rewards is offering double points and doube elite credit with its latest promotion, “Earn double, enjoy more”. With this promotion, credit card holders may earn as many as 55 points per dollar on paid stays. The Deal Earn double points and double nights / stays when you register and book by September 26th, 2019 for travel from September 26–December 29, 2019. Direct link to this promotion Key Details Members must register for the Promotion and book September 16, 2019…

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Centurion Lounge 3 hour policy doesn’t apply to layovers

In March 2019, Amex added new restrictions for Platinum cardholders accessing Centurion Lounges: You can no longer access the lounge upon arrival at the airport.  Lounge access is only for departing passengers. You can’t access the lounge more than 3 hours before your flight. The restriction against arriving passengers is unquestionably a bummer.  I’ve been known to time my flights into LaGuardia airport so that I can arrive and have lunch at the Centurion Lounge. …

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30% off Aegean award tickets

Aegean Miles & Bonus is offering 30% off on award tickets booked by 9/30/19 for travel on Aegean and Olympic Air between 10/1/19 and 2/28/20. The Deal Aegean Miles & Bonus is offering 30% off on miles redemption on Aegean and Olympic Air flights for bookings made by 9/30/19 for travel  from 10/1/19 until 2/28/19 Direct link to this promotion Key Terms The offer is valid for award tickets, for all one way and return flights operated…

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Stay 2 nights, earn 1 free at Best Western in the US, Canada, or Caribbean

Best Western is offering a free night certificate for your next stay when you register for its latest promotion and complete 2 qualifying nights between September 16, 2019 and November 17, 2019. Note that qualifying nights must be completed at properties in the US, Canada, and the Caribbean and your free night certificate must be redeemed within the same region. The free night certificate expires quickly, but this could still be a decent opportunity if you…

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