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JetBlue: Save 15% On Award Flights (Book By April 25)

JetBlue

JetBlue has launched a three day award sale that’s giving a 15% discount on award flights, although only flights from Monday to Thursday are eligible. The Deal Save 15% on JetBlue award flights. Direct link to offer. Key Terms Book an award flight by April 25, 2019 (the earlier of 11:59 PM EST or local). Applies to new bookings only & cannot be applied to existing bookings. Fly April 29–June 20, 2019 (excludes May 22-May…

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Save 15% On $50 Hotels.com Gift Cards With Samsung Pay

Hotels Gift Card

Samsung Pay has a new deal on Hotels.com gift cards, selling the $50 denominations for $42.50. The Deal Samsung Pay is selling $50 Hotels.com gift cards with a 15% discount. Key Terms Limit 2 per customer per 24 hour period. Limit $500 during promotion period. Quick Thoughts Although you can only buy two of these cards everyday, you can buy ten of them during the promotion period. I don’t have a Samsung phone, so I’m…

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ANA business class vs Delta One Suites: which was better?

I recently had the opportunity to fly ANA in business class aboard its 777-300ER from New York (JFK) to Tokyo (NRT) and then back to the US in Delta One Suites abroad its 777-200LR. Which one was the better pick? Rather than fully review either (you can easily Google either one and read a plethora of reviews), I wanted to directly compare the two in a number of categories that meant something to me. You…

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50% off Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL with Google Fi 4/22 only

Google Fi is offering a discount of 50% off retail price on Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL phones today (4/22/19 only). That’s a pretty awesome deal if you’re looking to get on Fi or if you’re just looking to buy a Pixel (which could be used on the other major US carriers after activation). It’s not as good as the insane deal last fall, but if you missed that and/or are just looking for…

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Rite Aid: Buy $50 Uber Gift Card & Get $8 In Wellness+ Rewards BonusCash (Limit 2)

Rite Aid Uber Longhorn Steakhouse

Rite Aid is offering $8 in Wellness+ Rewards BonusCash this week when buying $50 Uber gift cards. The Deal Buy $50 Uber gift card at Rite Aid and earn $8 in Wellness+ Rewards BonusCash. Key Terms Expires April 27, 2019. Limit 2 per customer. Quick Thoughts If you value Rite Aid’s Wellness+ Rewards BonusCash as good as cash, this works out to be a 16% discount on Uber gift cards which is a pretty good…

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Founderscard free trial for 3 months (then $395/yr)

Founderscard is currently offering three months free when you sign up now for a free trial with promo code VIPAWARD. Annual membership is then billed at $395 per year. This might be a good way to get a taste of Founderscard without the big up-front investment. The Deal Founderscard is offering a 3-month free trial when you sign up with promo code VIPAWARD Direct link to this promotion Key Details Available for new members only Application is…

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Best Fee-Free Travel Credit Card

In response to my recent post “What is the best credit card?” a reader pointed out that I should have included the Wells Fargo Propel card on the list.  I agree, but for one thing: even though the Propel is issued by Wells Fargo, it’s an Amex card.  The point of that post was to recommend a single rewarding card (or sometimes two) for those who don’t want to carry around lots of different cards. …

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(EXPIRED) 50K business class to/from Europe on Delta w/ Virgin Atlantic

Delta SkyMiles is out with another flash sale, offering business class flights to Europe on a number of routes from August into September for 128,000 SkyMiles round trip. While that’s a good deal for Delta SkyMiles if you’re flush with those miles and itching for a trip to Europe, this flash sale also means there is good availability to book the same flights for 50K Virgin Atlantic miles each way. Since Virgin is a Chase transfer partner,…

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Strengths of Qantas for AA redemptions

American Airlines Planes

Last year, I wrote a post about a sweet-spot that had been hiding in plain sight on me in the Iberia award chart (See: From 11K RT on American: A sweet spot for North American flight redemptions). At the time, I was pretty excited about using Iberia for award flights on American Airlines flights because of the fact that they price flights based on cumulative distance rather than pricing each segment separately (the way that British Airways…

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