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Hertz Devalues Points With Immediate Effect – 50-70% Devaluation In Some Instances

Hertz loyalists have just been Bonvoyed. Anyone holding Hertz points due to their previously great value might now be ruing saving them up as they’ve been devalued overnight, up to 70% in some cases. I rarely have to rent a car, so I’m not too familiar with Hertz Gold Plus Rewards. My knowledge of it has been largely comprised of people raving about how much the points are worth. Be sure to check out Brian’s…

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Walmart: Get 10% Off Uber eGift Cards

Uber Gift Card

Walmart.com is offering a 10% discount on three denominations of Uber gift cards, meaning you can save on up to $350 worth. The Deal Buy the following denominations of Uber gift cards for 10% off from Walmart.com: $25 $50 $100 Key Terms Limit 2 per denomination. Quick Thoughts While 10% off Uber gift cards probably won’t be profitable for reselling unless you have access to great rates, it’s a good discount for personal use. With…

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Free day on 5-day rental w/ Hertz app download

Hertz is offering one free rental day on a rental of 5 days or more when you download the new Hertz app. That may or may not be a deal depending on rates, but it might be worth checking if you have a longer rental to make. Pro tip: uninstall the old Hertz app first before installing the new one as both apps look identical even though the old one no longer works. The Deal Download the…

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Hilton / Lyft partnership: Earn 3x Hilton points + CC rewards

Hilton and Lyft have announced a new partnership enabling Hilton Honors members to earn Hilton points on Lyft rides. This stacks with programs to earn miles with Delta and JetBlue and all of that combined might just be enough to change my rideshare behavior. The Deal Lyft and Hilton Honors have a new partnership Earn 3x Hilton points per dollar spent on Lyft economy, luxury, and extra seats rides Earn 2x Hilton points per dollar spent on Lyft shared rides Direct link…

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Ibotta: Increased Cashback Rates With Some Travel Sites (IHG 8%, Choice 9% & More)

Ibotta Increased Travel Cashback Rates

Ibotta is offering increased cashback rates for several travel sites this week. While not all of them are the highest portal rates available, a few, including Choice Hotels and Hertz, are, making this worth a closer look. The Deal Earn increased cashback rates at the following retailers when clicking through from the Ibotta app: Booking.com – 7% Choice Hotels – 9% Travelocity – 7% (hotels only) Orbitz – up to 9% eBags – 13% IHG…

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(EXPIRED) Walgreens: Buy 2x Uber, Netflix or Hulu Gift Cards & Get $10 Walgreens Gift Card Free

Uber Gift Card

Walgreens has a pretty good gift card promotion this week as they’re offering a free $10 Walgreens gift card when buying two select gift card brands including Uber, Netflix and Hulu. The Deal Buy two of the following gift cards at Walgreens and get a $10 Walgreens gift card: Uber Netflix Hulu Panera Bread Spa & Wellness Key Terms Offer valid May 12-18, 2019. Limit 2 except in New Mexico. Both gift cards must be…

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(EXPIRED) 15% / 15x back on Rental cars & Cruises, 10% on hotels via many OTAs

Ebates has been running increased cash back this week, with 15% or more offered at 400+ retailers. Lost in the noise, I had previously missed a couple of good travel-related deals (especially if you are earning Membership Rewards points): 15% / 15x on car rentals at Orbitz, Travelocity, or CheapTickets; 15% / 15x on cruises at Priceline, or 10% / 10x on hotels at Priceline. If you’re looking to book travel, these could make for some very…

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Weeks 4 & 5 Of Daily Getaways Announced – 20% Off Marriott GCs, Cheap(er) Hyatt Points & More

Daily Getaways 2019 Week 4

The final two weeks of Daily Getaways deals have been announced and there are at least two that could be of interest – Marriott gift cards and Hyatt points. You can find week 4 deals here and week 5 deals here. May 30 will see three denominations of Marriott gift cards go on sale for 20% off. There’ll only be 200 of the $500 denomination with a limit of 1, 252 of the $250 denomination…

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Daily Getaways 2019: First 3 Weeks Of Offers Announced

Daily Getaways 2019 Week 1

Daily Getaways is returning this year and will run from May 6 to June 7. They’ve provided a preview of the first three weeks of offers, so here’s what you can expect: You can find a link to all these deals here. The calendar view provided above doesn’t state the cost for each package, but if you click on the individual dates (such as here for the first date) then you’ll see the different pricing…

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