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(EXPIRED) Greyhound: Save 25% For Sep/Oct Travel With Promo Code GIFT25 (Book By 7/17/19)

Greyhound 25% Off Promo Code GIFT25

Even Greyhound wants to get in on the Prime Day festivities this week as they’re offering a 25% discount when using promo code GIFT25 for travel in most of September and October. You’ll need to book quickly though as this deal ends tomorrow (July 17). The Deal Save 25% when booking on Greyhound and using promo code GIFT25. Key Terms Book by July 17, 2019. Valid for travel between September 4 and October 28, 2019.…

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BP & United Partnership To End On September 30

United & BP Partnership Ending

Following my updated post earlier today about the GetUpside app, Vaibhav mentioned in the comments that the partnership with BP and United would be coming to an end. Sure enough, BP sent out an email to Driver Rewards members this afternoon confirming that the partnership will be ending in a few months. The joint program didn’t last for long as it was only launched about 18 months ago. It was a mildly interesting program as…

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GetUpside: App To Save Money On Gas – 1,000 New Gas Stations Added Across Midwest

GetUpside new gas stations

Update 7/2/19: Another 1,000+ gas stations across the Midwest have been added to the app – see the end of the post for more details. ~ The GetUpside app has recently added more than 2,000 BP gas stations nationwide at which you can save on fuel. That means it’s now available in even more cities and states nationwide, including Atlanta, Chicago and Michigan. I first heard about GetUpside (not to be confused with this Upside)…

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National One Two Free Preregistration emails being sent

National Emerald Club, the loyalty scheme of National Rental Car, is sending out a targeted one-click email link to preregister for this fall’s One Two Free promotion. The email doesn’t say exactly when the new One Two Free promo will begin, but if you receive the email you may as well register since it just takes a second to click. The Deal National Emerald Club is inviting members who participated in the previous One Two Free…

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(EXPIRED) 9% back on Hertz, 10% choice, 9% IHG via Ibotta

The Ibotta app has a number of deals on travel sites available today, including 9% cash back at Hertz, 10% back at Choice Hotels, and 8% back at IHG. The Deal The Ibotta app is offering increased cash back rates at several travel brands including: 10% back at Choice Hotels 9% back at Hertz 8% back at IHG Additionally, some may see a targeted bonus of a $10 bonus on a booking of $125 or more (with Choice Hotels in my case) If…

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(EXPIRED) Amtrak free companion fare in bedroom or roomette. Book by June 10th.

Amtrak has sent out emails offering free companion fares when you book a bedroom or roomette.  You must book by June 10th for travel August 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020. Direct link to offer. Here’s the body of the email I received: For a limited time, book travel in a Roomette or Bedroom on select routes and your companion travels free. From New York to Chicago to Seattle, you can watch the nation roll…

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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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(EXPIRED) 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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(EXPIRED) 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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