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Free rental day for every rental w/ Thrifty (up to 5 free rentals)

Well hello, Thrifty. I wouldn’t have thought that another rental company promo could take my interest from National’s One Two Free promo at this time of year, but Thrifty has done it: Thrifty is currently offering 1 free rental day for every completed rental, including 1-day rentals. You can earn up to 5 free rental days by the end of 2019 (earned in the form of Thrifty Blue Chip Rewards points). The Deal Thrifty Rental Cars…

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Save Up To 25% On Round Trip Greyhound Tickets Up To December 15

Greyhound discount

Greyhound has launched a sale that’s offering discounts of up to 25% for round trips taken by December 15, 2019. While that sounds like it could be useful for trips over Thanksgiving, those dates are sadly blacked out. The Deal Save 25% on round trip Greyhound tickets of 1,439 miles+ or 10-20% on rides of less than 1,439 miles. Direct link to offer. Key Terms This offer is only valid on non-refundable roundtrip bookings for…

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BP Amex Offer: Spend $25 Through App & Get $10 Or 1,000 Membership Rewards (Targeted)

BP Amex Offer $10 Statement Credit

There’s a targeted BP Amex Offer that’s offering $10 back or 1,000 Membership Rewards when spending $25 in the BPme app. This Amex Offer launched a month ago, but check your offers again as you might have been newly targeted. The Deal Make a single purchase of $25+ at BP or Amoco using the BPme mobile app and paying with a card with this Amex Offer loaded to it. Key Terms Expires December 31, 2019.…

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(EXPIRED) Save 15% On Uber Gift Cards At Dollar General

Dollar General 11.03.19

Dollar General is offering 15% off a selection of gift card brands this week. There are four fast food restaurant brands being discounted, but most interestingly Uber is included along with them. The Deal Save 15% on the following gift card brands at Dollar General: Uber Sonic Dairy Queen Subway Taco Bell Key Terms Expires November 9, 2019. Quick Thoughts I don’t believe you need a digital coupon to take advantage of this offer which…

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(EXPIRES) Hertz offering 20% off free rental day rewards (free day from 600 points)

Hertz is offering a discount on free day awards when you book between today (10/21) and Friday, 10/25/19. The discount is good for 20% off the normal award rates and is good for bookings reserved by 10/25 for pick up by 1/31/20. The Deal Use fewer points than normal to book a Hertz free rental day reward when you book from 10/21 to 10/25/19 for pick up by 1/31/20 Direct link to this promotion Key…

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Greg’s South African adventures #40Kfaraway (featuring Johannesburg fun, train misadventures, Cape Town wine & penguins)

Wow. I had a great time on my 40K to Far Away adventures, but I’m beat!  I’m now in the Seychelles for a brief recovery (I slept 10 hours last night!) before flying off to join my wife in London. I wrote previously about my trip leading up to South Africa: Greg’s first day of #40K to Far Away adventures Greg’s visits to Madrid and Dakar In this post, I’ll cover my adventures within South…

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Amex Platinum Changing How Uber Credits Are Used

About this time last year, some Uber users with the American Express Platinum card noticed that their $15 ($35 in December) monthly Uber credits weren’t being automatically applied. Instead, the credits were being added to their Uber Cash balance but not being applied automatically. American Express and Uber have now changed this setup to ensure that the monthly credit from the Platinum card is used first. This is a positive update for Uber users that…

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Ultra-Premium Credit Card Travel Insurance

This page compares the travel insurance benefits provided automatically by various ultra-premium travel cards such as Chase Sapphire Reserve, Citi Prestige, Amex Platinum, and US Bank Altitude Reserve. For full details about each card’s coverage, please consult each card’s benefit’s guide: Chase Sapphire Reserve Benefit Guide (see also: Sapphire Reserve Travel Insurance) Chase Ritz-Carlton Citi Prestige Benefits Guide Amex Platinum Benefit Directory (see also: American Express Adding & Removing Benefits From Select Cards Jan 1…

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Ultimate Rewards: How to book with points despite online limitations

This is a story of courage and bravery, love and loss, tragedy and excitement…  Just kidding.  It’s not any of those things…  But it is a story about seemingly unattainable goals and persistence in the face of repeated obstacles.  Will the hero in this story win out? Thanks to the 40K to Far Away Challenge the Frequent Miler team has been more motivated than ever to find great ways to eke out value from our…

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