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New Marriott Amex Offer: Spend $300 & Get $60 Back (Non-Luxury Brands)

Marriott Amex Offer Spend $300 Get $60 Back

A new Marriott Amex Offer came out a couple of days ago that’s offering $60 back when spending $300 or more. This sadly won’t stack with the other Marriott Amex Offer that’s available at the moment as that one is for Marriott’s luxury brands whereas this one specifically excludes those brands. The Deal Spend $300+ on room rate or room charges at participating Marriott Bonvoy properties and get $60 back. Direct link to offer. Key…

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Marriott Q4 Promo: Unlock More – Earn 2,000 Bonus Points After 2nd Stay

Marriott Unlock More Q4 Promotion

Marriott has opened registration for its Q4 2019 promotion and it’s just as poor a promotion as all their others so far this year as you only earn 2,000 bonus points on your second stay. The Deal Earn 2,000 bonus points after your second stay which will unlock an additional offer. Direct link to registration. Key Terms Registration of your Marriott Bonvoy account is required. Marriott Bonvoy members who register for this promotion by December…

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Hotels.com Amex Offer: Buy $50 Gift Card & Get $10 Back Or 1,000 Membership Rewards

Hotels Gift Card

In addition to the Happy gift card Amex Offer, another Amex Offer that’s giving a discount on gift cards is one for Hotels.com. As with the Happy deal, there are two versions of this offer – one giving $10 back and another giving 1,000 Membership Rewards. The Deal Buy $50 Hotels.com gift card and get $10 back, or Buy $50 Hotels.com gift card and get 1,000 Membership Rewards. Key Terms Expires December 31, 2019. Offer…

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How Greg toured Madrid & Africa for 40K points and $400 (#40kfaraway)

Success!  With my meager 40K + $400 budget, I visited Washington DC; Madrid, Spain; Dakar Senegal; Johannesburg, South Africa; and Cape Town, South Africa.  I finally ended my journey on the island of Mahé in the Seychelles (lodging in the Seychelles was not included in this budget since it occurred after I declared that I was done).  Not counting small distance travel (walking, transport to/from airports, driving around Jo’burg, etc.), I traveled 18,037 miles and…

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Hyatt Cardholder Offer: Spend $300 At Hyatt Place Or Hyatt House & Get $50 Statement Credit

Hyatt credit card spending offer Hyatt Place Hyatt House

Hyatt periodically launches promotions for its credit cardholders. During the summer, they always seem to offer a 10% points rebate on award stays, but they’re out with a different offer today. From now until January 5, 2020, cardholders can get a $50 statement credit when spending $300 or more at Hyatt Place or Hyatt House properties in the US or Canada. The Deal Spend $300+ directly with Hyatt Place or Hyatt House hotels in the…

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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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Hyatt/M life Promo: Earn Double Points On Vegas Stays

Bellagio

Hyatt and M life have teamed up to offer a new promotion, with this one offering double points at all M life properties in Las Vegas. With other Hyatt promotions running at the same time, it should be possible to stack them to make your stay(s) even more rewarding. The Deal Earn double World of Hyatt points on all stays at M life properties in Las Vegas. Direct link to registration. Key Terms Members must…

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(EXPIRED) 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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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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