(EXPIRED) Earn Up To 5,000 Miles / $100 With 1-2 Month Motley Fool Subscription

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There are several airline and cashback portals offering up to 5,000 miles or up to $100 when subscribing to The Motley Fool for at least 45 days.

The Motley Fool portal

The Deal

  • Subscribe to The Motley Fool through a portal and earn one of the following:
    • American AAdvantage 5000 miles
    • United MileagePlus 3900 miles (with credit card)
    • Southwest RapidRewards 3600 miles
    • Alaska MileagePlan 3600 miles
    • Delta SkyMiles 3000 miles
    • United MileagePlus 2600 miles (without credit card)
    • Rebates Me $100
    • Simply Best Coupons $90
    • Citi Bonus Cash Center $50
    • Glamour Rewards $50
    • Barclaycard RewardsBoost 5000 points

Key Terms

  • Eligible on one (1) subscription per loyalty account number.
  • Only eligible on paid Motley Fool subscription.
  • Not eligible on any free products, trials, services, memberships, subscriptions and retailer marketing subscriptions.
  • Subscription must be active for at least 45 days.
  • Not eligible on purchases made with coupon or discount codes that are not found on this site.
  • Not eligible on gift cards, gift certificates or any other similar cash equivalents.

Quick Thoughts

The cheapest subscription to The Motley Fool costs $19 per month. Seeing as your subscription has to be active for at least 45 days, that suggests you’d need to pay $38 in exchange for the miles / cashback.

Mile Nerd notes in the post though that the person that tipped them off about this said that the deal can be done for only $19. That seems to suggest that payment is taken at the end of the month rather than at the beginning – does anyone have any data points for this being the case?

Doctor of Credit has highlighted that Cashback Monitor lists the highest cashback rate as $90, but you can actually get $100 through RebatesMe. On the RebatesMe website, they list it as ‘Motley Fool US’ rather than ‘The Motley Fool’, which might be why Cashback Monitor isn’t picking it up, even though it was listed on there until just a few days ago.

If you don’t have any immediate need for miles, it might be worth holding off on subscribing. That’s because since appearing on portals in March 2018, the mileage rate has gone as high as 7,400 miles several times (on the AAdvantage portal).

The terms also state:

Eligible on one (1) subscription per loyalty account number.

That suggests you’d be able to subscribe to The Motley Fool via each of the portals in order to earn bonuses. Again though, it might be better to wait until the rate increases, at least with the AAdvantage portal anyway seeing as it’s known to have had a higher rate several times.

h/t Mile Nerd

Last updated on August 18th, 2018

About Stephen Pepper

Stephen Pepper is on a 5 year, 50 state road trip with his wife Shae and their dog Truffles. Finding opportunities to earn miles and points is one of the ways they can afford to do this, so he'll try to help you do the same for your own travels.

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It was actually over 10k when it first appeared on Alaska’s page. I hesitated of course and it has fallen quite far since then


[…] Frequent Miler points out another bonus that’s even better!  If you go to RebatesMe, you can earn $100 cash […]


So it looks like you could subscribe for $19 (or $38, depending on when they bill you) and get $100 back with RebateMe? So just make $62?


I wonder…. first, the RebatesMe site says: Special Terms & Exclusions
·Cash back only be valid on the amount you actually paid for goods.
which would seem to mean that you have to pay at least $100
ALSO… MF has many different newsletters / subscriptions…. how do you know which this applies to?


Well, I just got the confirmation email. I bought the $19 subscription, and it says I’ve earned $100 cashback.


It was 5800 united miles a few days ago (on 8/8) for united card members. If I recall it was 3900 for those w/o


That was only for Stock Advisor at that time. Anyone know if you could do the 1 year Rule breakers subscription for $99 and still qualify for these?