Easy 5x: $15 off $300 on Visa Gift Cards at Office Max / Office Depot

Visa Gift Card

Office Max / Office Depot are once again offering $15 off on $300+ in Visa Gift Cards. That’s a nice way to pick up negative-cost gift cards for some free and easy points. The Deal Get an instant $15 off when you buy $300 or more in Visa Gift Cards at Office Max / Office Depot from 10/20/19 to 10/26/19 Key Terms Limit of 1 discount per household (YMMV on enforcement) Quick Thoughts To get yourself the best…

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What to do when the wifi login page doesn’t pop up

Many wifi networks are open to the public to connect, but then use a pop up web page to authorize access to the internet. This is common in hotels, cafes, airports, etc. The problem is that sometimes the pop up web page doesn’t pop up.  When this happens, you can’t access the internet.  What to do? Solution Simply enter this into your browser’s address bar: neverssl.com I’ve had several chances recently to try this out…

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No Capital One payments through Plastiq for now

Last week, Plastiq sent out an email to those who have used Capital One credit cards for payments alerting them to the fact that Capital One has asked Plastiq to temporarily suspend the processing of payments on Capital One credit cards. Hopefully, this is a temporary issue. Here’s an excerpt from the email sent: As you know, Capital One has asked us to temporarily suspend processing of payments with their cards. We’re working closely with…

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25% transfer bonus to Flying Blue from Membership Rewards

Flying Blue is the loyalty program of Air France / KLM and through 11/30/19 you can get a 25% transfer bonus when you transfer points to Flying Blue from American Express Membership Rewards. The Deal Get a 25% transfer bonus when transferring Amex Membership Rewards points to Air France KLM FLying Blue miles now through 11/30/19 With the bonus, 1,000 Membership Rewards points = 1,250 Flying Blue miles Key Terms Minimum transfer is 1,000 Membership Rewards points. Redeem…

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40K to Far Away Afterglow. Help us design the next #40KFarAway challenge.

What a ride!  The 40K to Far Away challenge is done, the votes have been counted, and the Frequent Miler team is slowly settling back in to business as usual blogging.  Today, though, I’ll take a quick look back at the challenge and a look forward to what’s next… As you can see above, I earned the most votes for this challenge (thank you!), so I’m technically the winner.  A number of people have said,…

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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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Happy Gift Cards Amex Offer: Spend $100 & Get $15 Back Or 1,500 Membership Rewards

Happy Gift Cards Amex Offer Spend $100 Get $15 Back

Now that 40k To Far Away is over, it’s time to get back to our regular scheduled programming. Quite a few decent Amex Offers appeared while we were away, one of which offered $15 back or 1,500 Membership Rewards when buying $100+ of Happy gift cards from HappyCards.com. The Deal Buy $100+ on Happy gift cards at HappyCards.com and get $15 back, or Buy $100+ on Happy gift cards at HappyCards.com and get 1,500 Membership…

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