Three 100K Avios offers: Iberia, Aer Lingus, and British Airways

There are newly increased signup bonuses of 100,000 Avios after meeting some big required spend ($20,000 total in the first 12 months) on three credit cards: the newly-launched Chase Aer Lingus Visa Signature, the Chase Iberia Visa Signature, and the Chase British Airways Visa Signature card. While these offers require a lot of spend, and there is a key warning found in the “Quick Thoughts” below the offers, they can be worth it to those who maximize Avios. Links to each…

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35% off SPG points through 5/31

Starwood Preferred Guest is back with an offer to buy SPG points for a 35% discount now through May 31, 2018. As we now have a better idea as to what the combined program will look like going forward, some may be interested in stocking up. The Deal Buy 5,000 or more SPG points and get a 35% discount (2.275 cents per point) Direct link to this promotion (though keep in mind that you can shop through a portal to…

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25% transfer bonus: hotels to American Airlines

American Airlines is offering a transfer bonus on miles converted from select hotel programs through May 31 2018. The terms exclude air and hotel packages, though it may still be a good deal on transfers from Starwood Preferred Guest if you’re in the market for American Airlines miles. The Deal Get a 25% bonus on select hotel points converted to American Airlines miles through May 31, 2018 The following partners qualify: Best Western Rewards IHG Rewards Marriott Rewards Radisson…

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Do the negatives outweigh positives in the new Marriott program?

After reading some of the rumors in advance of Monday’s Marriott announcement, I commented to Greg that I was excited about going to the Marriott event in New York to find out how they would put a positive spin on it if all of the rumors were true (going revenue based, eliminating transfers to airlines, etc). I think I went into the event with a healthy bit of skepticism. I found myself pleasantly surprised by…

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Get Free Money From Acorns Found Money & Boost Your Savings

Acorns Found Money Free Money

If you’ve recently signed up for Acorns, there’s a good chance that you only have $10 invested ($5 as the minimum initial investment and $5 from being referred). On the positive side, an investment balance of $10 won’t get you targeted by Bernie Madoff-types. If you don’t invest more money though, your $10 will be eaten up by Acorns’s $1 monthly fee within a year. One way to boost your balance is to refer some…

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$10 off Casino and Travel Loyalty conference Zorkfest

If you like to lay a wager now and then, you might be interested in checking out Zorkfest 2018, which is a conference covering everything from gambling strategies & tips to leveraging loyalty programs and miles & points. I haven’t ever attended Zorkfest, but the list of speakers includes a number of familiar faces from the miles & points world. ZorkFest founder Micheal Trager reached out with an offer for $10 off for Fequent Miler readers…

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New Hyatt fast track [Targeted]

Hyatt is once again offering a fast track to Globalist status “lite” for employees of select corportations. I’m not aware of a list of qualifying companies, but it’s worth checking with your travel department or perhaps trying your company email to see if your company is included if you have upcoming Hyatt stays planned and can take advantage of the offer. The Deal Complimentary Explorist status trial offer for employees of certain corporations with an excelerated path…

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Marriott SPG Windows of Opportunity

With great change comes great opportunities.  Marriott’s new program means a lot of change, with several good and a few great opportunities… Before April 19: Consider getting the SPG consumer card if you don’t have it already Doctor of Credit reports a rumor that the welcome bonus for this card will be changing to $200 after $1K spend.  That would be awful compared to the current welcome offer: 25K SPG points after $3K spend (the…

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Chase Offers Are Back For Hyatt Credit Card Members (For Now)

Chase Offers Hyatt Credit Card

Chase Offers for Marriott and Slate credit card holders ended last month, but Chase made it sound like the program would be returning. That came to pass today, although the new Chase Offers program is currently only for Hyatt credit card holders. If you have a Hyatt credit card, you should’ve already received an email about the new program. You need to register here to gain access to the program and activate the offers. Most…

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