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Targeted Aeroplan transfer bonus from Membership Rewards (20%?)

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There has been a report on Flyertalk of a targeted transfer bonus from American Express Membership Rewards to Air Canada’s Aeroplan. We did not find any bonus in our accounts (though, oddly, Aeroplan was a “featured” partner in all of our accounts next to the current Virgin Atlantic transfer bonus). The most interesting thing is that Flyertalk user pichalite reports this statement in the terms and conditions of the bonus (bold is mine) If you return to redeem…

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(EXPIRED) 15x on IHG stays or Ebates Hotels today (5/9/19)

Ebates is currently offering 15%/15x back on IHG stays booked today. They are also offering the same return on Ebates Hotels (their own booking engine), so you could get that same return on just about any brand — though note that you will not receive hotel points or qualify for elite credit or benefits for bookings made through the Ebates Hotels booking engine (conversely, you will get those things for bookings made directly with IHG brands after…

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(EXPIRED) $15 / 1500 points back on $50 at 1800Flowers (stack with 30% back today)

There’s a new Amex Offer out that’s good for $15 back or 1,500 Membership Rewards points when you spend $50 or more at 1800Flowers.com. The timing on that is good because: A) It’s almost Mother’s Day and B) You may be able to get 30% back via Ebates today (or alternatively 30x Membership Rewards points). That makes for a nice little stack. The Deal Get $15 back when you spend $50 or more at 1-800-Flowers with a new Amex Offer…

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Targeted: Aeroplan transfer bonus from Membership Rewards (10%-20%)

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Update: Some people are reporting as high as a 20% bonus. H/T reader Claes J. Some people are reporting a targeted 10%-20% transfer bonus from American Express Membership Rewards. This appears to be highly targeted, but it’s worth logging in to check since Aeroplan is such a valuable transfer for Star Alliance flights. Of note: there is no end date noted; previous airline transfer bonuses with no end date have generally ended quickly and without advance notice, so this…

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Amex Membership Rewards Deep Dive

In my opinion, transferable points programs are the most valuable points to accumulate.  These points can often be used at better than 1 cent per point value to book travel.  Even better, points can be strategically transferred to airline and hotel programs when valuable awards are available.  If you’re at all interested in free travel or luxury travel with points & miles, then you need to understand the basics of each of these programs. This…

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(EXPIRED) 30% transfer bonus: Membership Rewards to Virgin Atlantic

American Express Membership Rewards is offering a 30% transfer bonus when transferring points to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club through 7/1/19. The Deal Get a 30% transfer bonus when transferring Amex Membership Rewards to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club by 7/1/19 With this bonus, 1,000 Membership Rewards = 1,300 Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles Key Details Valid from 12:00 a.m. MT on May 1, 2019 to 11:59 p.m. MT on July 1, 2019 Quick Thoughts This is a great deal if…

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Membership Rewards Insider Fares: average 1.7 cents per point with the Business Platinum card

I’ve often written that it’s possible for Amex Business Platinum cardholders to get just over 1.5 cents per point value by taking advantage of the card’s 35% Airline Bonus.  I’ve only learned recently that you can do better.  By combining the 35% Airline Bonus with Membership Rewards Insider Fares, I’ve found opportunities to get as much as 1.87 cents value when purchasing flights!  This combination deal is also good for Business Gold cardholders and Business…

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(EXPIRED) Avianca Offering 125% Bonus When Transferring LifeMiles To Another Member – Stack With Amex Transfer Bonus

Avianca LifeMiles Transfer Bonus

Avianca has launched an interesting promotion offering a 125% bonus when transferring LifeMiles to another member. While there’s a charge for transferring your miles, this has the potential to be a good deal when also taking advantage of the current Membership Rewards transfer bonus. The Deal Transfer LifeMiles to another member in multiples of 1,000 and get a 1,250 LifeMiles bonus. Direct link to offer. Key Terms This promotion is valid from March 26th to…

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Transfer Amex Membership Rewards To Cathay Pacific Asia Miles 1:1.3 (Targeted)

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There’s a new Membership Rewards transfer bonus available for Asia Miles (Cathay Pacific’s loyalty scheme) offering a bonus of up to 30%. This appears to be highly targeted and might need to be used quickly if you’re interested as last time this was available, it disappeared within a few days. The Deal Transfer American Express Membership Rewards to Cathay Pacific Asia Miles on the following basis: 1,000:1,100 1,000:1,150 1,000:1,200 1,000:1,300 Key Terms Expiry date unknown…

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