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25% transfer bonus from Membership Rewards to Flying Blue

American Expres is once again offering a 25% transfer bonus on Membership Rewards points transferred to Air France / KLM Flying Blue. Flying Blue has a number of award chart sweet spots and they run regular promo awards with slight discounts on award tickets, which might make this appealing to those members who make use of them.   The Deal Get a 25% bonus on Amex Membership Rewards points transferred to Flying Blue by 4/29/19 Key Terms Expires 4/29/19 Must transfer in increments…

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[Dead] Up to 30% off Disneyland tix, stack w/ Amex Offer, net profit membership deal

Update: Dead. Wow, that was fast. Miles to Memories published what looks like a very solid deal on Disneyland tickets via Sam’s Club whereby you can save up to 30% off of the published prices, with a 2-day park hopper ticket from $44 per day. That’s a pretty solid deal if you’re looking to visit Disneyland. Stack it with the Current Amex Offer for $10 back on $50 or 1,000 Membership Rewards points (see your offer for details) to save even more. If…

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[Expired] Biz Class Houston to Milan from $1673.93 round trip (maybe less?)

An email just hit my inbox from Thrifty Traveler Premium about a fare sale first reported by Mighty Travels at FlyerTalk: British Airways and American Airlines are offering some terrific business class fares during peak summer travel dates between Houston and Milan, with prices from $1813 round trip. When I saw that sale my first thought was that it can get even better: AARP members (anyone can join cheaply) can save even more, bringing the total down to $1673.93. If…

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Uber: Spend $15, get $10 back w/ new targeted offer (stack with cash?)

There’s a new targeted Amex Offer out for Uber: Spend $15+, get $10 back. That’s a nice offer on its own, but it might also make for a good stack with the Uber Cash discount, which provides up to 5% off. If the stack works, you could buy $100 in Uber credit for $85. That’s not amazing, but not bad. The Deal A new targeted Amex Offer for Uber is available for some cardholders: Spend $15+, get $10 back (see your Amex login to…

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Increased Delta biz offers now, too

Yesterday, new offers came out for the Gold Delta Skymiles, Platinum Delta SkyMiles, and Delta Reserve consumer credit cards. Today, we’re seeing increased offers on the business versions of the Gold and Platinum Delta SkyMiles cards. With Delta’s consistent flash sales in recent months, now is a good time to stockpile some miles if you’ve had these cards on your radar. The Offers & Key Card Details Click the card names below to go to our dedicated Frequent…

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Transfer bonus: 15% more LifeMiles from Membership Rewards

Amex Membership Rewards is offering a 15% transfer bonus when transferring points to Avianca LifeMiles. Avianca already has some pretty great values and benefits to its award program, so getting an additional 15% for your points is a great deal if you’ve got Star Alliance redemptions in mind. The Deal Get a 15% transfer bonus when converting Amex Membership Rewards to Avianca LifeMiles though 4/1/19 With the bonus the transfer ratio is 1,000 Membership Rewards = 1,150 Avianca LifeMiles Key Terms Expires 4/1/19 Quick…

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Many new Hilton offers (could stack w/ resort credit)

There are a number of new Amex Offers out today for various Hilton brands. Keep an eye out for the chance to sync any of these to an Amex Hilton Aspire card as they should stack with the annual $250 resort credit on that card if you use one of these at a participating resort (found at this link – remember to check to make sure your hotel is on the list). I was able to stack one such offer…

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Increased referral offers on Delta personal cards

Three of the Delta consumer (i.e. personal) cards now have increased welcome offers that are only available via friend referral links. Below is the key offer information — click on the card name to go to our Frequent Miler card page with all the pertinent details and a link. Note that these offers are only available on the personal version of each card (not the business version). The Offers Quick Thoughts All three of these are excellent offers…

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Which is the best cash back credit card?

Money Tree

When I first got into miles and points, I wasn’t particularly interested in manufactured spending. Odd for a guy who works for the blog that wrote the Complete Guide to Manufactured Spending, right? But as someone who got started in this hobby as a reseller, I wanted to earn a profit + points, not pay for points. Of course, last fall I wrote about how you’re always paying for points by way of opportunity cost. Every…

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