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(EXPIRED) Stack it: $100 Home Depot GC + $10 VGC for $100; get 30% back with targeted offer [7/24 only]

Newegg.com is offering a $100 Home Depot Gift Card with a bonus $10 Vanilla eVisa gift card for $100 until midnight pacific on 7/24/19 (though I doubt it’ll last that long). That’s not a bad deal in itself, but it gets hot if you’ve got the (targeted) Amex Offer good for 30% back on Newegg purchases (which is good for up to $100 back). That would make your out-of-pocket cost just $70 for a $100…

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Amex Offering Statement Credits/Bonus Points For Every $200 Spent On Dining (Targeted)

Amex Hilton Surpass 10x 10,000 Bonus Points

American Express is sending out targeted emails offering bonus points or statement credits on dining spend. With either 5% back in statement credits or 10x bonus points on offer, this is definitely worth registering for if you’re targeted. The Deal Earn 2,000 bonus Hilton Honors points for every $200 spent on dining at US restaurants, or Earn $10 statement credit for every $200 spent on dining. Direct link to enrollment for Hilton offer (targeted). Key…

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(EXPIRED) Staples offer: Spend $40+, get 1,000 Membership Rewards points

There is a new current Amex Offer out this morning for Staples or Staples.com: spend $40+ in one or more transactions, get 1,000 Membership Rewards points or $10 back depending on the card on which you find it (see your offer for details) The Deal There is a new Amex Offer out for Staples or Staples.com: spend $40+ in one or more transactions, get 1,000 Membership Rewards points or $10 back (see your offer) Key Terms Expires 9/30/19 Excludes Quill, Smilemaker, Staples Business Advantage, Staples 4 Government,…

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Amex clawing back self-referral points

avoid Amex Clawbacks

Last year, Amex totally overhauled how referrals work, enabling cardholders to refer someone to almost any Amex card and receive referral credit (which varies based on the card from which you generate your referral link). See this post for more information. One unexpected change that came about since you could refer to any card was the ability to self-refer. However, Amex is clawing back Membership Rewards points earned for self-referral. No word on co-brand referrals…

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Greg’s weapons don’t scare me: why 1.5cpp is overrated (#40Kfaraway)

Greg thinks that the ability to book travel through Chase at 1.5c per point is a huge advantage in our 40K To Far Away Challenge. I’m not buying it. I think Greg is either intentionally trying to throw us off his scent or he’s grossly overestimating the advantage of being able to book travel through the Chase portal. Lest you make the same mistake he may be making, allow me to explain why being able to…

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(EXPIRED) New offers for Delta & Carnival (check the details)

There are a number of recently-released Amex Offers available that are valid on travel, including offers for Delta and Carnival. If you have upcoming travels, it’s worth logging in to look for these and other travel-related offers — but the devil is in the details, so be sure to check key terms. The Offers Delta: Spend $200 or more, get $40 back Expires: 9/5/19 Key Details: Terms indicate that you can spend $200 in one or more qualifying transactions, so you…

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(EXPIRED) Emirates: Save $75-$1,000 On Round-Trip Flights From US With Promo Code USAMX19

Emirates USAMX19

Emirates is offering discounts ranging from $75 for economy class flights up to $1,000 for first class flights when booking a round trip that originates in the US. In many cases you won’t get the discount as the cheapest fare class seems to be excluded, but I was (finally!) able to find at least one example where the USAMX19 promo code can save you money. The Deal Save on qualifying round-trip flights with Emirates when…

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Delta companion certificates quick guide

Both the Platinum Delta SkyMiles Credit Card and the Delta Reserve Credit Card from American Express offer a free companion certificate each year upon renewal.  This means that once per year you can buy a round trip flight for two people and pay for just one (plus taxes and fees for the other).  Here are tips you need to know to get the most value from your certificates… Tips Buy tickets early.  Companion Tickets are…

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[Expired] 40% or 50% transfer bonus: Amex to Marriott (targeted)

American Express is offering some card members a 40% or 50% bonus when transferring from Membership Rewards to Marriott Bonvoy. With the 50% bonus, 1,000 Membership Rewards points will result in 1,500 Marriott Bonvoy points. The Deal Targeted 40% or 50% transfer bonus when transferring Amex Membership Rewards points to Marriott Bonvoy. Key Terms End date: There is no listed end date for this targeted bonus.  I’m guessing that it will end by June 30,…

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