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New Staples offer to stack: 2x Membership Rewards (extra 1x)

There is yet another new Amex Offer out today, this time for Staples.com. I found this offer on cards that earn Membership Rewards points: “Get 2x Membership Rewards points on purchases at Staples.com” — though in really it’s an extra 1x (which does mean 2x on most cards — but it’s worth noting that if your purchase ordinarily qualifies for some other bonus, this offer only adds 1x more). This offer should stack with the Current Amex Offer for 10%…

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Fly (semi) private on points or credits: JetBlue selling JetSuiteX seats

Yesterday, I saw that JetBlue is planning to sell seats on JetSuiteX flights. JetSuiteX is a semi-private carrier with a number of routes along the west coast. That headline made it sound as though JetBlue would be offering these flights in the future, but it goes on to note that JetBlue is already selling these seats online. Naturally, my next question was: Can you use points to fly in a semi-private jet? The answer is maybe, but not as…

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(EXPIRED) 30K Membership Rewards w/ new Yelp offer

When I was checking Amex Offers this morning, I noticed that American Express is out with a great new Amex Offer this morning for 30,000 Membership Rewards points when you spend $300 or more in one or more transactions for Yelp Ads. The Deal Spend $300 or more in one or more transactions with Yelp Ads, get 30,000 Membership Rewards points Key Terms Expires 4/9/18 Not valid on EAT24. Yelp Deals, Yelp Wi-Fi, or Yelp Reservations Not valid on gift cards Valid for…

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[Expired] First class mileage run: BA First from $1045 earns ~50K Alaska miles

God Save the Points is reporting an amazing airfare sale that was first posted on Flyertalk: British Airways first class (mixed with AA or LATAM Business) from London to Guayaquil, Ecuador from $1045 round trip! These flights include British Airways first class from London to New York or Miami and then either American or LATAM between the US and Ecuador. With the current Alaska bonuses on paid premium cabins with British Airways, this looks like a decent mileage run.…

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[EXPIRED] $40 back at Doubletree with new Amex Offer

There’s a new Amex Offer out that I found on a couple of cards good for $40 back after spending $200 or more at DoubleTree Hotels within the US and US Territories. The Deal Spend $200 or more at DoubleTree, get $40 back Key Terms Only valid at properties within the US and US Territories Excludes advance purchase rates Terms state you must book direct Valid through 12/31/17 Quick Thoughts This would stack with Hilton’s ongoing promotion for a lot of…

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(EXPIRED) Big Hertz / United 5K+ per rental offer returns [Targeted]

United and Hertz have brought back a popular promotion worth more than 5,000 United MileagePlus Miles per rental for those targeted. The Deal 1,500 bonus miles per mid-size or larger rental (available to everyone) 3,000 bonus miles with every rental through January 31, 2018 (targeted) Additional bonus based on Elite or Cardholder status (I’m a MileagePlus Explorer cardholder, so my offer is for an additional 750 miles — you may get up to 1,250 based on status The terms state…

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Ammo for the secret weapon: Up to 45K annually

This morning, Greg announced the addition of a new resource page: Starwood Transfers: Best, Rest, and the Secret Weapon. Spoiler alert! The Secret Weapon is Marriott and Beyond – which heralds the strength of SPG points with regard to booking Marriott stays and the strength of Marriott Rewards points when used towards Marriott Travel Packages. If you’re building towards either, you may be interested in the latest from Marriott’s social media team: the chance to…

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10K Membership Rewards, Free Hulu, more Amex Offers [Targeted]

A few new Amex Offers have come out over the past several days – some of which offer a lot of value (up to 10,000 Membership Rewards Points). Each of these appears targeted. Here is a sampling of a few I found today and over the past week that might be of interest: Amex Travel: Spend $500, get 10,000 Membership Rewards points Note: The terms state that this is valid for a prepaid hotel booking at AmexTravel,…

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