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10X and 20X opportunities ending soon

This is a reminder that several big Ultimate Rewards opportunities end with the close of this month (Sunday): Sears 20X: Freedom cardholders If you have a Chase Freedom Visa or MasterCard, you can get 10 points per dollar at Sears this month by shopping through the Ultimate Rewards Mall.  With a simple double-dip trick, you can double your earnings.  See “Sears 20X” for details. Buy.com 20X: Ink cardholders If you have a Chase Ink Bold,…

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Buy.com 20X!

Sweet!  One of my September lab experiments has paid off handsomely.  I now have evidence that its possible to double dip at Buy.com for 20X!  Before I tell you how, lets take a quick look at what has gone before… In the post “Ultimate Rewards Mall September Edition,” I mentioned that Chase Ink cardholders can get 10X at Buy.com in the month of September through the Ultimate Rewards Mall.  I also mentioned that early in…

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Buy.com experiment success

Through the Ultimate Rewards Mall, Chase Ink cardholders can earn 10 points per dollar at Buy.com this month (see “Ultimate Rewards Mall September Edition”).  On September 2nd, I launched an experiment: Could I buy gift cards at Buy.com and receive 10 points per dollar? After logging into the Ultimate Rewards Mall with my Ink Bold account, I clicked through to Buy.com. There, I searched for gift cards and found a few good ones such as…

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September experiments in progress

In the recent post “Ultimate Rewards Mall September Edition” I highlighted some big bonus opportunities for the month of September in Chase’s Ultimate Rewards Mall.  For the Frequent Miler Laboratory, two opportunities warranted further research: Bloomingdale’s 10X for Sapphire cardholders and Buy.com 10X for Chase Ink cardholders: Bloomingdale’s double dip? With some merchants, you can double points earned by going through a shopping portal to buy a gift card, and then go through the portal…

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Ultimate Rewards Mall September Edition

Sears brings 10X to Freedom holders, but drops Ink and Sapphire to 4X.    Every month, the Ultimate Rewards Mall has new month-long specials. Last month, I wrote about the August specials in the post ““Ultimate Rewards Mall August Edition.” Today, I’ll show you how things look for September. As always, thanks goes to HikerT for updating his website that shows the Ultimate Rewards Mall payouts for different Chase cards. You can find his website…

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Evening News

Buy.Com Gift Cards A reader has reported success in getting 5 points per dollar by going through the Ultimate Rewards Mall to Buy.com to purchase merchant gift cards (Home Depot was his example).  They do charge a small shipping fee ($2.99 for the first card, $.99 for each subsequent card), but they also give you 1% back in the form of “Super Points” which can be used for future purchases.  Thanks for the tip Pete!…

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