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Leak: Chase may end Ultimate Rewards pooling

Over the past year, there have been rumblings / rumors / fears that Chase might someday limit the ability to combine Ultimate Rewards from one account with another (see this post at Doctor of Credit from July 2017, where he covers surveys that included a number of options that would limit the ability to transfer between cards or limit the value of transfers between cards). At the moment, it is possible to combine your points…

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(EXPIRED) 1,000 Ultimate Rewards points w/ 5 purchases via Apple Pay

Chase is out with a targeted promotion on some cards today for an easy 1,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points: make 5 purchases and pay with Apple Pay to get 1,000 points. The Deal Make 5 purchases via Apple Pay between April 1st and April 30th, 2018 and get a bonus 1,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points Key Terms Must make purchases between April 1 – April 30, 2018 Allow up to 8 weeks after making purchases for bonus points to post to your account. Quick…

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Fly business class to Africa for 50,000 miles round-trip (DC to Senegal)

UPDATE: Virgin Atlantic’s system is now able to see DSS airport and the award is bookable once again! Fly South African Airways Business Class to Africa for 50,000 miles: I can get you from the US to Africa in business class for 50,000 miles round-trip. Yep, it’s true. I don’t blame you for not believing me, as Africa is typically one of the most expensive continents to visit with miles. But today, I’m going to…

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[Expired] Wow! Flights to New Zealand from $378 RT!

Update: This one appears dead now. Great deal for those who were able to act fast. United and Air New Zealand are running a fantastic sale on flights to Auckland, New Zealand from tons of US Cities – including smaller markets. I haven’t searched all dates and routes, but I’ve found prices from the West Coast starting at $378 round trip and from New York starting at $583 round trip. Those are great prices to and from New Zealand. Availability & examples…

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[Expired] Up to 15x Ultimate Rewards at Macy’s today

This morning’s Portal Alerts showed Macy’s has increased to 10x through a couple of shopping portals. Clicking through to CashBackMonitor.com, we can see that Macys.com is offering 10x Ultimate Rewards points: The fourth quarter bonus category for Chase Freedom cards includes department stores, meaning you should be able to earn an additional 5x on top of the portal payout (on up to $1500 in total 4th quarter bonus category spend) for a total of 15x. Interestingly, my Ink Plus account…

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New Flying Blue Promo Awards for fall travel

Air France / KLM Flying Blue has recently released their new “promo awards” for the month of July. To take advantage of the special pricing on these awards, you would need to book by July 31st for travel in September and October. As a reminder, Flying Blue is a transfer partner of Amex Membership Rewards, Chase Ultimate Rewards, and Citi Thank you points, making it very easy to put together the points for one of these awards.…

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Singapore KrisFlyer: 6 things I love and 3 things I don’t

Many, if not most, US-based flyers are focused on the airline loyalty programs of major North American carriers. There are plenty of sweet spots to be had when using American, Delta, or United miles, and I love programs like Southwest Rapid Rewards / Alaska Mileage Plan / JetBlue TruBlue as well. But getting to know some of the foreign frequent flyer programs can really help you extract max value from your points. There are many sweet…

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Spending those amassed Chase Ultimate Rewards

This morning, Greg shared some great ways of Amassing Chase Ultimate Rewards, reviewing the various signup bonuses and category bonuses you can utilize to build up a healthy stash of Chase Ultimate Rewards. There are tons of ways to use those points. From great transfer partners like Singapore Airlines and Korean Airlines to the use of the Chase Ultimate Rewards travel portal, there are many ways to redeem your points for memorable moments. Tonight, I thought…

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