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25% transfer bonus from Membership Rewards to Flying Blue

American Expres is currently 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 6/15/18 Key Terms Expires 6/15/18 Must transfer in increments of 1,000…

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Transfer Amex Membership Rewards To Flying Blue With 25% Bonus

Flying Blue Membership Rewards bonus

American Express is offering another bonus when transferring Membership Rewards points. This time you can earn 25% bonus miles when transferring your points to your Air France KLM Flying Blue account. The Deal Transfer Membership Rewards points to Flying Blue and get a 25% bonus. Key Terms Expires June 15, 2018. Once you have transferred Membership Rewards points, they become subject to the Terms and Conditions of Flying Blue and cannot be transferred back to…

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Buy miles via Amex Membership Rewards

In general I don’t recommend purchasing airline miles, even at a discount, but if you have an immediate need for miles for a high value award, it can make sense. If you have an Amex Membership Rewards card, you can buy miles indirectly at a cost of only 2.5 cents per mile (or less when transfer bonuses are in effect). The best airline programs for these indirect mileage purchases, in my opinion, are: …

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Holy availability! Transcon flat beds in Delta business for 18K points; Hawaii cheap, too

Delta Diamond

  Update: This appears to be dead as availability suddenly changed from daily to nearly nonexistent and rates have increased to 35K or more on dates with availability. With the 30% bonus on transfers from Membership Rewards to Virgin Atlantic that we posted about earlier and the return of the ability to search and book Delta with Virgin Atlantic miles online that Greg re-discovered today, we’ve been taking a closer look at Virgin Atlantic redemption options. Lucky at One…

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[Expired] 25K Membership Rewards with $1K cruise booking [Targeted]

There’s a great new Amex Offer out for 25,000 Membership Rewards points with a $1,000 or more cruise booking with Crystal Cruises. The Deal Spend $1,000+ on Crystal Cruises, get 25,000 Membership Rewards points Key Terms Expires 11/27/17 Note from the terms: Offer valid for reservations booked directly via, phone at 1-888-722-0021 and travel agent only between 9/27/2017 and 11/27/2017. Excludes onboard purchases and services (including spa), Bon Voyage gift order, shore excursions, transportation to and from the ship, transactions…

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[EXPIRED] 5.5x on groceries, 4x on gas & more extra point offers [Targeted]

Amex has been adding offers to earn an extra 1x Membership Rewards points at a variety of stores through the end of this year. We have previously written about the full list of merchants at which you can earn an extra Membership Rewards point per dollar on top of whatever you would normally earn (See: More Amex 2X Merchants) and how to add those to your Blue Business Plus (See: Get Amex Offers on Blue Business…

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What is Membership Rewards First? Are good things coming?

Membership Rewards First

If you’ve recently signed up for the new Blue Business Plus Amex card, and you have a Platinum or Centurion card, you probably received a notice telling you that since you already have at least one eligible card enrolled in the Membership Rewards First program, they have automatically enrolled your new card in that program “as a special thank you.” When I first saw this, I thought the memo was about the ability to transfer…

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20K+ Membership Rewards points with new Amex Offers

There are a couple of great new targeted Amex Offers out in the wild that can add up to a lot of points — with one offer alone worth 20,000 Membership Rewards points and another targeted Amazon offer for 2,000 Membership Rewards points on $50+ in purchases. Four offers follow: The Offer Spend $50 or more, get 2,000 Membership Rewards points Key Terms Enrollment from 6/1/17 to 12/31/17 Offer not valid for Amazon Local, Amazon Mechanical Turk, Amazon Web Services,…

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Membership Rewards Questions Answered

Following my post “Ultimate Rewards Questions Answered,” I figured that it would be helpful to do the same with Amex Membership Rewards questions and answers.  Here’s what you need to know… Membership Rewards Credit and Charge Cards American Express offers a huge lineup of cards that offer Membership Rewards points for spend.  Many are charge cards (in which the balance must be paid in full each month) and others are credit cards. American Express limits…

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