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Sony PlayStation 4 brand new for $260. Here’s how…

Sony PlayStation 4 $260

Let’s say your kid (or spouse?) has been begging for a PlayStation 4.  And now you’re ready to cave, but you really want to get the best possible price.  You could wait and hope for a great deal to appear on Black Friday, but then you would have to beat the crowds to get in on what would likely be a very small supply of discounted game consoles.  There’s no need to fight that battle.…

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Maximizing Amex Sync offers. Part 2: extreme savings

American Express regularly hosts terrific “Sync Offers” in which you get a statement credit after using an Amex card to spend a targeted amount at a participating merchant.  For example, one current offer is for Sony: spend $100, get $25 back.  You must register for these promotions in order to qualify. In the recent post “Maximizing Amex Sync offers. Part 1: sync multiple cards” I showed how to easily register all of your Amex cards…

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Free money and points from American Express and Sony

A reader named Colin passed this one along to me.  Until Feb 26, 2013, American Express is offering a $25 statement credit when you use a synced American Express card to spend $100 or more at Sony.com.  The trick to getting free money and points is to go through an online portal to Sony, buy a physical gift card, and then sell the card via a reseller. It’s possible to do this once for each…

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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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Is the Sony double dip dead?

In my post “Ultimate Rewards Mall September Edition” I noted that this month Sony is offering 10 points per dollar to Chase Ink cardholders for shopping through the Ultimate Rewards Mall.  In that post, I stated the following: Note that past experiments have shown that it is possible to double-dip here to get a total of 20X… Larry’s Question This morning, a reader named Larry posted the following comment: The ur link to sony.com now…

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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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Sony 30X success

Three weeks ago I wrote about my Sony gift card experiment in which I bought a Sony gift card through the Ultimate Rewards Mall and then used the gift card through the same mall with the hopes of earning 10X for each purchase.  To make things even more interesting, I used a Visa card that can be bought for 10X through the Ultimate Rewards Mall at Staples.com (if using a Chase Ink card).  In total,…

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Time is ticking on awesome Ultimate Rewards Mall deals

On May 1st, I published “Ultimate Rewards Mall Awesomeness!” where I showed a number of great deals in the Ultimate Rewards Mall.  This post is simply a reminder of those deals.  You only have a few days left.  Most of the deals are scheduled to end May 31st (this Thursday). Ink Bold If you log in with your Ink Bold account, you’ll find the following: Staples.com at 5X! If you want to get 10X for…

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Sony 30X only mostly dead

On May 9th, in the post “Experiment in progress: Sony 30X,” I described how I used a combination of techniques to attempt to earn 30 points per dollar from a Sony.com purchase.  I had hoped to report success by now, but I can’t.  Not a single bonus point has shown up in my account in the Ultimate Rewards Mall.  However, the experiment is not completely dead… Background As a reminder, the experiment went like this:…

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