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United Shopping Portal Bonus 07.20.20

Shopping Portal Bonuses: Earn Up To $100 Cashback / 2,500 Miles (Upromise, Alaska, United,...

Update 7/27/20: The American Airlines shopping portal is offering a similar deal now too - details have been added below. h/t Doctor of Credit ~ Several shopping portals are offering bonuses over the course of the...

Traveling with six & credit cards for four: a Card Talk intervention

Frequent Miler's Card Talk is a new bi-weekly series in which Nick and I meet with a reader to do a credit card intervention.  What credit cards should you get and which should you...

The new true (temporary) value of Southwest points, diminished by COVID-19 and CARES

A couple of years ago, Greg wrote a post called The new true value of Southwest points. How to get up to 1.9 cents per point in value. I was re-examining that post in...

Southwest Offering 2x Rapid Rewards On All Flights By 8/31 (Registration Required)

Southwest has launched a new promotion which is offering double Rapid Rewards points on all flights taken by August 31, 2020. Registration is required for this offer, so be sure to do that before...

Southwest updating Companion Pass and elite status counters

We posted a few weeks ago about how Southwest is handling 2020 Companion Pass and elite status qualification by essentially adding some qualifying points (not redeemable points, just imaginary points that get you closer...
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COVID enhanced options for manufacturing elite status

In an effort to keep loyal customers loyal through the COVID crisis, most travel loyalty programs are extending current elite status levels an extra year.  Additionally, many have made changes this year to make...

Southwest extends status & companion pass, will let some vouchers convert to points

Literally while Greg and I were live and answering a viewer who asked "What gives?" with Southwest not having announced an extension on the Companion Pass and elite status, Southwest was busy doing just...

Southwest extending travel funds to June 2021

Southwest has finally announced how they are handling expiring travel funds in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and it is as good as could be expected: if you have unused travel funds that have...

(EXPIRED) $20 off $250 in Southwest Gift Cards from Giant Eagle online

Supermarket Giant Eagle is offering $20 off when you buy $250 in Southwest Airlines gift cards through 2/26/20. While this 8% discount isn't the best deal on Southwest gift cards (we occasionally see them on sale for...

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