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12% cash back at Apple today only [12/9/19]

Earlier today, we reported on several airline shopping portals offering increased mileage payouts on Apple purchases. If you’re more interested in money than miles, you may prefer shopping portal uPromise, which is offering 12% cash back on Apple purchases today only (with the same restrictions — see below). While my first reaction is that I’d gladly take 10x AA miles or 8x Alaska miles over 12% cash back, I’m sure there are plenty of people who would be happy…

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(EXPIRED) Earn 1,000s Of Bonus Miles With These Shopping Portal Bonuses

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A bunch of different shopping portals launched holiday bonuses a couple of days ago which are offering thousands of bonus miles when hitting spending thresholds. Most of these are airline portals, but the Upromise shopping portal is also offering a decent cash bonus that could be pretty easy to hit with a Visa gift card order. The Deals & Key Terms Alaska Airlines Spend $150 & earn 300 bonus miles. Spend $300 & earn 750…

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[Expired] 10% back at Etsy, Macy’s, many more w/ Upromise today

Upromise is running a 10% Tuesdays promotion for the next few weeks, with a selection of stores offering 10% back or more. This week’s stores include Etsy (stack with $10 back on $40 or more through the targeted Amex Offer), Macy’s, Petco (there’s a $5 or 500 points back on $25 offer), Dell Small Business, and more. There are some payouts a bit over 10%, including 11% at HP. The Deal Upromise is offering 10% back (or more) at select retailers each Tuesday until 12/19 Direct link…

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5X everywhere rises

UPDATE: Plink has been discontinued. UPDATE: Plink now limits rewards at Staples to 10 transactions per month. A long time ago, in a galaxy that was as yet unaware of Vanilla Reload cards, I posted “5X Everywhere!“.  In that post I explained that it was possible to buy $100 Visa gift cards at an office supply store online and recover the entire purchase fee through a cash back portal.  By paying with a credit card…

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Apple Savings and Points

So let’s say you finally gave in and agreed to buy your son or daughter a new computer before school starts.  Not only that, but let’s say they’ve convinced you that they absolutely need the expensive new Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display.  If this is you, then you’re probably wondering how to maximize points and savings on this deal.  Let’s see what we can do… Did you know you don’t have to buy Apple…

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Is Staples’ gift card gravy train coming to an end?

Staples has been an awesome option for buying gift cards online.  It has been possible to go through portals such as the Ultimate Rewards Mall or TopCashBack to earn extra points or cash.  And, when you use a credit card that offers extra points or cash for office supply purchases (such as the Ink Bold), you can do even better!  Last month, the Ultimate Rewards Mall offered 5 points per dollar for Ink Bold customers…

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5X Everywhere!

First, let me tell you what this post is not about.  It is not about the successful experiment lab assistant Jeff conducted recently.  He bought a $100 Visa gift card at Staples.com (for $105.95) after going through uPromise for 5% cash back.  The exciting news is that the experiment appears to have worked.  5% of his cost, $5.30, has posted as pending to his account!  This means that if you buy Visa gift cards this…

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