Up to 20 miles per dollar and 20% off Macys!

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Check your inbox and SPAM folder for an email from AAdvantage eShopping Mall titled “Get an extra 500 miles! Hurry, offer ends soon”.  If you’ve been targeted for this offer, you can earn an extra 6.67 miles per dollar for $75 worth of spend through the AAdvantage eShopping Portal.  This offer is valid through November 10th 11:59 PM EST.

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Combine the above promotion with a short term bump in earnings at Macy’s.  The AAdvantage eShopping Portal is offering 9 miles per dollar through 11:59:59pm ET on 11/7/14 (Friday).

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When checking out, pay with either a Chase Freedom card or a Discover It card to get this quarters 5X department store bonus.  Or, pay with an Amex credit card that has the Macy’s “Offers for You” applied: Spend $100, get $15 back.

Check your Amex account to see if you have the above offer.  If so, make sure to add it to your account!

And, don’t forget to apply the 20% off coupon code shown above: VETS.

Add it up. Freedom/Discover scenario:

  • If you buy $93.75 worth of merchandise and apply the code VETS, the total should come to $75.
  • By shopping through the AAdvantage eShopping portal, you’ll earn 9 miles per dollar: 9 x $75 = 675 miles.
  • If you were targeted for the 500 mile bonus, you’ll earn that too.
  • If you pay with a card offering 5X this quarter at department stores, you’ll earn another 5X = 375 points.
  • Total miles (+ points) earned: 1550
  • Total miles per dollar: 1550 / $75 = 20.7

Add it up. Amex Offers scenario:

  • If you buy $125 worth of merchandise and apply the code VETS, the total should come to $100.
  • By shopping through the AAdvantage eShopping portal, you’ll earn 9 miles per dollar: 9 x $100 = 900 miles.
  • If you were targeted for the 500 mile bonus, you’ll earn that too.
  • If you pay with an Amex card that has the Macy’s spend $100, get $15 back offer, you’ll get $15 back as a statement credit.  You should also earn 85 points or miles with you Amex card (assuming it is one that earns rewards).
  • Total miles (+ points) earned: 1485
  • Total miles per dollar: 1485 / $85 = 17.5

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