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Dec 07

Five Predictions for 2017

With 2017 right around the corner, it’s time to speculate on what will happen in the next year. Here are some items to look forward to (or not look forward to): There will be a dramatic change in the way you redeem for awards: Here’s the big one, and you’re not going to like it. For …

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Dec 01

Get A Rebate on Every Hotel Room. And Other Stuff. Seriously.

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(Today’s post is a bit longer than usual but could get you some extra miles or cash. I hope you find it useful.) I’m trying to encourage people to shop locally for the holidays, but sometimes, that’s impossible. Online shopping, or shopping at a “big-box” retailer, is frequently more convenient and offers better variety. If …

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Nov 28

Cyber Monday Sale: Club Carlson, JetBlue

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No doubt your inbox is getting pounded by all kinds of Cyber Monday deals and offers. Here are a couple that might get overlooked. Club Carlson: 15-30% off Let’s start with Club Carlson, the little program that could. Club Carlson, owner of the  Country Inn & Suites and Radisson hotel chain (among others), offers bonuses …

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Nov 27

500 Free United Miles from MyPoints

Welcome back, and I hope that everyone had a happy and safe Thanksgiving. MyPoints And United I love free points, no matter how I get them or who they are for. In this case, they are United miles from MyPoints, an online shopping site. Simply sign up for the site and they will give you …

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Nov 22

Southwest Airlines Offering Big Points for Hotel Bookings

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I’ve often felt that hotel points are undervalued. Everyone knows what frequent flyer miles are, but fewer people use hotel points to pay for their stay. Having said that, if all you want is miles, there are a few different ways to do it. Some hotel programs offer you miles instead of points. That’s okay, …

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Nov 05

Up to 5,000 Bonus American Miles for Online Shopping

Planning on buying presents online for the holidays? Then you might as well get some extra American miles for doing so. Up to 5,000 Bonus Miles It’s easy. Do your shopping through the bonus link and earn up to 5,000 bonus miles (in other words, on top of the ones that you already earn for …

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Oct 31

Hilton HHonors: 1,250 Bonus Points at E-Rewards

Must be survey week in mileage land. Last week, I discussed earning bonus points with United at Opinion Miles Club. This week, my survey email was for 1,250 Hilton HHonors points at E-Rewards. You’ll get the points when you sign up and complete the brief survey. E-Rewards Of all the various “survey for miles” sites, …

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Oct 28

Surveys for United Miles with Opinion Miles Club

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Doing surveys for miles is fun and easy. Well, it’s easy, anyway, but small chunks of miles can add up to big numbers. Some half-hearted work on e-Rewards, for instance has gotten me 7,000 points year to date. Had I really focused on it, it probably could have been double that number. That may not sound …

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Oct 25

“Previous Bookings Do Not Qualify for The Promotion”

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JetBlue put out a very interesting promotion yesterday, offering bonuses on its new Boston – LaGuardia flights. It has a “1-2-3” structure, which you’ll see below. What makes it particularly intriguing is that fares are starting at $34 on a one-way basis. The Promotion Fly between Boston and LaGuardia during the promotional period and they’ll …

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Oct 24

Bonus Miles to Australia or New Zealand

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The Crocodile Dundee obsession may have died out two decades ago (three decades?), but American is announcing a new promotion to Australia, anyway. And, just for good measure, they’re throwing in New Zealand. Up to 50,000 Bonus Miles American is offering a promotion that we see frequently: bonus miles to a particular destination during what …

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