Citi AAdvantage Reduced Mileage Awards = Roundtrip for 17,500 Miles or One-way Awards for 8,750 Miles!

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In my mind this is one of the most under-rated credit card perks available. Reduced mileage awards are offered to those who hold one of the Citi AAvantage card. The only AAdvantage card not eligible is the AAdvantage Bronze card (at least that I am aware of). Citi AAdvantage Reduced Mileage Awards allow card holders … Read the Full Post

15% Off Flights With Frontier Airlines for Tax Day!

15 percent off for tax day from frontier airlines

Frontier Airlines is running a tax day special offering a 15% discount on domestic fares. You can take advantage of this offer by booking flights between now and 11:59 PM EST on Thursday April 17th for travel anytime through June 12th, 2014. Friday and Sunday travel are blacked out. This promotion is stack-able with other … Read the Full Post

Free Gold Status With Club Carlson

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Club Carlson is running a promotion for free Gold Elite Status. This offer was targeted to American Express cardmembers in Europe however there are reports that it will work for anyone enrolling with an European address. If you can find a European address to use just for the initial enrollment…… Once you enroll you can … Read the Full Post

Earn 1% Cashback Buying Visa Gift Cards from For a Limited Time Through TopCashBack!

1 percent back on visa gift cards from giftcardmall through topcashback

Update: It looks like TopCashBack has reneged on this deal as it now only shows 0.75% through Easter.  Those of you who play the manufactured spending game are probably familiar with If you are not, GCM is a gift card store that sells Visa gift cards which can be purchased using a credit card to … Read the Full Post

Get a $20 Visa Prepaid Card When You Purchase $300 or More in Visa Gift Cards This Week

buy 300 or more of visa gift cards and get a 20 visa prepaid card at staples

Staples is running another gift card promotion that should allow you to earn some miles and actually turn a small profit as well. When you buy $300 or more in Visa Gift Cards you will receive a $20 Visa Gift Card via Staples easy rebate.   The largest denomination Visa cards that I have seen … Read the Full Post

Get Free Admirals Club Access for American Express Platinum Members in April Compliments of Citi

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As of March 22, 2014 American Express Platinum cards no longer offer access to American Airlines or US Airways lounges. This change was made as a result of Citi’s exclusive agreement inked last year with American Airlines. As a result the Citi Executive AAdvantage card is now the only credit card to come with a … Read the Full Post

2 Days Left to Get 5% Cashback on Hyatt Hotels from TopCashBack

5 percent cashback on hyatt stays via topcashback

You have two days left to get in on the 5% cash back deal from TopCashBack on completed Hyatt stays. TopCashBack has been running a special on Hyatt stays which normally earn a 3% rebate but right now you can earn 5%. If you planned on making any Hyatt reservations in the near future, you … Read the Full Post

Puerto Rico Trip Review: Just My Boys and I – Part 1 – Planning Our Trip

Sun Bay Vieques Puerto Rico

Yes, I took my oldest two boys to the Caribbean and yes, we left my wife behind… Ok, so now I sound like an awful husband for not taking my wife. But before you start thinking I went crazy or have a death wish let me explain. Believe it or not, this trip was actually … Read the Full Post

IHG Rewards Club 2014 Award Category Changes Effective April 15th, 2014

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Finally there is some good news to report from a loyalty program! With all the devaluations going on in the points world it is nice to see a program announce a change that is actually positive and not just spinning it as positive changes like AA and US Airways just did. IHG has sent out … Read the Full Post

No Notice for Huge Changes From American Starts a Social Media Firestorm

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This morning American Airlines and US Airways made sweeping changes to their respective loyalty programs but only announced a few of the changes spun as positive changes in their press releases. However they made many other negative changes that appear to have been intentionally omitted from the announcement resulting in an outpouring of customer wrath … Read the Full Post