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August 19, 2014

Deal Blitz: Hyatt Fall 2014 Promo (up to 50k bonus points) *Targeted*

Hyatt Gold Passport has announced a Fall 2014 promo that seems to be targeted, if you’re eligible you should receive an email:

The Deal:

For every 5 nights, you’ll get a one-time bonus, up to a max of 50,000 points –if you stay all 20 nights. If you’re able to max out the promotion and earn the full 50k points that’ll be enough for almost 2 nights at the Park Hyatt Maldives (pictured at the top). Here’s the earning chart:

How to Get It: You can attempt to register here: Hyatt Fall 2014 Promo no later than November 30 Book at least 5 nights at Hyatt hotels between September 1 and November 30 An extra 5,000, 10,000, [...]
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August 15, 2014

Blitz Deal: Starting at $548 Roundtrip: San Francisco / San Diego / Portland / Seattle / Las Vegas – Hong Kong

As reported by the The Flight Deal, there are some seriously cheap fares out there from the West Coast –> Hong Kong over the next few months.

The Deal

Book flights from the West Coast, US to Hong Kong for as low as $548 from August 31 to October 25, 2014:

San Diego-SAN: $548 Las Vegas-LAS: $562 Seattle-SEA: $657 Portland-PDX: $567 Sacramento-SMF: $742 San Francisco-SFO: $548 — this is one of the few non-stops

While the tickets are technically issued by Malaysia Airlines, there’s no need to worry because all of the flights are code-shared and operated by Cathay Pacific.

Most of the flights are operated by their Boeing [...]

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July 17, 2014

Blitz Deal: Charlotte to Hawaii for $518, availability through June 2015

Hurry and book now for some awesome fares to Hawaii! The Fare Deal Alert is reporting that Delta has dropped their prices by 40% to 53% off to fly to Hawaii!

The Deal

Fly from Charlotte-CLT to Kauai, Hawaii-LIH for $517.90 from now until June 2015.


How to Get It

Head to Search for flights from Charlotte-CLT to Kauai-LIH Play around with the calendar to select your desired dates: From Google Flights you can click to book on Delta directly Booking through will allow you to cancel within 24 hours for free

Don’t Forget!

Book fast! These fares could [...]
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March 10, 2014

MT – Good Deal Alert: New York JFK – Milan MXP $438 Roundtrip on Emirates and Alitalia in March – April

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By The Points Guy

Economy tickets from the US to Europe tend to hover around the $800-$1,100 mark, but right now, there’s a decent airfare deal to Europe this spring where you can score tickets on either Emirates [...]

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December 12, 2013

Blitz Deal: Earn 4x American Express Points at MGM Resorts Las Vegas

I just received this in the mail from AMEX:

The Deal:

Get an additional 4x the points per dollar spent at all MGM Resort in Las Vegas between Nov 25, 2013 and Feb 27, 2014. Offer valid at the following resorts: Bellagio, Aria Resort & Casino, Vdara, Mandarin Oriental, The Mirage, Luxor, Mandalay Bay, THEhotel at Mandalay Bay, MGM Grand Las Vegas, The Signature at MGM Grand, Monte Carlo Hotel, Excalibur, New York New York, Circus Circus.


How to Get It: Technically the T&Cs state that this is a targeted offer and that you “must be the named recipient of this invitation,” but I suggest that anyone can try to get in on it. To [...]
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July 16, 2013

Deal Blitz: now a partner in Chase Ultimate Rewards Mall

The Deal

There’s nothing better than double (or even triple!) dipping when it comes to earning miles and points — and credit card shopping portals can help out a ton when it comes to finding good opportunities.

Now, I’m not sure if this is news or not, but it’s definitely news to me: is now a partner in the Chase Ultimate Rewards Mall at a current rate of 3x! This means that if you have the Chase Sapphire Preferred (like McCown and I), you’re getting the following for every $ of spent through the portal:

2.14x normal (2x on travel + 7% annual dividend standard with Chase Sapphire [...]

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June 29, 2013

Deal Blitz Alert: 8,000 Bonus Hyatt Gold Passport Points

Hyatt has just announced a promo – not sure if it’s targeted or if everyone can opt in:

The Deal

For every 1 night, you’ll get 2,000 Hyatt points, up to a max of 8,000 (4 nights worth).

How to Get It

The more I research it, it does look like this is a targeted offer since I got an email saying “You are registered to earn 2,000 bonus points for each of your next four eligible stays….” So I would recommend emailing, reference the offer and ask if you can participate. Wait on confirmation (and please report back with your results!) Book at least 1 night at Hyatt hotels between now and September [...]
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June 27, 2013

Deal Blitz Alert: Marriott Rewards Unexpected Bonus 2013

Don’t miss out on Marriott’s awesome promo “Marriott Rewards Unexpected Bonus 2013”:

The Deal

For every two stays, you’ll get one free night in a Category 1 – 5 hotel (improvement over normal Category 4 maximum). You can earn a max of 2 free nights, so just 4 hotel stays will get you there.

How to Get It

Register here: Marriott Rewards Promo Center by July 31, 2013 Book at least 2 stays at Marriotts between now and September 2, 2013 A free night certificate will post to your account within 1 – 2 business days of the 2nd stay

Don’t forget: 

The deal requires 2 paid “stays” for a free [...]
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May 17, 2013

Deal Blitz Alert: 35% Transfer Bonus from AMEX to British Airways Avios

American Express Membership Rewards has an ongoing special that will give you a 35% bonus on miles transferred from AMEX into British Airways Avios points. 

This has been the first transfer bonus between AMEX and BA in many months, so I’d suggest everyone jumps on it before it ends on June 7th.


The bonus is hardcoded in the transfer rate

As a reminder, British Airways Avios are distance-based award:

And, you can book on member airlines such as American Airlines, Air Berlin, Iberia, Cathay Pacific, LAN…

We’ll have a series of quick posts on [...]

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April 10, 2013

Free $50 in Ticketmaster/Live Nation Cash with Starwood stays

What You Get:

1. Starwood just announced a month-long promotion for April 2013 that allows you to earn a $50 Ticketmaster/Live Nation Concert Cash (gift certificates) for every 3-nights you stay at Starwood properties now through May 5th.

Be aware that generally these Concert Cash vouchers cannot be used at all Ticketmaster venues, only select Live Nation venues. The list of participating venues is here: You can earn an UNLIMITED number of these over the promotion period. Although it will be difficult to earn more than 30 nights / 3 nights per voucher = 10 vouchers during the promotion. The nights do not [...]
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