September Shopping Portal Payouts

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Happy September 1st – a new month means that it is time for an update on shopping portal payouts!  Payouts don’t all change on the 1st, but some do go up or down with each new month.  Doing your online shopping via a shopping portal is an insanely easy way to really rack up the miles for purchases you were going to make anyway.

The numbers below show how many extra points or miles you will earn for your purchase.  For example, if you buy something for $100 from a portal that says it is paying out at that retailer for 12x then you will get 1200 extra miles or points for that purchase on top of the ones that you earn for using a credit card.  Some portals even have extra bonuses on top of that!  It can take a purchase that would have only earned a handful of points on the credit card to one that earns a significant number thanks to using an online portal.

You can often stack coupon codes, free shipping, or in-store pick-up on top of shopping through a portal, but that isn’t always the case.  I recommend getting the best deal possible for an item first, and then worry about the miles and points second.  Usually you can do both at the same time.

I will cover many of the top shopping portals, but my personal favorite is generally the Chase Ultimate Rewards portal.  In case you aren’t overly familiar with how the Chase Ultimate Rewards shopping portal works, then head to this post for detailed instructions.  While the Ultimate Rewards portal doesn’t always have the best payout (or the most retailers), they do seem to have some of the better customer service when something goes wrong with the points posting, so keep that in mind.

To access the Ultimate Rewards card you must have a card that earns Ultimate Rewards such as the Ink Plus® Business Card, Chase Freedom Visa, or Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card.

Ultimate Rewards:

Kohl’s 10x (this stacks with the third quarter 5x bonus category on the Chase Freedom for a total of 15x on that card up to the $1,500 quarterly limit!)

Staples 3x (this stacks with the 5x office supply store bonus category on the Ink Plus or Ink Bold for a total of 8x on that card)

Advance Auto Parts 5x

Anthropologie 7x

Gap or Gap Kids 3x

Bluefly 5x

Brookstone 6x

crocs.com 5x

Dell Home 3x

Home Depot 4x

Famous Footwear 10x

Holiday Inn 3x

Neiman Marcus 6x

J. Crew 5x

Kmart 5x

JCPenney 5x

Macys 4x

Pacific Sunwear 5x

Old Navy 4x

Pottery Barn 3x

Petsmart 5x

Sears 5x

ProActiv 30x

Shoes.com 10x

Target 2x

Toms Shoes 5x

Walgreens 4x

Walmart 1x

Apple 1x

Marriott 2x

United MileagePlus Shopping:

For some of the MileagePlus payouts you must have a United co-branded credit card and be logged in to your account.

Those shown below are at the current rates until 9/2 only.

AG Jeans 9x

Anthropologie 12x

Sephora 12x

Shoes.com 21x

Walgreens 9x

AAdvantage Shopping:

Magazines.com 30x (through 9/7)

Under Armour 12x (through 9/7)

123inkjets.com 24x

Lands End 4x (through 9/4)

British Airways E-Store

Fossil 8x

Aeropostale 4x

J. Crew 4x

Danskin 4x

Diapers.com 1x

Shoebuy 12x

US Airways Dividend Miles Storefront:

Sears 6x
Southwest Rapid Rewards 

123inkjets.com 20x

Sears 4x

GoDaddy 4x

My M&Ms 4x

Carters 2x
Have fun earning miles and points while doing shopping that you were going to have to do anyway.  If you have any extra tips or find any great payouts, I’d love to hear them!
Disclaimer: I do receive commission if you are approved for some of the credit cards mentioned in this post.  As always, your support is very much appreciated.

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