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Earn 6x Miles (or more) at Apple.com – Today Only!

One store where it is notoriously hard to rack up large numbers of miles even though the purchase prices are often pretty high is Apple. Apple is often at just 1 – 2 miles per dollar when other retailers can sometimes go in the 10 – 15 miles per dollar range via the various airline shopping sites. However, the mileage earning totals do spike at Apple.com on rare occasion, and today is one of those occasions, so get to ordering…

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Earn Thousands of Bonus Miles With Last Minute Shopping Bonuses

We are entering the home stretch when online retailers compete for your final holiday dollars as some holiday shipping deadlines approach. This is good news for fans of airline miles, as the major airline shopping portals pretty much all have a last minute shopping bonus available this week on top of all the regular miles you can earn. Here’s a rundown of what is available from each site. Remember, you can earn a maximum of one bonus from each shopping…

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Hacking Holiday Shopping to Spread More Good

One of my favorite things about the holidays is when people use it as an opportunity to give back. Of course, we all know that giving back shouldn’t be a seasonal activity as need lives on around the year, but we all get busy and sometimes need a reminder to look up and do something for someone else. The ‘season of giving’ can serve as that cue. Luckily for us in this hobby, we can give even more effectively than…

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Spend $100 Via PayPal Get a $10 Reward (Targeted)

I know targeted promos are a waste of time to cover for those not targeted, but they are also easy to miss in the age of cluttered inboxes, so apologies in advance if this doesn’t apply to you. A targeted promo I ran across in my own cluttered inbox today awards a $10 PayPal reward with a $100+ eligible PayPal transaction. This targeted promo will award you a $10 PayPal reward to your PayPal account that can be used from…

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Earn 1,500 Bonus American Miles for Last Minute Shopping

Happy December! If you thought time was flying in the last few weeks, just wait as things will really speed up now that December has arrived. If one of the things still on your December to-do list involves online shopping, then know that I fully expect the various airline shopping portals to launch some “last minute” mileage bonuses in the coming days. In fact, the first one of these bonuses is already live over at AAdvantage eShopping via their “Last Minute…

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Credit Cards We Are Using Now to Earn Bonus Miles

I’ve been writing a bit more recently about actually using our miles and points rather than on how we are earning them. However, since our wallet strategies are always evolving, I thought I would run through the rewards credit cards are using the most right now, why we are using them, and how many points per dollar they are adding to our balances. I don’t always have the absolutely most rewarding card out there for every single type of purchase,…

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Stack New Amex Offers With Cyber Monday Savings

Happy Cyber Monday! Actually, is that even still a thing since most holiday shopping is now done online all the time? Regardless, there are some discounts out there today, so if you are making purchases for yourself or others, then don’t forget about stacking those savings with relevant Amex Offers. I noticed some new Amex Offers on our various Amex cards today, so even though every card has access to their own unique list offers, I’ll share some of the…

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Save Big on Gift Cards at Costco

One of the mysteries of the universe that I have never truly understood was the intense devotion that some (many?) have to Costco and even the Costco co-branded credit card. I mean, I’ve been to Costco, I’m fine with Costco, but I’ve never been one of the oh-my-god-yes-pull-over-there’s-a-Costco folks. However, right now we are shopping for a (shockingly expensive) new swing set/play area thing and many people recommended checking with Costco after we suffered from sticker shock at Rainbow, so we…

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New Black Friday Deals at Amazon.com!

I have a post up on some of my favorite non-travel Black Friday deals here, but since Amazon has released a number of their own new Black Friday deals today, here is a post specifically for Amazon-related offers. If you find a good one not mentioned, please feel free to let me know in the comments and I’ll try to get it added! Save up to 20% on Retailer Gift Cards at Amazon.com You gotta move on this one ASAP, but…

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Mommy Points Favorite Black Friday Deals

While watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade this morning I knocked out some of our holiday shopping online, and I thought I would share with you some of my favorite Black Friday deals that I came across outside of the travel world that are available now. Of course, with almost all of these offers, you can still stack these savings with going through an airline shopping portal to earn miles and also use an Amex Offer if you happen to have…

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