Saving $1,000 Thanks to Wyndham Rewards

I’m kind of crushing on Wyndham Rewards more and more these days since their flat 15,000 points per award night rewards system is simple, their award availability is good, their Go Fast cash + points award options can be really useful, and their new promo makes it possible to earn a totally free night in just two paid stays. The promo is absolutely mattress run worthy if you live somewhere with cheap Wyndham properties and think you will redeem your points in…

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Easy Starbucks Promo: Get $20 Starbucks Credit for Just $10

Update: This promo hit maximum use and has now ended. Congrats to those who got in! Right now you can instantly turn a $10 online Starbucks e-gift card purchase into a $20 Starbucks e-gift card by just checking out using Visa Checkout! This is as simple and straight-forward of a Starbucks promo as you can get. To take advantage of this offer head here, purchase a $10 Starbucks e-gift card and you should see a $20 value given in exchange for…

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Lots of Additional United Flights to Ski Towns Loaded

United has recently beefed up their winter flight offerings to ski-towns in the Western United States, so if you don’t yet have your award (or paid) flights booked for your family’s winter ski trip, today is a good day to check availability. Some of the flights are offered year-round, but many of the flights to smaller ski towns such as Telluride, Jackson Hole, Steamboat Springs, Idaho Falls, Glacier Park and Big Sky operate only from late December to late March.…

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Inside the Park Hyatt New York Studio King Suite

Outside of the Hyatt Residence Club properties, the Park Hyatt New York is one of only two top tier Category 7 Hyatt properties in the entire United States. Heck, there are only seven Category 7 non-Residence Club Hyatt properties open in the entire world, all of which are under the Park Hyatt brand. These are the top of the top, most expensive, and most luxurious Hyatts out there. Most of them would never be realistically attainable with cash for me…

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Two Walmart Promos: $20 Statement Credit or Earn 10x Points!

I absolutely love it when I can save money or earn extra points on some of life’s necessities since that makes it all that much easier to have wiggle room for some of life’s more fun things…like travel! A penny saved is a penny earned or something like that… Right now there are two different promotions going on for online Walmart purchases that can help you save on some necessities like groceries and school supplies. One is open to anyone with a Chase…

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New Promo: Hyatt Credit Card Can Save You $20 at Whole Foods!

The Hyatt Credit Card is a very interesting rewards credit card in that I have it, I love it, I plan to keep it, but I hardly ever use it for charges. You can earn Hyatt points faster with Chase Ultimate Reward cards and then transfer those points into your Hyatt account than you can earn them with the Hyatt card itself. However, it has just a $75 annual fee, awards a Category 1-4 anniversary night each year that is…

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Final Day to Apply for JetBlue Status Match or Challenge

Elite status matches and trials have unlocked some seriously cool perks and experiences for me, so I highly recommend taking advantage of them when you get the chance. Today is the last day to sign-up for the JetBlue elite status match and challenge that will allow you to very easily get TrueBlue Mosaic elite status if you have qualifying status with another major US carrier.Those who can show valid status with an eligible loyalty program will qualify for TrueBlue Mosaic status for the remainder of 2017…

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Save $10 Off a $50 Panera Gift Card + Earn 5x Points!

I eat way more Panera than my wallet probably wishes that I did, but at least it is a restaurant where it is pretty easy to maximize the rewards and sometimes even score gift cards at a discount. If you are also a fan of their muffins, salads, soups, and more (try the watermelon feta salad!), then know that right now you can get a $50 Panera e-gift card for $40 from Staples.com and potentially earn 5x points in the…

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A Summer of Adventure, Travel, and Growth

Our daughters start back to school this week, so it is a logical time to look back at the way we chose to spend this summer. But in truth, that isn’t the full reason why I am doing a mental review of how we did giving our daughters three months worth of memories and experiences. With the events going on in our own country as we speak, I can’t help but wonder how many of the 20-something year olds we see…

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3,000 Bonus United Miles for $28 in Spending When Joining United Dining

One of the ways I periodically earn airline miles is via the various airline dining programs. All you have to do to use the dining programs is sign up, link your credit card number, and then eat out as normal to potentially earn bonus miles every time you visit a participating restaurant with your registered credit card. I don’t earn as many miles this way as I used to since the restaurants I seem to frequent seem to less frequently be program participants than…

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