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The easy miles you can earn by adding one simple step to your online shopping process are changing super quickly these days, and I’m committed to keeping you in the loop as possible. Here is a round-up of some of the current portal bonuses, plus some temporarily increased payouts in the portals. Remember that all of this stacks, so if you needed a $175 in purchase from Macy’s you could go through the Southwest portal to earn 8x (1,400 points) on the purchase + 300 bonus points for spending $175 in the portal + 5x points if you paid with the Chase Freedom since it is giving 5x (875 points) at department stores this quarter. That means the $175 Macy’s online holiday purchase could net you 2,575 points that you otherwise would have left on the table if you didn’t use a little bit of strategy.
Earn 250 Bonus Miles for Every $150 in Purchases, Up to 1,250 Bonus Miles (this offer may vary account to account, I’m not 100% sure)
350 bonus miles for a cumulative $175-$349 in purchases
700 bonus miles for a cumulative amount of $350-$524 in purchases
1,050 bonus miles for a cumulative amount of $525 in purchases
J Crew 6x
Crate & Barrel 4x
From November 3 – November 21, 2014, earn up to 2,100 bonus Alaska Airlines miles via the Mileage Plan Shopping portal.
700 bonus miles for $100 in cumulative purchases
1,400 bonus miles for $200 in cumulative purchases
2,100 bonus miles for $300 in cumulative purchases
Bliss World 6x
Disney Store 4x
Leap Frog 4x
Sunglass Hut 6x
From November 1, 2014 at 12:01 AM – November 23, 2014 you can receive a one-time bonus of up to 1,200 bonus Rapid Reward points in addition to the standard points earned from Rapid Rewards Shopping. Bonus points will be issued based on cumulative spending:
300 bonus points for $175 in cumulative purchases
600 bonus points for $350 in cumulative purchases
900 bonus points for $525 in cumulative purchases
1,200 bonus points for $700 or more in cumulative purchases
Best Buy 3x
Game Stop 4x
Neiman Marcus 8x
- Spend $175 earn 750 bonus miles
- Spend $350, earn 1,500 bonus miles
- Spend $525, earn 2,250 bonus miles.
Bed, Bath, and Beyond 3x