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Have your eye on a transatlantic business-class United flight but don’t have the 57,500 miles required to pull the trigger? Well, it’s your lucky day — through MileagePlus Shopping you can fly to Europe with a flat-bed seat for the low low price of just 37 one-year subscriptions to Us Weekly magazine!

Earn 45 miles per dollar when you purchase magazines.
Earn 45 miles per dollar when you purchase magazines.

That’s right — you can currently earn 45 miles for every dollar you spend at If you don’t have a United co-brand card, such as the MileagePlus Explorer Visa, you’ll earn 40 points per dollar instead. This offer is available today, tomorrow and again on Friday (like the rest of us, it’s taking Thanksgiving off).

Earn even more miles when you spend a certain amount.
Earn even more miles when you spend a certain amount.

And, through the end of today, you’ll earn up to 6,000 additional miles when you reach certain thresholds. $1,250 is a TON to spend on magazines alone, but the MileagePlus Shopping site will tally your earnings from all merchants, making that bonus much easier to attain.

I’ve taken advantage of similar offers in the past, opting to purchase magazines for a local hospital — you can do the same by simply entering the mailing address for a hospital, nursing home or another business in need instead of having them shipped to yourself (unless you want the magazines, of course).

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

Even after the introduction of the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is still a fantastic choice if you want to avoid the Reserve’s $450 annual fee, earn 2x on all travel & dining and earn a 50,000 point sign up bonus.

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More Things to Know
  • Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • Named Best Credit Card for Flexible Travel Redemption - Kiplinger's Personal Finance, July 2016
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Earn 5,000 bonus points after you add the first authorized user and make a purchase in the first 3 months from account opening
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 50,000 points are worth $625 toward travel
  • No blackout dates or travel restrictions - as long as there's a seat on the flight, you can book it through Chase Ultimate Rewards
Intro APR on Purchases
Regular APR
16.49% - 23.49% Variable
Annual Fee
Introductory Annual Fee of $0 the first year, then $95
Balance Transfer Fee
Recommended Credit
Excellent Credit

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