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Amazing Last Minute JetBlue Fares from NYC To St. Maarten, Costa Rica and Ft. Myers; New High-Five Promo

January 28, 2013

JetBlue is discounting flights from New York City this week up to 80%  as part of a marketing campaign called Flight Week. Every day they’ll announce three cities that are up to 80% off the base fare for limited, last minute dates of travel. Today’s options are: St. Maarten, Ft. Myers and Liberia, Costa Rica. […]

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Amazing Deal Alert: JFK to Istanbul Business Class Roundtrip on Delta for $1,288 Total Roundtrip!

January 25, 2013

I love Istanbul almost as much as I love a super cheap business class airfare, so I got pretty excited when I saw business class fares from JFK to Istanbul on Delta for only $1,288 total roundtrip for travel this spring/summer! You need to stay for at least 10 days – so this fare isn’t […]

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Amazing Deal Alert: 75,000 Points for Amex Business Rewards Gold

January 22, 2013

Update: The current offer for the American Express Business Gold Rewards Card is 50,000 points after $5,000 in spend during the first 3 months. Amex periodically runs 75,000-point limited time offers for the Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN using Bonus ID A3P6 prior to termination of this offer, but in no event later than […]

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Amazing Deal Alert: American Express Platinum 100K Sign-Up Bonus

January 7, 2013

Update: The offer mentioned below for the Platinum Card from American Express has expired. View the current offer here.  American Express has an offer for a 100K sign-up bonus. You’ll receive 100,000 Membership Rewards points when you spend $3,000 in your first 3 months of Card membership. Before you take advantage of this offer, the terms […]

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Amazing Deal Alert: $9 per Night at the Aloft Denver

December 1, 2012

The Aloft Denver is currently offering rooms on December 23rd and December 30th for only $9 per night, so with tax it comes to $10.16 total. For those that need an extra stay or two to re-qualify for their Starwood elite status, this is a fantastic deal! Those were the only two dates it seems that […]

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Amazing Fare Alert: NY/LA/Miami to Buenos Aires & Santiago from $339 Total Roundtrip!

November 25, 2012

Per The Flight Deal, TAM airlines has some incredible fares to Buenos Aires (via Sao Paulo) in March- June of 2013 from as low as $339 total roundtrip from multiple US cities: Miami to Santiago, Chile $337 (March 6-11 sample dates): $337 total roundtrip Miami to Buenos Aires (March 14-17 sample dates): $339 total roundtrip […]

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Happy Amex Small Business Saturday! Rack Up the Free $25 Statement Credits

November 24, 2012

Today is the day we’ve all been waiting for: American Express Small Business Saturday. I’ve written about it a couple times, will keep this short- basically register every single one of your Amex cards- including additional cardholders on your Amex issued cards (Bluebird, Corporate, prepaid and gift cards are ineligible, unfortunately) here and then spend […]

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Earning 5x Points on Everyday Spend With Visa and Amex Prepaid Cards

November 8, 2012

Update: You can no longer purchase Vanilla Reload cards using a credit card and Vanilla Reloads are no longer available in Office Depot. There’s currently a shortage of Vanilla reloadable cards on the market- many TPG readers are reporting their Office Depots are either sold out or no longer offering the card.  This is causing […]

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Can You Take Advantage of Bluebird and Vanilla Without an Ink Card?

November 7, 2012

Update: You can no longer purchase Vanilla Reload cards using a credit card and Vanilla Reloads are no longer available in Office Depot. The resounding answer is YES. I’ve been getting an incredible amount of email questions about the Bluebird/Vanilla deal and whether it’s mandatory to have an Ink card, so let me explain why […]

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My Permanent Bluebird Card Is Active… and the Points Are Flying!

November 5, 2012

Update: You can no longer purchase Vanilla Reload cards using a credit card and Vanilla Reloads are no longer available in Office Depot. As I mentioned in my original post about the huge potential of the American Express Bluebird card, you need to wait until you get a permanent card in the mail before you can […]

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Amazing Deal: American Airlines Double Elite Qualifying Miles Promo Nov 1- Dec 31!

November 2, 2012

Color me shocked, but American Airlines just announced a double elite qualifying mile promotion for travel November 1, 2012 thru December 31, 2012. Additionally, you receive double AAdvantage (regular) miles for travel between November 16 and 26, 2012. To register for the promotion, click here, login and enter promo code AATHX. I have to say, […]

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Maximizing American Express Bluebird to Earn Miles and Points: FAQ

November 1, 2012

Update: You can no longer purchase Vanilla Reload cards using a credit card and Vanilla Reloads are no longer available in Office Depot. Last week, I wrote about the new Bluebird card from American Express and Walmart. A lot of other bloggers have written about it and its a hot topic in the forums, so I […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Alitalia Now Honoring Japanese Promo Code For Most

October 24, 2012

There was a lot of excitement this past Saturday with Alitalia’s Japanese promo code that took $315 off any Alitalia flight. However, the next day they unilaterally cancelled all tickets much to the dismay of dealseekers (myself included). The legality of this decision is still debatable as it was complex being that they are an Italian company, […]

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Amazing Deal Alert: 75,000 Amex Points with Business Gold Rewards One Day Promo – Expired

October 24, 2012

Update: The offer mentioned below for the Platinum Card from American Express has expired. View the current offer here.  Update: The current offer for the American Express Business Gold Rewards Card is 50,000 points after $5,000 in spend during the first 3 months. Offer expired October 24, 2012. Today only, American Express is offering a 75,000-point bonus Membership Rewards […]

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Amazing Deal Alert: $315 Off All Alitalia Flights With Japanese Promo Code PROMOJP

October 20, 2012

Earlier this morning I posted about a 25% off coupon for Alitalia flights that brings the price of many flights down to great deal territory. Well several TPG readers have reported success using Alitalia’s Japanese promotion to take off 25,000 Yen (~$315) off any Alitalia flight- making some cheaper flights free. The promotion must be booked […]

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Great Deal: First Class Between JFK and San Francisco for $437 Each Way on American

October 11, 2012

American Airlines is offering pretty amazing first class fares between JFK and San Francisco and vice versa – as low as $437 each way. These fares are only offered on the 763 aircraft, which is a two-cabin plane and features the airline’s standard angled business class seats. I checked United and Delta and they don’t […]

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Amazing Deal: 100% Bonus on Shared US Airways Miles

October 1, 2012

US Airways is known as the official liquidator of cheap Star Alliance miles and they are back at it again with a 100% bonus on shared miles now through October 31, 2012. Unlike some past promotions, this one isn’t targeted and there is no need to register as you will receive the 100% Bonus Miles automatically when […]

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Amazing Deal Alert: 75,000 Points for Amex Business Gold Rewards Card – Expired

September 12, 2012

Update: The current offer for the American Express Business Gold Rewards Card is 50,000 points after $5,000 in spend during the first 3 months. Offer expired on September 12, 2012: Amex periodically runs 75,000 “one day only” offers for the Business Gold Rewards card and today, September 12, 2012 looks like one of them! Limited-Time Offer: Get 75,000 […]

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Amazing Deal Alert: US Airways Miles for as Little as .8 Cents Each With Dividend Miles Multiplier

August 30, 2012

Like many airlines, US Airways offers flyers a “Miles Multiplier” that allows you to purchase extra miles for a fee. Normally the Multiplier allows you to purchase extra miles for as low as 1.2 cents a piece (which is an amazing deal in itself) and now through September 12, the airline is offering a 50% […]

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Amazing Deal Alert – 75,000 Points For Amex Business Gold TODAY ONLY

August 8, 2012

Update: The offer mentioned below for the Platinum Card from American Express has expired. View the current offer here.  Update: View the current offer for the American Express Business Gold Rewards Card here. Update: The bonus is now 25,000 points for the Starwood Amex business and personal cards, 10,000 points after first purchase and 15,000 after $5,000 spend within the first 6 […]

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Amazing Deal Alert: Delta Fares Between Pittsburgh & Los Angeles & San Francisco for $137 Total Roundtrip!

July 17, 2012

Update: Deal is dead Delta loaded some unbelievably low fares between Pittsburgh and San Francisco and Los Angeles from $137 total roundtrip! You can route through JFK and Atlanta to maximize your miles and originate on the west coast or in Pittsburgh. I priced out a Pittsburgh-JFK-San Francisco-Atlanta- Pittsburgh for $139 total- an amazing deal […]

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How to Best Handle Getting in on an “Amazing” Deal

July 16, 2012

Yesterday we saw one of the most exciting deals I’ve ever seen in the mileage world – 8 miles to fly roundtrip in first class to Asia using United miles. Before long a frenzy ensued as many of us booked away with Asia on our minds. However, this “deal” is far from over. While some […]

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Amazing Deal Alert: United First Class Asia Awards for Four Miles

July 15, 2012

United’s booking site currently is booking awards to/from some Asian cities for only 4 or 8 miles total. I was able to book a one-way standard award for 4 miles at 130pm EST so this is still active. I was having a hard time with US to HKG awards and China awards as well, but play around […]

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Amazing Deal Alert: 10,500+ Airline Miles for $32 With Netflix Subscriptions

June 29, 2012

Netflix is aggressively seeking new customers and currently has sign-up bonuses with the four major US airline frequent flyer programs .The great thing about signing up for Netflix is that you don’t need to enter much information at all – pretty much just an email address and a credit card. What this allows you to […]

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