$10 Free on Amazon (Targeted)

Just under the wire for Christmas, you may now be able to get $10 off a purchase of at least $10 on Amazon.com when you link a credit card from a participating loyalty program—including Membership Rewards, Ultimate Rewards and ThankYou Rewards—and use a minimum of 1 point and the promo code SWP10HOL for the purchase. This targeted offer may or may not work…

Guide to Maximizing Points and Miles for Baby Purchases

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here:  American Express EveryDay Credit Card, American Express EveryDay Preferred Credit Card I often stress the importance to award travelers of earning points or miles on every dollar spent, and since having kids isn’t known for being cheap, today TPG Contributor (and new father) Nick Ewen offers his strategies…

Amazon Payments – Send and Receive Money with a Credit Card

Today TPG Contributor Jason Steele offers insights into using Amazon Payments, a program for sending and receiving payments online with the option of using a credit card. Perhaps you’ve heard of Amazon Payments from Amazon.com, the retailing giant’s web-based payments platform. Amazon recently issued a high profile announcement that it would offer a smartphone integrated with Amazon Payments to allow…

Reminder: Posting a Travel Story to the Barclaycard Arrival Travel Community Earns You Miles

Last summer, Barclaycard launched an online travel community designed to allow Arrival cardholders to earn bonus miles for sharing their travel stories, photos and advice with other users. Non-cardholders were also invited participate though their miles aren’t as valuable as those earned by cardholders since they cannot be redeemed for travel purchase statement credits. However, both cardholders and non-cardholders…

How Can I Spend The $200 Airline Reimbursement From The Amex Platinum Card Before It Expires At The End Of The Year?

Many people have reported being targeted for the 100,000 point offer for The Platinum Card from American Express through the CardMatch Tool. Be sure to check for yourself to see what offers are available to you (there is no credit check)! Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – The…

Barclaycard Enhances Its Travel Community Rewards With The Option To Use Points On Amazon

Earlier this year, Barclaycard launched an online travel community where their Arrival cardholders can earn miles for sharing their stories, photos and advice with other users, and at the time, they said that the community would be open to non-cardholders as well, who could earn points redeemable for travel and other expenses, but details at…