Quadruple-Dip with Points, Miles, & Discounts at Restaurants

I love dining out, and I love it even more when it helps pad my loyalty accounts. Today, TPG Contributor Nick Ewen explains how to combine strategies and earn travel rewards up, down, and sideways for every dollar you spend at restaurants. I often tell friends and family that my award travel addiction hobby is like extreme…

Maximizing Computer Purchases: Points, Bonuses, & More

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here: Ink Plus Today TPG Contributor Nick Ewen offers suggestions for how to get the most out return from a new computer purchase, including how to find the best price, maximize rewards, and protect your investment.  This week, students and teachers across their country are begrudgingly…

Maximizing Points and Miles on Cyber Monday Purchases

Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – The Enhanced Business Gold Rewards Card from American Express OPEN, Capital One Venture Card While tons of stores, airlines and hotels offered fantastic deals starting on Black Friday, today is Cyber Monday, which means there are all kinds of fantastic discounts, rebates…

Earning Points With American Express Gift Card Purchases, Plus Free Shipping Promo Codes and Cashback

Buying gift cards is a great way to meet your minimum spend requirements, as well as to keep earning points beyond sign-up bonuses. It just takes a little advance planning to figure out what you’re going to buy at what merchant so you can get the gift card first then use that to pay off…

Meeting Credit Card Spend: Free Shipping, No Service Fees and 1.6% Cashback on Gift Cards

I’m asked all the time, “How am I supposed to hit the spend requirements on my credit card?” There are a lot of ways to generate credit card spend for every day activities, but most of the big spend items like paying rent and taxes come with fees that can negate the value of the…

Sunday Reader Email Question: Can I Get Points for Booking Corporate Travel?

TPG reader Adam writes: “My girlfriend recently got a job as a receptionist. She’ll be doing all of the travel booking for the company … however, individuals will be using their corporate credit cards to book. Are there any rewards programs (hotel, air, or AmEx) that allow assistants to make points for choosing that hotel/air program…