ICYMI: Biz class flights under $1k, SkyMiles flash sale and more

Dec 8, 2019

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Deal alert: Nonstop business-class flights to South America have dropped to $917 round-trip

If South America is on your early 2020 bucket list, flights from New York-JFK to Rio de Janeiro (GIG) and Guayaquil (GYE) are $1,394 on Google Flights. But if you really want to score, the right travel rewards credit card will save you hundreds.

Round-trip, business-class award tickets to Spain for 68,000 points

Our Midwest readers can score award space for two travelers from Chicago-O’Hare (ORD) to Madrid (MAD) and back in early 2020. Round-trip, business-class award tickets on Iberia’s nonstop flight are only 68,000 credit card points.

Sign up now to get 80,000 bonus points through the IHG Rewards Premier Card

You can get an 80,000-point sign-up bonus for spending $2,000 in the first three months after opening your new card. By combining the card’s fourth-night free perk with IHG’s PointBreaks promotion, you could get up to 21 free nights at IHG hotels with this one sign up bonus alone.

Amex cardholders can save up to 10% on their next Etihad flight

Etihad Airways is offering American Express cardholders the chance to save on their next flights up to 10%.

(Photo by Javier Rodriguez / The Points Guy)
(Photo by Javier Rodriguez / The Points Guy)

Buy IHG points with up to a best-ever 100% bonus

IHG Rewards members can purchase points with up to a 100% bonus, through Dec. 30, 2019.

Flights to London starting at 16k SkyMiles round-trip

Flights from around the U.S., including (Los Angeles), Ft. Lauderdale (FLL), New York (JFK) and Dallas (DFW) to London (LHR) starting at only 16,000 SkyMiles in Main Cabin.

Photo by Viktoriya Dikareva / Getty Images.
Photo by Viktoriya Dikareva / Getty Images.

Get $40 back after spending $200 on Alaska with newest Amex Offer

You may want to check your Amex Offers because a new offer from Alaska Airlines can net you some huge savings.

Featured image courtesy of Christian Kramer / The Points Guy

American Express® Green Card

WELCOME OFFER: 30,000 Points


CARD HIGHLIGHTS: up to $100 annual CLEAR statement credit, up to $100 annual LoungeBuddy statement credit, 3x points on travel and transit, 3x points on restaurants worldwide

*Bonus value is an estimated value calculated by TPG and not the card issuer. View our latest valuations here.

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  • Earn 30,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $2,000 on purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months.
  • Earn 3X Membership Rewards® points on all eligible travel, from subway swipes and window seats to hotel stays and city tours.
  • Earn 3X Membership Rewards® points at restaurants worldwide.
  • Receive up to $100 per year in statement credits when you use the American Express® Green Card to pay for your CLEAR® membership at select airports and stadiums across the U.S. and Permissible Biometric Scanning Technology terms: eye scanning, irises scanning and fingerprints scanning.
  • Use the American Express® Green Card to purchase lounge access through LoungeBuddy to any of the lounges in the LoungeBuddy network – no memberships, elite statuses, or first class tickets required. Earn up to $100 in statement credits per calendar year on your LoungeBuddy purchases.
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  • $150 Annual Fee.
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