News You Can Use – Save on Uber Car Rides This Winter, Save 20% on Amtrak, & More!

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1.   Save on Uber Car Rides This Winter

You can save on Uber rates this winter in 48 of Uber’s newest cities like:

  • Atlanta
  • Dallas
  • Denver
  • Miami
  • San Diego

If you haven’t signed up for Uber, you can save an additional $20 when you use my link.

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Save on Rides With Uber This Winter

2.   Save 20% on Amtrak


Via The Forward Cabin, you can save 20% on Amtrak 1-way coach tickets when you book by January 31, 2015.

You can travel from February 2, 2015, through March 31, 2015.

But there are some restrictions:

  • Blackout dates of February 13, 2015, to February 16, 2015
  • Must purchase your ticket 7 days in advance
  • Non-refundable and no changes permitted

And the 20% discount is only valid on these trains:

  • Auto Train
  • Capitol Limited
  • Carolinian
  • City of New Orleans
  • Coast Starlight
  • Crescent
  • Palmetto
  • Silver Star
  • Silver Meteor
  • Southwest Chief
  • Sunset Limited
  • Texas Eagle
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Ride the Train and Save 20%

Here’s my review of the Amtrak program.

3.   Buy 3, Get 1 Free With Amtrak

Via The Forward Cabin, you get 1 free round-trip after taking 3 round-trips on Amtrak Acela and Amtrak Northeast Regional through February 28, 2015.

Your free round-trip is valid for travel July 1, 2015, through August 31, 2015.  Blackout dates are July 2, 2015, to July 3, 2015, and July 5, 2015.

But you have to spend $90 per 1-way on Acela and $52 per 1-way on Northeast Regional.

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Free Round-trip When You Take 3 by February 28, 2015

Not familiar with Amtrak?  Read my Amtrak review.

4.   30% Bonus on Purchased Amtrak Points

Via Deals We Like, you get a 30% bonus when you buy Amtrak points by February 16, 2015 (sign-in required).

You can buy up to 10,000 Amtrak points a year.  So you can buy the maximum and get 13,000 Amtrak points (10,000 purchased Amtrak points + 3,000 Amtrak point bonus) for $275.

For folks who regularly travel on Amtrak this could be worth it.  But you can NOT combine buying points with the 20% discount sale.

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30% Bonus When You Buy Amtrak Points by February 16, 2015

5.   3,000 British Airways Avios Points With RocketMiles

Via Frequent Flyer Bonuses UK, you can get 3,000 British Airways Avios poitns when you join RocketMiles and make your 1st booking by June 30, 2015.

Your stay has to be completed by December 31, 2015.

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3,000 Bonus British Airways Avios Points When You Make Your 1st RocketMiles Booking by June 30, 2015

6.   $10 From Serve (Targeted)

Via Points With a Crew, you can get a $10 account credit with Serve when you create and fund $150 into a Reserve account by March 31, 2015.

Note:   This is a targeted offer so check your email.

You can transfer the money from your Reserve account back to your Serve available balance.  But it doesn’t say how long you have to keep the money in your Reserve account first.

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Create and Transfer $150 Into a Serve Reserve Account and Get a $10 Serve Account Credit

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One response to “News You Can Use – Save on Uber Car Rides This Winter, Save 20% on Amtrak, & More!

  1. Thanks for the link back! One correction is that I have seen that it is not actually targeted – even if you didn’t get the email you are eligible. I cannot confirm that (because I did get that email) but it might be worth checking into