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1. Earn 50,000 United Airlines Miles With a Targeted Card Offer
Link: Chase United Airlines Card 50,000 Mile Offer (Log-in Required)
If you see the offer, you’ll earn 50,000 United Airlines miles when you spend $1,000 on purchases in the 1st 3 months of account opening.
You’ll also get a $50 statement credit after your 1st purchase. And you can add an authorized user to earn 5,000 bonus United Airlines miles after they make a purchase within the 1st 3 months.
I checked my account and only got the regular offer to earn 30,000 United Airlines miles after meeting the minimum spending requirements. But if you’re targeted, this is a terrific way to earn lots of United Airlines miles. It’s worth trying!
2. Earn 2,500 Bonus Southwest Points (Targeted)
Check your email! There’s a targeted offer to earn 2,500 bonus Southwest points when you spend at least $5,000 on the Chase Southwest Premier or Chase Southwest Plus card February 1, 2016, through March 31, 2016.
The 2,500 bonus points will NOT count toward the Southwest Companion Pass. But the $5,000 you spend on purchases will. And in total, you’ll earn at least 7,500 Southwest points.
That’s worth ~$107 to ~$128 toward award flights on Southwest. And nearly twice that for folks with the Southwest Companion Pass. Let me know if you got the offer!
3. Free TripIt Pro for Some Barclaycard Arrival Plus Cardmembers
Last year, Barclaycard made changes to the Barclaycard Arrival Plus card. One of them was discontinuing free TripIt Pro subscriptions for cardholders. But some folks report receiving an email for an extra year of TripIt Pro to make up for it.
If you got the email, you must enroll by February 28, 2016, to take advantage of the offer.
And remember, you can earn 40,000 Barclaycard Arrival miles (worth ~$420 toward travel purchases of $100+) when you sign-up for the Barclaycard Arrival Plus and spend $3,000 within the 1st 90 days of opening your account.
4. Get up to 8% Cash Back When You Book Travel
- Accor Hotels – 8% cash back
- Choice Hotels – 8% cash back
- Expedia – up to 8% cash back
- Hotels.com – up to 7% cash back
- Marriott – up to 7% cash back
This is an easy way to get a discount on purchases you were going to make anyway, especially if you have travel coming up!
Shopping portals are an easy way to earn bonus miles, points, or cash back. I recommend checking a portal tracker like Cashback Monitor to make sure you’re always getting the highest return on your purchases.
Let me know if you received or redeemed any of today’s offers!
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