News You Can Use – 5,000 United Miles for Dining, Starwood Promo Begins, Save at Petco & Carrabba’s, 30% Bonus on Transfers to Virgin Atlantic

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1.   5,000 United Airlines Bonus Miles

Via View From the Wing, through July 1, 2016, new members of MileagePlus Dining can earn up to 5,000 United Airlines bonus miles.  You’ll also get automatic VIP status, so you’ll earn 5 United Airlines miles per $1 instead of three. 

News You Can Use 5,000 United Miles For Dining Starwood Promo Begins Save At Petco Carrabbas 30 Bonus On Transfers To Virgin Atlantic

Earning Bonus Miles for Eating a Delicious Meal Is a Terrific Way to Double-Dip

You’ll also get:

  • 2,000 bonus United Airlines miles on your first restaurant purchase of $25 or more
  • 1,000 bonus United Airlines miles for every $100 spent at any participating restaurant after that, up to 3,000 miles

MileagePlus Dining is part of Rewards Network and when you use your registered card at participating restaurants, you’ll earn miles.  Here’s how to make the most of the Rewards Network program.

2.   Starwood Triple Up Promotion Now Open

Link:   Starwood Triple Up Promotion

Link:   Starwood Triple Up Participating Hotels

You can now register for Starwood’s Triple Up promotion!  Earn bonus Starwood points when you stay at participating hotels 2 or more consecutive nights May 9, 2016, through July 31, 2016.

You’ll earn:

You will NOT earn bonus points on stays booked through third-party sites (like Orbitz).

Register even if you don’t have a stay planned, because it only takes a few minutes!

3.   New AMEX Offers For Petco & Carrabba’s

Via Miles to Memories, you’ll get a one-time $25 statement credit for spending $75+ online at Petco by June, 6, 2016, when you use your registered AMEX card.

My cat Joelle will be happy. 🙂

And through May 31, 2016, you’ll get $10 statement credit with a $25+ purchase at Carrabba’s after registering.  

Here’s how to register your AMEX card and how to add AMEX offers to multiple cards.

AMEX Offers are fun and useful discounts that come with most AMEX cards like the new SimplyCash® Plus Business Credit Card from American Express, Premier Rewards Gold Card from American Express, and the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express.

4.   30% Bonus on AMEX Transfers to Virgin Atlantic

View From the Wing let us know that AMEX Membership Rewards is offering a 30% bonus on transfers to Virgin Atlantic through May 31, 2016.

AMEX Membership Rewards points must be transferred in increments of 1,000.  So for every 1,000 AMEX Membership Rewards points you transfer, you’ll get 1,300 Virgin Atlantic miles.

You might consider using Virgin Atlantic miles for flights on Hawaiian Airlines.

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2 responses to “News You Can Use – 5,000 United Miles for Dining, Starwood Promo Begins, Save at Petco & Carrabba’s, 30% Bonus on Transfers to Virgin Atlantic

  1. Do NOT go to the Rewards Network site to register. They will use your email address to bombard you with unsolicited emails that do not contain an option to unsubscribe.

  2. I don’t think I’ve ever seen anything about churning rewardsnetwork dining programs.
    I’m thinking this might make sense. They all seem to have periodic enrollment bonuses.
    We don’t eat out that often so I don’t see us using their network more than 12 times a year to get to 5 points per dollar. I’m wondering if there are any restrictions on cancelling and signing up new. ???