Category Archives: AMEX SimplyCash Plus

Southwest Fare Sale Starting at Just $39 One-Way

Book them before they’re gone!

Via Miles to Memories, you can book Southwest flights for just $39 one-way (that’s 1,657 Southwest points!).  But there are other more expensive routes that are still a great deal.  I found a one-way flight from Atlanta to Detroit for just $94 (or 5,341 Southwest points).

But you’ll need to book by March 2, 2017, for travel through June 14, 2017.  And certain routes have different different eligible travel dates.

Southwest Fare Sale Starting At Just 39 One Way

Southwest Is Making It Easier to Get Away This Spring

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Can You Earn More Than One Sign-Up Bonus With the Same AMEX Business Card?

A Million Mile Secrets reader emailed:

I was recently approved for a 2nd Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express.  My 1st card is for a different business.  Am I eligible to earn the sign-up bonus twice?

It’s possible, but very unlikely you’ll earn multiple sign-up bonuses with the same AMEX small business card.  Even if you apply using separate Employer Identification Numbers (EINs).

The general rule is AMEX restricts personal and small business card sign-up bonuses to once, per person, per lifetime.

And I spoke with an AMEX representative who confirmed sign-up bonuses are intended for new applicants only.

Multiple AMEX Starwood Card Sign Up Bonuses

Before Applying for the Same AMEX Small Business Card Again, Consider It’s Unlikely You’ll Get the Sign-Up Bonus Twice!

Instead of potentially not getting a sign-up bonus with the same AMEX card, I’ll share other ways to increase your points balances!

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Hot! One-Way Flights From Certain US Cities to Europe for $70!

Fare deal alert!

Via Pizza in Motion, you can fly one-way from cities like Miami and San Francisco, to spots in Europe like Berlin, London, and Frankfurt, from ~$70 one-way on WOW Air!

I found flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt for ~$70 on March 7, 2017.  This sale is valid for several days between January and early June 2017.

WOW Air Sale February 2017

Fly to Frankfurt, Germany, From San Francisco for ~$70 One-Way With This Sale From WOW Air

Here are the details.  And how to search for deals from your city!

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2 Days Only: JetBlue Fare Sale, One-Way Flights From $39

If you’re planning a getaway this spring, JetBlue is having a 2-day fare sale!  One-way flights cost as little as ~$39.  But you must book by tomorrow, February 15, 2017.

Travel dates are March 1, 2017, to May 24, 2017.  There are blackout dates depending on the destination.

US and international flights are included.  And when JetBlue paid fares drop, award ticket prices go down, too!

Most flights cost more than $39.  But you can find some very cheap deals, like New York (JFK) to Daytona Beach for ~$104.  Or Chicago to Fort Lauderdale for ~$59.

JetBlue Fare Sale February 2017

Escape the Cold Weather for Cheap With JetBlue’s 2-Day Fare Sale

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Hot! $447+ Round-Trip to Beijing From 5 Cities

Via The Points Guy, you can fly from 5 US cities to Beijing in coach starting at just $447 round-trip in coach!

I found flights from Boston to Beijing $484 on March 24, 2017.  This fare is valid for travel through April 2017.

Airfare Sale Beijing From 4 US Cities

While You’re in Beijing, Be Sure to Visit The Forbidden City to See Ancient Chinese Architecture

Here are the details.  And how to search for deals from your city!

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Last Chance to Change Your 3% Category With AMEX SimplyCash Plus

Have the AMEX SimplyCash Plus card?

Don’t forget, you only have until January 31, 2017, to switch your 3% cash back to a different category.  Depending on your spending habits, the category you choose can really have an impact on how much cash back you earn throughout the year!

If you like the category you chose for 2016, you don’t have to do anything.  It will stay the same as the previous year.

AMEX SimplyCash Categories

Choosing Shipping Expenses as the 3% Cash Back Category on Your AMEX SimplyCash Plus Card Could Make Sense If Your Small Business Spends a Lot on Shipping!

I’ll remind you of the 3% cash back categories you can choose from.  And help you decide which category is best for you!

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Earn Big Miles & Points With These 7 Quick Small Business Ideas

Folks with small business credit cards have lots of ways to earn miles & points thanks to many terrific bonus spending categories.

This is especially helpful for folks who are impacted by tougher credit card application rules, which limits the opportunity to earn new card sign-up bonuses.

So spending a lot in bonus categories is the next best way to increase your points balances!  And many bonus categories are common for small business owners, like advertising, office supplies, and shipping.

Earn Miles And Points With A Small Business

Spending for Your Small Business on Certain Credit Cards Is a Great Way to Earn Miles & Points, Especially in Bonus Categories!

Keep in mind, earning points with a small business takes time!

I’ll share a few quick small business ideas which can earn bonus miles & points!

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WOW! One-Way Flights West Coast to Europe for $69

Via One Mile at a Time, you can fly one-way from the West Coast to Copenhagen, Edinburgh, Oslo, Stockholm, and more on WOW Air for prices starting at $69!  And you can buy a round-trip starting at $157!

I found flights from Los Angeles to Copenhagen for $69 on April 4, 2017.  This fare is valid for several days between January and mid-April 2017.

WOW One Way Flights West Coast To Europe For 69

Visit Copenhagen, Denmark, for $157 Round-Trip!

Here are the details.  And how to search for deals from your city!

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Fare Sales! $20 One-Way With Frontier, $34 JetBlue, $39 Southwest

Fare deal alert!  Frontier Airlines, JetBlue, and Southwest have limited-time fare sales with flights starting at $20 one-way.

These sales include flights to warm destinations like Florida, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic.  Perfect for a quick winter getaway!

I found flights from Atlanta to Orlando departing January 10, 2017, and returning January 14, 2017, for ~$47 round-trip on Frontier Airlines.

And flights from Newark to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, leaving January 25, 2017, and returning January 31, 2017, for ~$361 round-trip.

You must book the Frontier Airlines sale fares by TODAY, January 4, 2017, the JetBlue sale fares by January 5, 2017, and the Southwest sale fares by January 26, 2017.  Plus, blackout dates apply to certain routes.

Fare Sales 20 One Way With Frontier 34 JetBlue 39 Southwest

Escape Winter With Cheap Flights to Tropical Destinations, Like the Dominican Republic!

Here are the details.  And how to search for deals from your city!

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Starts Today: Earn 5X in New Bonus Categories With These Cards

Update:   One or more card offers in this post are no longer available.  Check our Hot Deals for the latest offers.

New year, new 5% cash back bonus categories!

If you have a Chase Freedom, Discover it, Citi Dividend, or US Bank Cash+ card, don’t forget to activate these bonuses to earn more points and cash back on your everyday spending!

Starts Today Earn 5X In New Bonus Categories With These Cards

You Can Earn 5% Back in Many Bonus Categories Through March 31, 2017!

Here are this quarter’s categories.  And how to register!

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