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1. 10% Off Hyatt eGift Cards
You can get 10% off Hyatt eGift cards.
Save 10% on Your Next Hyatt Stay With Hyatt eGift Cards
Use promotion code “GPGIFT14″ when ordering Hyatt eGift cards.
And you can save an additional ~5% when you use an American Express Business OPEN card:
However, Hyatt eGift cards can only be used in the US, Canada, and Caribbean.
2. Save Money in Paris With UberPOOL and Spotify
The new Chase Freedom bonus spending categories for the 1st quarter of 2015 are out!
From January 1, 2015, through March 31, 2015, you’ll get 5 Chase Ultimate Rewards points (5% cash back) per $1 you spend in special categories. The limit is $1,500 in combined purchases, so you can get a total of $75 back at:
- Grocery stores (excluding Walmart and Target)
- Movie Theaters
Chase Freedom: Increased Bonus, New Categories for 2015
If you don’t have the Freedom card yet, now is a great time because the sign-up bonus has been doubled to 20,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points ($200) for a limited time.
And because Chase has changed their rules, you can get the bonus again even if you’ve had the card in the past. I’ll explain!
Have you ever booked a hotel room and realized later that you could have gotten a better price elsewhere?
Did you know that most major hotel chains guarantee that you’ll find the lowest price for a room on their website? And if you find a lower rate somewhere else, they’ll match or beat the price (and sometimes give you other goodies, like a free night!).
Most Hotel Chains Guarantee They’ve Got the Best Price
I’ll be writing about each chain in depth individually, but for now, here’s a summary of the major chains’ Best Rate Guarantee policies.
Via PointChaser, you can get Hyatt Diamond status without the Hyatt Diamond Challenge.
Having Hyatt Diamond Status Means You Can Use a Diamond Suite Upgrades at Hyatt Hotels, Like the Hyatt at the Bellevue in Philadelphia
By completing 25 stays at Category 1 Hyatt hotels using Points + Cash, you can earn Hyatt Diamond status for 62,500 Hyatt points and $1,250. This will give you perks such as free breakfast and internet.