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Save Money and Earn Extra Points on Vacation With Groupon and LivingSocial

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We all like to save money on vacation, and I’ve written about using sites like to get deals (and earn extra points) when dining out at home and away.

Another trick Emily and I like to use is checking Groupon and LivingSocial for deals on food, activities, and attractions when we travel.  It can be hit-and-miss, but sometimes you can get great discounts!

And the best part is, if you go through a shopping portal 1st, you can earn extra miles and points on an already good deal.  I’ll show you how!

Save Money And Earn Extra Points On Vacation With Groupon And LivingSocial

Save Money and Earn Extra Miles and Points on Vacation With Groupon and LivingSocial

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Virgin America & Frontier Airlines Sales End Tomorrow

You can save 20% on Virgin America flights or fly for as little as $39 1-way on Frontier Airlines.  But both sales end October 14, 2014, at midnight!

Virgin America And Frontier Airlines Sales End Tomorrow

You Can Save on Flights to Florida This Winter With These Sales

I’ll tell you about the restrictions!

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Which Has Better Discounts, AMEX OPEN or Visa SavingsEdge?

Beyond the sign-up bonuses for the Ink Plus card (70,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points) and AMEX SimplyCash ($250), both cards give you access to business savings programs.

Ink Plus gets you discounts with Visa SavingsEdge while AMEX SimplyCash entitles you to save at the merchants participating in AMEX OPEN.

But which is better for your situation?

Which Has Better Discounts AMEX OPEN Or Visa SavingsEdge

You Could Save ~$45 With AMEX OPEN on a 4 Night Business Trip at the Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh International Airport

Here’s a look at where you can earn points for travel or save money with each program.

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Save $10 to $40 on Your Next Uber Ride With AMEX Offers

You can save $10 off your next Uber ride by December 31, 2014!

Uber is a car service that allows you to arrange and pay for rides on your smartphone.  I’ve had good experiences with Uber.

I like being able to see a fare quote online and paying with my credit card through the app to earn points.

And with this deal, you can use your American Express card with Uber to save $10!

Note: If you’re new to Uber you can sign-up with my link to save another $30 off your 1st ride!

Save 10 On Your Next Uber Ride With AMEX Offers

Save $10 Off Your Next $10+ Ride With Uber Using Your AMEX Card!

Here’s how to get the $10 Uber credit, possibly multiple times!

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Ever Bought a Red Bull? You Could Get $10 in Free Cash

You could get $10 because Red Bull was recently involved in a class action lawsuit You can apply for compensation if you purchased a Red Bull product between January 1, 2002, and October 3, 2014.  I know this isn’t strictly miles and points related, but who doesn’t like $10?

Ever Bought A Red Bull You Could Get 10 In Free Cash

Claim Your $10 in Less Than a Minute!

I’ll show you how to claim your cash!

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