Category Archives: Travel Tips

10 Fun Ways to Get the $30 AMEX Credit on Small Business Saturday

You can get a $10 AMEX credit (up to $30 per card) on Small Business Saturday, November 29, 2014.

10 Fun Ways To Get The 30 AMEX Credit On Small Business Saturday

Where Will You Be Shopping on Small Business Saturday?

But you have to use a registered AMEX card at a participating small business.

Here are some ways to have fun (or be charitable!) with your $10 credits!

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Ends Today: Get Almost Free Appliances by Stacking Discounts!

By stacking discounts and cash back with my Chase Freedom card, I was able to get 25 appliances and 2,250 Chase Ultimate Rewards points for a final cost of ~$33.

If you’d like to do the same (with the Freedom or another cash back card), this deal ends November 28, 2014, so you’ll have to act quickly.

Ends Soon Get Almost Free Appliances By Stacking Discounts

Get Small Appliances and Lots of Points From Kohl’s for Almost Free!

I’ll show you how to do the deal!

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News You Can Use – 10,000 Spirit Airlines Miles, 20% Off Hyatt, and More!

1.   10,000 Spirit Airlines Miles

Via Mommy Points, you can get up to 10,000 Spirit Airlines miles when you combine the following 3 promotions.

10,000 Spirit Airlines miles can get you a 2 round-trip off-peak award tickets for flights of 1,249 miles 1-way or less.  So you and your partner could fly from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale for 10,000 Spirit Airlines miles round-trip.

You have to pay for carry-on bags, checked bags, assigned seats, and water, but a free flight could be worth it to some folks.  Although it’s not worth it to me! Continue reading

8 Airlines With Free Wi-Fi for Thanksgiving Travel

There are lots of folks flying this week!  The good news for folks flying November 26, 2014, to December 31, 2014, you can get free Wi-Fi.

8 Airlines With Free Wi-Fi For Thanksgiving Travel

Stay Connected in Flight on November 26, 2014, With Free Wi-Fi

You get free Wi-Fi on all JetBlue flights from November 26, 2014, to December 31, 2014.

And you get 30 minutes of free Wi-Fi on November 26, 2014, on 7 other airlines, which I’ll tell you about.

So if you have to fly the day before Thanksgiving (on November 26, 2014), 30 minutes of free Wi-Fi might make a crowded flight a little less uncomfortable.

Most likely folks aren’t changing their flights to take part in this promotion, but it’s a nice surprise…if the speeds are fast enough and not frustrating which they can be when everyone is on Wi-Fi.

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Confused About Timing Your Spending for the Southwest Companion Pass?

Readers have emailed and commented asking how to time their minimum spending on the Chase Southwest cards to earn the Southwest Companion Pass.

That’s because when you time it right, your Companion Pass is valid for nearly 2 years instead of one!

The Companion Pass is the best deal in domestic travel!  Because your designated companion flies for nearly free with you on all your paid and award flights on Southwest.

Confused About Timing Your Spending For The Southwest Companion Pass

Get the Timing Right to Fly 2-for-1 With the Southwest Companion Pass

The key to earning the required 110,000 points for the Companion Pass are the Southwest credit cards.  And for a limited time, the sign-up bonuses on all 4 cards have been increased to 50,000 points.

Depending on how many Southwest points you’ve already earned in 2014, you’ll want to meet the minimum spending requirements on those cards at different times to make the most of this deal.

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