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On the Saturday after Thanksgiving – November 30, 2013 this year – American Express curries favor with small businesses by encouraging folks to shop at small businesses by offering a $10 statement credit for using an American Express credit card on a purchase of more than $10!
Registration is now open, so register all your American Express cards for the promotion!
You can register all your cards up to 11:59 pm Mountain Standard Time on Saturday, November 30, 2013 as long as the registration limit is not reached. So register your cards now!
I love miles and points because they save me money and let me have Big Travel with Small Money. Sometimes that is saving money when I rent a car and sometimes that is flying in coach with my Southwest Companion Pass.
But miles and points can consume you!
A lot of miles and points activities can’t be automated and require you to manually check and re-check. For example, you have to keep on checking if an award seat opens up, or if a hotel or car rate has decreased, or if your credit card bonus has posted.
Unfortunately, we don’t have an unlimited stash of focus and concentration. And the manual nature of many of these tasks means that you sometimes will make a mistake. Continue reading
[Disclosure: I don't get a commission for the link to Nomadic Matt's Travel Hacking Book, but I'm featured in the book!]
Matt runs the budget travel site, Nomadic Matt and his advice has been featured in The New York Times, CNN, Lifehacker etc.
And he’s just released his book on Travel Hacking called the The Ultimate Guide to Travel Hacking.
T-Mobile will be eliminating international data and text fees.
Readers often ask about cell phones while traveling so this could help if you use T-Mobile.