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News You Can Use – 10% Back on IHG Hotels, Up to 15X Southwest Points, and More!

News You Can Use – 10% Back on IHG Hotels, Up to 15X Southwest Points, and More!

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1.   10% Back at IHG Hotels

You can get 10% cash back at IHG hotels through TopCashBack for stays through December 29, 2014.

News You Can Use 10 Back On IHG Hotels Up To 15X Southwest Points And More
10% Cash Back at IHG Hotels Ends Soon

If you’re new to TopCashBack you can sign-up here.

2.   Up to 15X Southwest Points

Via Frequent Miler, you can get up to 15X Southwest points shopping when you shop at Staples through the Southwest Rapid Rewards shopping portal by December 22, 2014 (today).

Note:   Although the 15X Southwest points offer expires today, you can get 9X Southwest points through December 23, 2014.

How to Get up to 15X Southwest Points

Step 1 – Go Through the Southwest Rapid Rewards Shopping Portal

Normally you get 2X Southwest points shopping at Staples via the Southwest Rapid Rewards shopping portal.  Today you can get 6X points.  (Gift cards are not eligible.)

Step 2 – Use a Card That Gets 5X

Pay with your Ink Bold, Ink Business Cash Credit Card, or Ink Plus and get 5X Chase Ultimate Rewards points.  That’s because you get 5X points at office supply stores including Staples.

The AMEX SimplyCash also gets you 5% back at US office supply stores.

If you use your Discover card, you’ll get 5% cash back.  Because all online purchases get 5% back this quarter.

Step 3 – Spend $175, Get 750 Southwest Points

You get 750 bonus Southwest points when you spend $175 (cumulative total so you can have multiple orders) by 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time on December 23, 2014.

This gives you ~4X Southwest points (750 Southwest points / $175 spending).

Add all 3 steps together = ~15X Southwest points (6X + 5X + ~4X)

Note:  You will NOT get the 750 Southwest bonus points buying gift cards.

News You Can Use 10 Back On IHG Hotels Up To 15X Southwest Points And More
Spend $175 Through the Southwest Rapid Rewards Shopping Portal and Get 750 Southwest Points

3.   Spend $500, Get $50 at Hyatt

Via Doctor of Credit, when you spend $500 in Hyatt e-gift cards, you get a $50 Hyatt gift card.

Note:   This offer is only valid for e-gifts card and NOT physical gift cards.

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Get a $50 Hyatt Gift Card When You Buy a $500 Hyatt e-Gift Card

You can get a 5% discount when you buy Hyatt gift cards with an American Express OPEN card.

4.   Get $15 From Teleflora.com

Folks thinking ahead for Valentine’s Day (or sooner) can get a $15 statement credit when you spend $50 at Teleflora.com or Teleflora.com/Americanexpress by February 14, 2015.

Tweet “#AmexTeleflora” with your synced Twitter account or sign-up through your AMEX Offers.

New to AMEX Offers?  Read my posts on how to find your AMEX Offers and how to get AMEX Offers multiple times.

Note:  Offer is only valid for online orders and does NOT apply to phone orders.

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Your Teleflora.com Order Has to Be Delivered by February 14, 2015, to Get the $15 Statement Credit

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@ Mark – I was wondering the same thing for Companion Pass matching in early 2015, but if you click through the Staples portal offer, the terms & conditions mention it does NOT count for Gift cards. Doesn’t look promising.

Do you know if the cash back portals will accept IHG hotel stays on the State Employee rate?

Does booking IHG via TopCashBack count as a qualifying room rate for the Into the Nights promo?

Do you get the portal bonuses for buying Visa cards via Staples?