We devote thousands of hours of research to help you get Big Travel with Small Money. You support us by signing-up for credit cards through partner links which earn us a commission. Here’s our full Advertising Policy.

News You Can Use – Save on Starbucks, Earn Bonus Points for Donating to Disaster Relief, & More!

News You Can Use – Save on Starbucks, Earn Bonus Points for Donating to Disaster Relief, & More!

Million Mile SecretsNews You Can Use – Save on Starbucks, Earn Bonus Points for Donating to Disaster Relief, & More!Million Mile Secrets Team

We devote thousands of hours of research to help you get Big Travel with Small Money. You support us by signing-up for credit cards through partner links which earn us a commission. Here’s our full Advertising Policy.

1.   New AMEX Offers

AMEX Offers are an easy way to save money.  To take advantage of a deal, just add the offer to your AMEX card.  Then you’ll earn a statement credit when you make a qualifying purchase.

If you like Macy’s, check your AMEX account to see if you’re targeted for this latest AMEX Offer:

  • Earn a $15 statement credit to spend $100+
  • Minimum spending can be completed in more than 1 transaction
  • Offer valid in-store or online at the Macy’s website
  • Expires September 25, 2017
  • NOT valid at outlet locations, or in any pop-up stores, parking garages, Macy’s Bridal Salons, etc.
News You Can Use Save On Starbucks Earn Bonus Points For Donating To Disaster Relief More
Save Between 10% and 15% at Starbucks With This Latest Promotion

There’s a current AMEX Offer for folks who like Starbucks, too.  You’ll get:

  • 15% rebate on Starbucks purchases (up to $5 total)
  • Valid in-store only
  • Expires September 30, 2017
  • NOT valid for Starbucks located in most other establishments (stores, malls, airports, hospitals, universities, etc.)

Note:   There’s also a a 10% rebate offer.  So sign-in to your AMEX account to see which one you’re targeted for!

2.   Check to See If You Got This Targeted Offer

Also check to see if you’re targeted for a Shop Small AMEX Offer!  Until tomorrow, August, 29, 2017,  you can earn a $5 statement credit on a $20+ purchase at many small business merchants.

Take a look at the AMEX Shop Small map, and look for the “Card Member Favorite” icon next to the business name to find out which businesses near you will qualify for this deal.

3.   Earn Miles for Donating to Disaster Relief

Link:   Bonus United Airlines Miles for Donating to Disaster Relief

Link:   Bonus American Airlines Miles for Donating to American Red Cross

Hurricane Harvey is drastically affecting lots of folks near the Gulf Coast right now.  If you’d like to play a part in Hurricane Harvey disaster relief (or any other disaster), you can donate money through several companies, like American Red Cross, Greater Houston Community Foundation, or Operation USA, and get bonus United Airlines miles!  You’ll earn:

  • 250 United Airlines miles with a donation of $50 to $99
  • 500 United Airlines miles with a donation of $100 to $249
  • 1,000 United Airlines miles with donations $250+

This one-time bonus offer expires on September 15, 2017, or once United Airlines gives away 3 million bonus miles, whichever comes first.

You can also earn 10X American Airlines miles when you donate to the American Red Cross, on a minimum donation of $25 through September 24, 2017.

These are both excellent ways to earn bonus miles while supporting a good cause!

4.   UNICEF MegaDO to Help Yemeni Refugees

Link:   MegaDO

Norwegian is celebrating its 10th anniversary partnering with UNICEF!  It’s carried out 3 humanitarian aid flights in the last few years, and will take its first delivery of a 787 Dreamliner next month to Djibouti to help refugees.

For folks interested in taking part in this latest MegaDO, you’ll begin in Copenhagen, and visit UNICEF’s supply division that holds the cargo they will load onto the aircraft and bring to Djibouti. Upon arrival, you can help offload supplies and bring them to the refugee camp.  All proceeds will be donated to Norwegian’s partner UNICEF.

Click here for more details, like the schedule and itinerary.

If you liked this post, why don’t you join the 25,000+ readers who have signed-up to receive free blog posts via email (only 1 email per day!) or in an RSS reader …because then you’ll never miss another update!

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

  • Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $625 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®
  • Chase Sapphire Preferred® named a 'Best Travel Credit Card' by MONEY® Magazine, 2016-2017
  • 2X points on travel and dining at restaurants worldwide & 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
  • Earn 5,000 bonus points after you add the first authorized user and make a purchase in the first 3 months from account opening
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • 1:1 point transfer to leading airline and hotel loyalty programs
  • Get 25% more value when you redeem for travel through Chase Ultimate Rewards. For example, 50,000 points are worth $625 toward travel.
  • No blackout dates or travel restrictions - as long as there's a seat on the flight, you can book it through Chase Ultimate Rewards

More Info

Editorial Note: We're the Million Mile Secrets team. And we're proud of our content, opinions and analysis, and of our reader's comments. These haven’t been reviewed, approved or endorsed by any of the airlines, hotels, or credit card issuers which we often write about. And that’s just how we like it! :)

Add comment

E-mail is already registered on the site. Please use the Login form or enter another.

You entered an incorrect username or password

Sorry that something went wrong, repeat again!