News You Can Use – $20 Back on Visa Gift Cards, 1,000 Club Carlson Points, Easy Alaska Airlines Miles, & More!
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1. Buy $300 in Visa or MasterCard Gift Cards, Get $20 BackMiles to Memories writes, you’ll get a $20 Staples gift card when you spend $300 or more on Visa or MasterCard gift cards. This deal
There’s a limit of 1 rebate per household.
You’ll get the best deal when you buy 2 $200 Visa or MasterCard gift cards. You’ll pay ~$14 in fees and get a $20 Staples gift card. So you come out ahead ~$6.
But you’ll do even better when purchasing with a card that earns 5% cash back at Staples like the AMEX SimplyCash, which earns 5% cash back at US office supply stores.
You can use your Staples gift card to buy everyday items such as paper towels, cleaning supplies, and printer paper. Or some folks prefer to sell their Staples gift card online.
2. Easy 1,000 Club Carlson Points (Targeted)
Via One Mile at a Time, Club Carlson members can get 1,000 points by choosing paperless statements. This deal is good through April 28, 2015.
Check your email to see if you qualify. Then sign-in to your Club Carlson account and look for the banner at the top of the screen.
The points should post to your account within 4 to 6 weeks.
Remember, those 1,000 Club Carlson points will keep your points from expiring for another 2 years!
3. 10,000 Club Carlson Points With 4 Day Avis Car RentalLoyalty Lobby writes, you can earn 10,000 Club Carlson points (750 base points + 9,250 bonus points) when you rent a car from Avis for 4 or more days. This offer expires September 30, 2015, (your rental must begin by this date).
To get the bonus points, enter Coupon Code “MUHA036” when you book online. And provide your Club Carlson number at the counter.
Plus you’ll save up to 25% (on time and mileage charges only) when you enter AWD Number “G639308”.
This deal is good for Avis airport rentals (on all car groups) in:
- Latin America
- Middle East
- New Zealand
Other important (and vague!) terms:
- Offer may not be available on some rates at some times
- Holidays and blackout dates may apply
- Not valid with any other coupons or offers
Also, check out my post on credit cards that offer primary rental car insurance.
4. $30 off $150 at Staples.com (Ends Tomorrow)Oren’s Money Saver reports, when you spend $150 at Staples.com you’ll get a $30 statement credit through Visa Checkout. Only 1 statement credit per person.
This deal ends April 24, 2015, (tomorrow) or until supplies last.Note: Gift cards are not included.
This offer can NOT be combined with coupons or other instant savings.
If you’re new to Visa Checkout, this post has details on how to register.
You can use any credit card with Visa Checkout. So you can earn 5% cash back with the Amex SimplyCash.
5. Up to 5,000 Alaska Airlines Miles With Self-Tag Express
Via Free Frequent Flier Miles, you can earn a quick 1,000 Alaska Airlines miles (per online check-in for up to 5,000 miles) by printing your own luggage tag online with Self-Tag Express. This deal is good through October 20, 2015.
Here’s how to get the points:
- Select Self-Tag when you check-in for your Alaska Airlines flight online
- Pay your checked bag fees
- Print your bag tags
- Drop your bag off at a Self-Tag airport location
Make sure your Alaska Airlines number is on your reservation when you check-in online. If there is more than 1 person on your reservation, each member who uses Self-Tag will receive the bonus points.
The bonus miles you earn with this promotion will keep your Alaska Airlines miles from expiring for another 2 years.
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