News You Can Use: 4 New AMEX Offers, Club Carlson Free Night Promo, New American Airlines Routes & More!

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News You Can Use: 4 New AMEX Offers, Club Carlson Free Night Promo, New American Airlines Routes & More!

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1.   4 New AMEX Offers

If you’re new to AMEX Offers, check out my step-by-step guide on signing-up.  And keep in mind, you may be able to get each offer more than once!

1.   Williams-Sonoma

  • $10 back when you spend $50+, when you tweet #AmexWS
  • Expires November 15, 2015
  • Valid in US stores, and online
  • NOT valid for e-gift cards
  • See full terms & exclusions here

2.   Pottery Barn

  • $10 back when you spend $50+, when you tweet #AmexPB
  • Expires November 20, 2015
  • Valid in the US, in-store and online, outlet stores NOT included
  • Excludes e-gift cards
  • See full terms & exclusions here
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Save Money on Clothes, Bedding, Decorations, and More! If You Have More Than 1 Card, Check to See If You Got Targeted More Than Once!

3.   Pottery Barn Kids & PBTeen

  • $10 back when you spend $50+, when you tweet #AmexPBKids
  • Expires November 15, 2015
  • Valid in the US, in-store and online only, outlet stores NOT included, excludes e-gift cards
  • See full terms & exclusions here

4.   West Elm

  • $10 back when you spend $50+, when you tweet #AmexWestElm
  • Expires November 15, 2015
  • Valid in the US, in-store and online only, outlet stores NOT included, excludes e-gift cards
  • See full terms & exclusions here

What I really like about AMEX Offers is you can stack these deals with coupons, sales, and shopping portals for even more savings!

And don’t forget to check your AMEX account for targeted offers at local retailers based on your location!

These offers (except for Pottery Barn) are only available on Twitter.  So sync your account to your AMEX card before you go shopping!

2.   Earn 15,000 Club Carlson Points at Park Inn

Link:   Park Inn 15,000 Club Carlson Points Promotion

Link:   US Bank Club Carlson Card

When you stay at any Park Inn hotel in the US, Canada, or Latin America, through December 31, 2015, you’ll earn 15,000 bonus Club Carlson points.

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Stay at Park Inn and Earn 15,000 Bonus Club Carlson Points, Which Is Enough for an Award Night!

That’s enough for an award night at Club Carlson Category 1 or Category 2 hotel!

You must have a Club Carlson loyalty account (free to join!) and register for the promotion.  Each member can only receive the bonus 1 time.

This is an easy way to earn bonus points if you have a stay at a Park Inn hotel coming up through the end of the year.

And if you have the US Bank Club Carlson card, you’ll earn 30 Club Carlson points per $1 spent on your stay (10 Club Carlson points per $1 spent for having the card and 20 Club Carlson points per $1 spent plus 35% bonus points for having Club Carlson Gold elite status, which comes with the card)!

3.   Targeted: Get 50% More Points When You Transfer AMEX Membership Rewards Points to Starwood

Via The Points Guy, folks who were targeted can transfer their AMEX Membership Rewards points to Starwood to receive 500 Starwood points for every 1,000 AMEX Membership Rewards points through October 31, 2015.

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Were You Targeted to Receive Bonus Starwood Points? It Can Be a Good Deal If You Have a Specific Use in Mind

The normal transfer ratio is 333 Starwood points per every 1,000 AMEX Membership Rewards points.  So this bonus makes it a 2:1 transfer for the month of October.

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If You’re Close to an Award Stay at a Starwood Hotel, Like the Sheraton Kauai Resort, It Might Be Worth It to Transfer

This might be a good deal for folks who have a specific use in mind for their Starwood points, like:

I wouldn’t recommend transferring unless you have a specific use in mind.  That said, this can be a great deal for some folks.

Remember, once you transfer AMEX Membership Rewards points to Starwood (or other partners), you can NOT transfer them back!

As always, do the math before you transfer to make sure this is a good deal for you!

4.   New Routes on American Airlines

Link:   New American Airlines Routes

American Airlines announced lots of interesting new routes, including:

  • Charlotte – Curacao and Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, starting December 19, 2015
  • Chicago – Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, starting December 19, 2015
  • Dallas – Fort Worth – Merida, Mexico, starting March 3, 2016
  • Dallas – Fort Worth – Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, starting December 19, 2015 
  • Dallas – Fort Worth – Quito, Ecuador, starting December 18, 2015
  • Los Angeles – Montego Bay, Jamaica, starting December 18, 2015
  • Los Angeles – Sydney, Australia, starting December 17, 2015
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Fly From Los Angeles to Sydney, Australia, Non-Stop on American Airlines Starting December 17, 2015

This is terrific news for folks who have the Citi Prestige because you can use Citi ThankYou points to purchase tickets at a rate of 1.6 cents per point on American Airlines, including international flights!

And if you open the Citi® / AAdvantage® Executive World Elite™ Mastercard® or Citi® / AAdvantage® Platinum Select® World Elite™ Mastercard® and meet the minimum spending requirements, these routes present new opportunities for you to use your American Airlines miles for award flights!

It’s always good for folks to have more options, so I’m excited to see these new routes!

Let me know which of these deals today is your favorite!

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Never mind! I see you did mention it was targeted!

You obviously didn’t read ThePointsGuy’s post about transferring Amex points to Starwood very carefully. This is a targeted offer that most people didn’t get.