News You Can Use – AMEX Gift Cards Deal, $15 for 2,000 Airline Miles, $15 Off American Eagle, & More
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1. Get a $20 Staples Gift Card When You Purchase $300+ in AMEX Gift Cards
Via Travel With Grant, you’ll earn a $20 Staples rebate gift card when you buy $300+ worth of AMEX gift cards. AMEX gift cards can only be purchased in-store.
The offer is good from through September 5, 2015.
Remember you can NOT use AMEX gift cards to load Bluebird or Serve. But if you have a friend who shops at Costco and pays cash, you could swap. Or use the gift card anywhere AMEX is accepted.
You can only use the $20 Staples rebate card at Staples (in-store or online). You can’t use them to buy other gift cards, but $20 would get you a lot of free chocolate and candy (if you have a sweet tooth like me!). Or you can sell them online.
Folks like to buy AMEX gift cards to meet minimum spending requirements to earn sign-up bonuses on credit cards. Because they can earn bonus points faster, and keep the AMEX gift cards to spend any time.
You’ll also earn bonus points at office supply stores with AMEX SimplyCash, which earns 5% cash back at US office supply stores.
Be sure to read about how to use Staples rebates!
2. 2,000 American Airlines Miles When You Buy ~$15 Worth of Magazines
The offer expires October 1, 2015.
You’ll only earn the bonus miles when you select a paid premium plan and keep it for at least a month (after the free 30-day trial period).Be sure to cancel if you won’t want to continue the service. If you have ~$15 remaining on a gift card, you could use it to make sure you’re not charged a 2nd time before you cancel.
This is a good way to earn 2,000 American Airlines miles. You’ll prevent your miles from expiring, and get to read your favorite magazines for a couple of months!
3. Spend $75 at American Eagle Online, Get $15 Back
Through October 24, 2015, earn a $15 statement credit from AMEX Offers when you spend $75+ at American Eagle. The offer is available online only.
You can combine this deal with other sales or promotions. Read about how to sign-up for AMEX offers.
This is a great deal if you need to shop for back-to-school clothes, or save money on new outfits!
4. Help Make Travel Possible for Everyone!
If you are a teacher in a low-income or rural high school, I want to talk to you about funding an overseas educational trip for all your students! Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Teacher Application”.
Be sure to check out the FLYTE website, and reach out to Nomadic Matt for more information!
And later this week we have TWO great giveaways for you!
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Earn 2X points on dining including eligible delivery services, takeout and dining out and travel. Plus, earn 1 point per dollar spent on all other purchases.
Get 25% more value when you redeem for airfare, hotels, car rentals and cruises through Chase Ultimate Rewards®. For example, 80,000 points are worth $1,000 toward travel.
With Pay Yourself Back℠, your points are worth 25% more during the current offer when you redeem them for statement credits against existing purchases in select, rotating categories.
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