News You Can Use – New Southwest Flights to Costa Rica, $25 Off $50 at HSN.com, 2,000 IHG Points, & More!
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1. New Southwest Flights From Los Angeles to Costa Rica
Costa Rica is at the top of many travelers lists of places to visit because there’s so much to do and see! And starting April 2016, it will be easier to get there from the West Coast. Because Southwest is adding daily flights from Los Angeles to Liberia, Costa Rica.
When Southwest adds more flights, your points are more valuable because they’re easier to use for trips you want to take! And if you have the Southwest Companion Pass, a friend or family member can fly with you into the jungle for (almost) free!
2. $25 Off $50+ Online at the Home Shopping Network
If you’re looking for last-minute gifts, here’s an easy way to save!Points, Miles & Martinis reports you can save $25 when you make your purchase of $50+ at HSN.com (Home Shopping Network) using Visa Checkout.
It’s called “Visa” Checkout, but you can use any card to pay for your purchase. It does NOT need to be a Visa card. You can find a step-by-step guide on how to use Visa Checkout here.
Unfortunately, you can’t stack this deal with other coupons. Plus, HSN gift cards and a few other purchases are excluded, so read the fine print!
You have until December 31, 2015, at 11:59 pm Eastern Time to take advantage of this deal. However, it says supplies are limited. So it’s better to get in on this deal sooner rather than later.
3. 2,000 IHG Points for Dining OutDoctor of Credit reports you can earn an easy 2,000 IHG points by spending $30+ (including tax & tip at an IHG Rewards Club Dining restaurant, bar, or night club.
This deal is good for new members who sign-up for an IHG dining account by January 30, 2016. Once you create an account you have to dine within 30 days and complete a review of your experience within 30 days after that to earn the bonus.
I dine out quite a bit because I love trying new restaurants and foods. So I love deals that give me an extra bonus!
And if you want to earn more IHG points, folks are earning lots of points by entering the IHG Priceless Surprises Promotion!
4. Uber Is Now in Sin City!
Flying to Las Vegas and need a ride to your hotel? Use your smartphone to call an Uber!
Via Miles to Memories, Uber started service in Las Vegas (including the airport) earlier this month. If you’re new to Uber, you can get a free ride (up to $15) when you use Emily’s link.
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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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