News You Can Use – Up to 50% Bonus on American Airlines Miles, 2X JetBlue Points, & More!
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1. Up to 50% Bonus When You Buy American Airlines Miles
While buying 70,000 miles will give you the best value, it’s still pricey! The 105,000 American Airlines miles (70,000 miles purchased + 35,000 bonus miles) you’ll receive will cost ~$2,000.
That said, if you’re close to booking the award flight of your dreams and need a few more points this could be a good deal. Keep in mind, the maximum miles you can purchase is 100,000 American Airlines miles per year.
2. You’ll Soon Have to Cancel Starwood Reservations Earlier to Get a Refund
Via One Mile at a Time, Starwood hotels will soon have a new cancellation policy. You’ll have to cancel your reservation the day before your stay at 6:00 pm (the hotel’s local time), starting January 15, 2015.
3. Earn Double Points on JetBlue Flights
You typically earn 3X points per dollar spent on JetBlue flights, so with this promotion you’ll earn 6X points per dollar spent. If you already have plans to fly JetBlue, it’s nice to earn some extra points!
You should see the bonus points in your account within 4 to 6 weeks after the promotion ends.
4. Now Link Your US Airways Account to Your American Airlines Account
Via Noob Traveler, you can now connect your US Airways and American Airlines frequent flyer accounts.
This will NOT change your accounts. Matching your accounts will make sure they combine your accounts properly in the 2nd quarter of 2015!
5. Get $10 Off $50 When You Use Amazon Prime Now (Select Areas of Manhattan, New York Only!)
Via Deals We Like, you can save $10 when you make a purchase of $50 or more using Amazon Prime Now.
To get the discount, download the Amazon Prime Now mobile app and enter promotional code “NOW50FOR10” at check-out.
Amazon Prime Now delivers items sold and shipped by Amazon to your doorstep within 2 hours! And it’s free with your Amazon Prime membership.
Amazon Prime allows you to add up to 4 people to your account and you don’t have to be the primary account holder to use Amazon Prime Now!
Unfortunately, this service is only available in certain areas of Manhattan, New York. But Amazon is planning to expand to other cities.
If you don’t already have a membership, you can get 1 year of Amazon Prime for FREE with these cards:
- Blue Cash Everyday® Card from American Express
- Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express
- AMEX EveryDay® Credit Card from American Express
- AMEX EveryDay® Preferred Credit Card
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