Lyft Credits

Two Free Rides with Lyft and MasterCard

Lyft is an on-demand car service that is almost exactly the same as Uber. Quite a few people have recently been looking to Uber-alternatives given a slew of bad publicity for Uber. Recent incidents include: France saying they will ban Uber in 2015, Uber charging extra for rides during the hostage crisis in Sydney, an Uber executive saying they track certain people, and the recent allegation that an Uber driver raped a passenger in India. And honestly, those are just the ones I can remember off … [Read More...]

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Quick Hits: Get Paid to Earn Points and a Transfer Bonus

Save $20 with  $300 in MasterCard Purchases at OfficeMax Reader @Somempire tweeted me this deal this weekend. This one should be a no-brainer if you’ve done this for any period of time. Use your Chase Ink business credit card to earn 5x points on $200 MasterCard gift cards. With this promotion, you should buy 2 […]

Hyatt Gold Passport Benefits

Hyatt 2015 Hotel Category Updates – Some Bad, A Lot of Good!

Every major hotel chain adjusts hotel categories on an annual basis to reflect actual demand and hotel prices. If the average daily rate of a hotel increases enough, it may warrant an increase in the award category for that hotel. Luckily for us, the opposite is also true – some hotels experience lower occupancy rates […]

Travel Summary

TravelCon Orange County – A Miles/Points Conference on 2/28/15

Brown Paper Tickets Ticket Widget Loading…Click Here to visit the Brown Paper Tickets event page.    Some fellow travel bloggers and I have been working on putting together a miles/points conference over the last few months. It’s actually been a year in the making, but due to various issues we had to delay it. Today, […]


Orbitz $100 off $100 Hotel Deal Still Working [EXPIRED]

UPDATE: This deal ended up lasting over an hour but is now expired. Congrats to those who got in on it! I thought this deal would be gone within minutes, but it turns out I was wrong. The Orbitz promotion that gives $100 off a $100 hotel purchase is still available, but you should still […]

Bluebird vs Redbird

Bluebird vs Redbird (Target Prepaid Redcard) – Which is Better for Manufactured Spend?

If you haven’t heard about it yet, the Target Prepaid Redcard, which we in the miles/points world now refer to as Redbird, is a brand new product that is very similar to Bluebird but has some key differences. These differences are rather significant for those who manufacture spend, so let’s point out some of the […]

Amex Offers for You

Amex Is Giving Out A Lot of Free Money – Get Yours Now!

  American Express has had a tab called “Amex Offers for You” for quite some time once you log in to your online account. The offers are often good in terms of the free money, but are usually at stores that aren’t particularly useful for most people as they’d have to go out of their […]

United Elite Status

Important Updates from Around the Miles/Points World

There are quite a few changes and updates from around the miles/points world over the last few weeks that I didn’t write dedicated posts for, so I’m going to summarize them in this post.   ANA Has A New Award Chart Starting April 2015 I’m kind of excited about this one. ANA currently has one […]

Avios Discount

Avios Discount on Select Award Routes for 11 days Only!

British Airways is running a promotion where the price of flights from London to select cities are being discounted by 50%. There is also a list of cities being discounted by 25%. The list of cities is extensive so you can view the full list here, and note the following restrictions: Flights must be booked […]

Free Amazon Gift Wrapping

Free Amazon Gift Wrapping if Using a Discover Card

Discover and Amazon have a promotion whereby you can get completely free gift wrapping on almost all items if you make your purchase from Amazon using a Discover credit card. This promotion is valid from now until Christmas of this year.