Manufactured Spending

The Travel Sisters
Earn Free Money and Points at Staples This Week

Staples is giving a rebate on the purchase of Visa gift cards this week. If you buy $300 or more of Visa gift cards in store between November 6-12, 2016 you will... Read More

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Striking out on Citi Prestige and AMEX Platinum Retention Offers

Good morning everyone, I hope your weekend is off to a great start. By the time you read this post, I should be in Washington, D.C. for the Boarding Area Conference... Read More

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US Bank Club Carlson Personal & Business Credit Card Targeted Offers (11/1-12/31)

Good morning everyone! Yesterday, I received targeted offers from US Bank for my personal and business Club Carlson credit cards. The offers are not amazing (for me,... Read More

Will Run For Miles
Another No Fee Visa Gift Card Promotion at Macerich Malls

As I just reported this morning, this week various Macerich Malls are selling Visa Gift Cards to potentially targeted purchasers without fees through this Friday,... Read More

Will Run For Miles
No Fees on Visa Gift Cards this Week – Macerich Malls (Targeted)

I received a notice from the Queens Center Mall in Queens, New York, as follows: No Purchase Fees on Mall Visa® Gift Card Purchases of $1,000 or More* October 31... Read More

The Travel Sisters
Staples Easy Rebate on MasterCard Gift Cards Next Week

Enter our giveaway!  We are giving away a $250 hotel credit. —- Staples is giving a rebate on the purchase of MasterCard gift cards next week. If... Read More

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FTU Advanced Orange County (October 28-30) and Seattle (February 24-26)

Good morning everyone, I hope your weekend is going well. We are only 1 week away from FTU Advanced in Orange County (October 28-30). FTU stands for Frequent Traveler... Read More

The Travel Sisters
Earn Free Money and Points at Staples This Week!

Staples is giving a rebate on the purchase of Visa gift cards this week. If you buy The post Earn Free Money and Points at Staples This Week! appeared first on The... Read More

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Targeted US Bank FlexPerks Offer: Spend $500, Earn 2,000 Bonus FlexPoints

Good morning everyone, I hope your weekend is off to a great start. I was boring last night and did a mini American Horror Story TV marathon (don't watch that show if... Read More

The Travel Sisters
Plastiq Promotion: Lower Fees When Paying Mortgage or Rent with MasterCard or Amex

I’ve written about Plastiq before, but they now have a limited time promotion where they are charging lower fees when paying your mortgage or rent with a... Read More

The Travel Sisters
Instant Discount Off Purchase of Visa Gift Cards at OfficeMax/Office Depot This Week!

Office Depot/Office Max has a discount on the purchase of Visa gift cards this week. Here are the details: The post Instant Discount Off Purchase of Visa Gift Cards at... Read More

Out and Out
Did You Do the Kohl’s Appliance Deal? Get Back $2 per Item!

Out and Out reader Claudia let me know all the of the items included in last week’s awesome Kohl’s appliance deal are now on sale for $14.99 (at the time,... Read More

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New AMEX Changes Effective January 1, 2017: Forfeit, Reversal & Negative Membership Reward Point Balances

Good morning everyone, my American Express Platinum Charge Card statement just closed and I noticed that there were a lot of "important changes" from American Express. ... Read More

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Stack 2 AMEX Offers: Home Depot $15 Off $75 + 2x Membership Rewards Points

Good morning everyone, greetings from Las Vegas. I'm waiting for my scheduled Uber pickup (blog post coming), but in the meantime, I saw some chatter on Twitter about a... Read More

The Travel Sisters
Earn Free Money and Points at Staples This Week

Staples is giving a rebate on the purchase of MasterCard gift cards this week. If you buy $300 or more of MasterCard gift cards in store between October 2 through... Read More

Points With a Crew
Nearly free Visa, Mastercard or American Express cards

For the next couple of days you can get Visa or Mastercard cards nearly free. Plus passenger dress code shaming and a hotel that charges you 100 GBP if you leave them a... Read More

Out and Out
Hurry! ~$500 Moneymaker on Kitchen Appliances at Kohl’s With Discover It or Freedom

Need a little rush this weekend? How about buying $600+ worth of appliances at Kohl’s?  Last year they had a similar appliance deal I didn’t take part... Read More

The Travel Sisters
Chase Freedom 2016 Fourth Quarter 5% Bonus Categories (Easy to Maximize)

Today is the first day of a new quarter and a new set of 5% bonus categories for the Chase Freedom credit card. This quarter (October 1, 2016- December, 2016), the... Read More

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Reminder: OC Travel Hackers Meetup on Sunday September 25 from 2-4pm @ Tustin District In-N-Out

Good morning everyone, I hope your week is going well. I apologize for the short notice, but I will be in Orange County this weekend and I wanted to organize an OC... Read More

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Bank of America BankAmeriDeals: Sun Country Airlines, Hilton Hotels & Airbnb

Good afternoon everyone, I hope your weekend is going well. I participated in a community garage sale and made $250, mostly from reams of paper from Staples Easy Rebate... Read More

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OC Travel Hackers Meetup on Sunday September 25 from 2-4pm @ Tustin District In-N-Out

Good morning everyone, I hope your week is going well. I apologize for the short notice, but I will be in Orange County this weekend and I wanted to organize an OC... Read More

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All Travel AMEX Offers: Renaissance, Westin, Red Lion, Aerolineas Argentinas & 8 More

Good morning everyone, I hope your week is off to a great start. I wanted to give a big shout out to everyone who was able to make the Mountain View meetup this past... Read More

The Travel Sisters
Earn Free Money and Points at Staples This Week

There have been a lot of gift card rebates lately! Staples is giving a rebate on the purchase of MasterCard gift cards this week. If you buy $300 or more of... Read More

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Reminder: Travel Hacker Meetup @ Mountain View In-N-Out (Saturday September 17 from 12-2pm)

Good morning everyone, happy TGI Friday. I just wanted to remind everyone that I have a travel hacker meetup tomorrow afternoon at the In-N-Out in Mountain View. ... Read More

Frequent Miler
Manufacturing Spend: What still works September 2016?

Manufacturing Spend is the process of increasing credit card spend to earn rewards in ways that results in getting most of your money back.  These techniques can be... Read More

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Stack 2 AMEX Offers: $35 Off $175 Hilton Garden Inn & 3,000 Membership Reward Points for $200 Hilton Portfolio Stay

Good evening everyone! In tonight's post, I am going to show you how to stack these 2 AMEX Offers: Hilton Garden Inn: $35 off $175 Hilton Portfolio: 3,000 AMEX... Read More

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Travel Hacker Meetup @ Mountain View In-N-Out (Saturday September 17 from 12-2pm)

Good afternoon everyone, I hope your weekend is going well. I am organizing another meetup next Saturday afternoon at the In-N-Out in Mountain View that is at Grant... Read More

TravelUpdate
Credit Card Review: Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card

Applicable to UK residents only In this series, I’m taking a look at the best cards on the UK market for air-mile accrual. The Starwood Preferred Guest... Read More

The Travel Sisters
$15 Instant Discount Off $300 Purchase of MasterCard Gift Cards at OfficeMax/Office Depot This Week!

While at Office Depot today I sow this sign about a discount on the purchase of MasterCard gift cards this week that is even better than the Staples easy rebate offer on... Read More

The Travel Sisters
Earn Free Money and Points at Staples This Week

Staples is giving a rebate on the purchase of Visa gift cards this week. If you buy $300 or more of Visa gift cards in store between September 4 through September... Read More

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Why is Chase QuickPay Not Working & Upcoming Changes to Citi ATMs at 7-Eleven Stores

Good morning everyone, greetings from Vail, Colorado. I've received a few comments recently on my blog and through Twitter about a post I wrote a few months ago: Chase... Read More