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Great Shopping Portal Bonuses & How We’ll Use Them (Upromise, Alaska, United)
Great Shopping Portal Bonuses & How We’ll Use Them (Upromise, Alaska, United)

Great Shopping Portal Bonuses & How We’ll Use Them (Upromise, Alaska, United)

Introduction Yesterday, we saw some great shopping portal bonuses pop up from Upromise, Alaska Airlines and United Airlines. In this article, we wanted to take a look at each of the bonus offers and share some thoughts on how we’ll…

Bravo Codes as Online Purchase for Citi Prestige 5x Online Promo
Bravo Codes as Online Purchase for Citi Prestige 5x Online Promo

Bravo Codes as Online Purchase for Citi Prestige 5x Online Promo

Last week, we reported on the Citi Prestige 5x promotion for online purchases. The promotion is in effect from 6/2 through 8/31/2020. Its terms were a bit vague, but in general it promised a total of 5x ThankYou Points (TYPs)…

A Fun Sextuple Stack for an Amazon GC Purchase at CVS Using AA Simply Miles & Other Card-Linked Programs
A Fun Sextuple Stack for an Amazon GC Purchase at CVS Using AA Simply Miles & Other Card-Linked Programs

A Fun Sextuple Stack for an Amazon GC Purchase at CVS Using AA Simply Miles & Other Card-Linked Programs

Introduction Like all points-and-miles enthusiasts, we love to stack deals and promotions here at Middle Age Miles. So when we were able to sextuple-stack some deals & promotions recently on the purchase of an Amazon gift card at CVS, we…

Slide App: 4% Cash Back on Exact-Value GCs – Early Thoughts, Experiments and Review
Slide App: 4% Cash Back on Exact-Value GCs – Early Thoughts, Experiments and Review

Slide App: 4% Cash Back on Exact-Value GCs – Early Thoughts, Experiments and Review

Introduction and Basics of Slide Recently, the team that brought us the gift card purchase website Raise released a new app called Slide. Basically, Slide allows users to purchase exact-value gift cards at participating merchants, with the purchaser earning 4%…

AA Shopping Portal Summer Bonus – Is It Worth Buying a GC to Get the Bonus?
AA Shopping Portal Summer Bonus – Is It Worth Buying a GC to Get the Bonus?

AA Shopping Portal Summer Bonus – Is It Worth Buying a GC to Get the Bonus?

AAdvantage Shopping Portal Summer Bonus From now through Monday, June 15, at 11:59 pm Eastern Time, the AAdvantage shopping portal is offering a “Summer Bonus” – earn 500 AA bonus miles when you spend at least $200 through the portal.…

Bravo: Business As Usual – Prior Issue Was a Temporary Glitch
Bravo: Business As Usual – Prior Issue Was a Temporary Glitch

Bravo: Business As Usual – Prior Issue Was a Temporary Glitch

Recently, in response to some serious issues we were encountering, we published an article expressing grave concern about whether one of our very good friends, the Bravo app, had died: Middle Age Miles: [Update: Probably a False Alarm; Seems to…

Airline Shopping Portal Bonuses and Strategy Thoughts
Airline Shopping Portal Bonuses and Strategy Thoughts

Airline Shopping Portal Bonuses and Strategy Thoughts

Introduction This morning, we’re seeing some new airline shopping portal bonuses from Alaska, American and United. The structure of the bonuses is interesting and allows for some very nice mileage returns on purchases at or near the $50/$75 minimum purchase…

[Update: Probably a False Alarm; Seems to Be Working Again] Is Bravo Dead?
[Update: Probably a False Alarm; Seems to Be Working Again] Is Bravo Dead?

[Update: Probably a False Alarm; Seems to Be Working Again] Is Bravo Dead?

[2nd UPDATE as of 5/6/2020, 10:10 am Central time: Things continue to look better for Bravo. We were able to send a payment successfully yesterday evening. More importantly, this morning we received a payment sent on Monday into our bank…

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 5/4/2020 – MCGC deal; Rakuten 15%/15x (and 10%/10x for Dell); Amex Biz Plat credit; UPromise
Middle Age Miles News & Notes 5/4/2020 – MCGC deal; Rakuten 15%/15x (and 10%/10x for Dell); Amex Biz Plat credit; UPromise

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 5/4/2020 – MCGC deal; Rakuten 15%/15x (and 10%/10x for Dell); Amex Biz Plat credit; UPromise

Happy Star Wars Day from Middle Age Miles – May the Fourth be with you! Following up on Friday’s big announcements from Amex and Chase, especially with respect to earning bonus points for grocery store spend, we’re already seeing another…