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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…

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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.…

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…

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…

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 1/21/20 – Amex Offer for Staples; last call airline shopping portal bonuses; hotel points promos from ALL, iPrefer & Millennium
Middle Age Miles News & Notes 1/21/20 – Amex Offer for Staples; last call airline shopping portal bonuses; hotel points promos from ALL, iPrefer & Millennium

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 1/21/20 – Amex Offer for Staples; last call airline shopping portal bonuses; hotel points promos from ALL, iPrefer & Millennium

After yesterday’s long News & Notes article, we had a few more things we wanted to catch up on today, mostly of the hotel promotion variety – but first, we’ll start with a new and potentially valuable Amex Offer that…

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 1/13/20 – Staples VGC deal; AS, AA, UA portal bonuses; Marriott issues & deals; Ticket Club
Middle Age Miles News & Notes 1/13/20 – Staples VGC deal; AS, AA, UA portal bonuses; Marriott issues & deals; Ticket Club

Middle Age Miles News & Notes 1/13/20 – Staples VGC deal; AS, AA, UA portal bonuses; Marriott issues & deals; Ticket Club

New week, new Middle Age Miles News & Notes column – several interesting things to cover today: 1 – Visa Gift Card deal underway at Staples From now through Saturday, January 18, purchase a $200 Visa gift card (VGC) in-store…

New Alaska Mileage Plan eShopping Portal Bonus – Our Analysis and How We’re Playing It
New Alaska Mileage Plan eShopping Portal Bonus – Our Analysis and How We’re Playing It

New Alaska Mileage Plan eShopping Portal Bonus – Our Analysis and How We’re Playing It

The Alaska Portal Bonus Offer This morning, Alaska Mileage Plan eShopping came out with a new bonus offer for spending through its portal. The bonus offer consists of 2 tiers: Spend $150+ and earn 500 bonus AS miles Spend $300+…

Points.com Has Returned to Top Cashback – Stack with Current Hotel Points Purchase Promotions!
Points.com Has Returned to Top Cashback – Stack with Current Hotel Points Purchase Promotions!

Points.com Has Returned to Top Cashback – Stack with Current Hotel Points Purchase Promotions!

Introduction and Background A few weeks ago in one of our News & Notes articles, we noted that Points.com was no longer available through the Top Cashback (TCB) shopping portal. This eliminated what we thought was the best portal option…

Airline Shopping Portal Bonuses Until 12/22 – Our Analysis and How We’re Playing Them
Airline Shopping Portal Bonuses Until 12/22 – Our Analysis and How We’re Playing Them

Airline Shopping Portal Bonuses Until 12/22 – Our Analysis and How We’re Playing Them

Introduction Earlier this week, American, Alaska and United eShopping came out with “Last Minute Bonus” offers for holiday spending through their portals. Each of the bonus offers runs through Sunday, December 22, so you have a few days left to…

UPDATE: How About a 9x Transferable Points ***Plus 3% Cash Back*** Play for Amazon Purchases?
UPDATE: How About a 9x Transferable Points ***Plus 3% Cash Back*** Play for Amazon Purchases?

UPDATE: How About a 9x Transferable Points ***Plus 3% Cash Back*** Play for Amazon Purchases?

***UPDATE TO YESTERDAY’S ARTICLE*** Yesterday, we published the article that appears below, outlining what we thought was a very clever stack of deals that would result in earning 9x transferable points for gift cards you can use for future purchases…