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    Iberia,  Promos

    What should I do with my 90,000 Iberia Avios?

    As an avid miles and points enthusiast I am constantly stalking FlyerTalk forums and the many wonderful points blogs out there. And while sometimes it may seem obsessive, today I was able to stumble across something awesome. Earlier today, Lucky over at One Mile at a Time reported on the amazing Iberia promotion going on. The offer is pretty straightforward: Book a flight before June 24th and receive 9,000 Avios The flight must be on Iberia, Iberia Express, or Air Nostrum You must be an Iberia Plus member, which you can easily join here Tickets must be booked on iberia.com There is a limit of 10 tickets that can be booked…

  • Advice,  Credit Cards,  Promos

    One man’s strategy to getting targeted for promotions

    I think the points and miles gods are finally beginning to hear my prayers. For a while now I have always wondered what the secret ingredient was to getting targeted for an airline or hotel promotion. I’ve traveled a lot, I’m active across different programs, but for some reason I haven’t done enough to be awarded what I consider to be the honor of a targeted promotion. In my adventures across the big, bad internet, I always hear about people getting targeted promotions for top-level elite statuses, or increased points earning opportunities, but I’ve never actually seen it for myself. Things have seemed to turn around, though. (re: my recent…

  • Promos,  Shop/Spend

    Chase brings back Best Buy bonus

    Right before Christmas Chase was running a promotion on purchases made at Best Buy through the Chase Pay app. That same offer has returned. The promo is pretty straightforward, use the Chase Pay app and receive points. Let’s break down the key points though. Key Points The offer is valid with other Chase cards, including the Chase Freedom — although you cannot combine this onto other bonuses. In other words, 10% cash is the max you can receive on purchases. (H/T Doctor of Credit) This is valid for up to $300 in purchases from Best Buy, down from the $400 that was offered around the holidays. The offer is valid…