• Save money at the pump with your Chase Sapphire card

    In my short tenure as a miles and points geek, I have seen a lot of targeted opportunities to earn bonus points at select retailers. The one bonus that I have really taken advantage of in the past is Best Buy’s continuing relationship with Chase — offering up to 10x points on $300 in purchases when using Chase’s mobile wallet, Chase Pay. What I don’t see as much is a straight up discount on spend — up until today. I got an email earlier about a special promotion Chase is running with Shell gas stations. It looks like Shell has recently kicked off an awards program to entice drivers to…

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    Finally, a World of Hyatt Promo worth using

    Hyatt has just announced their most recent points promotion. The full terms and conditions of the promotion are as follows: The basics of the promotion are as follows: Members receive either 500 or 1,000 points per qualifying night for stays between February 15 and May 15, 2018, depending on the property at which you stay. Hyatt Place or Hyatt House properties earn 500 bonus points per night, while all other Hyatt properties earn 1,000 points. There are no restrictions on the booking period, it is only required that you check-out between the time period. Theoretically, you could check-in before the 15th, then check out after and receive the bonus. This works…