Discover Announces 5% Cash Back Calendar for 2020
Discover has announced its 2020 5% bonus categories. Each quarter, cardholders can receive 5% cash back on up to $1,500 of purchases at select retailers. Retailers on the 2020 list include Lyft, Uber, Amazon.com, Gas stations, restaurants, and PayPal.
Last Chance to Register for Q4 2019 Chase Freedom 5% Categories
Remember, you have up to December 14, 2019, to activate your Chase Freedom 5% bonus category. Activating before the deadline means that you will earn 5% cash back on up to $1,500 in purchases in select bonus categories, even if you have made the purchases before activating the bonus. This quarter the bonus categories are Department Stores, Chase Pay, and PayPal, with the latter two meaning you can earn 5% back on a huge array of spending.
Ending Soon: Buy Avianca LifeMiles with a Huge 145% Bonus
Avianca’s latest sale on miles is ending soon. Through December 3, 2019, get a 145% bonus when you purchase up to 200,000 LifeMiles. With a minimum purchase of only 1,000 miles, this is a great opportunity to top up your Avianca account.
JetBlue Rolls Out New Fares Including Basic Economy
JetBlue has introduced a lower-cost Blue Basic fare for price-sensitive travelers. While we’ve been skeptical about the long-term savings we’ll see from basic economy, the JetBlue offering is less restrictive than the competition—especially for those with a cobrand credit card or Mosaic elite status.
Use 1 Membership Rewards Point to Receive 20% off at Amazon (Targeted)
Amazon.com is running several targeted promotions, offering you 20% off when you use at least 1 Membership Rewards point to pay for part of your order. The promotion runs through December 2, 2019, or ends when five million dollars in offers have been redeemed.
Transfer Citi ThankYou Points to Avianca LifeMiles with a 25% Bonus
Citi ThankYou has announced a transfer promotion to Avianca LIfeMiles. Through December 11, 2019, you can receive a 25% bonus when you transfer Citi ThankYou points to Avianca. With three weeks to take advantage of the offer and instantaneous transfers, there is plenty of time to plan with this promotion.
Transfer Capital One Miles to Flying Blue with a 20% Bonus
Capital One has announced its second transfer bonus promotion to Air France/KLM Flying Blue this year. Through November 30, 2019, you can receive a 20% bonus when you transfer Capital One Miles to Flying Blue, which is an improved ratio of 1,000:900.
Amex Membership Rewards Transfer Bonus to Qantas and JetBlue
Membership Rewards is offering transfer bonuses to both Qantas and JetBlue. Through November 30, 2019, you can receive a 20% bonus on transfers to Qantas, while you can receive a 25% bonus through December 21, 2019, on transfers to JetBlue.
Rakuten Adds Option to Earn Membership Rewards for Existing Users
Rakuten (formerly Ebates) has finally made it possible for members to change their preferred earning method from cashback to Membership Rewards. The Rakuten shopping portal is now an excellent way to turn online purchases into a rapidly growing Membership Rewards balance.
Chase Freedom 5X Categories for Q4 2019
The Q4 2019 Chase Freedom bonus earning categories are now active. Through December 31, 2019, you can earn 5% cashback on purchases at department stores, PayPal, and Chase Pay. The bonus is restricted to the first $1,500 of spending across all 5X categories for a maximum bonus of $75 or 7,500 Ultimate Rewards points.