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.
Citi ThankYou Adds Aeromexico as a Transfer Partner
Citi ThankYou has added Aeromexico as a transfer partner. Typically points will transfer to Club Premier at a ratio of 1:1 with a minimum transfer of 1,000 points. The new addition brings the total for Citi ThankYou points to 15 airline partners.
Transfer Membership Rewards Points to Flying Blue with a 25% Bonus
From now through November 30, 2019, you can transfer American Express Membership Rewards to Air France/KLM Flying Blue miles with a 25% bonus. To take advantage of the promotion, you need to transfer a minimum of 1,000 Membership Rewards points.
1,000 Bonus Hilton Points with One Lyft Ride
In an unofficial promotion, you can earn 1,000 Hilton Honors Bonus Points when you link your Lyft and Hilton accounts and take one eligible Lyft ride. The promotion is only open to those who have not linked their accounts previously and runs through November 15, 2019.
It is Now Easier to Use The Amex Platinum Uber Credit
American Express and Uber have made it easier for Platinum and Centurion cardholders to use their monthly Uber credits. It’s a small change, but it should help folks capture more of the $200 in annual credits up for grabs. Here’s how to take advantage.
Purchase AA Miles for Less Than 1.7 Cents with These Promotions
You can now purchase AA miles for 1.68 cents apiece, buy stacking a Marriott promotion offering you a 30% discount on point purchases, and then taking advantage of an AA promotion offering you a 25% bonus when you transfer hotel points to AA. The first promo ends on October 18, 2019, so don’t wait to get started.
Time to Activate 5% Bonus Categories for Q4 2019
Q4 2019 is just around the corner. Check out our round-up of cards offering you bonus categories earning 5% cashback. This quarter you can earn 5% back on select purchases with cards from Chase, Discover, Citi, and U.S. Bank. Top categories include Chase Pay, Paypal, Amazon, Target, and department stores.
Cathay Pacific Awards Now Bookable Online with American Miles
American Airlines has added the ability to book Cathay Pacific partner awards on AA.com. This is the third major partner added to American’s online search in the past few months, making it one of the best search tools for Oneword availability. Although this is great news for most, those who have been quietly booking Cathay tickets by phone will now have far more competition for these awards.