Interviews Available Now! Trusted Traveler Enrollment Centers Reopening On September 8
Trusted Traveler Program Enrollment Centers have not conducted interviews for new applicants since March 19th. But the centers are now scheduled to reopen on September 8, 2020 and interview slots are wide-open in some locations. Extensive health regulations will be in place for both employees and applicants, but now may be the time to schedule your appointment if you’ve been unable to get one in the past few months.
Earn 3,000 Bonus Membership Rewards Points by Signing up for Rakuten
American Express members will earn 3,000 bonus points when creating a new Rakuten account or switching their account to receive Membership Rewards points. Last month, Rakuten had the offer to both gift and receive $30 or 3,000 bonus points to a linked American Express account when referring a friend. Now the deal is available even if you weren’t referred.
Earn 500 Bonus Miles Through American Airlines AAdvantage eShopping Portal
This week, you can earn 500 bonus miles through American Airlines when spending at least $200 in their shopping portal. This means that you can earn up to 2.5 bonus miles per dollar spent. That’s in addition to the bonus miles you’d otherwise earn through the portal and from your credit card spending. It’s a great way to double-dip on purchases you’re making anyway.
Alaska Offering Bonus Elite Miles for Credit Card Spending and Flying
Alaska currently has three new deals for travelers hoping to earn elite status faster and score bonus miles. You can earn 10,000 elite-qualifying miles on credit card spending, 3,000 bonus miles from restaurant purchases, and 50% bonus elite-qualifying miles on Alaska flights. These offers make it enticing to switch spending to an Alaska credit card and switch flying to Alaska.
Earn Up to 6,060 Bonus Miles From Shopping Portal Bonuses
If you’re one of the millions making purchases online from home right now, your everyday spending could help you toward your next vacation. You can earn up to 6,060 bonus miles through these new shopping portal bonuses. However, you’re going to have to register before you can start earning miles. Here’s how.
U.S. Airlines Temporarily Improve Change Fees Due to COVID-19
As the impact of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) spreads, several U.S. airlines have improved their change and cancelation policies to accommodate travel arrangements impacted by the virus.
Get an Amazon Discount When You Use 1 Discover or Amex Point
For a limited time, targeted Amex and Discover cardholders can receive an Amazon discount when using a single rewards point toward their purchase. For Amex, you can earn a discount of up to $50 (20% off a $250 purchase). For Discover, you’ll get a flat discount of $20 when spending over $50 on Amazon products. The Amex discount ends tomorrow, so act fast to get this deal.
Alaska Flash Sale for Mileage Plan Members Ends December 14th
There is currently an Alaska flash sale for Mileage Plan members, but it ends at midnight on December 14th. Now is the time to redeem miles for your post-holiday flights! Awards can be purchased from 5k to 15k miles plus $6, but restrictions apply.
Chase Freedom Offering 10% Additional Cashback (Targeted)
If you’re a Chase Freedom® cardholder, there’s a chance you could be earning an additional 10% cashback until the end of the year. This won’t apply to everyone, but it’s worth checking to see if you’re one of the lucky ones.
Buy Choice Privileges Points for 0.71 Cents Each
Choice Privileges is offering a 40% bonus when purchasing points, allowing you to buy them at 0.71 cents each. Just like our recent post covering Hilton’s buy-points offer, this isn’t necessarily a great deal unless you can find a hotel that will give you a better deal using points than paying cash.