Miles and Points, Black and White

1) The offer for 140,000 points via Ritz Carlton credit card is back. Pays no commission. The annual fee of $395 is not waived. This offer is not for everyone, but can be potentially lucrative for some families. Read this post on The Miles Professor on why you should consider it. (h/t Onemileatatime) 2) You…

“Give Me the Nights!” Comedy Pilot

Oh, the infamous “Into the nights”! IHG has IHGeed itself with that promotion. Giving lucrative offers, changing them midstream, changing them back in the end. The good news is I got all 3 promotions for various family members completed and received my bonuses in the end. It only took about 20 phone calls (maybe more), lots…

Miles and Points Update

1) The increased offer on Chase Freedom ends tomorrow. You get 22,500 points after spending $500 in 3 months and adding an authorized user. It is a decent card, but there are better sign-up bonuses available. Most likely, it will come back next year. The card pays me commission. An update on my purchase on…

Miles and Points, Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

1) Don’t forget to activate 5% bonus on your Chase Freedom by December 14th. The extra cash back is retroactive for the entire quarter. If you need to make purchases on Amazon in 2015, you can always get a gift card  now, since it doesn’t expire. 2) Hyatt has announced award chart changes effective January…

Orbitz $100 Off $100 2-Night Stay, Booked With Visa

Update: Dead. I don’t know how long this will last, but wanted to give you heads up on this promo. It’s valid for stays through June 30th. Major chains are excluded. The deal is similar to their Cyber Monday promo, except 2-night reservation is required this time. You should be able to make several separate…