Last year Marriott Hotels and Starwood Hotels & Resorts merged, and many people are wondering what will happen to the Marriott Rewards Starwood Preferred Guest rewards programs. Marriott recently announced some minor changes coming in 2018, but the 2 rewards programs will not be combined yet.
Some people have been receiving the American Express Platinum card 100,000 points bonus offer through the Card Match tool. Amex is also offering a bonus of 100,000 Membership Rewards points in an Amex Platinum card targeted offer. 100,000 Membership Rewards points can go a long way towards earning free travel. The normal bonus is 50,000 points.
American Airlines and Groupon are teaming up for a program where you can earn American Airlines AAdvantage miles for shopping at Groupon. You can earn up to 5 AAdvantage miles per dollar spent in the American Airlines Groupon program. New Groupon customers can earn a bonus of 1000 AAdvantage miles. Check out the details of the American Airlines Groupon program here and start earning more airline miles.
Every once in awhile JetBlue has a promotion with Amazon to give TrueBlue members a chance to earn 3000 points for joining Amazon Prime. The JetBlue Amazon Prime Promotion is on once again for Black Friday weekend, and now is your chance to earn 3000 True Blue points if you missed previous promotions.
Marriott Rewards has launched a new shopping portal recently. To entice Marriott Rewards members to use their shopping site Marriott Rewards More, they are offering a 1000 points bonus on your first order of $25 or more.
For a short time Citi offered a special sign up bonus of 75,000 ThankYou points on the Citi Prestige card. When booked through the Citi ThankYou Travel Center, 75,000 points is worth over $900 of free travel on any airline. The Citi Prestige Card 75,000 points bonus is gone, and now the normal Citi Prestige Card 40,000 points bonus is back.
During the holidays the airlines are offering bonus miles for using their online shopping site, in addition to the miles you earn when you purchase items. Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Shopping has added a new twist. Now you can earn Alaska Airlines miles for in-store shopping as well as shopping online. Check out the details and earn bonus Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles.
The Citi travel rewards program has added a new Citi ThankYou airline partner to it's list of airline & hotel points transfer partners. Citi ThankYou points are valuable and flexible because of the many airline partners in the program. The Citi ThankYou airline partners list growing with the addition of Avianca only makes the Citi ThankYou program even more flexible and valuable.
The Amex Business Gold card is a good travel credit card to have if you need more Amex Membership Rewards points. American Express has a targeted offer on the Amex Business Gold card of 80,000 Membership Rewards points. The normal bonus is 30,000 points. The Amex Business Gold card 80,000 points bonus is a limited time targeted offer.
Various airlines have online shopping sites where you can earn extra airline miles for buying things you normally need to buy. During the holidays the airlines are offering bonus miles for using their online shopping site, in addition to the miles you earn when you purchase items. Alaska Airlines is having a promotion this week. The Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Holiday Shopping extra miles series promotion is for a limited time. Check out the details and earn bonus Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles.
Avianca is giving customers a chance to get a 145% bonus when they buy Avianca LifeMiles miles. The Avianca LifeMiles Cyber Week promotion is valid only during this week. Check out the details.
Cathay Pacific is running a special promotion where you can convert your hotel rewards points for Asia Miles. There are 13 participating hotel rewards programs in the Cathay Pacific hotel points promotion. When you transfer your hotel points to Cathay Pacific during the promotion, you will get 50% bonus miles. The Cathay Pacific hotel points promotion is for a limited time only.