Thursday, November 29, 2012

Up to 2,000 Southwest Points for Flowers + SWA Contest

Who doesn't love getting flowers! Before 12/31/12 you can get Rapid Reward points for every Teleflora order. The bonus points earned are tiered below:

$29.99 to $49.99=1,250 points =.02/mi
$50 to $74.99=1,500 points =.03/mi
$75 to $99.99=1,750 points=.04/mi
over $100=2,000 points =.05/mi
Promo Code: WNRREUB 

Assuming you pay the lowest amount for each tier you will be getting the cost per mile as noted above. I agree not the greatest values but if you are buying flowers for that special someone for the holidays might as well earn some miles!

Plus every order gets you an entry to win 1,000,000 Rapid Reward points. Official rules here.

For more miles and points options for buying flowers check out my Database!

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Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Early Xmas Giveaway!

Christmas is the season of giving and what better time to have my first blog giveaway! There will be three different prizes and thus 3 different winners. I will be using Rafflecopter for this mini giveaway. Thanks for all my current and future followers and has been a great 2012 so far :) The prizes are...
  • 2 Southwest Drink Coupons valid until Dec 31, 2012. Must be 21+ to order drinks and the coupons will be mailed to your address.
  • 2 United Club One-Time Passes valid until June 30, 2013. Must be 21+ to redeem according to the TC on the back. These will be mailed to your address.
  • 3 GoGo Promotional Codes valid on Gogo Day Passes or Single-Flight Passes. Valid until June 30, 2013 and these will be emailed to you. 

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Monday, November 26, 2012

Cyber Monday Deals!

Though not miles and points related, who doesn't like a great deal :)

Via The Deal Mommy, when you spend $10 at Victoria Secret online, you can get 2 bonus cards guaranteed for at least $10 each so $20 in total to use in Dec! Just use code "Monday" when checking out.

Via Deals We Like, here is a list of current airline deals for today only!

Via Point Me to the Plane, Travelocity is having 50% off hotels stackable with $50 off $250 through Amex Sync

Via Traveler's Loophole, get the entertainment book for $12.50 through e-bates.

Via Groupon, for $10 you can get $20 to use at Toys R Us or Babies R Us. Voucher valid till 12/24/2012. Only 1 day left to buy! If you don't have an account, you can use my referral link to sign up.

Via Groupon, for $15 you can get 40 personalized holiday photo cards. Voucher valid till 12/10/2012. 4 days left to buy.

Via Living Social, for $25 you can get a $50 Brookstone gift card to use online or in store. Promotional value expires Dec 24, 2012.

Via Amazon, get a Kindle fire for $129 ($30 off) by entering code "Firedeal" at checkout. Valid today only.

Via Amazon Local, get a voucher for 30% off a qualifying purchase in the Kindle Accessories store. $30 maximum discount and only 2 days left to get the voucher.

Via Bloomspot, get $30 worth of flowers from for only $15. Offer ends in 6 days and promotional value expires 1/31/2013.  get 30% off your online order by using promo code "Cyber" at checkout. get 20% off everything by using promo code "Cyber20" and ends Nov 27. has 50% off select hotels across the country ending today!

I'll add more as I come across them but please add more to the comments section!

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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

500 SWA miles for Using your CC through RR Shopping Portal

From Nov 15- Dec 31, 2012, if you use your Chase Southwest credit card to make a purchase through the Rapid Rewards Shopping portal, then you will receive a one time 500 RR bonus which should post 6-8 weeks from purchase. This bonus can only be received once per RR account. There is no mention of a minimum spend requirement. The holidays are coming up and I know ya'll are going to do a lot of online shopping so why not earn extra points :)

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Network Like a Boss! Meetups and MegaDos

Probably the best part of the miles and points game is meeting others who share your crazy and fun interest :)  I am planning on going to the #FTULAX in a few weeks but here are some other upcoming events that may be of interest to ya'll.

Austin MegaDo 2.5 - March 1-3, 2013. Registration is now open and this will be more of a downtown get to know Austin meetup. Here is the FT thread.

FTU in VA  - April 26-28, 2013. Registration in now open and will be in Tyson's Corner. Speakers include Gary Leff from View from the Wing, Daraius Dubash from Million Mile Secrets, Summer Hull from Mommy Points, Steve Belkin (beaubo) and more to come.

Chicago MegaDo - Oct 11-13, 2013. Registration is not yet open but put it on your calendars! It will be at the Holiday Inn Elk Grove Village near Chicago O’Hare which is where it was this past yr.

I'll be posting more as I become aware of them and if you know of any more definitely let me know :)

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Saturday, November 17, 2012

Coke Rewards = 500 Priority Pts or $20 off SWA WannaGetAway Fare

I just checked out the coke rewards catalog and you can get 500 Priority points (NOW OUT OF STOCK) for 160 coke rewards or $20 off Southwest Airline Wanna Get Away fare for 100 coke rewards.
For the $20 off SWA there are several restrictions. It is for one time use on a round trip Wanna Get Away Fare only. Travel must be purchased 7 days in advance and purchases must be made from 11/1/12-2/1/13 for travel 11/8/12-2/16/13.  Blackout dates are 11/21-11/26/12, 12/21-12/24/12, 12/26/12-1/2/13, and 2/15/13.

Also don't forget that from 11/7/12 - 11/24/12 you can get double rewards on Powerade, Powerade Zero and Coke Zero caps.

If you want to earn 20 free my coke rewards, Family Dollar has a game you can play. Follow these instructions below. HT to Tarheelblue on Milepoint. Got my points! (UPDATE: You can only earn 20 points once per email, they must have fixed the glitch)

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Chase United VIP Lounge in 3 City Malls

Just received an email from United for a fun little perk during the holiday seasons. From Nov 23-Dec 24, 2012, when you present your Chase United Mileage Plus credit card at the VIP Lounge located in the Houston Galleria, the Westfield San Fransisco Center, or the Mall at Short Hills in NJ,  then you and three of your guests can enjoy complimentary refreshments, gift wrapping, flat screen TVs, & Wi-Fi. There are also inside access events that you can purchase tickets to such as culinary demonstrations, wine tastings, or a meal and meet and greet with NY Giant legends (NJ mall).

Also if you bring in an unwrapped toy on Toy's for Tots Tuesday, you can get 2 United Club passes!

It also looks like all valid Chase United and Continental credit cards will be honored so take advantage of these lil perks during the holidays if you are visiting these city's malls.

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Friday, November 16, 2012

Southwest Discontinues partnership with TXU Energy

Starting Jan 1, 2013, you will no longer be able to sign up to earn Rapid Reward points with TXU Energy. If
you currently have the LUV2FLY plan you will still receive your bonus points as outline in the plan for each milestone achieved.

If you recently signed up with TXU Energy for the LUV2FLY plan but have not received your redemption instructions, you should call 866-377-8983 to provide your Rapid Reward # to ensure you get your bonus points.

I hope this doesn't mean the start of the end to utility partners with airlines.

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Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Citi Price Rewind

 So last month I talked about how you can register your qualified purchase made through your Citi credit card at If there is a lower price by at least $25 found within 30 days, you will receive a refund for the difference up to $250 per item. Well I had registered my computer that I had bought a month ago and it found a $50 price drop so getting a refund!You have 90 days from the date of purchase to request a refund and you must upload a scan or picture of your original receipt so make sure to keep those!

I looked at the description of non covered items and jewelry (excluding watches) and airline or transportation tickets are not eligible for refund to name a few. Also business citicards are not eligible for this program. So if you are starting to make your holiday purchases and are using your citicard to earn AA miles then don't forget to register for a possible refund!

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Sunday, November 4, 2012

Winos can earn points too! (Radisson)

If you regularly buy wines then this may be a good promotion for you. This offer in my opinion would not warrant a purchase just for the points.

By joining American Cellars Wine Club and receiving your 2nd shipment, you can earn up to 12,500 Club Carlson points. You will get 5,000 points after your first shipment which includes 6 bottles of wine and will cost $41.95. With the second shipment of 6 wines, you will receive 7,500 points and each bottle will costs between $12 and $15 plus shipping. You will also receive 10 points per dollar spent. If you don't cancel then you will continue to receive 6 bottles per month.

So if you like drinking wines or like to give them as gifts for the holidays then this may be a promotion for you. I have not yet tried this promotion so don't know the success of points posted. If you have tried this out then definitely let me know your experience.

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