I just got a nice letter from the Director of Public Affairs for the Starwood Amex Card (yes, they are watching the blog). The new director wanted all the Frugal Travel Guy readers to be aware of upcoming changes to the SPG cards. Here is a copy of his letter to me: Hi Rick – Read full post »
Henrik sent along this promo that could not be any simpler. Fill out the form and the 300 points gets put in your Priority Club account. Henrik says you don’t even need to download the toolbar. The 300 points posted right away. Nice find Henrik. Thanks link for the points UPDATE The link is now Read full post »
The current promos just have me in a tailspin. Katy’s 5K SPG bonus for loyalty has already posted. 22,500 of my Chase Continental Business debit card promo have hit my account. Katy has 66,000 CO miles at present and we are heading to the bank to get her 25K CO for the same promo. When Read full post »
Don’t delete your emails prematurely. A reader informed me, his Mom got a targeted offer for 50K AA on sign up and 50K more after a big minimum spend. There is also a thread on Flyertalk about 75K sign up bonuses so watch your emails and keep us all informed if you get a dandy Read full post »
Start Date July 16 Weigh In Date July 29 Weight Loss 7 Pounds on the SOS Diet “Stop Only Sugar” Rule #1 No more than 20 grams of sugar per day Rule #2 At least 30 grams of dietary fiber per day Rule #3 No more rules. Google the book SOS Diet by Dr. James Read full post »
Dear Mr Frugal Travel Guy, Now you can enjoy a vacation getaway or family visit for fewer miles. Just book by August 31, 2010 and you can travel on United® or United Express® to destinations that are 700 miles or less from your departure city. Here are just a few of the places you can Read full post »
For those of you that don’t know him, Mr Pickles was written up in the Wall Street Journal for his successes with the US Mint Program. He will be sharing his story at the sold out Chicago Seminar DO in October with 500 frugal travel nuts. Can’t wait to meet him. MrPickles note to me Read full post »
UPDATE PROBLEM SOLVED As reported by others, it is indeed an internal Chase system error and the person opening your account must call the help desk to get it corrected for the Business Debit card account. The promo was indeed extended but the coupon was not. Tell your bank employee that they will have to Read full post »
One of our fellow Flyertalkers has a availability search engine in beta testing called Award Nexus. We got to try it out at the Ann Arbor DO this past weekend and it shows great promise. It will handle American, United and Star Alliance searches more efficiently than Expert Flyer which has a better program for Read full post »
I got an email today offering a 5K bonus for staying once on a qualifying rate within the next 90 days. The T&C say it is targeted, but when I remove my name from the registration page it still offers the promo. This is one of those hit and miss chances that depends on the Read full post »
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