How to Get 20% Off Your Amazon Order (Up to $100)

Update 11/26/18: This looks to be a targeted offer, so not everyone who has a Membership Rewards earning Amex card added to their Amazon account as a payment method will qualify.

Amazon is offering 20% off purchases sold by Amazon, in addition to various gift cards not sold by Amazon, for those apply at least 1 Membership Rewards point to their order and pay with the Amex card that earned it. The maximum discount is $100 on a $500 order.

1. Navigate here and click the “Click to activate” button to apply the offer to your Amazon account.

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What Credit Cards to Use for Black Friday & Cyber Monday

I hope you and yours had a fantastic Thanksgiving.

Our turkey from last year. This year my boyfriend decided to use the spatchcock method, meaning it didn't come out as picturesque (but very tasty!)

I ate way too much of both of the desserts in the cover photo and am paying the price now.

Turkey day is over and now we're all trying to decide how to spend money in order to save it.

40% Membership Rewards to Avios Transfer Bonus

Through November 15 you'll earn 40% bonus points when you transfer Membership Rewards to either British Airways or Iberia Avios.

That means 1,000 Membership Rewards = 1,400 Avios.

This deal typically comes around once a year and presents an excellent opportunity to save points on awards in and between various parts of the world.

Last Day for Blue Business Plus Sign-Up Bonus: 2x on ALL Purchases

The Blue Business Plus Credit Card from American Express’ appeal comes from its simple and impressive earning power. For no annual fee whatsoever, on the first $50,000 in purchases per calendar year (January 1 – December 31), it earns 2 Membership Rewards on ALL purchases.

Amazon Prime Day + Additional $100 Off by Applying 1 Point

Right now you can get 20% off your purchase of a product (or products) sold and shipped by Amazon, up to a $100 discount, when you apply at least one Membership Reward point to payment.

This is especially pertinent as Amazon Prime Day just kicked off: 36 hours of massive sales for Amazon Prime members. Prime Day started at 12 pm PT today. Don't have a Prime membership but want to take advantage of the sales? Sign up for a free trial.

Amex Warning Ineligible Applicants Before Final Submission

The miles world received some unsettling news recently. I've been mulling it over myself since I read about it, waiting to see if any further information was published or insight gained from others' experiences. And now we have some.

Annual Fee Time: Retention Offers & Plan for SPG Amex Card

*I am bumping this up to the top of the blog roll as I added a section towards the bottom of this post regarding a new benefit coming August 1 that could be a largely influential factor in whether or not you keep your SPG Amex Card open. Thanks to Reader Jon for reminding me.*

I hold both the Starwood Preferred Guest Credit Card from American Express and the Starwood Preferred Guest Business Credit Card from American Express.

Limited Time: 60k Gold & 70k Platinum Delta Offers. Which is Better?

I'm bumping this post up to the top of the blog roll as a reminder that these elevated 60k and 70k bonus offers for the Delta Gold and Platinum Amex cards are ending April 11, 2018 (this coming Wednesday). If you want to apply, do so before midnight tonight!  

Until April 11, 2018, the Gold Delta Card is offering 50,000 bonus Delta miles after you spend $2,000 in your first three months, plus an additional 10,000 bonus miles for spending another $1,000 in within the first six months.

35k Offer on SPG Business Amex: Ends Tonight!

The 35k offer on the SPG Business card only lasts through today, March 28, 2018. If you're interested, it's time to pull the trigger.

New Amex Referrals Thread: Leave Yours in the Comments!

In July of last year I published a post welcoming readers to share their American Express card referral links in the comments. Since many of the offers in the comments have expired, I decided to start fresh with a new thread in January.