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Get The Game Of Life, Free For Android And iOS Devices

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This game normally costs $2.99, and is now free.

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Little Tikes Perfect Fit 4-in-1 Trike For $62.79 Shipped From Amazon

Update: This is now just $56.96!


Little Tikes Perfect Fit 4-in-1 Trike For $62.79 Shipped From Amazon

This is the lowest price for this product ever from Amazon.

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-4-stage teal toddler trike grows with your child and is perfect for on-the-go travel
-Full shade canopy to protect child from all angles
-Adjustable seat with the flip of a switch
-Large parent storage bucket and bottle holder
-High-back seat for comfort and safety
-Weight Limit: 50 lbs
-Ages: 9 months – 5 years

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Pack Of 4 Lifetime White Granite Folding Chairs For $80.39 Shipped From Amazon

Pack Of 4 Lifetime White Granite Folding Chairs For $80.39 Shipped From Amazon

This is the lowest price for this product ever from Amazon.

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-Superior Strength
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25% Bonus For Transferring Hotel Points To American; Get Up To A 100% Bonus When You Transfer Starpoints/Marriott Points!

American Express is a DansDeals.com advertiser. Earn Starpoints with the Starwood Consumer AMEXthe Starwood Business AMEX, or the Chase Marriott Visa.


American is offering a 25% bonus for converting hotel points into miles through 6/15.

Back in 2010 when these SPG-AA bonuses started you were able to rack up hundreds of thousands of Starpoints thanks to the US Mint, miles transferred to AA counted for million miler status, and AA had an awesome round-the-world award chart. I took advantage of all of those, but they no longer exist.

During 2015’s bonus I cautioned that American’s award chart was “so much better than their competition’s award charts that you can’t help but wonder when the devaluation will come…”

The devaluation came and it made their award chart downright terrible. Then the other shoe fell when American made their saver awards far more difficult to find than on any other airline. I wrote last July that their lack of award space could even be construed as a scAAm and even some of the biggest AA AApologist bloggers are now starting to call them out on it as well.

Doug Parker has gone from America West to ruin USAirways and now American. Even Jeff Smisek would blush at his actions.

So why would you transfer valuable Starpoints to American?

Despite the dearth and American award space and the fuel surcharges to redeem miles for travel on British Airways there are still some good uses. You’ll have to hunt for them as many partner awards are only bookable over the phone, such as Air Tahiti Nui, Cathay Pacific, Etihad, JAL, Qatar, and more.

For example I used 105K American miles to fly last month in an apartment on Etihad Shower Class from the Maldives to Cleveland via Abu Dhabi and JFK.

Though because of the #ElectronicsBan, I was stuck having to take pictures with my GoPro:

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And my phone:

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Sample transfer options:

-With this promotion 20K Starpoints will convert into 31,250 American miles with the 25% bonus. That 1.5625 AA miles per Starpoint transferred.

-You are able to do a Starwood Nights and Flights redemption for 60K Starpoints in exchange for 60K AA miles and 5 nights in a category 3 property (normally 40K+28K Starpoints), or 70K Starpoints in exchange for 60K AA miles and 5 nights in a category 4 property (normally 40K+40K Starpoints).

-90K Starpoints will convert into 270K Marriott points which will convert into 150,000 American miles with the 25% bonus plus 7 nights at a Marriott category 1-5 hotel. That 1.67 AA miles per Starpoint transferred plus you’ll get a free 7 night hotel stay. You must call Marriott at 800-321-7396 if you want to book a miles+nights package.

Some agents will refund 45K Marriott points (15K Starpoints) if you return the 7 night stay certificate, but not all agents will do that. If you get it refunded you’ll have used an effective 75K Starpoints for 150K AA miles or a whopping 2 AA miles per Starpoint.

-The 7 night electronic hotel certificate expires in 1 year, though Marriott currently will extend them for 1 additional year if you contact them.
-You don’t need to choose the hotel at the time of a nights+miles redemption.
-The certificate must be used at one property for 7 consecutive nights.
-You can have the certificate issued in anyone’s name.
-You can use more Marriott points to get a higher hotel category certificate.
-You can upgrade your hotel certificate by paying the difference in points later on.

Here is the miles+nights award chart from Marriott to American before the 25% bonus miles that American will award:

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Just be sure to compare American’s requirements with other airlines before transferring.

In this post I compared how many miles are required to fly on every OneWorld route from JFK.

Just for example, I flew last August from JFK to Vancouver in Cathay Pacific First Class for 35K Alaska miles. That same flight would have cost 55K AA miles. Non-elites would also have paid American a $75 last-minute fee which Alaska doesn’t charge, so be sure to do your research before you transfer.

-The names on the Starwood account and the AA account must match or the transfer will be rejected. You are able to transfer Starpoints for free between people living at the same address, though if you are changing the address on one of the accounts you’ll have to wait 30 days before transferring Starpoints to someone else’s Starwood account.

-The 25% bonus miles fulfilled by American will be posted within 7 business days after the initial conversion activity has been posted by Starwood Preferred Guest. The initial transfer usually takes a couple of days. You can hold an AA award for 5 days which is enough time for the transfer to process.

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Bose SoundTrue Around-Ear Headphones​ II For $69.95 Shipped

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-(Apple Devices) Bose SoundTrue Around-Ear Headphones II For $69.95 Shipped

-(Android Devices) Bose SoundTrue Around-Ear Headphones II For $69.95 Shipped

Available in Black or Blue.

These sell for $92.99-$103.85 from Amazon.

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-Redesigned with a slimmer profile and fresh, new colors
-Softly padded headband, memory-foam ear cushions. don’t include active noise cancelling technology.
-Made to stay comfortable, playlist after playlist; built to survive your busy life
-Fold-flat ear cups and a matching carrying case make them easy to take anywhere
-Inline mic/remote for select iPod, iPhone and iPad models

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Moto G4 Play Unlocked Pure Android Smartphone For All Domestic And International Carriers For $99.99 Shipped From B&H

Update: Now available in White from Amazon for the same price!


Moto G4 Play Unlocked Pure Android Smartphone For All Domestic And International Carriers For $99.99 Shipped From B&H

-Choose from Black or White.

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-If you have a Visa business card, like a Chase Ink card, you can enroll in Visa Savings Edge for an additional 5% automatic cash rebate.

-B&H doesn’t charge sales tax for orders shipped outside of NJ/NY.

-Carrier freedom: Unlocked and works on all Major Networks!
-Fast 4G LTE speed, up to 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, 2 GB of RAM, and a bright 5″ HD display ensures videos and games run smoothly and look great.
-Enjoy the best of Google Android 6.0 Marshmallow, including Google Maps, Gmail, Play Store, and more.
-Take brilliant photos with the high resolution 8MP camera, or snap group shots with a 5MP wide angle selfie cam.
-The all-day battery includes TurboPower charging which provides up to 6 hours of use in just 15 minutes.
-Unlocked and carrier friendly, works with all major carrier networks domestically or abroad.
-Pure Android experience
-Features 2 GB of RAM and an SD card slot that supports up to 128 GB of additional storage.

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The “Too Generous” AMEX 50% Points Rebate Is Being Devalued

Update: If you have opened or will open an AMEX Business Platinum Card between 10/1/16-5/31/17 you will get 50% airfare rebates with no cap until 1 full year has passed from when your account was opened!

That means you can still open a card through the end of May and take advantage of a full year of unlimited 50% airfare point rebates!


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It’s not only your airline miles that are being devalued. Step up to the plate, bank points.

In October AMEX attacked the Chase Sapphire Reserve by offering a 50% rebate on paid airfare redemptions if you have a AMEX Business Platinum Card.

A few days ago I wrote about AMEX ending marketing on their Everyday Preferred card and posited that it was too generous to market the 50% bonus spending on that card while having a 50% points rebate on the AMEX Business Platinum Card.

I also wrote about AMEX slowing down the 50% rebate from posting within a day to taking much longer to post, though some DDFers have been able to get manually credited for the 50% by calling and asking or by redeeming points over the phone and asking for an instant rebate posting.

Plus AMEX has been awarding an extra 4 points per dollar even on point redemptions when you use an AMEX Consumer Platinum Card. It may even offer those 4 bonus points on the Business Platinum card after 3/30 when the 5x category for airfare bookings on AMEXTravel.com was added, but it’s too early for reports of that yet.

Clearly this benefit was costing AMEX more than that anticipated, as it’s being devalued after just 8 months.

-Effective June 1st, the Business Platinum airfare redemption rebate will drop from 50% to 35%. 

-Additionally, effective June 1st the rebate will be capped at 500,000 rebated points per calendar year.

Let’s take the example from Miami to Tel Aviv via Newark from that post. The ticket was $623.18 round-trip. That is 31,159 points round-trip after 50% back (a value of 2 cents per point) but it will be 40,506 points after 35% back (a value of 1.54 cents point) when that goes into effect on June 1st. If you book the ticket with a Consumer Platinum card you would also get an additional 2,493 points back, making the out of pocket cost 28,666 points with the 50% rebate (a value of 2.17 cents per point) or 38,013 points with the 35% rebate (a value of 1.64 cents per point).

With a Sapphire Reserve card you would need 41,545 points for the ticket ( a value of 1.5 cents per point).

And of course you earn miles for the flight, in this case you’ll earn 13,555 miles round-trip if you credit your flight to United’s Star Alliance partner, Singapore.

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Of course you can supercharge your spending with a Chase Freedom Unlimited card where you can also earn 1.5 points per dollar or with an AMEX Everyday Preferred card you can earn 1.5-4.5 points per dollar everywhere.

If AMEX offers insider fares for your desired ticket then the difference between AMEX and Sapphire Reserve will be more pronounced, but otherwise this is a boon Sapphire Reserve. Sapphire Reserve doesn’t make you wait for a rebate and offers a 1.5 cents per points value on hotels, car rentals, and activities. That’s still less value per point than AMEX (especially if you also have a Consumer Platinum card), but the additional categories and not having to wait for a rebate makes it more flexible.

File this under the too generous to last category. It’s still a lot better than using airline miles for inexpensive coach tickets, but it won’t be nearly as lucrative as it is now.

Will you start burning points by 5/31 to take advantage of the 50% rebate while it lasts?

HT: mochjas, via DDF and TPG

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4 Boxes Of Life Cereal Variety Pack For $5.19-$5.99 Via Amazon Subscribe & Save

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3 Pack Of Honeywell LED A19 60 Watt Dimmable Light Bulbs For $3.29 From Amazon

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3 Pack Of Honeywell LED A19 60 Watt Dimmable Light Bulbs For $3.29 From Amazon

Clip the $5 coupon on the product page.

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-Although your LED bulbs give you the equivalent output of a 60W incandescent bulb they only use 6W of energy. This saves you money on your bills, which can add up to hundreds of dollars over the lifetime of the product. This also contributes to protecting the environment.
-Normal incandescent bulbs have a low average lifespan, often less than 1000 hours of use. The lifetime of your LED bulbs have is up to 20 times greater meaning lower replacement costs and reducing the inconvenience of changing them as frequently.
-Your Honeywell LED bulbs are a modern and convenient improvement to old-fashioned incandescent bulbs. Backed by a 5-year guarantee they are a high-quality alternative to safely light your home. Durable so they won’t break easily and mercury free to safeguard the environment.
-Your LED bulbs are dimmable so you can set them to the ideal light level depending on the brightness you want. Set them high with 800 lumens of bright light for reading in the lounge or adjust them to a lower level while enjoying a romantic meal.

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Today Only: 24-Piece Towel Set For $49.99, Plus Save On A DeWALT Saw System And Diamond Rings From Amazon

-24-Piece 500 GSM Towel Set: $49.99

Available in 9 different colors.

This was selling for $69.99 yesterday and is now the lowest price ever on Amazon.

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For example this Sterling Silver and Diamond Wedding Anniversary Ring was selling for $55.31 yesterday and is now just $32.99 the lowest price ever from Amazon.

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Eyeglasses99 Optical Is Having A Huge Sale This Sunday April 30th In Brooklyn!

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-Select from out entire store 2 pairs of glasses frames and lenses for just $49!
Progressive/bifocal lenses: 1 pair for a $59 frame with lenses.

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24 Boxes Of Puffs Vicks Lotion Tissues For $19.81-$22.38 Shipped Via Amazon Subscribe & Save

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United’s Official Report On Flight 3411 Raises More Questions Than It Answers; Plus, The Excellent Customer Service Changes That United Will Make Going Forward

Update: In a surprise to nobody, United has settled with Dr. Dao, effectively bringing the matter to a close. The settlement amount will remain confidential…anyone care to take a guess as to how much United contributed to Dr. Dao’s retirement fund in order to avoid dragging the case out in court?


United has released their official report on what happened on flight 3411 earlier this month when Dr. Dao was dragged off the plane by Chicago aviation police officers.

I wrote my original thoughts on the incident here.

You can read United’s report above, but allow me to cut through some of the corporate speak and add some of my own research:

United flight 3411 from Chicago to Louisville on 4/9 was operated by an ERJ-170 with 70 seats (6 first, 16 economy plus, 48 economy minus). It was scheduled to depart at 5:40pm and was overbooked by 1 seat. All of the passengers refused to volunteer their seats, so one passenger without a seat assignment was involuntarily denied boarding at the gate and handed a check on the spot. That left 70 passengers to board the flight.

Meanwhile, United flight 4448 (United fails to mention the flight number in the report) from Chicago to Louisville on 4/9 was operated by an ERJ-145 with 50 seats. It was scheduled to depart Chicago at 2:55pm and was carrying 4 deadheading United crew members on their way to Louisville to work on United flight 3658 from Louisville to Newark, scheduled to depart on 4/10 at 6:55am. That flight was experiencing mechanical issues and United was unsure that they were going to be able to fix the plane. The crew left flight 4448 and went to flight 3411 after it was already boarded. United had to get the crew to Louisville or else the flight to Newark and more flights afterward would have been cancelled. Thus United wound up needing to find 4 more volunteers to give up their seats from flight 3411, after it had already boarded.

The United report completely fails to mention United flight 4771 from Chicago to Louisville on 4/9 which was operated by an ERJ-135 with 37 seats. Flight 4771 departed on time at 9pm. It’s unclear if this flight was full as the flight is not even mentioned in the report.

-It’s not clear from the report why the crew didn’t switch from flight 4448 to flight 3411 before flight 3411 had boarded, which would have spared the entire incident.

-It’s also unclear from the report as to why the passengers onboard United flight 3411 were told that they wouldn’t be able to fly to Louisville until the next day, when several seats aboard flight 4448 were apparently just vacated by the crew. Why weren’t they offered the ability to fly on flight 4448, with the caveat that it was undergoing maintenance and might be cancelled?

-And why couldn’t the passengers onboard United flight 3411 be offered travel on flight 4771? Even if that flight was full and there were zero no-shows, United could have tried to find other people to volunteer their seats from that flight.

In 2008 I was bumped off of 7 United flights over a 2 day span from Chicago to Cleveland while I racked up vouchers and kept getting reaccommodated in first class on the next flight, despite the next flight being oversold. So United agents are definitely able to move volunteers onto another flight, even if it is oversold.

 

Flight 4448 did get its mechanical issues fixed and wound up departing Chicago at 9:42pm. It’s unclear how many passengers were aboard as the report glosses over that issue.

 

Back to flight 3411. The gate agent was only authorized to offer $800 in United funny money, a hotel for the night, and a flight to Louisville on 4/10. Nobody accepted. If the gate agent would have offered a flight later that day it’s very likely that they would have found volunteers, but the gate agent did not offer a same day flight.

The computer generated the names of 4 passengers to involuntarily remove from the flight based on who was in the cheapest fare class, who checked in the latest, and who wasn’t an elite member, an unaccompanied minor, or a disabled traveler.

2 couples were chosen. The first couple deplaned and were presumably given an involuntary denied boarding check for 4 times their airfare (capped at $1,350). Dr. Dao and his wife were also chosen and of course he refused and the police were called. He was physically abused and removed from the flight by Chicago aviation police officers who lied about what happened and are now on administrative leave. Dr. Dao subsequently ran back onto the flight and then had to be removed for a 2nd time. The entire flight was then deplaned and reboarded, with the 4 deadheading crew members taking the seats of the 4 bumped passengers. Flight 3411 departed Chicago at 7:42pm.

 

United admits to 4 shortcomings. Calling the police when nobody’s safety was in jeopardy, rebooking the crew members after the flight was boarded, not offering enough compensation for people to volunteer their seat, and not training their employees to properly deal with a situation like this.

United is clear to note that none of those were the fault of the gate agent or flight attendants. United’s policy about calling the police was vague, United policy allowed for deadheading crew members to bump paying passengers off a plane, United didn’t allow the gate agent to offer more than $800, and United didn’t train the agent for the situation.

United steers clear of blaming the crew for not intervening when they saw how the Chicago aviation police officers were treating Dr. Dao. Then again they were likely just as in shock as most passengers were about what was going on.

United is frustratingly vague about the other flights and whether the gate agent should have offered to at least try to accommodate passengers on the other 2 flights going from Chicago to Louisville that night, despite the mechanical issues that one of the flights was having.

 

At any rate, good things will come out of all of this:

1. As of 4/12, United will no longer call on police to remove customers from a flight, unless there is a safety issue.

Then again, Delta just kicked someone off a plane for using the bathroom under the guise of it being a security threat, so pretty much everything on a plane can be construed to be a safety issue.

2. Effective today, United will no longer involuntarily remove a passenger once they are seated, unless there is a safety issue.

3. Effective tomorrow, United will authorize gate agents to offer up to $10,000 in United travel vouchers to get people to volunteer their seat. This should effectively eliminate the need to ever involuntarily deny boarding.

I doubt United will ever have to offer nearly that much money, but it makes for good clickbait titles which will surely go viral. In practice people will grab the offer when it’s much lower than $10,000.

4. By June, United will make a team to assist gate agents with creative rebooking solutions, such as flights on other airlines, other airports, and ground transportation when needed.

This is something that savvy travelers already do. Gate agents often don’t see options that Google Flights make easy to see. They’re typically more than willing to listen to suggestions if you tell them your desired alternate routing options. But it’s good that even non-savvy passengers should benefit from this.

5. As of 4/14, United requires that deadheading crew members heading to work on another flight be booked for travel at least an hour before departure.

I have to wonder if this will really be enforced. Will United really be willing to cancel a flight from another airport if the only way to get crew there is by booking them within an hour onto a full flight? Truthfully, with the new compensation levels they can still book them and find people more than willing to volunteer their seat.

6. Training will begin in August for gate agents and flight attendants to deal with situations like the one on flight 3411 without involving the police.

7. Later this year, United will allow passengers checking into oversold flights to enter how much compensation, if any, that they would accept to be bumped off of the flight. United will take the lowest bids and give the bumped passengers the compensation they requested.

While you might think you’re clever by entering $10,000, there’s likely someone else willing to get bumped for $500.

8. United will reduce overbooking on flights with low volunteer rates. That is beneficial for United, especially with the new higher compensation levels. United says this reduction in overbooking will focus on the last flights of the day to a destination, when an overnight stay would be required. That seems to me to imply that flight 3411 was the last flight of the day, though as we know, it was not.

The last 2 items are general customer service improvements, which are both excellent:

9. Later this year, United gate agents and flight attendants will be empowered to award passengers miles, travel credit, or other forms of compensation when things go wrong.

You shouldn’t need to email customer service to get compensated for a problem. Once this system is rolled out, United will be able to deal with issues on the spot.

10. As of June, United will stop asking for proof of what was in your checked luggage when they lose your luggage. Instead they will cut a check for $1,500 cash per lost bag, no questions asked. You can still file proof of loss if there was more than $1,500 of covered items in the bag.

This is long overdue as well. There’s no reason for an airline to force you to find documentation of items purchased when they lose your bag.

 

All in all these are some very customer friendly changes, it’s just a shame that it takes a horrific incident for them to be implemented. I just wish United was a bit more forthcoming about the other flights that operated that evening from Chicago to Louisville…

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Amazon Deals Roundup: Save On A Spiralizer, Pringles, Notebooks, Label Maker, Toys, Baby Gear, And More

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Acer 23.6″ Full HD LED Backlit Widescreen LCD Monitor For $86.05 Shipped From Amazon

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Acer 23.6″ Full HD LED Backlit Widescreen LCD Monitor For $86.05 Shipped From Amazon

This is the lowest price for this product ever from Amazon.

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1,000 AJM Packaging 9″ White Paper Plates For Just $13.33 From Amazon

Update: This is sold out, but a pack of 1,000 6″ paper plates are available for just $8.64!


1,000 AJM Packaging 9″ White Paper Plates For Just $13.33 From Amazon

This is the lowest price for this product ever from Amazon.

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Free shipping with $35+ orders or get free 2nd day shipping on all orders with a free trial of Amazon Prime. A prime trial is also free with Amazon Family (which also gets you 20% off diapers among other benefits) or Amazon Student.

HT: Davidthebest, via DDF

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100 Pack Of AmazonBasics AA Performance Alkaline Batteries For $13.74

Update: This is back in stock and is now cheaper than it has ever been before!


100 Pack Of AmazonBasics AA Performance Alkaline Batteries For $13.74

This is the lowest price for this product ever from Amazon.

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-Pack of 100 1.5V AA Alkaline Batteries
-Improved anti-corrosion components and new zinc composition resulting in 10-years anti-leakage shelf life
-Designed to provide reliable and lasting performance for both high and low drain devices
-Unique Japanese technology that enables better performance after storage, over-discharge, and high temperatures
-Works with a variety of devices including digital cameras, game controllers, toys, and clocks; do not attempt to recharge

Free shipping with $35+ orders or get free 2nd day shipping on all orders with a free trial of Amazon Prime. A prime trial is also free with Amazon Family (which also gets you 20% off diapers among other benefits) or Amazon Student.

Also available is ACDelco Super Alkaline AA Batteries, 100-Count for $11.68-$13.05 shipped via Subscribe & Save.

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Lifetime Pro Court Height Adjustable Portable Basketball System For Just $77.11 Shipped From Amazon

Update: Alive again and now just $74.16!

Update: DEAD!


Lifetime Pro Court Height Adjustable Portable Basketball System For Just $77.11 Shipped From Amazon

This is the lowest price for this product ever from Amazon.

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-44″ Shatterproof Fusion backboard is constructed of High Density Polyethylene for superior strength and durability
-Telescoping height adjustment mechanism adjusts from 7.5 to 10 feet
-Fade Resistant Graphics on board
-3-Piece steel pole is all-weather resistant; designed for indoor and outdoor use
-Classic rim with all-weather nylon net; backed by a 5-year limited manufacturer warranty
-Portable basketball system requires no cement–just fill up the base and play
-44-inch sturdy acrylic backboard with screen-printed graphics

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Aquasana 3-Stage Under Sink Water Filter System With Brushed Nickel Faucet For $58.58 Shipped From Amazon After $84 Price Drop!

Update: DEAD!


Aquasana 3-Stage Under Sink Water Filter System With Brushed Nickel Faucet

This was selling for $142.03 yesterday and is now the lowest price ever from Amazon.

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Also available with a Chrome Faucet for $67.48. The Chrome Facet set was selling for $172.91 yesterday and is now also the lowest price ever from Amazon.

-Reduces up to 99 pct. OF 68 contaminants lead, mercury, asbestos, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, chlorine, chloramines and more. Full system certified to NSF Standards 42, 53 + 401, and P473
-Drink healthier water and use for better tasting beverages (coffee, tea, smoothies). And, enjoy better tasting food (steamed vegetables, rice, boiled pasta, soups). Even your pet can now benefit with chemical-free water
-Instant access to healthy water. Keeps you and your family hydrated all day every day. Can power through half a gallon every minute. Includes first set of filters and all parts needed for installment
-Best performing water filter plus a sediment pre-filter for increased capacity. each set of filters gives you 600 gallons of healthy water at 9 cents per gallon with auto ship. No tools required, simply twist off and on
-Stylish all metal faucets, 100 pct. lead free, to match your main faucet and kitchen décor. Only system on the market with Claryum Filtration Technology. Filters out harmful contaminants while retaining natural beneficial minerals for great tasting water

HT: Davidthebest, via DDF

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Today Only: Save On Watches, Jewelry, Bluetooth Headphones, First Aid Kit, And A Dyson Ball Vacuum From Amazon

-TaoTronics Bluetooth Headphones: $21.99

Available in Black, Blue, Green, and Red.

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This was selling for $29.99 yesterday and is now the lowest price ever on Amazon.


-First Aid Kit Hard Red Case 326 Pieces Exceeds OSHA and ANSI Guidelines: $26.24

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-Dyson Ball Animal Complete Upright Vacuum with Bonus Tools, Fuchsia (Certified Refurbished): $262

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-Save Up To 60% On Designer Jewelry & Watches

-Men’s Watch Sale

-Women’s Watch Sale
-Women’s Jewelry Sale

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Sample deals (all samples are the lowest price ever from Amazon):

Men’s Watches:
-Armani Exchange Outer Banks Watch: $79.99
-Emporio Armani Classic Watch: $139.99
-Versace ‘APOLLO’ Swiss Stainless Steel and Leather Casual Watch: $399.99
-Salvatore Ferragamo Vega Analog Display Swiss Black Watch: $399.99
-Salvatore Ferragamo Stainless Steel Casual Watch: $599.99

Women’s Watches:
-Armani Exchange Lady Banks Chronograph Watch: $99.99
-Armani Exchange Smart Womens Stainless Steel Watch: $99.99
-Bulova Quartz Stainless Steel Dress Watch: $99.99
-MICHELE Cape Mini Quartz Stainless Steel Dress Watch: $139.99
-Versace KHAI Analog Display Quartz White Watch: $279.99
-Raymond Weil Noemia Stainless Steel/18k Gold Diamond Watch: $289.99
-Versace Leda Analog Display Swiss Quartz Purple Watch: $299.99
-Raymond Weil Tradition Two-Tone Steel Watch: $379.99
-Raymond Weil Jasmine Swiss Automatic Two Tone Watch: $999.99

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Save Over 50% On DeWALT Tools From Amazon After Stacking Promotions!

Save On DeWALT Tools From Amazon

The link above includes sample tools that are eligible for both promotions explained below. The tools must be sold by Amazon to be eligible for this promotion.

Receive 30% off at final checkout when you add select 3 DeWALT tools to your cart.

Additionally if you add a DEWALT DCB205-2CK 20V Max 5.0Ah Starter Kit with 2 Batteries to your cart you can get two select bare tools for free.

For example if you add to your cart:
-DEWALT 20-Volt MAX Lithium Ion 3/8-Inch Impact Wrench with Hog Ring
-DEWALT 20V XR Oscillating Multi-Tool
-DEWALT 20-Volt MAX Li-Ion Circular Saw, Tool Only
-DEWALT- 20V Max 5.0Ah Starter Kit with 2 Batteries

The total for the tools would normally be $656, but after the discounts above the final total will be just $290.90.

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48 Pack Of ECR4Kids GelWriter Premium Multicolor Gel Pens For $7.99 From Amazon After $8 Price Drop

Update: Alive again!

Update: DEAD!


48 Pack Of ECR4Kids GelWriter Premium Multicolor Gel Pens For $7.99 From Amazon

This has never sold for less than 15.41 from Amazon.

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-Great pens for mindfulness coloring books, sketching, drawing, scrapbooking, classroom projects and more; intended for use by ages 12 and up
-Fine tip pens with free-flowing ink; pens glide smoothly on paper without skipping
-Set includes 48 unique colors in six different ink styles — Basic, Pastel, Neon, Neon Glitter, Metallic and Colored Glitter
-Acid-free, archival safe, water-based, non-toxic ink with fine 0.7 to 1.0 mm tips; soft latex-free comfort grips
-Convenient packaging in clear acetate box allows for easy access by multiple users; color-coded pen cap for easy identification

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Today Only: Genius Pack’s Recharging Leather Portfolio Just $79.99 Shipped After $120 Price Drop!

Please note: This is a paid advertisement which is stickied as the top post, please scroll down for new posts.

Get $120 off + free shipping on Genius Pack’s Recharging Leather Portfolio At GeniusPack.com. Just use code: LUXE426

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Sleek leather portfolio bag that recharges smartphones on the go:
-Fits 6 regular sized magazines, documents, folders, newspapers.
-Recharges smartphones on the go. Compatible with iPhone 6, 7 & Android devices.
-Pleaded side gusset allows for expansion of main compartment.
-Nice brass zippers.
-Interior pockets for small items like business cards and pens.
-Color options: Nappa Black, Nappa Tan, Navy Grain.

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Save An Extra 5% Off Sitewide At CardCash On Top Of Gift Cards Already Discounted By Up To 42%!

Update: This deal ends tonight at 11:59 EST!


CardCash.com offers heavily discounted gift cards with free shipping.

CardCash has set up a special customer service email address for DansDeals readers. If you purchase a gift card through DansDeals and have a problem with the order please email DansDeals@CardCash.com to get your issue resolved. CardCash guarantees gift card’s value for 45 days after purchase, so be sure to use the gift cards within 45 days.

Save an additional 5% off sitewide with code (Exp: 4/26): HIGHFIVE

Save up to 8% off Gas, 24% off travel, 32% off coffee, 47% off apparel, and many more discounts listed below.

Sample Stores:

-Target: 2.18% off plus 5% off
-Petco: 12.27% off plus 5% off
-Cabela’s: 8.46% off plus 5% off
-Bass Pro Shops: 10.4% off plus 5% off
-Chuck E. Cheese’s: 5% off plus 5% off
-Francescas: 42.53% off plus 5% off
-BuyBuy Baby: 1% off plus 5% off
-Barnes & Noble: 11.81% off plus 5% off
-Sephora: 4.6% off plus 5% off
-Ulta Beauty: 6.37% off plus 5% off
-Firestone: 8.1% off plus 5% off
-Advance Auto Parts: 10.91% off plus 5% off
-Bed Bath & Beyond: 3.16% off plus 5% off
-Big Lots: 5.87% off plus 5% off
-Bon-Ton: 15.99% off plus 5% off
-Dave & Busters: 15.58% off plus 5% off
-Dick’s Sporting Goods: 0.1% off plus 5% off
-Game Stop: 10.65% off plus 5% off
-IKEA: 2.5% off plus 5% off
-Jiffy Lube: 22.55% off plus 5% off
-Lowe’s: 1.05% off plus 5% off
-MAC Cosmetics: 7.9% off plus 5% off
-Papyrus: 30.23% off plus 5% off
-Picture People: 20.49% off plus 5% off
-Swarovski: 19.19% off plus 5% off
-Tiffany: 2% off plus 5% off
-Toys R Us: 5.21% off plus 5% off

Grocery/Drug Stores:

-Giant Eagle: 0.6% off plus 5% off
-Publix: 0% off plus 5% off
-CVS: 9.67% off plus 5% off
-Walgreens: 10.72% off plus 5% off
-Rite Aid: 10.51% off plus 5% off

Clothing:
-Hollister: 15.79% off plus 5% off
-Anthropologie: 19.75% off plus 5% off
-Brooks Brothers: 12% off plus 5% off
-Banana Republic: 12% off plus 5% off
-Lord & Taylor: 10% off plus 5% off
-Crazy 8: 2.7% off plus 5% off
-Abercrombie: 3.35% off plus 5% off
-Ann Taylor: 23.57% off plus 5% off
-Claire’s: 33.01% off plus 5% off
-Gap: 10% off plus 5% off
-Gymboree: 7.18% off plus 5% off
-H&M: 26.91% off plus 5% off
-Kohls: 7.89% off plus 5% off
-Lands End: 12.63% off plus 5% off
-Macys: 5.26% off plus 5% off
-Mandee: 40.22% off plus 5% off
-Marshalls: 2% off plus 5% off
-Motherhood Maternity: 13.64% off plus 5% off
-Old Navy: 12.2% off plus 5% off Works at Athleta, Banana, and Gap.
-Saks 5th Avenue: 2.1% off plus 5% off

Shoes:
-Ugg: 9.7% off plus 5% off
-Aldo: 9.06% off plus 5% off
-Clarks: 12.1% off plus 5% off

Electronics:

-Google Play: 5.26% off plus 5% off
-Office Depot In Store: 2% off plus 5% off
-HH Gregg: 4.44% off plus 5% off
-Itunes: 5.66% off plus 5% off
-GameStop: 10.65% off plus 5% off

Coffee:
-Starbucks: 12.11% off plus 5% off
-Caribou Coffee: 6.3% off plus 5% off
-Dunkin’ Donuts: 19.74% off plus 5% off
-Krispy Kreme: 17.13% off plus 5% off
-Peets Coffee & Tea: 15.99% off plus 5% off

Travel:

-Hyatt: 16.38% off plus 5% off
-Ritz-Carlton: 2.06% off plus 5% off

Gas:

-Chevron Gas: 0% off plus 5% off
-Sheetz: 7.44% off plus 5% off
-Speedway: 0.6% off plus 5% off
-Sunoco: 0% off plus 5% off
-Wawa: 0% off plus 5% off

You can also sell your Gift Cards for cash here.

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eBay Flash Sale: Save $15 Off $75 Sitewide, Save On Galaxy S8, Macbook Air, Grill, Monitors, Hard Drive, Security Cameras, And More

-Click here to view all of eBay’s daily deals.

-Enroll in eBay Bucks and get 1% back (or more via targeted offers) on your eBay purchases.


Until 8:59pm EST today you can save $15 off $75+ eBay orders with code: PSHOPSAVE15

Excludes Coins & Paper Money, Gift Cards & Coupons, and Real Estate. You must checkout with PayPal for the coupon to work.

Sample deals:

-HP 27″ IPS HD LED Manufacturer Refurbished $119.99 shipped


-Samsung Galaxy S8- GSM Unlocked: $684.99


-Apple MacBook Air 13.3″ Core i5 – 128GB Storage: $734.99


-Char-Broil Classic 4-Burner Gas Grill w/ Side Burner: $209.99


-HP 21.5″ Refurbished Monitor: $64.99


-DJI Phantom 3 Standard with 2.7K Video (DJI Refurbished Unit): $304


-Seagate 5TB Backup Plus Hard Drive: $124.99


-Amcrest Video Security System Four 800+TVL Weatherproof Cameras, 65ft Night Vision, 984ft Transmit Range, 500GB Hard Drive: $154.99


-Raymond Weil Tradition Men’s Quartz Watch: $184.99


-Motorola – Moto G Plus: $159.99


Add 13 of the 12 packs of stamps below to your cart and the total will be $76.44. Shipping will add $1.25 but you can use the $15 off code for a total of $62.69 shipped. That’s 156 forever stamps at a cost of 41.8 cents per stamp instead of 49 cents at your local post office.

-USPS New The Civil War 1865 Forever Stamp (12 forever stamps)
-USPS New The Service Cross Medals Souvenir Sheet (12 forever stamps)
-USPS New John F Kennedy (12 forever stamps)

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HURRY! Andersen 12′ X 6′ WaterHog Eco Premier Entrance Indoor/Outdoor Floor Mat For $33.74 After $346 Price Drop!

Update: DEAD!


HURRY! Andersen 12′ X 6′ WaterHog Eco Premier Entrance Indoor/Outdoor Floor Mat For $33.74 After $346 Price Drop!

This has never sold for less than $379.18 from Amazon!

This has outstanding 4.8 star ratings.

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-Face NUBS are reinforced with rubber to resist crushing, maintaining high performance and extending product life
-Border is designed to hold water and dirt on mat to minimize slip hazards and floor damage around perimeter of the mat
-Removes and traps dirt and moisture and holds it on mat below shoe level so it is not tracked in
-Gripping action minimizes movement on most carpets and improves traction on hard surfaces
-Lays flat, won’t crack or curl like vinyl mats

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All About United Basic Economy And How United Determines Their Basic Economy Buyout Fee

United hasn’t had enough bad press of late, so on May 9th they will launch Basic Economy class on hundreds of domestic routes. That’s sure to lead to plenty of exciting news coverage for them next month when most passengers start experiencing them…

With a Basic Economy ticket United won’t allow full size carry-ons, won’t award elite qualifying miles, won’t allow seat assignments, won’t allow any changes to Basic Economy fares (after the 24 hour free cancellation period), and they will board Basic Economy passengers last. You are able to bring a personal item up to 9 inches x 10 inches x 17 inches. If a Basic Economy passengers tries bringing a larger carry-on item, the bag will be checked under and be hit with a $25 fee on top of the regular checked bag fee.

However if you or anyone on your reservation has a United Explorer or Club card or has elite status then you can all board early and each bring a free full size carry-on bag, even if you are on Basic Economy fares. You will also get a free checked bag, just as when traveling on a regular economy ticket. Elite members won’t get economy plus seats, upgrades, or elite qualifying miles.

The main “punishment” for cardholders on a Basic Economy fare is that they won’t be able to assign seats. Commenter “CtownBin” asked yesterday if he might be separated from his 3 year old if they buy $58 Basic Economy fares from Cleveland to Los Angeles.

Now 99% of people won’t want to sit next to a 3 year old and will be more than happy to trade seats so that you can sit together. Of course there’s still the 1% chance that you get 2 middle seats and that you are both seated next to crazy people who would rather spend a flight next to a 3 year old seated away from their parent, than trade for a middle seat.

My advice to raise that to 99.99% odds of sitting together was to bring a car seat for the 3 year old. Federal law requires that the carseat be placed in a window seat. Even if United were to give you say, 22F window and 25E middle, it will not be hard for you to trade either 22E for 25E or 25F for 22F. You won’t run into a situation of having to find someone to trade you their aisle for a middle with that strategy. I’d also highly reccomend a GoGoBabyz Travelmate, which we use to make it easy to push Rafi in an Evenflo Maestro travel carseat and Talia in a Cosco Scenara travel carseat.

 

While some people claim that all Basic Economy fares are just the previous lowest fares, I have not found that to always be the case. Before Basic Economy fares a one-way ticket between Cleveland and San Francisco on United would cost hundreds of dollars. Now it’s available for just $48.20, by far the lowest price I’ve ever seen.

The upcharge between Cleveland and San Francisco to go from basic economy to economy is $25 each way.

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While the upcharge between LaGuardia to Chicago to go from basic economy to economy is $15 each way.

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In researching the upcharge required to buy out of Basic Economy and into regular economy I quickly noticed the pricing logic pattern. Of course it’s subject to change, but it applied in all scenarios that I searched for.

Flights that were up to 1,199 miles in distance according to GCMap.com had a $15 upcharge, flights that were 1,201-1,874 miles in distance had a $20 upcharge, and flights that were 2,052 miles or more had a $25 upcharge.

Sample $15 routes:
Washington DC-Detroit: 383
Washington DC-Atlanta: 534
LGA-Chicago: 733
Chicago-Dallas: 802
Chicago-Houston: 925
Newark-Miami: 1085
Cleveland-Houston: 1091
Pittsburgh-Houston: 1117
Chicago-Fort Lauderdale: 1185
Chicago-Miami: 1197
Atlanta-Denver: 1199

Sample $20 routes:
Cleveland-Denver: 1201
Baltimore-Houston: 1235
Houston-Las Vegas: 1222
Houston-Los Angeles: 1379
LGA-Denver: 1620
Newark-Houston: 1400
Chicago-Phoenix: 1440
Chicago-Los Angeles: 1744
Minneapolis-Los Angeles: 1535
Chicago-San Diego: 1722
Houston-Seattle: 1874

Sample $25 routes:
Cleveland-Los Angeles: 2052
Cleveland-San Francisco: 2161
Baltimore-Los Angeles: 2329

Sample routes without basic economy:
LGA-Houston
Washington DC-Houston
Washington DC-Los Angeles
Newark-Los Angeles
Newark-Orange County
Newark-San Francisco
Newark-San Diego
Newark-Seattle
Chicago-San Francisco
Chicago-Seattle
Chicago-Cleveland

United Basic Economy still beats an airline like Spirit.
-United gives free snacks and drinks, has better seats, offers more legroom, has WiFi/TV/streaming entertainment, etc.
-If you have a United Explorer or Club card you still get free checked and carry-on bags.
-United has more frequent flights and interline partners to accommodate passangers in case of irregular operations, whereas on Spirit you can wait days for a new flight if yours is cancelled.
-United has far more valuable miles than Spirit does.

Will you fly on a Basic Economy fare or will you pay the upcharge? Hit the comments!

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Bose QuietComfort 25 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones For $209.95 Shipped Via eBay Daily Deals After Coupon

-Click here to view all of eBay’s daily deals.

-Enroll in eBay Bucks and get 1% back (or more via targeted offers) on your eBay purchases.


Bose QuietComfort 25 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones For $209.95 Shipped Via eBay Daily Deals

Until 8:59pm EST today you can save $15 off $75+ eBay orders with code: PSHOPSAVE15

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-Significant noise reduction for travel, work and anywhere in between
-Deep, powerful sound for the music you love
-Lightweight, comfortable around-ear fit you can wear all day long
-Control your music and calls on Apple devices with inline mic/remote
-Distinctive design in Black or White with carrying case included

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eBay Flash Sale: Save $15 Off $75 Sitewide, $76.44 Worth Of Stamps For Just $62.69 Shipped From eBay

-Click here to view all of eBay’s daily deals.

-Enroll in eBay Bucks and get 1% back (or more via targeted offers) on your eBay purchases.


Until 8:59pm EST today you can save $15 off $75+ eBay orders with code: PSHOPSAVE15

Excludes Coins & Paper Money, Gift Cards & Coupons, and Real Estate. You must checkout with PayPal for the coupon to work.

For example add 13 of the 12 packs of stamps below to your cart and the total will be $76.44. Shipping will add $1.25 but you can use the $15 off code for a total of $62.69 shipped. That’s 156 forever stamps at a cost of 40.1 cents per stamp instead of 49 cents at your local post office.

-USPS New The Civil War 1865 Forever Stamp (12 forever stamps)
-USPS New The Service Cross Medals Souvenir Sheet (12 forever stamps)
-USPS New John F Kennedy (12 forever stamps)

Post what other deals you find!

HT: YossieW, via DDF

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For Those On Diverted Delta Flight 468 From JFK To Tel Aviv Last Night…

Delta flight 468 from JFK to Tel Aviv last night was diverted to Paris, apparently due to some sort of leak on the plane. They kept passengers on the plane for 4 hours before booking them hotel rooms near the airport. They rescheduled the flight as Delta 9868 departing tomorrow from Paris to Tel Aviv.

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DDF member flyingace comments that he spent the extra money to send his kid on the nonstop flight…but man plans and G-d laughs.

Several people reached out for advice on where to eat in Paris, so I figured I’d post the information here as well.

Paris is easily one of my favorite cities in the world, there are worse places to have been diverted to. You can read my 2010 trip notes here, 2012 trip notes here, and Instagram pictures from my 2016 trip to Paris by scrolling down here.

The Eiffel Tower closes at 11:45pm, though the last elevator up is at 11pm. Definitely worth a visit if you haven’t been there before.

As for restaurants, here are the closing times for some kosher eateries:
L’inte Cafe: 10:15pm
Thai One-10:30pm
Pitzman-11:30pm
Il Conte-11:30pm
Darjeeling-11:45pm
L’As du Fallafel-12am

Darjeeling makes the best kosher Indian food in the world and Thai One has some of the best kosher Thai food in the world as well. Both are glatt kosher, a rarity in Paris.
L’inte Cafe is a phenomenal dairy cholov yisoel restaurant. Pitzman makes good cholov yisoel pizza. And L’As du Fallafel makes the best Felafel in Paris and gives even the best places in Israel a run for their money.

If you’re around in the morning, Chez Akol makes the most delectable cholov yisoel French pastries in the world.

I’d also save your Uber/Taxi and food receipts and see what Delta and/or your credit card may reimburse.

I posted this information on the DansDeals Facebook group and several members are now asking why they never seem to get stuck in Paris! Of course next time they should just book an award with a stopover or open jaw in Paris…

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Bose QuietComfort 25 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones For $224.99 From Amazon

Bose QuietComfort 25 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones For $224.99 From Amazon

These are the wired QC25s and not the Bluetooth QC35s. One advantage of the QC25s are lighter weight than the QC35s. I also prefer that the QC25s use a single AAA battery rather than a rechargeable battery like the QC35 as it makes it easy to keep a spare in the included carrying case.

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Bose noise-cancelling headphones set the standard for noise cancellation. These headphones are comfortable enough to wear for hours on end and are on sale for a fraction of their usual price. They’re built well and last for many years.

The noise cancellation drowns out the drone of the airplane engine so well that when you take them off in middle of a flight you’ll be in shock that you were ever able to fly without them. They make for a peaceful flight and I sleep like a baby on the plane with them over my ears. They’re also great whenever you need to drown out any noise around you.

-Significant noise reduction for travel, work and anywhere in between
-Deep, powerful sound for the music you love
-Lightweight, comfortable around-ear fit you can wear all day long
-Control your music and calls on Samsung and Android devices with inline mic/remote
-Distinctive design in Black or White with carrying case included

HT: YossieW, via DDF

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24 Big Plus (34 Regular) Viva Paper Towel Rolls For $15.19-$17.53 Shipped Via Subscribe And Save

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Update: DEAD!


Originally posted 4/24.

24 Big Plus (34 Regular) Viva Paper Towel Rolls For $15.19-$17.53 Shipped Via Subscribe And Save

-Clip the 20% off coupon on the product page.

-24 VIVA Big Plus Rolls = 34+ other select-a-size regular rolls.

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-Use Subscribe & Save for these prices and free shipping with no minimum purchase requirement. If you subscribe to 4 items or less you’ll pay $17.53. If you subscribe to 5+ items then the price drops to $15.19. If you add enough items before your next monthly Subscribe & Save order goes out, all previously ordered subscription items will automatically drop to the lower price. It can be worth adding more subscribe and save items before they ship so that you save 15% on all the items you subscribe to.

-You can cancel the subscribe and save service with absolutely no obligation or penalty once the item ships. To do so just click here to manage your subscriptions.

Click here to learn how to expedite an Amazon subscribe and save item to receive your subscription item in a week or less.

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Groupon 20% Off Local Deals; Kosher Restaurant Groupon Roundup

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Save 20% off up to 3 local deals with code (Exp: 4/28): FAMILY

-New accounts can save 25% off one local deal with code: WELCOME

-Students can sign up to save 25% off local deals all year round.

Kosher deals (Always check local kosher supervision):

-Save 40% on Meal Delivery from Heavenly Kosher Diet

-Save 52% on Kashrus Magazine Subscription

New York:
-Save 44% off at Amba Fidi

-Save 47% off Dinner at Eat ‘N Run Cafe

-Save 50% off Dinner at Talia’s Steakhouse

-Save 50% off a Steak Burger Dinner at Talia’s Steakhouse

-Save 42% off at The Surf Room at the Long Beach Hotel

-Save 43% at Hapina Grill

-Save 38% at Orchidea

-Save 52% at China Glatt

New Jersey:

-Save 36% at The Butcher’s Steakhouse (Deal)

Boston:

-Save 44% at Dushez Catering

Dallas:

-Save 41% at Meat Point

Las Vegas:

-Save 40% at Anise Tapas & Grill

-Save 40% at Sababa Mediterranean Grill

Los Angeles:

-Save 45% at Ab Cafe Delish

-Save 45% at Mazal’rella

-Save 40% at O’Woks

-Save 40% at Got Kosher? (Memphis-Style BBQ Pulled Beef Sandwich!)

-Save 37% at Chick ‘n Chow

-Save 44% at Bibi’s Bakery Cafe

-Save 56% at Unique Bakery And Cafe

-Save 37% at Schwartz Bakery (Don’t miss their Crumb cheese danishes, “kit-kat” bars, and caramel cake)

Miami:

-Save 50% at Capri Sushi & Italian

-Save 47% at South Florida Kosher

-Save 40% at Carlos & Gabbys Smokehouse & Grill

-Save 47% at 17 Restaurant and Sushi Bar

South Bend, IN:

-Save 40% at Midwest Kosher & Deli

Pittsburgh:

-Save 40% at Cafe Eighteen

HT: B.D.Da’ehu, via DDF

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Today Only: Save Up To 80% On Rebecca Minkoff, Fossil, Nine West And More Handbags From Amazon

Today Only: Save Up To 80% On Rebecca Minkoff, Fossil, Nine West And More Handbags From Amazon

For example this Nine West Face Forward Satchel normally sells for $99.99 and is now on sale for just $17.44DEAD!

Return shipping is free on all orders of handbags that are shipped and sold by Amazon.

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Sample deals:
-Nine West Jaya Crossbody: $10.25
-Nine West Helda Crossbody: $12.90
-Nine West Beleka Crossbody: $13.10
-Nine West Jaya Crossbody Colorblock: $13.22
-Nine West Pillar Instinct Tote: $16.53
-Nine West 9s Carryall: $17.29
-Fossil Emma Smartphone Wallet Rfid Phone Wristlet: $42.99
-Rebecca Minkoff Mab Tote Mini: $108
-Cole Haan Benson Quilted Dome Satchel: $115
-Rebecca Minkoff Micro Avery Satchel: $119.99
-Rebecca Minkoff Isobel Hobo Shoulder Bag: $162.99

Post what deals you find!

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12 Packs Of Listerine Freshburst Pocketpaks Breath Strips For $4.45-$4.98 After $10 Price Drop!

Update: DEAD!


12 Packs Of Listerine Freshburst Pocketpaks Breath Strips For $4.45-$4.98

This was selling for $14.01 yesterday and is now the lowest price ever from Amazon.

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-Cof-K Parve.

-Using Subscribe & Save waives the requirement to place a $25 order for add-on items.

-Use Subscribe & Save for these prices and free shipping with no minimum purchase requirement. If you subscribe to 4 items or less you’ll pay $4.98. If you subscribe to 5+ items then the price drops to $4.45. If you add enough items before your next monthly Subscribe & Save order goes out, all previously ordered subscription items will automatically drop to the lower price. It can be worth adding more subscribe and save items before they ship so that you save 15% on all the items you subscribe to.

-You can cancel the subscribe and save service with absolutely no obligation or penalty once the item ships. To do so just click here to manage your subscriptions.

Click here to learn how to expedite an Amazon subscribe and save item to receive your subscription item in a week or less.

-Read all about Amazon Subscribe & Save with lots of tips here.

HT: mileagejunkie, via DDF

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Small Kitchen Appliances For Just $2.44 From Kohl’s After Rebate, Plus Earn Kohl’s Cash!

The links below will not work on mobile browsers unless you click “request desktop site” in your mobile browser’s menu.

-Toastmaster 15-oz. Mini Personal Blender
-Toastmaster Mini Electric Chopper
-Toastmaster 20-oz. Mini Slow Cooker
-Toastmaster 2-Slice Toaster
-Toastmaster Hand Mixer
-Toastmaster 5-Cup Coffee Maker
-Toastmaster Electric Can Opener
-Toastmaster Electric Knife

-Text the word “SAVE24” to 56457 and you will receive a 15% off code to apply to your order.

Receive free shipping by adding 6 of the items above or select free in-store pickup.

Each appliance normally costs $19.99-$29.99 and is on sale for $16.99 before the code and $14.44 after the code. They’re $2.44 plus tax where applicable after the $12 rebate.

Additionally you’ll get $10 Kohl’s Cash for every $50 you spend before the rebate. You can spend the Kohl’s Cash at Kohl’s stores or online between 5/1-5/7.

You can receive rebates up to 5 times for each product, for a maximum of 40 total rebates.

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You can submit one rebate form and all of the UPCs in one envelope on all items purchased on your receipt. There’s no need for multiple rebate forms or envelopes.

$12 Mail In Rebate Link
-Purchase between 4/26-4/30.
-Postmark by 5/30/17.
-Limit 5 rebates per product, per household.

HT: Davidthebest, via DDF

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2017 Nissan Sentra SV For Just $99/Month Including NY Tax!

Please note: This is a paid advertisement which is stickied as the top post, please scroll down for new posts.

Offer expires 4/27! Must mention DansDeals for this price.

2017 Nissan Sentra SV $99/month including NY tax:
-Backup Camera
-Bluetooth
-Nissan Connect
-Push Start
-Keyless Entry

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$1,395 Total due at lease signing including 1st month and all fees. Lease is for 24 months with 12,000 miles/year.

With Leasing Direct, the price you see is the price you pay!
Call us today at 718-493-0600 or click here for more specials.

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Are The Everyday Preferred Card’s Spending Benefits Too Generous To Market?

American Express is a DansDeals.com advertiser.

I’ve been notified that the Amex EveryDay Preferred Card will no longer be marketed through their affiliate channels as of 12pm EDT tomorrow.

The Amex EveryDay Preferred Card was generous when it launched in 2014. It offers 50% point bonus for making 30 transactions per month, which make for an effective 4.5 points per dollar on US supermarkets, 3 points per dollar on gas, 2.5 points per dollar on Uber, and 1.5 points per dollar elsewhere.

The points are transferable to over a dozen mileage programs.

But it was the launch of the 50% rebate on airfare redemptions with the AMEX Business Platinum Card that really made the Everyday Preferred card an extremely valuable tool for mileage collectors. That rebate makes each point worth at least 2% towards airfare.

AMEX also offers insider fares that mean you can get a value of 2.1-2.3 cents per point on select flights.

Additionally, if you also have an AMEX Consumer Platinum Card you can get 5 points per dollar on airfare from airlines or on AMEXTravel.com and that includes when you redeem points for airfare. You will only “lose” 1 point per dollar when your account is credited for the redemption, but that leaves you with an effective additional bonus of 4 points per dollar spent on airfare redemptions.

To illustrate, a flight from JFK to Bermuda on 5/3 is $126.10 but is just 11,610 points with insider fares. With a 50% rebate you’ll get back 5,805 points. When using points for flights you’ll actually be charged $116.10 for this flight and get that amount credited back. If you pay using a Consumer Platinum card you’ll also earn 581 points due earning 5 points per dollar on the $116.10 charge, though you’ll lose 116 points due to the $116.10 credit, leaving you 465 points ahead. The AMEX Business Platinum card also earns 5 points per dollar on airfare from AMEXTravel.com as of 3/30, though it’s too soon for reports on whether that also will earn the 5 points per dollar on airfare redemptions as the consumer card does.

That’s a value of 2.17 cents per point ($126.10/5,805) or 2.36 cents per point ($126.10/5,340) if you also get the extra 4 points per dollar spent. And of course you’ll also earn miles for the flight itself.

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By putting your spending on an EveryDay Preferred Card and making 30 transactions/month you’ll effectively have earned 9.77%-10.62% on US supermarkets, 6.51%-7.08% on gas, 5.43%-5.9% on Uber, and 3.26%-3.54% per dollar elsewhere else towards a flight like that.

And that’s not even counting for the miles earned on the flight itself.

Flights to Israel can be a true bargain with the 50% rebate. Plus you don’t have to hunt for award availability like you do with traditional miles, which can be very tough for flights to Israel.

For example a flight from Miami to Tel Aviv via Newark is just 31,159 points round-trip after 50% back (you can get an additional 2,493 points back with the bonus effective 4 points per dollar). And of course you earn miles for the flight, in this case you’ll earn 13,555 miles round-trip if you credit your flight to United’s Star Alliance partner, Singapore. And with Everyday Preferred you can earn 1.5-4.5 points per dollar everywhere, making it even easier to earn the miles.

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Or a business class flight nonstop on United’s brand new 77W Polaris layout from Newark to Tel Aviv is 167,429 points round-trip after 50% back (you’ll get an additional 13,394 points back with the 4 points per dollar). And of course you earn miles for the flight, 16,310 round-trip if credited to United. And with Everyday Preferred you can earn 1.5-4.5 points per dollar everywhere.

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Is it all too generous? Perhaps.

The 50% rebate isn’t posting as fast as it once did, but DDFers have been able to get manually credited for the 50% by calling and asking.

Spending on Everyday Preferred and getting a 50% points rebate with a Business Platinum card is an excellent strategy in the days of miles that continue to be devalued by the airlines.

I’m not sure what this marketing move means for the future of the card, but you may want to signup for it sooner rather than later…

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