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Download The 7/11 App And Get A Free Medium Sugar Free Sprite Slurpee

7/11 App-Android
7/11 App-iOS

Create an account in the app and go to the $ tab on top and you’ll get lots of 7/11 coupons and daily deals.
Today’s deal is for a free medium Sugar Free Sprite slurpee.
It’s kosher parve according to the CRC.

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HT: Arly M

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Save An Additional 25% Off Already Reduced Shoes At Shoes.com

Shoes.com Linky

Use the following code for 25% off already reduced shoes (Exp: 06/03): 25SALE

Find a nice pair of shoes or boots? Post a comment!

The code works on all Uggs that are on sale as well!

Women’s Sale Uggs Linky

Men’s Sale Uggs Linky

Girls Sale Uggs Linky

Boys Sale Uggs Linky

HT greatdeals, via DDF

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AJ Madison Responds…

Care to share your side of the story?

Why are you guys not honoring the deal?

Dan

Hi Dan,

Thank you for reaching out to help clarify this unfortunate situation.

We originally set up this deal with a limit one per customer with the understanding that Living Social controls this. We were receiving orders from customers who purchased 5-6 coupons placing multiple orders and redeeming multiple coupons. The deal was also set up as a limited time promotion, which was not executed as a limited time promotion on the Living Social side.

Furthermore, AJ Madison had a list of brands (which the coupon code would violate) that were excluded and additional rules that were not included in the fine print. They were not reachable over the holiday & are very apologetic. They are working with us to refund the customers.

Customer satisfaction is very important to us. AJ Madison is offering a 5% discount to all customers who had coupons with us and would still like to proceed with their order.

I hope this clarifies the situation.

Thanks for clarifying.

But I still don’t understand why you didn’t give people the option of a refund OR using their coupon with added terms and a hard limit of 1 per customer/address?

Dan

Dan,

This is the way Living social decided to handle the situation. They wanted to communicate with the customers without us being involved. They requested that no communication come from us to the customers and it will all be handled on their end. They also advised us to refer any calls to their customer service team.

Its a really unfortunate situation, this is not how we run our business.

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AJ Madison Nixes Half Price Living Social Deal

Dear loyal LivingSocial customer,

We want to thank you for purchasing the LivingSocial deal for AJ Madison kitchen appliances, grills and more. Unfortunately, we just learned that AJ Madison is no longer able to honor vouchers and we’ll have to cancel this deal. We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but want to assure you that your purchase will be fully refunded. Please note: it may take up to five to seven business days for the transaction to appear on your credit/debit card statement.

Events like this are rare, but nonetheless disappointing. To help ease the pain — in addition to offering you a full refund — we will deposit 5 Deal Bucks into your account to be used on a future purchase.

If you have questions or concerns, you can always contact a Consumer Services Representative at help.livingsocial.com.

Thanks for understanding!

~LivingSocial Consumer Services

I contacted AJ Madison and they said they were not honoring the Living Social deal as there were “misunderstandings.” I guess that’s why they have a 1.5 star rating on Yelp. They signed a contract to make a deal, they advertised it themselves on their Facebook page, and now they stiff over 1,000 people who wanted to be their customer.

I contacted Living Social as I won’t be receiving any refund because I got the deal for free thanks to referring 3 people but they said there’s nothing else they can do.

The difference between this deal and the once-in-a-lifetime Fairmont deal where I brokered an agreement with Fairmont to honor their “mistaken” living social deal is that Fairmont actually cared about their reputation.

AJ Madison seemingly does not.  And nor does Living Social for that matter.

The lucky ones here are the folks who placed an order right away.  Several guys on the DansDeals Forums did that and already have their items!  It’s not just mistake airfares where it pays to act fast anymore…

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My Coolest Use Of Miles Ever?

Related posts:
-My First Non-Travel Mileage Redemption
-Trip Notes: Hall Of Fame Trifecta And Fenway Park In 72 Hours

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I’ve used my miles for some pretty cool things.  Flying to Paris with my wife in a couples suite for 53K AMEX MR last December is up there.  Flying 19 hours nonstop from Newark to Singapore with just a couple of other people in our cabin  and then continuing on to the Maldives for 60K United was great.  Being able to escape it all with a couple of month long trips in our pre-baby days flying around the world in first class and staying in awesome 5 star hotels that were financed nearly entirely with miles is something I’ll never forget.

For me, my miles help me attain aspirational things that I could otherwise never afford or be able to attain.  And I’m addicted to getting as many as I can for as close to free as possible.

Generally burning miles for non-travel items is a terrible waste, but for a lifelong baseball fan my experience yesterday was just so darn cool.  The pictures speak for themselves. It was truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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Running onto the field in the top of the 7th…

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…and stealing second base!

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 Making off with my loot.

I originally used 25,000 United miles to get 4 field box seats, a parking pass, and the right to steal second base versus the Yankees in April but that game was postponed due to rain.  In the end I got free parking and field box seats to attend both games of the back to back traditional doubleheader makeup series a few weeks ago, free parking and field box seats to tonight’s game along with the stealing second base experience, and I still have 4 field box tickets from the original postponed game that I can use for any future game.

4 ball games with 4 seats each in field box alone is worth more than 25K miles, but the stealing second experience was what made the experience purely awesome.

Running out on the field and seeing myself on the JumboTron was completely surreal.  Time just stood still for me, it’s not something I’ve ever experienced before and I really can’t properly describe it.  The only thing I was really nervous about was being tackled by all of the cops on the field!

The base itself is surprisingly heavy and really tough to pry out of the ground.  In case anyone else wins a similar auction the trick is to kick the base at an angle and then wedge it out by forcing it straight up into the air.

After the game we decided to try to get some Indians players to autograph it, specifically we wanted to nab the Tribe’s ace (and thus likely future Yankee) Justin Masterson.  Justin pitched a shutout game in the opening match of the doubleheader that we went to versus the Yankees and pitched beautifully tonight as well, getting out of a zero out, bases loaded jam without yielding a single run.

On the way to the players parking lot just about everyone I passed was buzzing about me being the guy who stole second base.  Nobody could believe that I actually got to keep the base! People wanted to take pictures with it and just feel what it’s like.  Even bumped into some DansDeals readers who wanted to know how I pulled it off.

Justin Masterson is a true class act and he stuck around for at least 20 minutes signing everyone’s autographs, far longer than anyone else.  I called to get his attention by saying that I had stolen second base from the game.  When he looked up and saw the base he was shocked and exclaimed, “I thought you were kidding, you really do have second base!!!”

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Justin Masterson signing the base.  The base is embossed with the date of the game and the Indians and Reds logos.

We also got signatures from Jason Giambi, who had a homer and a double, as well as Carlos Santana who singled as well.

The Indians rep told me that there was just one other base stolen by a fan this year, when United auctioned it off for the Indians versus the Red Sox.

Currently they don’t have a stealing second auction, but that can always change, so keep checking the United auction page.  There are auctions to watch pregame batting practice in Cleveland, and to throw out the ceremonial first pitch in Houston and in Los Angeles.

There are lots of ways to stock on United miles.  This year I’ve piled on over 300,000 miles from opening and meeting the spend thresholds on a United Explorer Consumer and Business (107K earned after I spent $1K on each and got offer matched), Sapphire Preferred (43K earned after spending $3K), Ink Bold (75K earned after spending $5K on gift cards), and Ink Plus (75K earned after spending $5K on gift cards).

Starwood also has an auction site where currently there are several cool experiences for Cubbies fans.  You can pick up Starpoints with the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express or Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express.

Have you ever burned miles or points on non-travel items? What was your favorite redemption?

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40% Off At Banana Republic

Banana Republic Linky

Use the following code for 40% off at Banana Republic on 05/29 only: BRBRIGHT40

Valid on regular and sale priced items except BR Picks, Limited Edition Banana Republic Milly Collection , Monogram, Heritage, Men’s Performance Collection, men’s suit jackets, men’s and women’s blazers, leather apparel, cashmere, designer collections & collaborations, men’s Gavin, Dawson & Emerson pants, Carlie & Ashley Flats, and men’s Digby & Owen shoes.

Shipping is free on $50+ orders or with any orders on a BR Luxe or Gap Silver card.

Return shipping is free on all orders or can be done in-store.

If you have an Ink Bold, Ink Plus, or Ink Cash card you can earn 5 Ultimate Rewards points (transferable to several airlines and hotels) per dollar spent at Banana Republic by buying Gap Inc gift cards at Office Depot or Staples.

HT: DGMW, via DDF

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Free Full Size Body Wash From CVS

Update, 05/30: DEAD!

Free Full Size Body Wash From CVS (Facebook Like Required).

You will get a coupon that you can redeem in a CVS store through 06/23.

Not valid with NY zip codes but if you try it in an NY CVS please leave a comment!

HT: yitzyul, via DDF

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Yes, The Israel Winter Travel Deals Are Still Alive

Several people have been telling me to post the current deals to Israel.  I posted these deals when they came out 2 weeks ago and they’re still going strong for travel on select dates between November 2013 and March 2014.

Read about using ITA Software here as that can really make it easy to find cheap dates if you’re flexible.

Here are the links to the original posts:
-“Hacking” A Newark To Tel Aviv Nonstop For $895.97 Round-Trip…
Sample date 11/24-12/03

-Air Canada/Delta/United: Washington DC To Tel Aviv For $638.97 Round-Trip With Tax!
Sample date 01/26-02/03

-Air Canada/United: Chicago To Tel Aviv For Just $638.97 Round-Trip With Tax
Sample date 02/09-02/17

-Air Canada/United: Los Angeles To Tel Aviv For $712.97 Round-Trip With Tax

-$713 fares are also available from Houston on Air Canada/United.
Sample date 03/02-03/10

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Office Max Flash Sale

Office Max Flash Sale Linky

Sale runs until 4:59pm EDT.

Save up to 80% on iPod docks, printers, phones, laptops, office chairs, and more.  Shipping is free on $50+ orders.

Don’t forget to use your Ink Bold, Ink Plus, or Ink Cash card to earn 5 points per dollar (worth roughly 9.5% back)!

HT Ari G.

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Travel To Israel For Succos From As Low As $1,095 With Travel Insurance Included!

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Extend The Life Of Your USAirways Miles And Starpoints For Free

Related posts:
When Do My Miles Or Points Expire?
Miles Expiring? Pick Up A Magazine Or Newspaper Subscription!

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Audience Rewards: Starwood
Audience Rewards: Delta
Audience Rewards: US Airways

Audience Rewards allows you to answer trivia questions to earn miles from Delta, USAirways, and Starwood.
Delta’s miles are just about the least valuable out there besides for El Al and they never expire, so there’s not really any point to waste your time there.

But Starwood and USAirways require activity every 18 months to keep your points alive, so take 20 seconds and answer a trivia question and you’ll get 2 miles or points per correct answer but more importantly extend the life of your entire account balance for 18 months.
You can only answer each question once, but you can answer one USAirways question for 2 miles and the other questions for more valuable Starpoints if you’d like.

Here are the correct answers:
Q: What song is NOT listed in the program for Pippin but IS featured in the show? A: I Guess I’ll Miss the Man

Q: True or False? Horton Foote is no longer living. A: True

Q: The poster artwork for Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike features Sigorney Weaver in what Disney pricess costume? A: Snow White

Q: True or False? Alan Cumming is NOT the only person in the cast of the current Macbeth revival on Broadway? A: True

Q: True or False? Andrew Keenan Bolger made his Broadway debut with Newsies. A: False

Q: What name does the female lead in Nice Work If You Can Get It go by, that can also be a man’s name? A: Billie

HT: Marco Polo, via DDF

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Free Admission To Select Museums Via Google’s Field Trip App

Field Trip-Android
Field Trip-iOS

When you are nearby one of these museums just go to the “nearby” tab in the app and an offer for free admission will pop up.  I hope to try this out next week in Chi-town.

Chicago:
Museum of Contemporary Art
Adler Planetarium
The Field Museum

DC:
National Building Museum, DC

Los Angeles:
Museum of Contemporary Art

NYC:
Museum of the City of New York
Museum of Arts and Design

Portland, OR:
Portland Children’s Museum
Portland Art Museum
Pittock Mansion

S. Francisco:
Conservatory of Flowers
California Academy of Sciences
Walt Disney Family Museum

HT: EZ

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Please Stop Emailing Me About The Bluebird Non-Event…

I have no idea why but I’ve gotten dozens of emails from frantic people about how Bluebird is lowering the limit on funding from a checking account from $10,000 to $2,000 per month.

Several people have also started threads on the non-event on DDF as well that have been merged into the giant Bluebird thread (which incidentally has a great Wiki)

Everyone should please take a deep breath 😀

I can only assume that these people think something else is going on, as who exactly is funding their Bluebird accounts from their checking account?

Vanilla Reload and funding from debit/gift cards at Walmart cashiers and ATMs remain unchanged at $1,000 per calendar day and $5,000 per calendar month per Bluebird account.

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Join Amazon Mom And Get $20+20% Off Your First Pack Of Diapers

Amazon Mom Offer Linky

-Valid for new Amazon Mom accounts only.
-Free 3 month trial, $79 annual prime fee afterwards. You can set your account not to auto-renew.
-Valid for new members of Amazon Mom who join Amazon Mom between May 28, 2013 and 11:59 pm Pacific Time on June 11, 2013.
-Use the following promo code between the dates of May 28, 2013 and June 18, 2013 at 11:59 PM (Pacific Time): BABYDEAL
-You also get 20% off diapers and wipes with Subscribe & Save.

If you join now you will also be able to take advantage of the Amazon Mom Appreciation Event running through 05/31. It takes about 24 hours from you you enroll in Amazon Mom until you qualify for the event discount.

HT: BigChef, via DDF

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DDF Is 5!

Happy 5th birthday to the DansDeals Forums and the DDF community!

I’ve been blogging since my 20th birthday in November 2004 under the name CtownBochur.  Previously I had been on the moderation team for bochurim.tk, which was a forum where single orthodox jewish guys discussed everything from yeshivas to deals.  That forum had initial success but then died off.  In 2006 I created the CtownForums, which was a complete and utter flop from the start.  In 2007 I landed the DansDeals.com domain name for just a few bucks when the previous owner let it expire (I had even emailed them to buy it off them!)

By May 2008 traffic was picking up and people were posting random comments in nearly every deal that I posted.  To try to alleviate that I made a discussion post and then a 2nd discussion post where people could ask questions but those grew unruly very quickly.

In that 2nd discussion post on May 27, 2008 a commenter named Eli left the following note,

Dan, I believe that by creating something like dansdealsforums.com and using a free forums software, it will take off tremendously. And the users of the forums will be asked to post linkbacks to the forums in the comments on the standard blog. The forums can have different categories like Deals, Hotels, Airlines etc.

If you get the right forum software that does what you need it to, it will work well. It may take time, but it will work well.

You can even have on the blog a scrolling link to the hottest topics being discussed in the forum. All you need is a lot of people knowing about it (people who normally visit the forums) and it will be fine.

Dan, how bout it? get me access to the website and we can have dansdeals.com/forums up and running within a few hours. You might as well give it a try. I already did the research and found the best solution for the forum software, all completely free of course.

I was highly skeptical due to the failure of the other forums and told Eli as much.  But he persisted and said it would take him just a few hours to setup and that there was really nothing to lose.  And so after getting the green light, Eli Webster created the DansDeals Forums exactly 5 years ago, on May 28th, 2008.

It’s taken off beyond my wildest dreams, which just goes to prove that if you don’t succeed at first, try, try again.  So thanks to Eli for that lesson.

The DansDeals Forums now occupy many of my waking hours.  The community there is just great and I’ve been able to meetup several times with forum members from across the globe.  I love the Trip/Destination Reports board where we share tips on places we travel to and of course tons of great info is shared on all of the other boards as well. We’ve designed a Wiki system that didn’t previously exist for SMF forum software where the community can easily summarize massive threads in a few concise paragraphs at the beginning of each thread.

The growth rate has been awesome. Just 6,500 posts in 2008 and 5,200 posts in 2009, but then 39,000 posts in 2010, 113,000 posts in 2011, and 212,000 posts in 2012 along with over 16 million page views in 2012!  And we’re on pace to shatter those numbers in 2013.

Many of the deals I post here on DansDeals are sourced from DansDeals Forum posts including the famous El Al $336 deal. And for that I am extremely grateful to the DDF community, you guys are awesome! Of course it’s not all just travel and deals, you know there’s a real sense of community when a member was able to raise thousands of dollars for a needy bride and groom just from DDF members without any other publicity.

Of course a major thanks has to go out to Eli Webster (Eli on the forums) and Baruch Hayman (BAHayman on the forums) for their tireless help on the technical side of things where I am fairly clueless.  And thanks to AAA, Chaikel, and AsherO who work day and night on the DDF moderation team as well.  All of these guys volunteer their time to make the DDF community a better place and I couldn’t do it without them!

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Get $25 Restaurant Certificates For $4 Or Less

All certificates listed below are currently in stock, but some will sell out quickly. If you find any more kosher restaurants please post a comment!

You can only use 1 certificate per table.

Restaurant.com Linky

To get the prices listed below, enter the following code in your cart and then click “apply” to take 60% off of the regular discounted coupon price (Exp: 05/28): FUEL

Once bought the certificates never expire! Be sure to read the restrictions that apply to each restaurant before purchasing. Note the hours listed on restaurant.com are often incorrect (it shows many eateries being open on Saturday when they are not, etc).

Kosher restaurants (Remember to always verify kosher supervision before purchasing) include:

Los Angeles Metro:

-Sand-Which Bar-$5 off $5, Normally $2, Now $0.80 after coupon code.

-Stacey’s Cafe Delish-$5 Off $7.50, Normally $2, Now $0.80 after coupon code.
$10 Off $15, Normally $4, Now $1.60 after coupon code.
$15 off $22.50, Normally $6, Now $2.40 after coupon code.

Miami Beach:

-17 Restaurant and Sushi Bar-$10 Off $20, Normally $4, Now $1.60 after coupon code.
$15 off $22.50, Normally $6, Now $2.40 after coupon code.
$25 Off $50, Normally $10, Now $4 after coupon code

New York Metro:

-Hunki’s Kosher Pizza of Plainview -$10 Off $20, Normally $4, Now $1.60 after coupon code.

-New York Bagel of the Month Club (Parve/Pas Yisroel)-$10 off $15, Normally $4, Now $1.60 after coupon code.
$25 Off $37.50, Normally $10, Now $4 after coupon code.

-Safa:-$15 off $22.50 Dinner, Normally $6, Now $2.40 after coupon code.
-$25 Off $35 Dinner, Normally $10, Now $4 after coupon code.
-$50 Off $100 Dinner, Normally $20, Now $8 after coupon code.

-Town Deli and Catering:-$5 off $10, Normally $2, Now $0.80 after coupon code.
-$10 Off $15, Normally $4, Now $1.60 after coupon code.
-$15 off $22.50, Normally $6, Now $2.40 after coupon code.
-$25 Off $37.50, Normally $10, Now $4 after coupon code.
-$50 Off $75, Normally $20, Now $8 after coupon code.
-$100 Off $150, Normally $40, Now $16 after coupon code.

-Turquoise Kosher Fish Restaurant-$10 Off $15, Normally $4, Now $1.60 after coupon code.
$15 off $22.50, Normally $6, Now $2.40 after coupon code.

S. Antonio, Texas:

-Cafe Aroma-$10 Off $15, Normally $4, Now $1.60 after coupon code.

HT: greatdeals, via DDF

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Cuisinart ICE-21 Frozen Yogurt, Ice Cream and Sorbet Maker For Just $39.99 Shipped From Amazon

Update: This is sold out from Amazon but it is now available for the same price from Best Buy!
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Cuisinart ICE-21 Frozen Yogurt, Ice Cream and Sorbet Maker Linky

Only the red color is on sale, it is about $20 less than the other colors.

You can buy soft serve mix (In the past I’ve picked some up from Klein’s in Boro Park where they sell a carton that will make dozens and dozens of servings, available in Vanilla and Chocolate in sugar free, fat free, or regular for about $11…I checked a frozen case of 4 back home to Cleveland without any problems) and just pour it in for great ice cream at a fraction of the price of going to the store. Then you can start getting creative. We made Snickerdoodle by mixing in cinnamon cookie dough and Peanut Butter Rocky Road by using the mix and then adding in Peanut Butter, Chocolate Chips, Marshmallows, and Peanuts!

Or of course you can just follow any Ice Cream recipe you find online.

-The heavy-duty motor makes frozen yogurt, ice cream, sorbet – even frozen drinks – in 20 minutes or less.
-Add fresh ingredients to the mixing bowl, turn on the machine, and go. It’s fully automatic. Plus, cleanup is a breeze.
-The large capacity mixing bowl lets you make up to 1-1/2 quarts of your favorite smooth and creamy frozen treats.

HT: Ergel, via DDF

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Save on all your Amazon purchases! You can buy Amazon gift cards (as well as gift cards for airlines, hotels, clothing stores, gas stations, and much much more) at any Office Supply store with your Ink Bold, Ink Plus, or Ink Cash card to earn 5 points per dollar (worth roughly 9.5% back)!

For Q2 You can also purchase Amazon gift cards at Lowe’s with your Freedom card to earn 5 points per dollar!

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Should You Do All Of Your Spending On Visa Gift Cards?

Last week I wrote up my general spending strategy in a post about “My MVP Cards

Commenter PK asked there why I don’t just buy the $200 Visa gift cards that are sold by the major office supply stores for all of my everday spending.

While store gift cards to places like Amazon, Marshall’s, or BP are free (and thus earn you some 9.5% back in Ultimate Rewards points), the Visa and Mastercard gift cards come with fees. The $200 Visa gift card for example has a $6.95 fee barring any weekly specials.
The reason that it’s worthwhile is that you earn 5 points per dollar for office supply store spending with an Ink Bold, Ink Plus, or Ink Cash card.

The math works like this, by buying a $200 Visa card for $206.95 you’ll earn 1,035 points (not including any points you are getting for meeting the $5,000 spend threshold)
If you value Ultimate Rewards points at:
-1.8 cents per point that’s $18.63 worth of points less the $6.95 fee=$11.68 or 5.84% back.
-1.9 cents per point that’s $19.67 worth of points less the $6.95 fee=$12.72 or 6.36% back.
-2 cents per point that’s $20.70 worth of points less the $6.95 fee=$13.75 or 6.88% back.
Those numbers mean that you’ll get the equivalent of somewhere between 3.24 and 3.44 points per dollar spent on Visa gift cards after accounting for the fee which is much higher than what you earn with everyday spending on other cards.

Of course “value” per point is all about how you use them.  If you use them yourself you can get several times those numbers.  If you redeem for business or first class tickets you can probably get anywhere from 5 to 50 cents value per point.  If you redeem for short-haul flights via Avios you can probably get 3 to 15 cents per point.  If you redeem for Park Hyatt hotels you can probably get 5 cents per point.  If you flip them to a broker you can probably get 1.8 cents per point.  Or transfer points instantly to Hyatt, United, British Airways, Southwest, Korean, Virgin Atlantic, and more.

Compare that to everyday purchases on other top cards where you’ll get perhaps 2% on Sapphire, 2.1% on Freedom Exclusives, 2.2% on Starwood or Barclays, or 2.7% back on United Club.  Now bonus categories may change the math on Freedom and Sapphire, but you will do a lot better by using Visa gift cards for everyday purchases.

No matter how you slice it, those numbers via Visa gift cards are fantastic. You can be earning over 5% back on all of your purchases no matter where you shop.

The downside to this is that it will be hard to keep track of purchases and you won’t have dispute resolution and warranty protection that comes with credit cards.  Still most of your daily purchases likely don’t need that, so this can be a great way to quickly rack up points on the cheap.

Of course this isn’t even accounting for signup bonuses which will bump those numbers way higher.  Spend $10,000 between a new Ink Bold and Ink Plus card and you’ll have a whopping 150,000 points.

And the Visa cards aren’t only good for everyday spending.  The last 4 digits of the cards are the pin numbers that you can use to load them onto Bluebird at WalMart (via the WalMart ATM or any cashier) or use for Money Orders or WalMart Bill Pay.

Yes, the Ink cards are business cards. But anyone can open a business (a little side income never hurts!) and there are several huge advantages that business cards have over consumer cards as you can read here.

For example if your name is Joe Smith and you want to sell or you do sell items on Ebay or on Amazon, or if you have any other side business/hobby and want a credit card to better keep track of business expenditures you can just open a business credit card for “Joe Smith Sole Proprietorship” as the business name. You don’t need to file any messy government paperwork to be allowed to do that.
Just be sure to select “Sole Proprietorship” as the business type and just use your social security number in the Tax Identification Number field as well as in the social security number field.  People have been approved like that even for a brand new business.

Plus they come with other bennies like 5 points per dollar on cable and telecom, 2 points per dollar on gas and hotels, no foreign transaction fees, and 2 free lounge visits even on each free additional user card.

So, will you switch your spending habits to rack up points quicker by doing more everyday spending via Visa gift cards? Or is it too much hassle to start chasing down points like that?  Will you just use it until you meet the $5,000 spend threshold to earn 75K points? Or will you use it to load to Bluebird but not for your everyday spending?  Sound off in the comments!

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Dell Inspiron 15z Ultrabook For Just $579.99 Shipped From Amazon

Buy this laptop on an American Express card like the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express or Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express OPEN and you’ll get a 2nd year of top notch warranty coverage from AMEX for free! Have a problem with the laptop during the AMEX warranty year? AMEX will pay to fix the problem or refund the entire purchase price of your laptop, free of any hassle!

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Dell Inspiron 15z Ultrabook Linky

This is the lowest price ever on Amazon for this computer. The Amazon price yesterday was $707.30.

Match the thin, lightweight design you expect from an Ultrabook with a generous 15.6″ screen and standard features like a backlit keyboard and optical drive. It adds up to the high–performance Inspiron 15z.

-Intel Core i5-3337U processor (1.8GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.7GHz, 3MB cache)
-15.6″ HD WLED
-6GB DDR3 RAM
-500GB Hard Drive and 32GB mSATA SSD
-8X CD/DVD Burner
-Bluetooth
-Built-in Skullcandy speakers

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Save on all your Amazon purchases! You can buy Amazon gift cards (as well as gift cards for airlines, hotels, clothing stores, gas stations, and much much more) at any Office Supply store with your Ink Bold, Ink Plus, or Ink Cash card to earn 5 points per dollar (worth roughly 9.5% back)!

For Q2 You can also purchase Amazon gift cards at Lowe’s with your Freedom card to earn 5 points per dollar!

HT: jj1000, via DDF

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Trip Notes: Hall Of Fame Trifecta And Fenway Park In 72 Hours

-Find more articles like this by clicking on the “Trip Notes” tab on top of the DansDeals banner at the top of this site.

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-3 day, one-way car rental from Cleveland to Boston: $100

-1 night in the Holiday Inn Express Cooperstown: $70

-1 night in the Sheraton Springfield: $90

-1 night in a suite at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Boston including a bottle of Oban Single Malt Scotch and Valet Parking: $0

-Tickets atop the Green Monstah’: $60

-A flight home on Airtran: $100

-Spending 4 days on the most unforgettable sports themed road trip with my grandfather and one of my 5 brothers: Priceless.

 

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View from the Green Monster

 

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HP ENVY dv6t Quad Edition Core i7 Laptop For Just $609.99 Shipped!

Buy this laptop on an American Express card like the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express or Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express OPEN and you’ll get a 2nd year of top notch warranty coverage from AMEX for free! Have a problem with the laptop during the AMEX warranty year? AMEX will pay to fix the problem or refund the entire purchase price of your laptop, free of any hassle!

Buy anything from HP with an American Express business card like the Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express OPENThe Business Gold Rewards Card(R) from American Express OPEN, or the Business Platinum Card® from American Express OPEN and get 5%-10% cash back on top of the regular points earned for the purchase with automatic Open Savings! If you spend $200-$999 from HP in a year then the cash rebate will be 5%. If you spend $1,000 or more in a year then the cash rebate will be 10%!
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HP ENVY dv6t Quad Edition Core i7 Laptop Linky

Use the following code: SVD8492

Save a minimum of $30.50 via automatic statement credit with your AMEX business card!

Specs:
-3rd generation Intel Core i7-3630QM Processor (6M Cache, 2.4GHz up to 3.40 GHz)
-15.6″ High Definition BrightView LED-backlit Display
-1TB Hard Drive
-8GB RAM
-SuperMulti DVD Burner
-15-in-1 memory card reader
-HP TrueVision HD Webcam with integrated dual array digital microphone
-Wireless-N 802.11 WiFi
Upgrade available to Backlit Keyboard for just $20.

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Save Over 50% At AJ Madison With Living Social!

Save Over 50% At AJ Madison With Living Social

“-Outfit your kitchen with appliances from AJ Madison, where you’ll find everything from wine refrigerators and induction cooktops to grills and smokers.
-Shop 100+ leading brands, including GE, Frigidaire, Whirlpool, Bosch, Electrolux, and Maytag”

-$250 gets you $500 to spend on kitchen appliances, grills, and more
-$100 gets you $200 to spend on kitchen appliances, grills, and more

Plus get an additional $5 off with code: SHARE5

-Promo value expires August 22, 2013
-Paid value expires May 26, 2018
-Entire value must be used in a single transaction
-Limit 1 per customer
-Limit 1 per transaction
-Shipping not included

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Last Chance For The Toras Chaim Toras Emes Auction

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

Toras Chaim Toras Emes Auction Linky

In less than 24 hours the Toras Chaim Toras Emes Chinese Auction will be over.

Take this time now to win $10,000 for your new car or tuition or one the other fabulous prizes including First Class tickets plus 30,000 Starpoints, a Kosherica cruise, a trip to Israel, Disneyworld tickets, and more.

Exclusively for DansDeals readers: Use the following coupon code at checkout and earn a free entry into the iPad raffle with every order: DANSDEALS

Last year many DansDeals readers won prizes due to the very small size of our auction.

Take advantage now at www.ytcteam.org/auction/dan

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Stackable Travelocity Hotel Coupons

Travelocity Hotels Linky

Get an automatic $50 statement credit when you spend $200 or more on a GoodBuy or Top Secret hotel booking from Travelocity:

-Sync your American Express card with your twitter account and get bonus savings.
-Step 1: Tweet #AmexTravelocityOffer
-Step 2: Click on @connect to confirm that you are registered.

Plus use one of the following coupon codes during the hotel booking process:
-Use the following code for $25 off $200: MEMORIAL25
Or
-Use the following code for $50 off $300: MEMORIAL50

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40% Off Everything At The W Hotel Store, Including The W Hotel Exclusive Mattress

Update: The 40% off code is now dead. The best code now is 35% off: WSTAR35

W Hotel Store Linky

W Store Mattresses Linky

40% off code (Exp: 05/31): MDXTW

-Charge the W Mattress to your Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express or Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express and get double Starpoints, as with all Starwood expenditures!

-The mattress comes with a 10 year warranty.

Plush top mattresses prices:
Twin: Normally $849, now $509.40.
Full: Normally $959, now $575.40.
Queen: Normally $1,059, now $635.40.
Cal King: Normally $1,379, now $827.40.
King: Normally $1,379, now $827.40.

Plush top mattress+box spring prices:
Twin: Normally $1,059, now $635.40.
Full: Normally $1,269, now $761.40.
Queen: Normally $1,379, now $827.40.
Cal King: Normally $1,769, now $1,061.40.
King: Normally $1,769, now $1,061.40.

The 40% off works on everything in the W store, but only the beds have free shipping as well.

Tax is only charged for deliveries to New York.

HT: YankyDoodle, via DDF

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Jamba Juice: Buy One Smoothie, Get One Free!

Coupon Linky (Exp: 06/02)

Disclaimer: Ask your local orthodox rabbi about the kashrus status of jamba juice.  They do have a dedicated fresh squeezed orange juice machine and you can request fresh squeezed orange juice to be used as the only filler for any fruit only drink.

HT: far rockaway, via DDF

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Open A New Snapfish Account And Get A $5 8×11 Custom Cover Hardcover Photo Book

Snapfish Offer Linky

No code is required. Just use the link above to open a new account and the offer will apply automatically.
Shipping will add $7.99
Normal price is $29.99+shipping.
Expires 06/30.

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Discount Mags Magazine Subscription Deals

These prices are valid for today only.

-Reader’s Digest Magazine for $4.99 per year.

-The Atlantic Magazine for $4.99 per year.

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Groupon: Save 50% At Pitopia Restaurant In Manhattan

Update: Alive again!

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Groupon: Save 50% At Pitopia Restaurant In Manhattan

OU Kosher.
1369 Broadway
New York, New York 10018
(212) 792-6765

-Choose between $20 for $10 or $12 for $6.
-Expires 90 days after purchase.
-Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per table.
-Not valid for delivery.
-Must use promotional value in 1 visit.

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Amazon Mom Appreciation Event

Update: Amazon has added more items to the sale like the Graco Pack ‘n Play Playard with Cuddle Cove Rocking Seat, normally $199.99, on sale for $169.99, and now $135.99 with the 20% off.

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Originally posted on 05/09:

Amazon Mom Appreciation Event Linky

Save 20% on purchases from items included in the event with code: BABY0513

Amazon Mom subscription is required for savings. Amazon Mom members get 20% off diapers and wipes year-round as well as these appreciation sales multiple times per year.

-Save on thousands of eligible baby products in select colors and styles, for up to $100 in total savings.
-Expires 11:59 PM PST on May 31, 2013.
-If you join Amazon Mom or Prime after this promotion has started on May 8, 2013, you will need to wait 24 hours for the promo code to become active.

-The highly rated Britax Boulevard 70 convertible carseat is just $182.76 after the 20% off.
Compare to $329.99 at Buy Buy Baby!

-The top rated (by Consumer Reports) Chicco 30 Infant Carseat bundled with the Chicco travel system stroller is $280 after 20% off.
-The Chicco Liteway Stroller is $111.99 after 20% off.
-The Motorola Wireless Video Baby Monitor with 2.4″ Color LCD and Infrared Night Vision is $120 after 20% off.
-The Skip Hop Grand Central Diaper Bag is $61 after 20% off.
-The Summer Infant SwaddlePod is $7.80 after 20% off.

Post a comment of what you’ll be buying!

HT: noturbizniss, via DDF

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20% Off One Item At H&M

Coupon Linky (Exp: 05/27)

You can print the coupon or show it on your phone.

Disclaimer: The link above contains a non-tznius picture.

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Free Sample Pack Of 6 Varieties Of Nescafe Tasters Choice

Free Sample Pack Of 6 Varieties Of Nescafe Tasters Choice

-Limit one sample pack per person and maximum two sample packs per household or address.
-Please allow 6-8 weeks for delivery.

HT: ybeeds, via DDF

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Express: 40% Off Everything Plus Stackable $25 Off $100 Or $50 Off $200 Coupon!

Update: The $25/$50 off code is now dead.

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Express.com Linky

Express.com Clearance Linky

Everything on the Express site (regular and clearance) is currently 40% off! That savings is taken off automatically in your cart.
Plus you can save an additional $25 off $100+ orders or $50 off $200+ orders with code: 1665

Orders that are $125+ after all discounts receive free shipping, otherwise shipping is $8.

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ASUS 15.6″ Core i5 Thin And Light Laptop For Just $499 Shipped From Amazon

Buy this laptop on an American Express card like the American Express® Premier Rewards Gold Card, Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express or Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express OPEN and you’ll get a 2nd year of top notch warranty coverage from AMEX for free! Have a problem with the laptop during the AMEX warranty year? AMEX will pay to fix the problem or refund the entire purchase price of your laptop, free of any hassle!

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ASUS 15.6″ Core i5 Laptop Linky

This is a $130 price drop from yesterday and it’s the lowest price ever for this laptop on Amazon.

It also comes with a free 1-year accidental damage protection warranty!

-Beyond being extra thin and light, the new ASUS S56CA-WH51 Ultrabook pack a full feature set in just 0.83-inches. The cool grey hairline design expresses a personal professional approach. One-piece molded top casing reinforces notebook strength and rigidity, and the entire style embodies subtlety that meets all your performance portability needs.

Specs:
-3rd generation Intel Core i5-3317U processor with Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology
-6 GB DDR3 RAM
-750 GB 5400 rpm Hard Drive+24 GB Solid-State Drive
-Instant on in 2 seconds, faster computingm and longer standby time with the efficiency of Super Hybrid Engine II SSD technology.
-ASUS SonicMaster Lite deliver more powerful sounds and richer bass to provide the best audio experience
-CD/DVD Burner
-802.11 b/g/n
-SD Card Reader
-HD Webcam

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Save on all your Amazon purchases! You can buy Amazon gift cards (as well as gift cards for airlines, hotels, clothing stores, gas stations, and much much more) at any Office Supply store with your Ink Bold, Ink Plus, or Ink Cash card to earn 5 points per dollar (worth roughly 9.5% back)!

For Q2 You can also purchase Amazon gift cards at Lowe’s with your Freedom card to earn 5 points per dollar!

HT: jj1000

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Ashford.com Watch Specials

Concord Women’s La Scala Tonneau Watch
-Retails for $1,990, on sale for $795, now just $398 shipped with code (Exp: 05/28): DANSCALA398

Calvin Klein Jeans Men’s Continual Chronograph Watch
-Retails for $330, on sale for $182, now just $99 shipped with code (Exp: 05/28): DANSCHRONO99
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-2-year warranty on all watches
-30-day money back guarantee
-100% brand-new, authentic watches

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Seamless Food Delivery Coupon Codes

Seamless Linky

Today only, all customers can use the following code for 15% off: GIMME15

New customers can always save $7 on orders of $15+ with code: FOOD7

Lots of kosher places are on Seamless. Post a comment on where will you be ordering from.

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My MVP Cards

I have several dozen active credit cards (heck I have more than 2 dozen active cards just from AMEX and Chase) but only a handful are actually regularly used.  People always ask me which card is “best.”  Unfortunately there is no best card out there but by determining the value you get from spending you can figure out which cards will be best for you.

Some of the cards that I have that typically gather dust include The Platinum Card® from American Express and The Business Platinum Card® from American Express OPEN which have awesome benefits ($400 fee refund, global entry, 2 lounge membership programs, Starwood Gold status, etc) but aren’t what I would use for spending on a daily basis because of the lack of bonus categories.  The Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express and Gold Delta SkyMiles® Business Credit Card from American Express  may give free luggage, but you can do better by spending on Starwood and transferring miles to Delta with a 25% bonus (though I sincerely hope you don’t.)
The Chase Chase British Airways card has a fantastic signup bonuses, but they’re just not compelling cards for my spending as their point values can’t compare with more valuable cards.

The Barclaycard Arrival World Mastercard has a very nice signup bonus and 2.2% back for spending isn’t bad for most people’s needs, but I personally prefer earning airline miles. I prefer real airline miles (or points transferable to real airline miles like American Express Membership Rewards, Chase Ultimate Rewards, or Starwood Starpoints) because they allow me to book expensive last minute domestic tickets that can otherwise cost over $1,000 for 9,000 miles or even less. I’d have to shell out over 100,000 bank miles for such a ticket. I also love airline miles because I can take business and first class trips that I could otherwise never afford. Spending $20,000 to fly in a suite is ludicrous but using 110,000 airlines miles is a steal. I’d need some 2 million bank miles to pull off such a trip!

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Here are the cards that I consider to be my Most Valuable Plastic as they’re the ones I go to depending on the purchase type.  Below I will endeavor to explain my target value system for each currency and how that helps me determine where every single one of my purchases is made in order to always maximize the value I get from every purchase.

Chase Ink Bold Charge Card and Chase Ink Plus Credit Card
What’s great? The 50K signup bonus is fantastic of course and you can get both of these cards for each business that you run to keep expenses for each separate.
But what really shines on these cards are the bonus categories which is where I primarily use this card.
You earn that on internet/cable service and telecom purchases, so that’s a nice rebate when you purchase a new cell phone an off your cable bill. More importantly you also earn 5 points per dollar at office supply stores. With hundreds of gift cards sold by office supply stores you can earn a ton of miles for anything from buying gas, online shopping on Amazon or Groupon, buying clothes from Gap Inc, Kohl’s, Macy’s, Marshalls/TJMaxx, or Nordstrom, and much more. Plus you can buy $200 Visa gift cards that earn 1,000 points and can be uploaded to Bluebird or used for cash back, bill pay, money orders, etc.
Gas and dining purchases earn 2 points per dollar.
Fringe Benefits: No foreign transactions fees, 2 free lounge visits per user even on free additional user cards.
In dollar terms: I value Ultimate Rewards points at a minimum of 1.9 cents per dollar, so 5 points per dollar purchases mean a 9.5% rebate. 2 point per dollar purchases would mean a 3.8% rebate. I use this card for all of the 5x categories and for gas. I don’t use the card for 1 point per dollar purchases as they only earn 1.9%.

Yes, the Ink cards are business cards. But anyone can open a business (a little side income never hurts!) and there are several huge advantages that business cards have over consumer cards as you can read here.

For example if your name is Joe Smith and you want to sell or you do sell items on Ebay or on Amazon, or if you have any other side business/hobby and want a credit card to better keep track of business expenditures you can just open a business credit card for “Joe Smith Sole Proprietorship” as the business name. You don’t need to file any messy government paperwork to be allowed to do that.
Just be sure to select “Sole Proprietorship” as the business type and just use your social security number in the Tax Identification Number field as well as in the social security number field.

But most importantly the Ink cards are rare in that they offer awesome offer signup bonuses and awesome spend bonuses which makes them the current kings of the credit card world.
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-Chase United Club
From the United Explorer card you can click on the Club tab.
What’s great? I get this card free via SM but normally there’s a hefty $395 fee meant to cover the full United lounge membership, 2 free checked bags per person, and waived award expedite/close-in fees.
From a spending standpoint this card is great for everyday purchases as you earn 1.5 miles per dollar on everything.
While other cards offer more points per dollar on car rentals this card and the United Explorer card offer free primary car rental insurance in almost every country in the world besides Israel. In other words if you dent your rental car on other credit cards you’ll have to file a personal insurance claim and only if that’s rejected will the credit card coverage kick in. With the United cards you won’t have to ever inform your personal car insurance of the accident.
Fringe Benefits: Non-expiring miles, expanded saver, and last seat standard award availability.
In dollar terms: I value United miles at a minimum of 1.8 cents per dollar, so 1.5 miles per dollar mean a 2.7% rebate everywhere.  I use this card for most purchases over $25 unless I’m trying to hit spend thresholds elsewhere, the purchase is in a bonus category elsewhere, or it’s a purchase that I want to be covered by AMEX’s awesome purchase protections.
It’s worth bearing in mind that if you spend $25,000 in a year on the the United Explorer card that you get a 10,000 mile bonus, meaning that you will have earned 1.4 miles per dollar (2.52% at 1.8 cents per mile), or nearly as much as on the Club card if you stop spending there.
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-Chase Freedom
What’s great? On all versions of this fee-free card you get 5 points per dollar in rotating categories. Currently that includes Restaurants, Movie theaters, and Lowe’s. In July it will be Gas stations, Theme parks & Kohl’s. Lowe’s also sells gift cards to hundreds of other stores, which means you can earn 5 points per dollar there as well.
There are also 2 versions of Exclusives programs on this card if you also have a Chase checking account. The old program gives 10 bonus points monthly per transaction and 10% bonus points monthly on base spending. The new program gives 10% bonus points annually but it’s good even on bonus spending, so that means 5.5 points per dollar in the rotating categories. The catch here is that the bonus points are limited to $1,500 in spending per quarter, but if you’re like me and downgrade Sapphire cards into Freedom cards then you probably have a few cards and don’t need to worry about that.
In dollar terms: I value Ultimate Rewards points at a minimum of 1.9 cents per dollar, so 5 points per dollar purchases mean a 9.5% rebate.  I have the old Exclusives program so on a $10 purchase in a bonus category I earn 61 points or a 11.59% rebate.  Of course when I send a penny via Google Wallet I earn 11 miles or a 2,100% rebate 😀
I use the card for all the 5x category purchases and for everyday purchases under $25 as a $20 purchase for example earns me 32 points or a 6.1% rebate.  When the everyday purchase is more than $25 I shift over to United Club which will offer more miles per dollar in those cases.
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-Chase Sapphire Preferred
What’s great? The 40K signup bonus is pretty great of course, but there are a plethora of bonus categories with this card to take advantage of.
-You earn 1.07 points per dollar spent and 2.14 points per dollar spent on restaurants, airfare, hotels, car rentals, charges in airports, travel agencies, caterers, timeshares, trains, buses, taxis/limos, ferries, bridges, tolls, and parking. On the first friday or every month you’ll earn 3.21 points per dollar on dining.
Fringe Benefits: No foreign transactions fees, no phone-tree to speak to a live rep, plus the heavy metal card is sweet looking. Convert the card to a Mastercard and you’ll get free primary car rental insurance in Israel.
In dollar terms: I value Ultimate Rewards points at a minimum of 1.9 cents per dollar, so 3.21 points per dollar purchases mean a 6.1% rebate. 2.14 point per dollar purchases would mean a 4.45% rebate.  I use this card for the 3.21x and 2.14x categories except for airfare which typically goes on AMEX and car rentals go on United though if I have time I’ll switch the car rental from United to Sapphire Preferred at the end of the rental (assuming I didn’t damage the rental car of course :D). I don’t use the card for 1.07 point per dollar purchases as they only earn 2.03%.
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-Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express and Starwood Preferred Guest® Business Credit Card from American Express
What’s great? This used to be the best card out there. Now it faces serious competition. Still nothing ever comes close to the AMEX protections so whenever I buy an item that I might need to return, may need extended warranty coverage, is a final sale item, or that is from a merchant where it may need to be disputed this is my go-to card. Sure you only get 1 point per dollar but really that’s 1.25 miles per dollar as 20K points converts into 25K miles with dozens of airlines.  Or use the points for hotel stays with no capacity controls at high values.  On the business card you also get Open Savings benefits which means cash back on top of points at places like Hyatt, Hertz, HP, Microsoft, Fedex, OfficeMax.com, Barnes & Noble, and more.  That means it’s better to use your Starwood card at a domestic Hyatt over a Hyatt card.
Fringe Benefits: Having the card entitles you to room upgrades and 4pm late checkout.  It also gives you credit towards earning lite status. Plus for the past 3 years AMEX has allowed you to spend $25 for free on Small Business Saturday.  Free additional user cards also qualify for the $25.
In dollar terms: I value Starpoints at a minimum of 2.2 cents per dollar (which means I value the miles I get from the points at 1.76 cents per dollar), so 2 point per dollar purchases mean a 4.4% rebate and 1 point per dollar purchases mean a 2.2% rebate.  I use this card at Starwood hotels, on purchases that qualify for Open Savings, and for any purchases that may need any of the AMEX purchase protections.
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American Express® Premier Rewards Gold Card and The Business Gold Rewards Card® from American Express OPEN
What’s great? The business card currently has a 50K signup bonus (bumpable to 75K)  The kicker with these cards are the bonus categories.  Both offer 3 points per dollar on airfare.  The consumer card offers double points on gas and groceries.  The business card offers double points on advertising, shipping, and gas.
Fringe Benefits: You can get a 15K annual point bonus on the consumer card by spending $30K in a year.  AMEX MR runs promotions throughout the year like the current 35% bonus for transfers to British Airways.
In dollar terms: I value Membership Rewards points at a minimum of 1.5 cents per dollar, so 3 point per dollar purchases mean a 4.5% rebate, and 2 point per dollar purchases mean a 3% rebate. Don’t forget that if you can get to $30K spend that you’ll bump those numbers significantly. I use the consumer card for airfare and groceries. The Ink cards are better for gas whether you buy gas gift cards or pay at the pump.

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Sony Ultra High Speed SD Cards On Sale At Adorama

Sony 32GB UHS1 Class 10 SD Memory Card: $18.95 Shipped

Sony 64GB UHS1 Class 10 SD Memory Card: $36.95 Shipped

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Woot-Off Going On Now

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Kids Woot Off Linky

Home Woot Off Linky

Sport Woot Off Linky

Instead of selling 1 item for 24 hours, for the next 24-72 hours woot will be selling lots of stuff for very short periods of time-expect some very good deals-but don’t expect them to last more than a couple minutes!

Shipping is now $5 per order in your Woot cart.

Will this be the time you finally get a legendary BOC?

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Discount Mags Magazine Subscription Deals

These prices are valid for a limited time only.

-Popular Science Magazine for $4.99 per year.

-Wired Magazine for $4.99 per year.

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