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Sony NEX-3NL/B Compact Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera Kit For Just $299.99 Shipped From Amazon

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

Sony NEX-3NL/B Compact Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera Kit

This is a mirrorless camera which offers SLR type performance and sensor size in a compact and intuitive package. In fact it even does things better than an SLR such as video.  It’s bigger than the point and shoot you might be used to, but the pictures it takes are just incredible.

A versatile wide angle 16-50 lens is included but there are other interchangeable lenses you can purchase as your photo skills grow.

I finally switched from 12 years of using a point and shoot to a NEX this past July.  My Banff trip report photos were taken with the Sony NEX-6. The pictures came out awesome even just left on the automatic setting.

-16.1 MP Exmor APS-C sensor for great images
-World’s smallest and lightest interchangeable lens camera
-New SELP1650 lens with motor zoom lever and body control
-Create easy self-portraits with 180° tilting LCD screen
-Full HD movie shooting

HT: Something Fishy, via DDF

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Chicago-Tel Aviv: $506, Dallas-Tel Aviv: $538, Miami-Tel Aviv: $689

Update 3: DEAD!

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Update 2: This can work from NYC as well.  Just book a one-way ticket nonstop flight to Chicago on American for 7,500 British Airways Avios.

For example a flight from Chicago to Tel Aviv for a long Pesach from 04/01-04/29 is $537 on Orbitz.
That flight goes from Chicago to Tel Aviv via Philadelphia. You can’t miss the Chicago to Philly outbound segment but you can fly Tel Aviva-Philadelphia nonstop and miss the Philadelphia to Chicago return segment. All bags must be claimed in Philly.

Or you can book a multi-city trip, just search for leg 1 from NYC to Chicago on 04/01, leg 2 from Chicago to Tel Aviv on 04/01 and leg 3 from Tel Aviv to Chicago on 04/29. The total will be $633.

Same story to go to Tel Aviv for Lag B’omer from 05/07 to 05/22.  Search for leg 1 from NYC to Chicago on 05/07, leg 2 from Chicago to Tel Aviv on 05/07 and leg 3 from Tel Aviv to Chicago on 05/22. The price will show $749 but drop to $633 after selecting flights.  Or just use 7,500 Avios to get to Chicago and book the $537 flight from Chicago (price drops only after selecting flights)

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Update: This works from Chicago, Dallas, and Miami. Select an American flight and watch the price drop!

If you want a long Pesach trip you can go from 04/01-04/29 from Chicago for $537 or from Dallas or Miami for $641
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Bookable on Orbitz. Orbitz tickets are refundable until 10pm CT the day after purchase.

I searched for a flight from Chicago to Tel Aviv from 03/16-03/24, 03/17-03/24, and from 03/18-03/24 and a flight sold by American and operated by USAirways came up from just $628.32.

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However after selecting the flight the price drops to just $506.32!

 

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Some other dates that I found insane deals on: 05/04-05/12 or 05/07-05/15: $537

Other dates like 05/04-05/22 or 05/07-05/22 (Lag B’omer) drop in price to $537 after selecting the flights.

More to come. Post a comment if you find other valid dates or departure cities!

I’m sure there are more valid dates and departure cities so start sleuthing!

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Tumi T-Tech Cargo Continental Carry-On In Red, Normally $295, Now $119-$149 Shipped From Amazon

Update: Sold Out!

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Tumi T-Tech Cargo Continental Carry-On In Red

Currently $149 with 49% off instantly.

Plus you can save another 20% by signing up for this promotion good on all clothes, shoes, watches, jewelry, handbags, and luggage sold from Amazon!

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RadioShack Trade-In Promo Ends Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the last day to trade in old electronics to Radio Shack for a gift card.
You get a $5 gift card for each item traded in.

I just went today and traded in the maximum of 5 items per person and got a $25 Radio Shack gift card.
I traded in a few airplane headphones and an obsolete modem and router.
Then I used the gift card to buy a $25 Amazon Kindle gift card which is good for anything sold on Amazon!

The process was surprisingly easy and it was nice clearing out some old junk!

HT: Ari Chi town, via DDF

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The Unique Benefits Of The United Explorer Card: Expanded Award Space, Primary CDW Insurance, And Much More

Update, 02/27: It’s worth making an update to this post to note that if you use United.com’s “Remember Me” button it can cause your award searches to exclude your expanded availability.

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You must be logged into your mileage account to have access to expanded award availability. If you check the “remember me” option it will look just like you are logged in, but after a short period of time it will stop searching for expanded awards.

I was searching for an award flight to Tel Aviv on 01/25/14 while logged into my account with “Remember Me” and got this goose egg:

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However after logging out and back in again that same search came up with award seats:

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Using expert mode (as described in the original post below) you can see exactly what’s going on:

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There are no award seats available for non cardholders (X class) but there are at least 9 award seats available for cardholders (XN class).

Same thing happened when I searched yesterday for an award from Cleveland to Fort Lauderdale for Pesach and expert mode shows why, 3 seats available just for cardholders or elites who are logged in without remember me:

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Moral of the story is simple, don’t have United.com remember you if you have elite status or a United credit card.

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Originally posted on 01/15/14:

The Chase United Explorer card and the United Club card are the only currently available credit cards that gives you access to expanded award ticket availability.

It also is one of the only cards that comes with primary rental car CDW insurance.  Almost every other card only has secondary coverage when you rent a car in your home country. This means that if you damage your rental vehicle you must file the claim with your own personal insurance policy first, and only if they won’t cover the damage will the credit card cover the damage.  Even additional cardholders get primary coverage when they rent.

With primary rental car CDW insurance you will not have to file anything with your own insurance company. Chase will cover the entire bill for any damage to your rental car. Just be sure to decline the rental agency’s CDW coverage.  This primary coverage applies in every country in the world.  The Sapphire Preferred is what I use in Israel and other foreign countries, but that’s just because of the 2.14 points per dollar it awards on car rentals.  In the US the United card is the way to go.

How do you find expanded award availability? All you need to do is login to your United.com account before you search for award flights.

How do you know if your card is properly linked to your account? Just login on United.com and then hover over the words “Mileage Expiration”

If your card is properly linked you will see the following message that your miles won’t expire as long as you remain a cardholder:
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If your card isn’t properly linked then you will see the following message that your miles will expire if you don’t have activity every 18 months:

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Expanded saver coach example:

When logged into an account with a United Explorer card there is 40K saver award space from Newark to Tel Aviv on November 23, 25, and 30:

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When not logged in or when logged into an account without a credit card or elite status there is no space on any of those dates.

Just how much space is there?  Using this link you can click the box to enable United.com expert mode.

After enabling expert mode you can search for a paid flight from Newark to Tel Aviv on 11/23 and then click on “fare class” which will bring up the available cabins box:

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Everything in that alphabet soup stands for important stuff but all we care about right now is XN and X class availability. There are at least 9 XN seats, meaning there are at least 9 saver award seats available to someone who has a United Explorer card or who has United elite status.  It never shows more than 9, so 9 means 9 or more.

There are 0 X seats, meaning that if you don’t have a United credit card and want a seat on that flight you would have to book a standard award for 75K miles.  Those 75K coach standard seats actually come out of the HN bucket for non-cardholders, so there are at least 9 of those.

Expanded standard coach and business example:

When logged into an account with a United Explorer card there is 75K coach standard award space and 150K business standard award space from Newark to Tel Aviv on the red-eye flight on 04/12.  This is an extremely popular flight for people flying to Israel for Pesach.

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When not logged in or when logged into an account without a credit card or elite status there isn’t even standard award space available for that flight. The flight doesn’t even show up when performing an award search from such an account.

How many seats are available for cardholders and elites?

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HN class is standard coach availability for non-cardholders, no seats there.  ZN is standard business availability for non-cardholders, no seats there either.

YN is standard coach availability for cardholders and elites, at least 9 seats there. JN is standard business availability for cardholders and elites, at least 9 seats there.  In fact as long as there is a seat on the plane you can use the standard mileage award for get it if you are a cardholder.

Expanded saver business example:

Only United Platinum, 1K, and Global Services elites have access to expanded business class award availability (IN class as shown in expert mode).

However anyone can use United Plan B to book a business saver award even if there is only coach saver available. 

As United cardholders have more coach saver award space available they will automatically have more business saver award space as well thanks to Plan B.

Other card benefits:
Besides for the signup bonus of 30K miles for spending $1,000 and another 5K miles for adding a free authorized user, the primary CDW insurance, and the expanded award space, there are other nice benefits of the Explorer card:
-First checked bag free.
-Priority boarding so that you’ll have space for your carry-ons.
-No foreign transaction fees.
-2 free United passes per year.
-10K mileage bonus every year that you spend $25K, a 40% mileage bonus which means you’ll have earned 1.4 miles per dollar everywhere. Spending $25K in a year also waives the requirement to spend $2.5K on United flights to get Silver status, $5K on United flights to get Gold status, and $7.5K on United flights to get Platinum status. You only need to fly the 25K, 50K, or 75K miles like in the good old days.
-Double miles on United purchases.
-Elite members can get upgrades on coach award tickets on upgrade eligible routes if they have a United card.
-Miles don’t expire as long as you are a cardholder.

The $95 annual fee is waived for the first year.

-You can also get the business version of the Chase United Explorer card.  Just click on “Are you a business owner” in the top-right of the Explorer card link.

-Want a 2nd free bag, a 50% mileage bonus per dollar spent everywhere, United club access for you and your entire family, post-security terminal access without a ticket, priority baggage handling and priority security access, and waived award expedite fees? The United Club card comes with all of that.  Just click on the MileagePlus Club tab at the top of the Explorer card link.

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Other Chase consumer cards you can get at the time as the United card include the Chase Sapphire Preferred (40K signup points plus another 5K points for adding a free additional user, no fee the first year, plus 2.14 points per dollar on travel and dining with no Foreign Exchange fees), Chase Southwest (50K signup points), Chase British Airways (50K signup points and 10% off BA flights), and Chase Freedom (which gives 5 points per dollar in rotating categories and 10% bonus points if you have a Chase checking account).

The Chase Ink Plus and Chase Ink Bold business cards both give 50,000 signup points and offer 5 points per dollar on telecom, cable, and office supply stores, 2 points per dollar for gas and lodging, no foreign exchange fees, free lounge visits, and a waived annual fee for the first year.

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Free Sample Of Yogi Teas

Free Sample Of Yogi Teas

Most Yogi teas seem to be OU kosher, but check the packaging.

HT: Marco Polo, via DDF

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HURRY! Samsonite Luggage Winfield 3 Piece Nested Spinner Set, Was $499, Now $199.99 Shipped From Amazon

Update, 1pm: DEAD!
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Samsonite Luggage Winfield 3 Piece Nested Spinner Set (Blue)
Samsonite Luggage Winfield 3 Piece Nested Spinner Set (Silver)

List is $1,000 but Amazon was selling these for $499.99 yesterday and they are just $199.99 if you’re quick on the trigger! You may need to click “View Lightning Deal” to claim it at this price.

This will sell out very soon!

HT: Eli

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Split The Pot Drawing This Sunday!

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The drawing for the Camp Emunah Scholarship Fund Split The Pot Raffle is just 3 days away!

Don’t wake up when its too late – get your tickets today at campemunah.org/splitthepot

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Official drawing is this Sunday, 03/02 at 11:50pm

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50% Off Tumi Luggage From Amazon And Walmart!

-Amazon has 49% off the Tumi T-Tech Cargo Continental Carry-On and 55% off Tumi T-Tech Cargo Medium Trip Packing Case.

-Walmart also has 50% off of their entire stock of Tumi luggage as well!

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Pictures Worth A Chuckle

1. Look at what customers who bought a certain 49 cent power toothbrush have also bought on Amazon 😀 #DDEffect

 

 

2. I was sent these that are also worth a laugh:

 

Planes delayed for too many gate checked strollers…only in our world.

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United: Fly First Class Between Detroit And Houston For $128.50 Round-Trip

-Earn 3 points per dollar with American Express® Premier Rewards Gold Card or 2.14 points per dollar with Chase Sapphire Preferred.

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Bookable on United.com. United.com gives 24 hours from the time of purchase to refund a ticket.

Be sure to search for First Class in the United.com search box!

Sample dates from Detroit-Houston:
03/18-03/26
04/13-04/23 (Pesach)
05/11-05/18
06/17-06/22

Sample dates from Houston-Detroit:
03/17-03/24
04/13-04/23 (Pesach)
05/20-05/27
06/19-06/24

HT: Myccrabbi via DDF and vandesa via FT

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Caza Trail K-Cups On Sale With Amazon Subscribe & Save

Update: The 20% off coupon is now dead.
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100 Caza Trail Breakfast Blend K-Cups: $22.43-$28.04 (22.4-28 CPC)
100 Caza Trail Colombian  K-Cups: $22.76-$28.45 (22.8-28.5 CPC)
100 Caza Trail Donut Shop K-Cups: $21.64-$27.05 (21.6-27.1 CPC)
-100 Caza Trail Kona Blend K-Cups: $21.84-$27.30 (21.8-27.3 CPC)

All cups are OU parve.

What do all those numbers mean?
Take for example the 100 pack of Donut Shop K-Cups:
-100 cups are on sale for $36.06
-Clip the 20% off coupon (located just below the Amazon price) to make the price $28.85.
-Use Subscribe & Save to save another 5% to make the total $27.05 or 27.1 CPC (Cents per cup).
-If you subscribe to 5 items to be shipped in your next monthly shipment then you will get 15% off, dropping the price to $23.44 or 23.4 CPC.
-If you have Amazon Mom and subscribe to 5 items to be shipped in your next monthly shipment then you will get 20% off, dropping the price to $21.64 or 21.6 CPC.

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HURRY! $10 Off $10 Plus Free Shipping From ideeli!

Update 2: Many $10 and under Progressive items are back in stock.  People probably added several items to their cart which locks the item up for 20 minutes before going back into inventory.

Update: Most of the cheap Progressive stuff is gone but there are still bargains to be had in other categories.  Men’s ties and shirts for $9.99 shipped, Marc New York wallets for $9.99 and belts for $14.99, and much more! Just click on a sale and sort from lowest price.

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$10 Off $10 Plus Free Shipping From ideeli

Use code (Exp: 02/27): GRPN10

You can pickup free stuff with free shipping from sales like Progressive kitchen goods while they last!

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HT: JayMatt19, via DDF

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Delta: NYC And Other Cities To Johannesburg For Just $740 Round-Trip

-Earn 3 points per dollar with American Express® Premier Rewards Gold Card or 2.14 points per dollar with Chase Sapphire Preferred.

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Bookable on Priceline or on Orbitz. Orbitz tickets are refundable until 10pm CT the day after purchase. Priceline gives until 11:30pm ET the day after purchase.

Valid from Chicago, Houston, Newark, S. Francisco, or Washington DC to Johannesburg. (Apparently Delta agrees with my assessment that Denver and LA are both at risk of being dehubbed by United in the coming years)

The flight to South Africa must occur in March.

Sample dates:
Newark-Johannesburg from 03/02-03/10, 03/09-03/18, 03/24-04/08, etc.

HT: citsfo, via FT

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Amazon Add-On Item: Oral-B Complete Action Power Toothbrush For 49 Cents

Update: DEAD!
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Oral-B Complete Action Power Toothbrush Linky

-Clip the $3 coupon on the product page to drop the price to 49 cents.

-Add-on items ship with orders of $25+.  However you can also order add-on items together with pre-order items like this and cancel the pre-order item later on.

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-Free shipping with $35+ orders or get free 2nd day shipping on all orders with Amazon Prime. A prime trial is free with Amazon Mom or Amazon Student.
Or you can always share Amazon prime for a fraction of the regular cost in this DDF thread!

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Ad: Special Offer! Win 4 Tickets To LA For Just $20!

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Groupon: $5 For A $10 Whole Foods Digital Gift Card

Groupon: $5 For A $10 Whole Foods Digital Gift Card

You’ll have to search for Whote Foods in the Groupon search bar to get this deal!

-Doesn’t expire.
-Limit 1 per person.
-You can print the digital gift card or show it to a cashier on your phone.
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Save on all your Groupon purchases! You can buy Groupon gift cards at Staples with your Ink Plus, Ink Bold, or Ink Cash card to earn 5 points per dollar!

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Current Mega Signup Bonuses From Chase

A quick roundup of mega signup bonus offers from Chase. Did you know that all Chase cards give free car rental CDW insurance in Israel?

-Chase Sapphire Preferred
Signup bonus: 40,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards points for spending $3,000 within 3 months plus 5,000 points for adding a free additional user. The annual fee is waived for the first year.

The Sapphire card is a great all-around card thanks to no foreign exchange fees and a 7% annual points dividend which means that you’ll earn at least 1.07 points per dollar spent. You will also earn 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 of every month this year you earn 3.21 points per dollar on dining.

Chase Ultimate Rewards points are extremely flexible.  They can be transferred instantly to several great airline and hotel programs like United (Star Alliance), British Airways (OneWorld), Korean (Skyteam but they also have a great Alaska and Hawaiian Air chart partner chart), Southwest, Hyatt, and more. You can even transfer points to Amtrak if that’s your thing.

Those program each have their niches where your points can be worth a ton.  A $1,300 last minute ticket can be had for as little as 9,000 points, a $6,000 business class ticket for 115,000 points, or a $1,500 hotel room/villa for 25,000 points or just 12,500 points plus $150 with points and cash.

Read more about the Chase Ultimate Rewards program in this post.

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-Chase Southwest Visa Signature
Signup bonus: 50,000 Southwest points for spending $2,000 within 3 months.

There are no foreign exchange fees.

Southwest charges a variable amount of points based on the airfare. Starting 03/31 this will get a bit pricier.  For example a flight from Los Angeles to S. Francisco from 03/12-03/18 is currently $116. Or it’s points it’s 5,358 points plus $5.  So 5,358 points saves you $111 or a value of 2.07 cents per point.  On other tickets you may only get a value of 1.8 cents, but it will stay within that range.  On 03/31 that ticket will cost 6,252 points for a value of 1.78 cents per point.

If you don’t fly you can also get $500 in gift cards to dozens of stores for the 50,000 points.

The great thing about Southwest is that you can cancel award travel tickets and have the points redeposited into your account for free.  That means during a fare sale you can speculatively book a ticket and not worry if your plans don’t work out.  Or if the paid fare goes down just rebook your ticket and get back points.

And everyone gets 2 free checked bags.
If you collect 110,000 Southwest points in a year from select sources (including all points from Southwest credit cards and transfers from hotel programs like Hyatt) you can to bring along a companion for free on all of your Southwest flights for the remainder of the year and for the entire following year. That’s good on paid flights and on award flights, so you can effectively get twice the value out of your points .
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-Chase British Airways Visa Signature
Signup bonus: 50,000 BA Avios for spending $2,000 within 3 months.

There are no foreign exchange fees.
With short-haul flights starting at just 4,500 Avios you can get a TON of free travel from your Avios. Plus BA doesn’t charge any last minute expedite/close-in fees, doesn’t collect massive fuel surcharges for flights on American within the Western Hemisphere, Qantas within Australia, or worldwide on Aer Lingus, Alaska, Air Berlin, or LAN, and only charges $2.50-$10 (just the 9/11 fees) to cancel a domestic award online.

This program has great one-way bargains like 4.5K miles from Miami to the Caribbean, 7.5K miles from JFK to Bermuda, 12.5K miles from the west coast to any of the Hawaiian islands, and 12.5K miles from Boston to Ireland, all without fuel surcharges.

In just a month from now you’ll also be able to book all USAirways flights with Avios.
Cardholders also get 10% off paid BA tickets and can earn a companion award ticket if they spend $30K.

Want to learn more about the BA Avios program? I’ve written up an entire knowledgebase of facts that you can peruse.

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Chase Ink Plus and Chase Ink Bold business cards.
Signup bonus: Both of these cards give 50,000 bonus Chase Ultimate Rewards points each for spending $5,000 within 3 months.  The Ink Plus is a credit card and Ink Bold is a charge card.

They both have no annual fees for the first year, no foreign transaction fees, and 2 free lounge visits per year.

But even more importantly you earn 5 points per dollar at office supply stores, where you can find hundreds of gift cards to other online and retail stores. And that’s besides for 5 points per dollar on telecom, cable, and internet as well as 2 points per dollar on gas and hotels.  Plus you also get cash back on top of points with Visa Savings Program and Mastercard Easy Savings

50,000 signup points and 5 points per dollar earning makes the Ink cards a must-have for any mileage junkies.

Read more about getting business cards and the credit benefits of using business cards in this post.

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Other awesome Chase cards with lesser published signup bonuses that you can add onto a “3BM” (using 3 different internet browsers to apply for 3 different cards from the same bank at the same time) include the Chase Ink Cash (which has no annual fee and has 5 point per dollar and 2 point per dollar categories along with free lounge passes), Chase Freedom (which has no annual fee, gives 5 points per dollar in rotating categories, and 10% bonus points if you have a Chase checking account making it 5.5 points per dollar), the Chase United Explorer (which gives free luggage, free primary car rental insurance in most countries worldwide besides Israel, expanded saver and standard award ticket availability, priority boarding, and more). There is also a business version of the United Explorer (click on “are you a business owner” on the Explorer application) and a Club version of the United card (click on the Club tab on the Explorer application) that gives 1.5 miles per dollar spent, 2 free checked bags per person, a United Club membership with unlimited free lounge and airport terminal access for you and your family, and waived expedite fees on United awards.

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51.3%-55% Off At Banana Republic Today

Update: Normally Banana republic coupons exclude suit jackets, but today only if you have a Gap Inc card you’ll be able to get 55% off of a suit!

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Banana Republic Linky

You can currently save 35% off regularly priced and sale items at Banana Republic with any credit card or 40% with a Gap Inc card with code (Exp 02/26, valid online only, exclusions apply): BRSAVE

Plus subscribe to Banana Republic emails and get a 25% off coupon so you can save 25% on top of the 35% or 40%.  That creates an effective 51.3% or 55% discount.

After you enter your email address and select your preferences you’ll be sent a one-time use coupon.

If you already subscribe you can use another email address or just add a +1, +2, +3 after your Gmail address. If your address is banana@gmail.com then banana+1@gmail.com, banana+2@gmail.com, banana+3@gmail.com, banana+4@gmail.com, etc will all work and be sent to your regular banana@gmail.com address.

The email confirmation will only show the 25% discount under promotions as the base price of the item itself will already be discounted by the 35% or 40%.

Post what deals you find!
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If you have a Chase Ink Plus, Chase Ink Bold, and the Chase Ink Cash card you can earn 5 Ultimate Rewards points (transferable to several airlines and hotels) per dollar spent by buying Gap Inc gift cards at Office Depot or Staples.

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Don’t Miss This Deal: 2014 Honda Accord LX For Just $179/Month From Plaza Auto Leasing!

Update: Sold Out!
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Please note: This is a paid advertisement.

What a deal! The 2014 Honda Accord LX features back up camera, Bluetooth, Power Windows, Power Door Locks, AM/FM/CD.

-All colors available. $500 damage waiver included! $5,000 damage waiver available!
-Must take delivery from in stock units by 2/28/2014-No Exceptions!
-Lease details: 36 months/10k miles per year. Due at signing is first month, bank fee, applicable taxes, registrations fees.
-Residency restrictions apply. Tier 1 credit approval required.

For more great deals on any vehicle, make or model call 718-975-9000 or click here to see our specials!

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4 Pound Canister Of Jelly Belly Beans For $9.43-$11.20 With Amazon Subscribe & Save

Update: DEAD!

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Related: How To Expedite An Amazon Subscribe And Save Item
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4 Pound Canister Of Jelly Belly Beans For $9.43-$11.20 From Amazon (OU Kosher Parve)

Shalach manos, anyone 😉

A 3 pound canister direct from Jelly Belly is $25.99 plus shipping!

-These are on sale for $11.79.
-With Subscribe & Save they are $11.20 with free shipping.
-If you subscribe to 5 items to be shipped in your next monthly shipment then you will get 15% off, dropping the price to $10.02.
-If you have Amazon Mom and subscribe to 5 items to be shipped in your next monthly shipment then you will get 20% off, dropping the price to $9.43.

If you add enough items before your next monthly Subscribe & Save order goes out then the price for all subscription items will automatically drop to the lower price with the 15% or 20% off.

It can be worth adding 1 more subscribe and save item so that you save up to 20% on all the items you subscribe to!

-Select a 1-6 month subscription offer on the right side of the amazon page and select “subscribe now.” Do not click “add to cart” or you will not get the savings. You must click on the “subscribe now” button.

With Subscribe and Save you will get free shipping without any minimum purchase. 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.

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20% Off Virgin America Flights

20% Off Virgin America Flights

Use code: LEISURE20
-Book by 02/25 at 11:59pm PT.
-Travel 03/17-04/07.
-Not valid for travel on Sundays.

The promo code will only work for itineraries with 1 or 2 passengers.  You can always make multiple bookings of 2 passengers.

With the code a flight from JFK to Los Angeles from 03/18-03/25 will be $250.80 round-trip with tax.
A flight from Washington DC to Los Angeles from 03/18-03/25 will be $238 round-trip with tax.
A flight from Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles from 03/20-03/24 will be $226.80 round-trip with tax.

HT: Planet, via DDF

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Toshiba 15.6″ Core i5 Laptop, Was $699, Now Just $349.99 Shipped After Easy Rebate And Coupon From Staples!

Update: Sold out!

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Buy this laptop on an American Express card like the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express or the American Express® Premier Rewards Gold Cardand 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!

Or use your Ink Plus, Ink Bold, or Ink Cash card to earn 5 points per dollar!

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There’s a decent chance this won’t be honored just like the last one, but it’s worth a try!

Toshiba 15.6″ Core i5 Laptop Linky

Use $100 off code: 14385

$50 Easy Rebate Linky

Easy rebates are the best rebates out there.  Just fill it out online and you’re done, no clipping UPCs or snail mail required!

The $100 code is good on all laptops.

Specs:
-Intel Core i5 Processor
-8GB DDR3 RAM
-750GB Hard Drive
-15.6″ LED
-DVD-SuperMulti drive (+/-R double layer)
-Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
-HD Webcam and Microphone
-DTS Studio Sound
-5.35 lbs.

HT: DH Data Recovery, via DDF

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Trip Notes Kauai: Heaven On Earth

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

This is a long trip report but my philosophy on trip reports is to write everything on a destination in one shot as opposed to dragging it out into dozens of annoying installments. I’m always open to suggestions and criticisms though, so sound off in the comments. Posts like these take days to write so your feedback is appreciated!   
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It’s not much of a secret that I have a bit of a love affair with the Hawaiian islands.

$87 was the cost for my hotel and airfare on my first trip in 2006. I’ve been back 5 times since.

In this post I’ve included activities and pictures from 5 trips to Kauai.

Why go back to the same place so many times? I’ve been lucky enough to travel to many far-flung corners of the world but there’s no place where I’m in as good of a place of mind as Hawaii.  The air is fresh, the people friendly, the water warm, the scenery extraordinary, and last but not least as a US state it has nearly all of the creature comforts of being back home.  You can really appreciate our wondrous world when in Hawaii.

We got back from Kauai and Maui 2 weeks ago, it was our first big trip since Talia was born. Talia was 4.5 months at the start of this trip and Rafi was 2.5 years old.

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More on the trip after the jump…
Click here to read the rest of this post!»

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Get $25 Restaurant Certificates For $4 Or Less

Restaurant.com Linky

Some restaurants seem to wind up for sale from restaurant.com but then stop honoring the coupons.  You may want to call the restaurant before ordering to confirm that they honor these certificates.  I’ve had great experiences using these at several of the participating restaurants.

You can only use 1 certificate per table.

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: 02/25): SALE

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:

Boston Metro:

-The Chubby Chickpea-$15 Off $22.50, Normally $6, Now $2.40 after coupon code

Chicago:
-Chicago Tailgators-$10 Off $15, Normally $4, Now $1.60 after coupon code.

Las Vegas:

-Haifa Restaurant -$5 off $10, Normally $2, Now $0.80 after coupon code.

-Sababa Grille & Restaurant-$15 off $22.50, Normally $6, Now $2.40 after coupon code.
$25 Off $37.50, Normally $10, Now $4 after coupon code.

Los Angeles Metro:

-House of Bonjour-$15 off $22.50, Normally $6, Now $2.40 after coupon code.
$25 Off $37.50, Normally $10, Now $4 after coupon code.

Miami Metro:

-Golda Glatt Kosher Restaurant Boynton Beach-$15 off $22.50, Normally $6, Now $2.40 after coupon code.

-17 Restaurant and Sushi Bar Miami Beach-$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 Jersey:

Tenafly:

-Tavlin-$25 Off $37.50, Normally $10, Now $4 after coupon code.

New York Metro:

-5 About 5-$10 Off $15, Normally $4, Now $1.60 after coupon code.

-Fanous Bar & Grill-$15 off $22.50, Normally $6, Now $2.40 after coupon code.
$25 Off $37.50, Normally $10, Now $4 after coupon code.

-King Solomon Restaurant-$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.

-Kosher Deluxe-$15 off $22.50, Normally $6, Now $2.40 after coupon code.
$25 Off $37.50, Normally $10, Now $4 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.

-Shuk Mediterranean Cuisine-$15 off $22.50, Normally $6, Now $2.40 after coupon code.
$25 Off $37.50, Normally $10, Now $4 after coupon code.

-Turquoise Kosher Fish Restaurant-$10 Off $15, Normally $4, Now $1.20 after coupon code.
$15 off $22.50, Normally $6, Now $1.80 after coupon code.

Phoenix Metro:

-Mozart Cafe & Bakery-$15 Off $22.50, Normally $6, Now $2.40 after coupon code
$25 Off $37.50, Normally $10, Now $4 after coupon code.

S. Antonio:

-Cafe Aroma-$10 Off $15, Normally $4, Now $1.20 after coupon code.

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50% Off Select Calvin Klein Clothes From Amazon

50% Off Select Calvin Klein Clothes From Amazon

This is today’s Amazon Gold Box deal of the day, valid while supplies last.

HT: Marco Polo, via DDF

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Today Only: 40% Off At The Children’s Place!

The Children’s Place Linky

Use the following code for 40% off sitewide (Exp: 02/25): SAVING3

Shipping is free on $75+ orders.

HT: Marco Polo, via DDF

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Final Days For The Eltingville Auction

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

This Motzei Shabbos, 03/01, is the last chance to enter the auction at www.eltingvilleauction.org which features great prizes like a trip for two anywhere in the US with car rental and hotel included, a stunning $2,000 Ferragamo watch, $1,000 Cash, a gorgeous Sheitel, a fully loaded Laptop, the coveted Rabbi Avigdor Miller iPod, and much more. Keep in mind this auction is quite small, so your odds of winning are very good!

Purchase a $100 or higher prize ticket package and receive a free $25 gift card to either Amazon.com, Costco (good for Costco members and non-members), or Eichler’s.  This is in addition to the regular free gift bonuses including the new and popular “Balabuste’s Choice #2” cookbook , the all new “Modim” album by Boruch Levine, the latest bestseller “A Divine Madness” by Rabbi A. Miller, amongst many other delightful giveaways.

Kollel Orchos Chaim is instrumental in aiding the advancement of young Torah scholars and their families, who in turn greatly enhance the atmosphere of the Staten Island Jewish community at large. Click here and be a part of it! For Phone Orders Call: 718-967-1315 or 732-344-0920.

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Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Shower Speaker & Hands-Free Speakerphone For $18.95 From Amazon

Update: Now $23.95.

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Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth Shower Speaker & Hands-Free Speakerphone For $18.95 From Amazon

This was $39 in December, $30 in January, and was $24 yesterday. It’s now the lowest price that it’s ever been on Amazon.

-Wirelessly connect to any Bluetooth enabled smartphone, headset, tablet, computer, and more. Transmits up to 33 feet away.
-Auto-pairing allows for easy connection to your Bluetooth enabled device.
-Built-in microphone for hands-free communication.
-Built-in rechargeable li-ion battery conveniently charges via USB.
-Built in suction cup allows for attachment to virtually any flat surface.
-Answer calls and hold conversations through the Bluetooth microphone

-Free shipping with $35+ orders or get free 2nd day shipping on all orders with Amazon Prime. A prime trial is free with Amazon Mom or Amazon Student.
Or you can always share Amazon prime for a fraction of the regular cost in this DDF thread!

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Dell Inspiron 15 Laptop For Just $288 Shipped!

Update: DEAD!

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Buy this laptop on an American Express card like the Starwood Preferred Guest® Credit Card from American Express or the American Express® Premier Rewards Gold Cardand 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 15 Laptop Linky

Specs:
-4th Generation Intel Core i3-4010U processor
-Windows 8.1
-4GB RAM (1 slot used)
-500GB Hard Drive
-Tray load DVD Drive (Reads and Writes to DVD/CD)
-15.6″ LED Backlit Display with Truelife and HD resolution
-Dell Wireless-N + Bluetooth 4.0

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Gilt NYC: Icon Parking Pass For As Low As $18.75!

Gilt NYC: 24 Hour Pass Icon Parking Pass

If you use this link to open a new Gilt account you’ll get 25% off $30+ purchases.  You can buy between 2 and 8 one-day passes with the 25% off and they’ll be just $18.75 each.

There are also lots of monthly parking options. You can get a month of parking in midtown west for $149 with the 25% off. Other areas are also available on Gilt but the max savings with the 25% off is $50.

-Redeem by: Saturday, May 31, 2014
-Only one day pass may be used per visit; not valid for more than 24 hours of parking
-Limit five vouchers person; may purchase an additional five as gifts
-Pass expires upon garage exit

The one-day pass can be used at any Icon garage and there are over 200 of them in Manhattan, so you’re never too far away from where you want to be. I’ve used these icon vouchers dozens of times and have never been charged any sales tax. They’re real lifesavers for Manhattan, there’s nothing better than seeing the register ring up $66 and then handing over one of these coupons!

HT: jmansour, via DDF

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Cuisinart Pro Classic 11-Piece Stainless Steel Or Black Cookware Set, Was $199.99, Now Just $99.99 Shipped From BestBuy

If you are on a computer use these links:
Stainless Steel Cookware Set: $99.99
Black Cookware Set: $99.99

If you are on a mobile device use these links:
Stainless Steel Cookware Set: $99.99
Black Cookware Set: $99.99

-Hard-anodized construction Distributes heat quickly and evenly and helps eliminate hot spots for consistent cooking results.
-Tempered-glass lids Ensure a tight fit to lock in moisture and nutrients.
-Stay-cool handles Remain cool while you cook for safe, comfortable handling.
-Tapered rims Prevent drips and spills for simple, mess-free pouring.
-Reinforced nonstick cooking surface Offers lasting food release to simplify the cleaning process.

Includes:
-2-quart saucepan with cover
-3-quart sauté pan with cover
-5-quart stock pot with cover
-10″ skillet
-Slotted turner, universal spoon, universal ladle, spaghetti ladle

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Ad: Lenovo ThinkCentre A70z All-In-One Webcam PC, A Steal At $275 Shipped

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

Lenovo ThinkCentre A70z

This is an exclusive offer to DansDeals shoppers only. You won’t find a lower price for a powerful, sleek, cutting edge computer like this anywhere.

From the creators of the ThinkPad, this commercial grade, all-in-one desktop computer offers secure and advanced PC technology disguised in an elegant, affordable, space saving design. Built to last, this rock solid machine features an integrated webcam along with all the speed and memory you’ll need.

-Intel Dual Core 2.8 GHz
-320GB Hard Drive
-4GB RAM
-Windows 7 Home
-Built-in Webcam
-DVDRW
-19 inch Screen
-Keyboard and Mouse Included
-Refurbished

Don’t let this deal pass you by. Limited quantities available. Deal available from Refurbees.

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20% Off All Clothes, Shoes, Watches, Luggage, Handbags, And Jewelry From Amazon

Signup for email spam from Amazon and you’ll get a one-time-use 20% off code good for all clothes, shoes, watches, and jewelry From Amazon

-The code comes right away and you can always unsubscribe later.  It’s valid for 30 days from date of receipt.
-You can save up to $100 on a purchase of $500 with the code.
-Purchases from sellers other than Amazon.com do not qualify.

You can only get the code once for an account and it’s only valid for a single purchase, so be sure to look through all of the qualifying stores to maximize the 20% discount on up to $500 of items.

For example a pair of Ecco NJ loafers can be had for just $79.99 with 20% off.  The buckled version is just $71.97. Find more at the Amazon Ecco Store

Other qualifying stores:
Amazon Shoes Store
Amazon Luggage Store
Amazon Watch Store
Amazon Jewelry Store
Amazon Clothing Store
Amazon Handbag Store

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Kenneth Cole Reaction Slim Fit Suit, Was $350, Now $119 Shipped From Macys

Kenneth Cole Reaction Slim Fit Suit (Black)

Kenneth Cole Reaction Slim Fit Suit (Grey Mini Stripe)

Kenneth Cole Reaction Slim Fit Suit (Charcoal Basketweave)

Kenneth Cole Reaction Slim Fit Suit (Brown Stripe)

Use the following code to drop the price to $119 (Exp: 02/23): SUNDAY

-Polyester/rayon
-Jacket: Two-button front; notched lapel; side vent
-Pants: Flat-front; hook-and-eye closure
-Pants have an unfinished hem so you can tailor them to your exact measurements.
-Partially lined to the knee.
-7″ drop (Subtract 7 inches from your jacket size to determine your pant waist size) Sizes 46 and 48 have a 6″drop

There is no time limit for Macy’s returns!

HT: ybeeds, via DDF

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HOT! Canon PowerShot S110 With 8GB SD Card And Leather Case For Just $159 Shipped!

Update: Adorama has matched this price on on Amazon as well.
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Canon PowerShot S110 With 8GB SD Card And Leather Case For Just $159.99 Shipped

This is being sold by Adorama via their eBay storefront.  It’s an incredible price for a great camera.

The camera alone without the leather case and SD card goes for $259 on Amazon!

The S110 is Canon’s high-end point and shoot with full manual controls.
Built-in WiFi for Image Transfer to Social Sites, PC, IOS and Android Devices
5x Optical Zoom with 24mm Wide-Angle Lens and 3″ capacitive touch screen
1080p Full HD Video With a Dedicated Movie Button,12-bit Multi Aspect Recording in RAW + JPEG
High-speed AF, High-speed Burst HQ for a maximum of 10 frames
NB-5L Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 3.7VDC, 1120mAh
Built-in WiFi for Image Transfer to Social Sites, PC, IOS and Android Devices
5x Optical Zoom with 24mm Wide-Angle Lens and 3″ capacitive touch screen

HT: BOOKY, via DDF

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10% Off Frontier Flights

Related: Earn 40,000 miles for spending $500 on the Frontier credit card. Award tickets within the US48 and Alaska are just 10,000 miles each way and credit card holders get discounted companion awards as well.

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18% Off Frontier Flights

-Use code: PLAYBALL
-Book by 02/26
-Travel domestically by 06/12.

For example:
-Cleveland to Trenton, NJ from 02/27-03/06 is $90.44 round-trip.
-Chicago to Trenton from 04/08-04/29 is $126.37 round-trip.
-Trenton to Fort Lauderdale on 04/28-05/07  is $171.52 round-trip.

HT: jmansour, via DDF

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Join Camp Emunah’s Split The Pot Raffle Today

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

The official drawing for the Camp Emunah Split The Pot Raffle is just one short week away – and the only way to win is by buying a ticket!

TO PURCHASE TICKETS click here

IF YOU NEED HELP DECIDING click here

For more information about the Camp Emunah Scholarship Fund click here

Tickets may also be ordered by email: CampEmunahSplitThePot@gmail.com

The pot is currently over $4,000 and growing.

Official drawing Sunday – March 2nd, 11:50pm

Good Luck!

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Free uberX And Lyft Rides In Houston! (And Free Rides Nationwide For New Customers Of Both Services)

uberX and Lyft are offering unlimited free rides in Houston for a limited time.  Currently Houston does not allow for any paid taxi services so uberX and Lyft are picking up the tab-you’re not even allowed to tip or else the driver would face a $500 fine!

Just hail a car from your phone and enjoy the free rides while they last!  No code is required.

HT: Ari Chi town, via DDF

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Don’t have an Lyft account yet?

New customers can get $25 off their first ride by first signing up via my referral link here.

A Facebook account and smartphone are required to use Lyft.

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Don’t have an uber account yet?

New uber customers can get $20 of free uber credit by first signing up via my referral link here.

The $20 signup credit never expires.

Immediately after signing up for a new account you can also enter the following code on the promotion page for another $20 off UberBLACK or uberX (Exp: 08/08/15) KALEB

You will then see a $20 non-expiring account bonus and a $20 promotion expiring in 2015 as shown here.

Note that you will only see $20 as an account credit. The other $20 is in the promo field and will stack with the $20 account credit for $40 of free rides!

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Logitech M510 Wireless Laser Mouse For Just $19.99 Shipped From Best Buy

Update: DEAD!

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Logitech M510 Wireless Laser Mouse (Silver)

Logitech M510 Wireless Laser Mouse (Blue)

Compare to Amazon pricing where this has excellent 4.6 star reviews.

-Contoured shape with soft rubber grips provide all-day comfort
-Back/forward buttons and side-to-side scrolling plus zoom let you do more, faster
-2-year battery life with 2 AA batteries practically eliminates the need to replace batteries
-Comes with a tiny Logitech Unifying receiver that stays in your computer – plug it in, forget it
-Works with Windows and Mac OS

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