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-Earn 5 points per dollar on the AMEX Platinum Card or 3 points per dollar on airfare with the AMEX Premier Rewards Gold Card or the AMEX Business Gold Rewards Card.
-Earn 3 points per dollar and get $300 in airfare automatically refunded every calendar year with Chase Sapphire Reserve.
–Bookable on Priceline. Tickets purchased from Priceline today are refundable until 11:29pm EST tomorrow. Please see this post for directions on how to cancel these tickets.
–Bookable on Orbitz. Orbitz tickets are refundable until 11pm EST tomorrow.
-Valid for outbound travel on most dates from Newark to London Heathrow from 1/31 through 11/14.
-Valid for return travel on most dates from London Heathrow to Newark from 2/7 through 11/27.
-A 7 night minimum stay is required. In other words if you depart on July 2 from Newark (arriving on July 2 or July 3 in London) you can’t return until July 9 (arriving the same day into Newark).
-This United fare books into K class which would earn 6,930 Singapore miles (compared to a paltry 1,010 United miles). Just give United your Singapore mileage number at any time before departure.
These fares are not on sale with miles, but you can pay for the ticket with “hybrid points” if you have AMEX or Chase points and a Business Platinum or Sapphire Reserve card.
Using AMEX points:
The 50% rebate will go back into your account the day after redeeming points.
A $404.86 flight will be 40,486 points and you would get a 50% rebate making the effective cost just 20,243 points, a value of 2 cents per point:
Using Chase points:
If you have a Chase Sapphire Reserve card you can redeem points for 1.5 cents each towards travel. The card comes with 100,000 signup points and $600 in travel spending in your first cardmembership year!
A $404.86 flight will be 26,990 points. That includes all taxes and you still earn miles for flying!
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HT: Meir W.