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Actived: Thursday Jan 21, 2021
5% Off American Airlines Flights - MileValue
Via the Flight Deal, American Airlines is offering 5% off all flights using promotional code 9612DD. The coupon code is meant for City County (Fort Lauderdale/Broward County) Credit Union members, but it appears that anyone can use the code to knock 5% off their American Airlines airfare! Details of the promotion are below.
$50 Off $200 PayPal Booking This Year - MileValue
Save $50 off your next $200++ Airbnb booking by using the promo code MEETHALFWAY and paying with PayPal for a stay booked by December 31. Airbnb Explained. I’m typing this post from an Airbnb apartment in Buenos Aires. Airbnb is the site I use to arrange lodging for the vast majority of my nights on the road. Whether I am coming to a city for four days or four months, it is the first place I
Save $120 on Car Rentals Today Only - MileValue
All Daily Getaways packages offer 10% off each sale price by paying with an American Express card, so that’s a no-brainer, and I’ll always quote prices after the American Express discount. Today’s deal is $50 certificate toward an Alamo car rental for $22.50. That’s a sweet 55% discount!
Frontier & Southwest Domestic Airfare Sales - MileValue
Frontier 90% Off (the Base Fare) Sale. To the apply the discount, input FALL90 in the coupon code box at checkout. While the sale is advertised as 90% off, it’s actually 90% off the base fare–there’s no discount on taxes & fees. In many circumstances however this still represents a great deal of savings.
Up to $82.50 off Alamo Car Rentals Today Only - MileValue
All Daily Getaways packages are discounted. And you get an additional 10% off each sale price by paying with an American Express, so that’s a no-brainer, and I’ll always quote prices after the American Express discount. You can buy a maximum of three Alamo $50 gift certificates for $22.50 each, and there are 2,000 available.
Free Giveaway Friday: 20 Delta Free Drink Coupons - MileValue
The coupons are valid through December 31, 2015, so you’ve got 10 months to use them on Delta flights. By all accounts, Delta is the most pleasant legacy carrier to actually fly, and having four drink/headset coupons would make it even better.
Today Only: Avis Car Rentals for $30 A Day - MileValue
Scott redeemed similar certificates bought through Daily Getaways a few years ago for a discount off of an Alamo rental car. The best part about the gift certificates was that they dropped the base price, which dropped the variable in taxes (a whopping 23.2% of the cost) and fees significantly, saving him way more money than expected.
Free Giveaway: Three Southwest Drink Coupons - MileValue
A generous “Cave Dweller” has donated three Southwest drink coupons that expire December 31, 2014 for one lucky winner. If you’re flying Southwest before then, leave a comment explaining why you could use a few drinks. I’ll pick a winner, and direct the generous reader where to send them.
Free Giveaway Friday: Four Southwest Drink Coupons - MileValue
A generous "Cave Dweller" has donated four Southwest drink coupons that expire December 31, 2015. I'm going to give two each to two lucky winners. If you're flying Southwest before then, leave a comment explaining why you could use a few drinks.
Should You Join the Frontier Discount Den or Spirit $9
This can save ~$40 or so off the general public online round-trip fare, which typically works out better than the $9 club fare. Of course, I also typically can travel with just a “personal item” so I don’t realize any savings from the baggage. So, YMMV based on personal travel habits.
$50 Off Airbnb, Earn Virgin America Points on Stays, Pay
Right now, if you sign up for Airbnb through my referral link, you’ll get $25 off your first stay, and I’ll get $25 off my next stay. Feel free to leave your referral link in the comments. Get $50 Off Your Next $100+ Airbnb Stay. Sign into your American Express account and look for “Amex Offers & Benefits” below your recent charges.
Never Miss Another One: Get an Instant Alert on the Next
Expedia’s allowance of $200 off coupons on $201 hotel stays last week; Etihad’s Christmas present mistake fares to the Middle East; That’s four tweets in the last two months. Because I will almost never tweet from the account, you can safely set up your Twitter account to send you a text message when I do post without fear of getting many
Almost Free Hotel Rooms Worldwide Through August 31
$100 off nearly any hotel stay of 3+ nights using coupon code: DISCVR105; $150 off nearly any hotel stay of 4+ nights using coupon code: DISCVR151; $200 off nearly any hotel stay of 5+ nights using coupon code: DISCVR201; The only restrictions I can find: Checkout must be August 31, 2015 or earlier. You cannot get a free stay.
How to Use the Shopping Portals to Earn Tons of Points and
Using an airline’s shopping portal is a great way to top off your miles balance for a particular award, or to prevent your miles from expiring. Let’s say you are a couple hundred United miles short for a particular award. In that case, just click through United’s shopping portal and buy something you were going to purchase anyway.
Three Steps to Get $500 in Free Flights, Hotels, and Car
You redeem 45,000 Arrival miles for $450 off one or more travel expenses, and you have 5,500 Arrival miles left in your account. 46k balance – 45k redemption = 1k, 1k + 4.5k [instant 10% rebate] = 5,500. You can redeem 5,000 of those miles for $50 off another travel expense. A $450 redemption plus a $50 redemption is $500 in free travel!
SkyTeam Archives - MileValue
For several days, the US, Italian, German, British, Canadian, and Spanish Alitalia websites have been running a promotion that gives a 25% discount on flights booked using the e-Coupon code SPECIAL: This was a nice upgrade from the 15% off promotion that Alitalia offered in September--covered in Mile Value's first Forum Buzz post.
Forum Buzz: Alitalia's 25% sale and goodbye Alitalia Japan
For several days, the US, Italian, German, British, Canadian, and Spanish Alitalia websites have been running a promotion that gives a 25% discount on flights booked using the e-Coupon code SPECIAL: This was a nice upgrade from the 15% off promotion that Alitalia offered in September–covered in Mile Value’s first Forum Buzz post.
Using AutoSlash to Save Big on Car Rentals - MileValue
The eclipse is happening in a week, and unfortunately I have no choice but to travel between Charleston, South Carolina--an eclipse viewing hotspot--and Atlanta, Georgia on August 23, just two days after the momentous event that's drawing an estimated crowd of one million+ visitors to the coastal city.
Free Giveaway: Four Southwest Drink Passes - MileValue
Update January 23: Cave Man is giving away four more Southwest drink passes. Ben S won the last four. All previous commenters are entered. New comments will also count for entry. Generous reader Brandon wants to give his four Southwest drink passes that expire December 31, 2015 to one lucky reader. If you can use them, leave a comment. Put your real email address into the email field when