News and Notes from Around the Interweb:
- Buy an American Express prepaid gift card with no fee, and free shipping. Go through Big Crumbs to get to the gift card purchase website and earn 1.4% cash back, too.
- Priority Club’s “stay X, earn Y” bonuses are now out. Register for 3 nights and 5000 points, 7 nights and 10,000 points, or 15 nights and 15,000 points depending on which one you’re confident you’ll hit with your stays.
- What’s involved in taking delivery of a new aircraft
- Milepoint.com is giving away a seat on the upcoming Star Mega DO with hotel nights included.
- My piece at Conde Nast’s Daily Traveler on 5 Tips for Booking Holiday Reward Travel
- Mommy Points explains ‘double dipping’ through rewards shopping malls: that some merchants allow you to earn points for buying gift cards, so you first buy an e-gift card for the points and then go back through the rewards portal to buy the item you want, using the gift card to pay for it. This won’t work with all merchants, but for those that it does you can earn twice the points for your purchases.