$150,000 Blackjack Tournament at Paris Las Vegas: How I did at my first Vegas tournament

$150,000 Blackjack Tournament at Paris Las Vegas: How I did at my first Vegas tournament Ever since I status matched to Caesars Rewards Diamond elite status, I have been receiving various offers on my Caesars Rewards account.  These offers include discounted or free nights, free gift cards with stay, and tournament entries.  You can check … Read more

Samsung Rewards with Samsung Pay

Samsung Rewards with Samsung Pay

Samsung Rewards with Samsung Pay Update: Be careful when redeeming Samsung Rewards points for a Reward card.  I exchanged 10,000 Samsung Rewards points for a $50 prepaid Visa card on November 9, 2017.  They added the $50 to a card that expired on December 31, 2017.  That gave me less than 60 days to use … Read more

Gift Card Cash Back Laws

Gift cards are an essential tool for many people that are serious about travel. For some, it is a way to lower the cost of travel by purchasing discounted gift cards for hotels, restaurants, or airlines.  As an example, I recently purchased a $200 Hyatt gift card to trigger an Amex Offer of $60 back at … Read more

Roku Stick and Month of Sling for $12.99

While the Roku Stick isn’t the best option for travel (it has a difficult time getting on hotel wifi), it is a handy portable device for watching streaming video. Roku has a ton of “channels” (basically apps): Netflix, Amazon video, HBO, Showtime, Sling, Hulu, YouTube, and so on. The Roku Streaming Stick typically costs $49.99.  However, depending … Read more

Alaska Airlines Visa Flight Discount Bonus Offer

Alaska Airlines Visa $50 flight discount bonus offer

Alaska Airlines Visa Flight Discount Bonus Offer of $50 It appears that Bank of American is targeting certain cardholders with an Alaska Airlines Visa flight discount bonus offer.  Once you register at bankofamerica.com/easyrewards with your personalized offer code, you have the month of June to spend $250 on the targeted card to earn a $50 credits … Read more

Australia with Miles and Points

Australia with Miles

I had an amazing time flying around the world on Alaska miles this past February for my birthday.  The news of Alaska’s doubling the cost of some partner airline redemptions, I decided it was time to plan my next big trip while my miles still had strong value.  I like to earn and burn miles … Read more