Tim Steinke

My wife Erin and my first big journey together went around the world in 100 days for our honeymoon, a trip in which I had one car accident and got one speeding ticket in every country that we visited (I think that I may still have an arrest warrant in New Zealand for an unpaid ticket, but we’ll keep that between us). We currently live in one of the few corners of Washington State where you can still MS Staples Gift Cards at Safeway; we own a winery, ski after work and hike as much as our elderly knees will let us.

Virgin Atlantic hikes prices for Delta awards as much as 60%

Virgin Atlantic can be a very useful reward program, both because of the "promiscuity" of its transfer partners, and also because of the partner awards that you're able to book through it (like when...

Target: $50 off $50 spend with new RedCard Debit Card

Update 12/8/23: This deal has been extended through 12/30/23. The sign-up link is still showing the current expiration of 12/9, but the new ad shows the deal continuing from 12/10-12/30. (h/t: DOC) Target is currently...

VanillaGift.com: No fees on digital Visa gift cards with promo code VGHOLIDAY23

VanillaGift.com is running another sale that's waiving the purchase fees on Visa gift cards, this time when using the promo code VGHOLIDAY23. The Deal Buy Vanilla Visa gift cards with no purchase fee when using...

Buy Virgin Atlantic points with a 70% Bonus (1.08-1.48 cents each)

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club is offering a tiered bonus on purchases of "Virgin Points." Until December 31st, all Flying Club members can get up to a 70% bonus. The cost per point changes depending...

US Bank: Easy $500 bonus with a new checking account

US Bank has another promotion for new Bank Smartly checking accounts that offers up to a $500 bonus with fairly simple requirements. This deal is available in states within US Bank's footprint and requires...

Chase United Quest Card: Improved 80K Bonus (targeted?)

The current, public welcome offer on the Chase United Quest card is 70,000 United Miles and 500 Premier Qualifying Points. But that's not quite the best offer out there. Danny the Deal Guru has...

Hilton Honors Q1 Promo: 2000 points on each stay, 500 extra to use a...

Hilton Honors has announced its first promotion of 2024, which will run between January 1, 2024 and May 1st, 2024. Members who register will earn 2000 bonus points on all stays during the promotion...

2.5x Membership Rewards or 2.5% cash back in-store at Safeway/Albertsons with Rakuten

One of our favorite shopping portals, Rakuten, is back with a offer for holiday grocery shopping: 2.5% cash back or 2.5x Membership Rewards at Safeway or Albertsons in-store. Rakuten in-store offers work by adding the...

Avianca LifeMiles: 115% bonus miles when you transfer miles (stack with Amex bonus)

Avianca LifeMiles is offering a new transfer bonus when you transfer your LifeMiles to another member. You'll get a 115% bonus when transferring to friends or family, which means that when you transfer 1,000 LifeMiles to someone else,...

Aeroplan card: 10% Transfer bonus from Chase Ultimate Rewards extended indefinitely

Last year, Chase and Aeroplan announced what was then a temporary perk for Aeroplan cardholders: a 10% bonus when transferring Chase Ultimate Rewards into Aeroplan. Originally, this was supposed to expire at the end...

Easy 5x: Fee-free Visa Gift Cards at Staples

On the heels of this week's fee-free Mastercard gift cards, Staples is again offering fee-free $200 Visa Gift Cards from Sunday, December 10th through Saturday, December 16th, 2023. Note that the limit is once...

Wow. Lufthansa Miles & More is giving 30x miles on Booking.com reservations

Lufthansa has recently launched one of the better hotel promotions that I've seen in some time. The airline is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its Miles & More frequent flyer program and is giving...

Buy Hilton Points For As Low As 0.5 Cents Each

Hilton has returned with a new sale that's giving members up to a 100% bonus when buying Hilton Honors points through December 31st, 2023 (sometimes this is targeted and the bonus may be 80%...
Southwest Companion Pass Promotion

Southwest Personal Cards: Limited-time 75,000 Point Offers (last call)

Update 12/4/23: We've learned that these limited-time offers on the Southwest personal cards will be ending on 12/11/23 at 9am Eastern time. Anyone who's looking to add one before the end of the year...

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