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Why signing up for promotions you don’t think you’ll use is a good idea

I’m not into¬†extreme couponing. I find that I don’t need 27 cans of tomato sauce or 40 boxes of cereal. I live in a relatively small place, and I barely can rationalize a Costco membership, much less having a second refrigerator. But don’t get me wrong, I love deals. I was quite taken by Jet‘s … Continue reading »

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94 index cards: My results from the Priceless Surprises promotion

  A few weeks ago, I wrote about the Priceless Surprises promotion, a way to earn hotel points and other prizes. This promotion was sponsored by MasterCard, which presumably had a vested interest in getting you to use one of their cards, and IHG, the hotel group that includes Holiday Inn. What was interesting about … Continue reading »

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Hand cramps, office supplies, and a hotel sweepstakes

  Last time, I talked about the Priceless Surprises promotion, a sweepstakes which is designed to get you to stay at IHG (Holiday Inn) properties and pay with a MasterCard. However, due to laws regarding sweepstakes, there is a way to enter the promotion without doing either of those. All you need is some office … Continue reading »

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How to potentially earn free hotel nights by filling out and mailing index cards

  I’m always on the lookout for ways to earn frequent flyer miles and hotel points without having to use credit cards. This is usually difficult. If you read travel hacking blogs, many of the articles have to do with manufactured spend, sign-up bonuses, category spend bonuses, and other tactics that apply solely to those … Continue reading »

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