Weekly Summary

An 80,000 Point Offer You May Not Want, 160,000 Points In Offers You Do Want, New Amex Offers, New Special Deals Up, €4.99 Flights In Greece, and More!

Written by Charlie

This week, I have my new Special Deals page up and running! This is the place where you will find a lot of deals throughout the week that I feel are not for the wider interest of the BoardingArea home page. From now on, each week’s summary will have a section for deals. If I know the deal has expired, I will mark it expired it in that section.

Deal of the Day: Samsung NX30 Camera On Sale

Amazon had a great sale for the people that wanted to capture visual memories along the way! This deal is no longer valid, but there are some good chances that some great cameras will come up on Amazon for their better than Black Friday sale this week! (see this post)

How To Get Even More Value From The SPG Bonus Transfer To American Airlines

There is a special transfer bonus to get even more AA miles from your SPG transfer bonus. This is a great way to get 1.5 AA miles for every Starpoint!

Last Day To Book Discounted United Awards To Hawaii

This deal has expired but the landing page for United still exists. This was a nice, easy way to get to Hawaii with your United miles. IF you missed it, follow the blog for more United award sales as they come.

Marriott Cards Offering 80,000 Points, But May Not Be The Best Offer

Marriott has increased the offer on their premium credit card to 80,000 points, but that may not be the best offer for you because of what is included (and not included).

“More Deals Than Black Friday” – Amazon’s Upcoming Prime Day

Make sure you put July 15 on your calendar! Amazon is telling us that it will be a big day of sales. But, you must have Prime. Find out what counts for Prime access.

A New Amex Offer And A Great Portal Offer On A Current Amex Offer

A new Amex Offer has come out that is perfect for photography lovers plus a portal offer on a current Amex Offer. That portal bonus expires today so check it out!

Great Deal On Amazon Smartphone + A Good Way To Get Amazon Prime For Cheap

The Amazon Fire Phone has hit a low price quite often but this week it hit the lowest – $159. That included the $99 for Amazon Prime! This deal is expired because it was an Amazon Deal of the Day but hopefully something like that will come back this week! I personally finally bought this phone when it hit this price.

Great Deal: 25% Off Purchases Over $75 At Sport Chalet [Great deals on GoPros, Garmins, and more]

This is a great offer by Visa Checkout and Sport Chalet to deliver a 25% discount on purchases over $75. That offer has been working on great sport electronics so it is a great deal!

Get 160,000 Hilton Points With These Two Increased Credit Card Offers

There are two Hilton credit cards that have a great bump in the bonuses. If you want Hilton points, these are the cards to sign-up for now!

A Couple Of New Amex Offers

There have been quite a few new Amex Offers this week, including these two new ones.

Chase Sapphire Preferred Retention Offer, Ryanair Is Flying To Israel, Sports Minister Misses Ceremony Flying To The Wrong City, And More

This was a roundup of some of the stories that I had in my feed that I thought my readers would be interested in. Check them out!

The Worst Part About Running 26.2 Miles Solo

I am in the midst of running quite a few 26.2 mile training runs. They are great for the training I need but there is one bad part about these runs!

New Amex Offer Will Save You $400 On Qantas [For Purchases Over $2,000]

Another new Amex Offer! This one is perfect if you want to head to Australia/New Zealand so check it out and save it to your account.

Incredible Deal: €4.99 Flights Within Greece And 30% Off To/From Greece With Ryanair

Ryanair has launched some incredible deals both within Greece and to/from Greece. If you are going to be in the nation of Greece at some point, make sure you check these out!

New Special Deals Page Up And Running!

As mentioned above, the new Special Deals page is up and running. To see these deals, you will need to follow me on Twitter or check in on Running with Miles home page. All of the Special Deals will be available through a special tab on the top menu. These are deals that are short on commentary and rich on savings.

The Ups And Downs Of High Mileage Training

I just closed the second week of my high mileage training. In the last two weeks, I have done just about 200 miles in running (with a little bit of walking). That is a lot for me! Here were some of the ups and downs from the training week.

My Google Project Fi Package Has Arrived – Cheaper Global Data!

My Google Project Fi SIM card has arrived and I should have it shortly (I am currently out of the US). I am really looking forward to getting some cheaper global data than the other roaming packages with carriers.

Special Deals

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About the author


Charlie has been an avid traveler and runner for many years. He has run in marathons around the world for less than it would cost to travel to the next town - all as a result of collecting and using miles and points. Over the years, he has flown hundreds of thousands of miles and collected millions of miles and points.
Now he uses this experience and knowledge to help others through Running with Miles.