Starbucks AmazonLocal Holiday Offer

Right now, you can purchase a $10 Starbucks Card eGift + get 20% off regularly priced purchases for $10. The Starbucks Card eGift does not expire and you’ll get 20% off full-priced purchases through the end of the year. Purchases include beverages, food, coffee, tea, mugs, select brewing equipment, and more at participating U.S. Starbucks stores. To get the discount, just present the eGift at checkout. There’s a bit over 4 days left to purchase, but limited quantities are available.

*Tip: Combine this with the Starbucks 7 Star Holiday Dash.

Starbucks 7 Star Holiday Dash

Starting TODAY, December 17th, register for the Starbucks 7 Star Holiday Dash! The guidelines are similar to the 12 Star Dash from this past August; except that you only need to earn 7 stars. Registered Starbucks cards that earn 7 stars by Christmas Day will receive a $5 eGift. Anyone who is a Starbucks regular should take advantage of this generous offer. One star is awarded per transaction, so split up purchases to earn more! Even if you don’t fulfill the 7 Star Dash, just registering your card will earn you special benefits. For more information, visit the Starbucks website.

Starbucks BOGO Holiday Drinks – Dec 13-16

Staring today, and running through the weekend, Starbucks is once again offering BOGO Holiday Drinks. This offer is available from 2PM-5PM from the 13th-16th: perfect for an afternoon pick-me-up or help unwinding after a day of work. Holiday drinks include: Peppermint Mocha, Gingerbread Latte, Caramel Brulée Latte, and Eggnog Latte. Hot, iced, and blended versions, as well as skinny (non-fat) options are also eligible.

FREE Megabus Seats is currently giving away 200,000 FREE seats for trips between January 9th – February 28th. Although there is a 50¢ booking fee, the trip and the seat are essentially free. You must use promo code “TRYMEGABUS” when booking. Trips within and between the USA and Canada. Certain restrictions apply.

Holiday Shopping with PayPal

PayPal wants to put more Happy in your Holidays this season. Through the end of the year, you’ll get three gifts that keep on giving:

  1. Price Matching: If you find an item you’ve already purchased advertised at a lower price within 30 days, PayPal will refund the difference. Up to $250/item and $1000/promotional period
  2. Return Shipping: Order a ‘L’ when you’re more of an ‘M’? Even if the railer doesn’t cover return shipping, PayPal will. Up to $25/item and $100/promotional period.
  3. More Time to Pay: BillMeLater, a PayPal service gives you 6 months of financing on qualifying purchases of $99+. Subject to credit approval.


JetBlue TrueBlue 100 Free Points

Enter AVIS and JetBlue’s Road to Rewards sweepstakes and get 100 FREE TrueBlue Points. You’ll also have the chance to win over 500 points instantly and the grand prize of 100,000 TrueBlue Points. Offer available through December 22nd.

Also, through the end of the year, flash your American Express JetBlue card on select flights and enjoy a complimentary cocktail, glass of wine, or beer.

Virgin America 20% off Coupon @ Banana Republic Stores

Today (12/9) ONLY, stop by Banana Republic to get a 20% off Virgin America coupon. Offer valid at Banana Republic retail stores only. Coupon is redeemable online for 3 day, advance purchase non-refundable main cabin tickets only. Last day to book is December 31st, 2012. Restrictions apply.

FREE United and American Airlines Miles

For a limited time only, you can get up to 1,500 FREE miles from United and American Airlines. These are quick, free miles which only require a few minutes at most, so grab them before they’re gone!

United Airlines: Get 400 miles by signing up for You can register with an existing MileagePlus account number or create a new BCKSTGR account and enroll with MileagePlus. Get an additional 200 miles each for linking your Facebook, Twitter, and FourSquare accounts. Select your social media accounts from the “Profiles & Preferences” tab.

American Airlines: “Like” both the American Airlines and AAdvantage Facebook pages. Then, on either page, find the “Miles for Your Thoughts” tab and complete the survey for 500 miles. Note that you can’t complete the survey on both pages and get extra miles. Offer valid through December 17th.

Amazon $5 off $25 Share & Claim

Amazon has a new, sweet “Share & Claim” promotion. Fill in the blank in “______ is at the top of my holiday gift list.” and get $5 off $25 when you share on Facebook. Credit will be automatically applied to your Amazon account. Credit expires 11:59 PST December 9, 2012.

Starbucks 12 Days of Gifting

Starbucks’ 12 Days of Gifting is back for 2012! TOMORROW’s (Dec. 3rd) deal is especially good: Buy the 16-oz. featured gold brewed coffee tumbler ($30) and get FREE coffee during January (valued at $70). Quantities will be limited at each store.

The subsequent deals are as follows:

  • Dec. 4th: Buy a Stainless Steel Tumbler ($9.95) and get any 1lb. Christmas Blend and a Red Stainless Tumbler for $19.95 ($30 value)
  • Dec. 5th: Get a Red, Blue, or Gold acrylic tumbler for $5.95
  • Dec. 6th: Merry Moments Cocoa Gift Set for $12.95
  • Dec. 7th: Buy any 1 lb. or Christmas Blend Coffee or K Cup 12 pack for $9.95. Buy a Starbucks VIA Christmas Blend 12 pack for $7.95 and buy one Christmas Verismo Pod Pack for $8.95
  • Dec. 8th: 16 oz. Cold Cup Filled with Frappuccino inspired flavored chocolates for $10.95
  • Dec. 9th: Starbucks 12 oz. Red Cup Collection Mug $3.95
  • Dec. 10th: 30% off on Gift Packs
  • Dec. 11th: 40% off on Cold Cups & Cold Cup Straws
  • Dec. 12th:40% off a Cranberry Bliss Bar Tray

FREE $5 Amazon Gift Card for Visa Cardholders

Join Visa NFL Fan Offers and get a FREE $5 gift card. Be sure to use program code “AMAZON5” or you won’t quality for the offer. Offer available to new enrollees only. Expect the gift card to be e-mailed to you about a week after enrollment. For more information about NFL Fan Offers, visit here.

Starbucks Holiday Drinks Tasting Card

Here’s yet another Starbucks offer: for every 5 holiday drinks you purchase, you can get a FREE grande beverage. To redeem:

  • Pick up a holiday beverage tasting card at your participating store’s register
  • Each time you purchase a holiday drinks through January 2nd, you’ll get a sticker
  • Fill up all 5 stickers and get FREE grande-sized handcrafted beverage of your choice (does not have to be a holiday drink flavor)
  • Card can be redeemed through March 4th, 2013

Virgin America Elite Status Match

Through April 30, 2013, Virgin America will match your status on United Air Lines or American Airlines. If you have elite status on either of those carriers, Virgin America will upgrade you to Elevate Gold or Elevator Silver, without losing your benefits on other airlines. The full benefits of Virgin America’s Elevate status levels can be found here.

To take part, you must:

  • Join Elevate
  • Then, e-mail with your Elevate number + one of the following:
    • A copy or screenshot of your most recent mileage summary showing your name and current elite level.
    • A copy of your membership card that identifies your name and current elite level in the United Air Lines or American Airlines frequent flyer program.

This is how Virgin America will determine whether you will receive Elevate Gold or Elevate Silver:

Starbucks BOGO Holiday Drinks – Nov 15-18

Starbucks lovers: starting tomorrow, November 15th, through the 18th, Starbucks is offering their annual BOGO Holiday Drinks. This offer is available from 2PM-5PM on the inclusive dates: perfect for an afternoon pick-me-up or help unwinding after a day of work. Holiday drinks include: Peppermint Mocha, Gingerbread Latte, Caramel Brulée Latte, and Eggnog Latte. Hot, iced, and blended versions, as well as skinny (non-fat) options are also eligible. by Visa

Visa has joined the digital wallet game, joining PayPal, PayPass, and Google Wallet, with by Visa. To be clear, you do NOT need a Visa card to use; your account can store Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover cards. Visa has said that they have signed with over 50 financial institutions, combining to service over 55 million people. Online merchants, such as 1-800-Flowers are also on board with

Unlike Google Wallet, though, is only for online payments made through your computer, tablet, or mobile phone. In the future, plans to allow you to pay via mobile phone in stores, give you customized deals, and help you create a budge and track spending.

Free Entrance to National Parks for Veterans Day Weekend – Nov 10-12

As you know, this weekend (November 10-12) is Veterans Day weekend. Many U.S. National Parks have direct connections to the military, having served as battlefields, military parks, or historic sites. The parks collectively pay tribute and honor American veterans. That is why this weekend, the National Park Service is offering FREE admission to all visitors.