Mileages Earning from March 24, 2015 to April 6, 2015

Miles Record
  • Second Quarter 2015 Chase Freedom 5X Categories are Restaurants, Bed Bath & Beyond, H&M, Overstock.com
  • United MileagePlus Explorer Business Card – “NEW” card, receive 50,000 bonus miles, after spending $2000 in the first 3 months – just spent $2000+ this week and will receive 50k bonus miles in next monthly cycle.
  • Citi ThankYou Premier – received 20,000 ThankYou points, after spending $2000 on purchases in the first 3 months. Now thru April 18, 2015, 3X Dining out and entertainment.  If you get the card this year in 2015, you will have 3X Dining out for the whole year. Starting April 19, 2015, there are some changes on the ThankYou Points Program in 2015 and please read the details for changes.
  • The Ritz-Carlton Reward – received 140,000 rewards points, after spending $3000 on purchases in the first 3 months – this program already expired. – Maintain gold elite status by spending $10,000 on purchases your first account year and each account year thereafter
  • Chase Ink Business Card has 5X at office supply stores and on cellular phone, landline, internet and cable TV services
  • US Bank Cash + Visa Signature offers 5% cash back with choice of Categories
  • ebates – the cash back site that I am using when I cannot find good deal on airlines shopping mall

 

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Summary of Miles Earning from March 23, 2015 to April 6, 2015

* I am using my daily spending of 1X on my Ritz Carlton card, so I can spend $10,000 in the first year to maintain the gold elite status.  With my 140,000 bonus and 10,000 spending, I should have 150,000 points in my Ritz Carlton account which could quality me for 3 FREE nights in Tier 3 Ritz Carlton properties or 5 FREE nights in Tier 5 Ritz Carlton properties.  Don’t forget: All five-night stays reserved with points will enjoy the fifth night complimentary

* From April 1, 2015 to June 30, 2015, I will use my Chase Freedom Card for my dining because of 5X bonus in Restaurants for second quarter categories.

* I will stop using my American AAdvantage card because it does not have incentive for extra miles by using the card.

* There is a extra bonus of up to 2250 miles in AAdvantage eshopping mall – spend $125 and earn 250 miles, spend $300 and earn 1000 miles, and spend $700 and earn 2250 miles – from now thought April 29, 2015.  You can use any credit card and are not limited to use American AAdvantage Card for AAdvantage eshopping mall to earn the shopping miles.

* I will use the Visa Gift Cards and MasterCard Gift Cards that I purchased with Chase Freedom 5X at Supermarket last quarter and Chase Ink 5X at Office Supply Stores for grocery, which is one of my major expenses – this is how I boost my major expenses to 5X.

6612 Ultimate Rewards + 2242 American AAdvantage Miles + 708 ThankYou Points + 1677 Ritz Carlton Rewards + + 1076 United MileagePlus + 469 American Express Rewards + $54.61 Cash Back

 

March 24, 2015 – April 6, 2015

Grocery – use Chase Freedom Card for 5 Ultimate Rewards

$97.71 x 5 UR = 489 UR

Gas – use Gift Card purchase from Safeway by Chase Freedom for 5 UR

$50 x 5 UR = 250 UR

Restaurant – use Citi ThankYou card for 3X – til March 31, 2015

$157x 3 TY = 471TY

Restaurant – use Chase Freedom card for 5X – from April 1, 2015 to June 30, 2015

$56.86 x 5 UR = 284 UR

Staples MasterCard Gift Cards – 5X Chase Ink Card

$317.85 x 5 UR = 1589 UR + $20 CB

* They sold out of $200 MasterCard Gift Cards, so I purchased 3X $100 MC Gift Cards instead to quality for $20 cash rebate.

Nordstrom – American AAdvantage shopping Mall 4X AA

$231.98 + $22.04 = $254.02

$231.98 x 4 AA = 928 AA

$254.02 x 5% CB = $12.70 CB – paid by US Bank Cash+ Visa 5% Cash Back

Lowes online – purchase at American AAdvantage eshopping mall for 6X AA and $10 cash back offer by American Express if purchase $50+

$54.27+ $5.43 = $59.70 – earn 60 AE + $10 Cash Back

$54.27 x 6 AA = 326 AA

Home Depot online – purchase at American AAdvantage eshopping mallfor 5X AA

Purchase 1: $92.82 + $8.82 = $101.64

$92.82 x 5 AA = 464 AA

$131.77 x 5 UR = 659 UR

Purchase 2: $92.82 + $8.36 = $101.18

$92.82 x 5 AA = 464 AA – paid by store credit

Purchase 3: $87.18 in-store purchase

$987.188.03 x 5 UR = 436 UR

Home Depot online – purchase at United MileagePlus mall for 4X UA

$269.06 + $25.56 = $294.62

$269.06 x 4 UA = 1076 UA

$100 x 5 UR = 500 UR

$194.62 x 2 AE = 389 AE

AT&T Internet – $28.50

* Chase Ink has 5X ultimate reward for internet

$28.50 x 5 UR = 143UR

Amazon – Gift Card purchased in Safeway by Chase Freedom 5X and in Staples by Chase Ink Business Card 5X

$288.63 x 5 UR = 1443 UR

$155.46 x 5 UR = 777 UR

Container Store – ebates 4% cash back

$236.90 – paid by Citi ThankYou Card, 237 TY + $8.71 CB

Vista Print – 3X AA at American AAdvantage shopping mall

$20 x 3 AA = 60 AA

Total $27.34 paid by Chase Ink – 27 UR

Target – ebates 2% cash back

$159.99 + $15.20 = $175.19 – paid by Chase Ritz Carlton 175 RC

$159.99 x 2% = $3.20 CB

Daily Spending

$17 – 17 UR

$20 – 20 AE

$1502 – 1502 RC

 

 

 

 

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