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In addition to paid travel and credit card sign-up bonuses, another great way to earn points is through shopping portals. For those of you who may not know, shopping portals give you additional points for buying products through them.
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United Airlines Spring Bonus Promotion
This bonus runs from now until April 14th, and gives you 300 bonus United Airlines points when you spend $150 and 1,000 bonus United Airlines points when you spend $350. That’s not as great as their promotion earlier in the year (spend $300 and earn 1,000 bonus points), but a bonus is a bonus, and if you planning on making a large purchase, it may make sense to buy through the American Airlines eShopping portal to earn more points. It’s also exactly the same as the American Airlines shopping portal bonus from last month, which makes sense, since their both operated by Cartera.
On the promotion landing page, the website also gives you some sample places where you can shop and earn even more points per dollar on your portal purchases.
If you spend $350 at either Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Off Fifth, or Lord & Taylor, you’ll earn 10 points per dollar (3,500 points) plus the 1,000 points for the promotion, for a total of 4,500 points!
Will you be earning these bonus points? Do you take advantage of these shopping portal bonuses in general? Let us know below!