Friday Roundup: Flight Deals, Acorns $1,000 Referral Program, and Car Rental Status Match

Alaska Airlines and Southwest Airlines Winter Sales

Alaska Airlines is having a sale with fares starting from $47 one-way. Travel during January, February, and March. Book by 1/15/2018.

Direct link to offer: https://www.alaskaair.com/content/deals/flights?int=_AS_HERO_-prodID:FareSales

Southwest is also holding a sale and flights start at $40 for travel during 1/23-5/23/2018. Book by 1/25/2018.

Direct link to offer: https://www.southwest.com/html/promotions/promotions_nationwide_sale_180102_offers.html

Uber no longer earns 2x w/ Amex Platinum

Starting on 2/1/2018, Uber will only earn 1x MR points with the Amex Platinum. If you have the Chase Sapphire Reserve, Uber codes as 3x. I plan to use my Chase Sapphire Reserve for Uber and keep my Amex Platinum stored on UberEats to get the $15 monthly credit from the Amex Platinum.

Earn 5x MR points during NYC Restaurant Week

New York City Restaurant Week takes place 1/22-2/9/2018. Enroll your eligible American Express card and use it at participating restaurants during NYC Restaurant Week. Earn up to 1,000 MR points. 

Direct link to enroll: https://offerenroll.americanexpress.com/enroll/EnrollmentSitePage?offer=353344NYCRestaurantWeek

Acorns $1,000 Referral Bonus

Acorns is offering $1,000 to people who refer 10 friends during January. Use our referral link to get started on Acorns. Thanks for supporting AskSebby! :)

 acorns $1,000 referral bonus

acorns $1,000 referral bonus

Learn more about Acorns in the video below:

Hertz President's Circle & Car Rental Status Match

During October 2017, Hertz was offering free Hertz Gold Plus Rewards President's Circle status with promo code cdp 501032. If you were able to snag status with Hertz (search email for subject line "You've arrived at the ultimate status"), then you can request a status match challenge with other rental car agencies. 

Hertz President's Circle matches to:

  • Avis = Preferred Plus Platinum
  • Enterprise = Plus Platinum
  • National = Executive Elite

To request a status match, you'll need to email or submit forms on the rental website.