4 little freebies – free miles, free money, and more!

One thing I really missed about being out of the country (and semi-off the grid) for the past six weeks was being able to snap up little deals like these.

If you’ve got five minutes, you can earn a few freebies that are well worth the (very minimal) effort!


$25 hotel credit

Hotel Engine is a new hotel booking site to add to your collection. 🙂

Right now, they are offering a $25 credit just for signing up with a referral link (if you do not use a referral link, the credit is only $5).

The great thing about this offer is that there is no minimum amount you need to spend in order to redeem it.  In other words, you can grab a deal by booking an inexpensive hotel and applying the credit. This could come in handy for a random hotel stay!

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New SPG Game

Free nights, free points, free gift cards…why not? Game is on until September 30. Click here to play.

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Rocketmiles quiz

I used Rocketmiles for the first time a couple of months ago, when they were offering an extra 3,000 miles for booking a hotel stay.

I had never used Rocketmiles before, mainly because I was focused on award stays, with the occasional TravelPony cheapie thrown in. However, under the circumstances (Rocketmiles was offering the hotel I wanted, at a comparable price to other sites, plus the additional bonus), I decided to give them a shot. I’m happy that I did – it was definitely worth the extra points.

I like that Rocketmiles seems to run frequent promos, many of which are open to folks who are not first-time bookers on the site (in other words, anyone can get the free points).

They’ve got one of these promos going on right now – you can get an extra 1,000 miles on your next booking when you take this Travel Quiz.

Don’t forget that you can get another free 1,000 miles for sending them a postcard.

Don’t have a Rocketmiles account yet? If you sign up using my link, we each get 1,000 miles after you complete your first stay.

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Free Lufthansa miles

These offers may or may not work, but they are certainly worth a try.

This one might get you 1,000 miles.

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And this one could get you another 500 miles.

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Ah, it’s good to be home.

HT: Extreme Hotel Deals, One Mile At A Time



  1. SPG link “not found”.

  2. Points Pixie says:

    Geoff – Thanks! Fixed!

  3. Hotel Engine is only giving me a $5 credit – and I went through your referral link.

    • Points Pixie says:

      Patty – Oh no! I just called them but had to leave a message. Will try to fix this asap.

    • Points Pixie says:

      Looks like it’s a system bug. I’ll keep you posted, but here’s what they’ve told me so far:

      Hi Kendra,

      I just left you a voicemail as well, but wanted to let you know that we’re looking into this right now. I appreciate you bringing this to our attention, and I apologize for the bug.

      Feel free to call me if you have any questions or comments about the site.

  4. Points Pixie says:

    Yay! Hope you get to use it somewhere fun 🙂

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