Today only: 20 Ultimate Rewards points per dollar spent on Groupon purchases

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Through 11:59 eastern tonight, the Ultimate Rewards mall (for those with the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card, etc.) is offering 20 Ultimate Rewards points per dollar spent at Groupon. I value Ultimate Rewards points at a minimum of two cents each thanks to the fact that they can be transferred to United, so that’s basically a 40% discount on anything at Groupon.

If you can find something worthwhile, that’s a pretty stellar deal…

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  1. Please note these terms & conditions: Special increased earnings now through 11/14/2011! Not eligible on the purchase of gift cards, but eligible on purchases made with a gift card. Not eligible on orders using Groupon bucks or rewards.

  2. I bought a $200 gift card, as I buy the odd Groupon every few weeks or so – there was nothing of interest today, so I went for the max gift card purchase available (in one transaction).

    I did not see anywhere that read gift cards were ineligible.

  3. Do you **HAVE** to use the Sapphire or Freedom card to get the bonus points? What about a Chase card in general?

    Could I still get the 20/points per dollar at Groupon Today if say I used a Citi credit card (like the Thank You Preferred card)?

    Has anyone gotten points and bonuses like this to post without using a Chase card?

    Thx.

  4. Would Groupon Getaways be eligible? WRI had a $699 deal for a 7 day stay at multiple resorts. Buying that would yield 14,000 points.

    Multiple other getaway deals are possible through Groupon Getaways

  5. Not a bad deal. I purchased a couple of much-needed sweaters and henleys from AmericanApparel with Groupon’s $100 credit. Not only do I get the tops I need, but I also get 1,000 miles to boot.

  6. @BostonFlyer: Ok thanks. I thought I read on one of Lucky’s other posts that some reader said you didn’t need to use a Chase Sapphire card…any credit card would work as long as you went through the Ultimate Rewards shopping portal.

    Wish I wanted more of Today’s Groupons =P

  7. @BostonFlyer:I dont think you **have** to use the Sapphire card to get the points, I’ve purchased laptops using SPG card, clothing on sears.com using GC, I’ve always gotten the UR points.

    Today I used the SPG card to purchase the $3000 Invisalign package, been wanting to do this for a few months now, $3000 is already great price, plus the bonus 60k UR points make this a no brainier.

  8. so at the ultimate rewards mall..do you HAVE to use the Chase Sapphire Card or can you use any credit card to get the bonus points?

  9. Thanks for the heads up! Got a couple nights at a local resort on a Groupon Getaway deal, big bonus for me as I was wanting to buy it anyways.

  10. When I log in and go to the UR site Groupon shows at 12 points per $. Anyone else not seeing the 20 pts when they log in?

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