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See who won our 2024 Annual Challenge, Flying by the Seat of our Points!

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A couple of Nick’s booking tricks uncovered during Flying by the Seat of our...

During our Flying by the Seat of our Points challenge, my journal became quiet...

Challenge Reflections: It’s Getting Better all the Time…

I'm writing this post while flying home from the latest annual Frequent Miler team...

Here’s How Hotel Best Rate Guarantees Work (Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott, IHG & More)

Hotel Best Rate Guarantees can be one of the most frustration-inducing features offered by...

Fishing for Points and KLM-ing Home (Greg’s Flying by the Seat of our Points...

The Flying by the Seat of our Points challenge is done. What a blast...

Featured Articles

Get Top Tier Preferred Hotels status with just an Aeroplan credit card

Preferred Hotels and Resorts is yet another marketing group and booking channel that represents more than 650 independent hotels and resorts across 85 countries...

Podcast: Top 10 Tips for Last Minute Award Travel | Frequent Miler on the Air Ep259 | 6-14-24

Greg and Nick have been consumed with last-minute travel the last week and a half so it's great timing for them to summarize 10...

Air France/KLM Flying Blue adds the “world’s best first class” as a partner: Oman Air

This belongs in the "things we've been meaning to write about since the start of the challenge." Last week, Prince of Travel discovered that...

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Get Top Tier Preferred Hotels status with just an Aeroplan credit card

Preferred Hotels and Resorts is yet another marketing group and booking channel that represents more than 650 independent hotels and resorts across 85 countries...

Podcast: Top 10 Tips for Last Minute Award Travel | Frequent Miler on the Air Ep259 | 6-14-24

Greg and Nick have been consumed with last-minute travel the last week and a half so it's great timing for them to summarize 10...

Air France/KLM Flying Blue adds the “world’s best first class” as a partner: Oman Air

This belongs in the "things we've been meaning to write about since the start of the challenge." Last week, Prince of Travel discovered that...

Big News

AAdvantage Aviator Red Mastercard: 70K Miles Welcome Offer

The Barclays AAdvantage Aviator Red MasterCard has is back with a very solid welcome offer of 70,000 miles after making only one purchase, 20K...

Hyatt Brand Explorer: Now with 30 brands, earn up to 6 free nights

Hyatt's Category 1-4 free night certificates can be earned in several ways, most commonly as an anniversary perk of the Chase World of Hyatt...

Chase Sapphire Preferred and Reserve: Increased 75K offers available (still available via referral)

Update 6/14/24: As often happens with Chase, while the public links for these 75K offers are now dead, referrals are still showing them. We...

Southwest Award Sale: Get 25% Off Points Bookings

Southwest launched an award sale today which saves you 25% on flights within the continental U.S. when using the promo code SAVE25. The Deal Save...

Earn $100 travel credit with CLEAR enrollment

In the past, CLEAR has occasionally offered bonuses for enrolling in the service. These can be very valuable for folks that have CLEAR credits...

50% transfer bonus to Turkish from Citi ThankYou points (ends tomorrow)

Update 6/14/24: This terrific transfer bonus (that Greg took advantage of during the recent "Flying by the Seat of our Points" Challenge) will be ending...

A couple of Nick’s booking tricks uncovered during Flying by the Seat of our Points challenge

During our Flying by the Seat of our Points challenge, my journal became quiet after the first couple of days. The truth was that...

Hilton starts “test phase” with SLH partnership, adds three hotels

Hilton has begun a "test phase" of its partnership with Small Luxury Hotels (SLH) by adding three properties that are now available for booking...

Buy Air Canada Aeroplan points with up to a 100% bonus (1.27c each)

Air Canada Aeroplan is out with another version of its regular points sale, again labeled as a "Mystery Bonus." There are several different targeted...

Delta SkyMiles & Starbucks Rewards Update Partnership: Earn Free Miles & Stars

Delta and Starbucks have updated the way that you earn via their partnership. Instead of earning miles on Starbucks purchases, folks who link their...

World of Hyatt credit card now earns 4x at Mr & Mrs Smith properties

In April, when Mr & Mrs Smith properties went live within World of Hyatt, the details didn't exactly impress us. There's not much in...

Chase United Airlines Cards: Increased welcome offers of up to 90K miles

There are improved, limited-time welcome offers available on the Chase United Airlines Explorer Gateway, Quest and Club Infinite cards. The Club Infinite has the...

2 Chase transfer bonuses: 30% to Virgin Atlantic & 40% to Marriott Bonvoy (last call)

Update 6/13/24: Just a reminder: these two Chase transfer bonuses will be ending in two days. If you want to take advantage of either one,...

World of Hyatt: Double Elite Nights at Thompson and Dream Hotels (extended)

Update 6/13/24: Hyatt has extended this promotion another month and it now includes stays completed by July 15th, 2024. ~~~ World of Hyatt has launched a new...

Avianca LifeMiles on sale with 155% Bonus (1.29 cents each)

Avianca has its monthly bonus available on LifeMiles purchases, this time it's 155%. That brings the cost per mile down to 1.29 cents, just...

More easy rewards: Staples fee-free $200 Mastercard gift cards

Staples will once again be offering $200 Mastercard Gift Cards with no purchase fee from Sunday, 6/16/24 through Saturday, 6/22/24. Note that the new limit...

Challenge Reflections: It’s Getting Better all the Time…

I'm writing this post while flying home from the latest annual Frequent Miler team challenge, Flying by the Seat of our Points, where Tim,...

New Amex Platinum 175K referral offer is here & we need your links

There's a new 175k referral offer available for the American Express Platinum card - the consumer version rather than the Business version. This targeted...

News you might’ve missed: Emirates lower economy award pricing, poor FoundersCard promo & more

The Frequent Miler team has been busy the last week or so with the Flying By The Seat Of Our Points challenge. With Greg,...

Here’s How Hotel Best Rate Guarantees Work (Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott, IHG & More)

Hotel Best Rate Guarantees can be one of the most frustration-inducing features offered by hotel chains. They sound great on the surface - find...

Fishing for Points and KLM-ing Home (Greg’s Flying by the Seat of our Points Journal)

The Flying by the Seat of our Points challenge is done. What a blast we had! And many, many people have told us how...

Office Depot/OfficeMax: Buy $300+ Visa Gift Cards, Save $15

Office Depot and OfficeMax stores have returned with its profitable gift card deal on Visa gift cards through 6/15/24. The Deal Buy $300+ Visa gift...

Best ways to fly to Hawaii using miles from the US mainland

If tropical paradise is always on your mind, your mind may wander to how to get there with miles and points.  Alaska, AA, Delta,...

Amex Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant Credit Card Review (2024)

The American Express Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant card has had a a bit of a topsy-turvy journey over the last few years, befitting its unusually...

AAdvantage Aviator Red Mastercard: 70K Miles Welcome Offer

The Barclays AAdvantage Aviator Red MasterCard has is back with a very solid welcome offer of 70,000 miles after making only one purchase, 20K...

Hyatt Brand Explorer: Now with 30 brands, earn up to 6 free nights

Hyatt's Category 1-4 free night certificates can be earned in several ways, most commonly as an anniversary perk of the Chase World of Hyatt...

Chase Sapphire Preferred and Reserve: Increased 75K offers available (still available via referral)

Update 6/14/24: As often happens with Chase, while the public links for these 75K offers are now dead, referrals are still showing them. We...

Southwest Award Sale: Get 25% Off Points Bookings

Southwest launched an award sale today which saves you 25% on flights within the continental U.S. when using the promo code SAVE25. The Deal Save...

Earn $100 travel credit with CLEAR enrollment

In the past, CLEAR has occasionally offered bonuses for enrolling in the service. These can be very valuable for folks that have CLEAR credits...

50% transfer bonus to Turkish from Citi ThankYou points (ends tomorrow)

Update 6/14/24: This terrific transfer bonus (that Greg took advantage of during the recent "Flying by the Seat of our Points" Challenge) will be ending...

A couple of Nick’s booking tricks uncovered during Flying by the Seat of our Points challenge

During our Flying by the Seat of our Points challenge, my journal became quiet after the first couple of days. The truth was that...

Hilton starts “test phase” with SLH partnership, adds three hotels

Hilton has begun a "test phase" of its partnership with Small Luxury Hotels (SLH) by adding three properties that are now available for booking...

Buy Air Canada Aeroplan points with up to a 100% bonus (1.27c each)

Air Canada Aeroplan is out with another version of its regular points sale, again labeled as a "Mystery Bonus." There are several different targeted...

Delta SkyMiles & Starbucks Rewards Update Partnership: Earn Free Miles & Stars

Delta and Starbucks have updated the way that you earn via their partnership. Instead of earning miles on Starbucks purchases, folks who link their...

World of Hyatt credit card now earns 4x at Mr & Mrs Smith properties

In April, when Mr & Mrs Smith properties went live within World of Hyatt, the details didn't exactly impress us. There's not much in...

Chase United Airlines Cards: Increased welcome offers of up to 90K miles

There are improved, limited-time welcome offers available on the Chase United Airlines Explorer Gateway, Quest and Club Infinite cards. The Club Infinite has the...

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