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Greg The Frequent Miler

Greg The Frequent Miler
Greg is the owner, founder, and primary author of the Frequent Miler. He earns millions of points and miles each year, mostly without flying, and dedicates this blog to teaching others how to do the same.
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Which is the best Amex Platinum card in 2024?

American Express has several varieties of their premium Platinum cards. And, while they're expensive, they're loaded with great perks.  Which is the best best Amex Platinum card?  As long as the 200K offer is...

My AAdventures AAttempting to fly AA to London

I thought you didn't like flying American? That's what my wife asked when I booked our business class award flight to London. A decade ago, I had terrible luck with American. Around 70% of...
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Stop putting spend on your Delta card

The thing that I love about many airline mileage programs is that it is sometimes possible to get far outsized value for your points. For example, you may be able to book a $3,000...
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How to use Hyatt free night certificates on a multi-night stay

There are a many ways to get Hyatt free night certificates.  The World of Hyatt card offers a category 1-4 cert each year upon renewal and again when you spend $15K within a calendar...
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How to convert Amex Membership Rewards to cash with the Schwab Platinum card (new...

The Platinum Card from American Express for Schwab has a unique super power that's often mentioned in passing by the FM Team: it makes it possible to convert your Membership Rewards points to cash...
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Necker Island awards now cost 630,000 points…and $5,700 in cash

Update 7/4/24: It appears that Necker Island can no longer booked for points alone and now require a substantial cash co-pay. The minimum stay is now down to three nights, but costs 630,000 Virgin...
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How to maximize value with your Amex Platinum Card

Thanks to the almost unbelievably good welcome bonuses that have been available in recent times for both consumer and business Platinum cards, I expect that many readers have a Platinum card of one type...
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Best uses for Virgin Points (Sweet Spot Spotlight)

Virgin points are super easy to accumulate. Points transfer 1 to 1 from most major transferable points programs. Even better, transfer bonuses are common such that transfers to Virgin Atlantic are often better than...
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A trick for viewing the Air France / KLM Flying Blue award calendar (updated)

Air France / KLM Flying Blue miles are super easy to get. You can transfer 1 to 1 from any major transferable points currency: Amex, Capital One, Chase, Citi, Bilt, or even Brex.  Even...

Solved: Problem booking Air France/KLM with Virgin points

Virgin points are often the cheapest option for booking Air France or KLM flights. For example, for a trip to Paris I'm planning, I found a great Air France business class award that was...

Swapping my Bilt points for Alaska miles

On Monday, July 1, for that day only, Bilt will be offering up to a 100% transfer bonus to Alaska Mileage Plan. That's awesome. Yes, I know that previous Bilt transfer bonuses have been...

KLM Business Class Review (Boeing 777, 787-9, and 787-10) “This is not Emirates”

I recently had the pleasure of flying KLM business class on three long haul flights: Vancouver to Amsterdam aboard a Boeing 777; Kuala Lumpur to Amsterdam aboard a Boeing 787-9; and Amsterdam to Chicago...
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What are Marriott points worth?

It's been more than a year now since Marriott jettisoned the last remnants of their old award charts by removing top-end award price caps. When I checked the redemption value of Marriott points after...
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What are Delta miles worth?

When I last examined the value of Delta miles towards domestic economy flights, in February 2023, I found a median value of 1.3 cents per mile. That was based on a manual process where...

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