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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 Marriott Bonvoy card is best?

Given that both Amex and Chase issue Marriott Bonvoy credit cards, and that they've recently introduced even more Marriott cards in 2022, there are a boatload of cards that earn the same type of...
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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, Nick, and I were challenged to travel from one mystery...

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 we had! And many, many people have told us how much fun it was to watch the action as it...

Malaysia Airlines Business Class Review: A350-900 Doha to Kuala Lumpur

Flying Malaysia Airlines business class was a treat! Service was both excellent and personable. The Malaysian food was delicious. Seats were spacious and comfortable both for sitting and sleeping (the latter was aided by...

Flying by the Seat of our Points: Last Minute Travel Challenge

Introducing Frequent Miler’s 2024 team challenge: Flying by the Seat of our Points! With this year's challenge, three of us will compete to book last-minute travel. Within each of three stages, our judges will...

Bumped from Business Class (and a Lufthansa A340-300 Premium Economy review)

Lufthansa oversold business class and bumped me down to Premium Economy. For a recent trip to Sweden and Norway, I had booked a return flight using Avianca LifeMiles: 60,000 miles + $146 in fees...
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Ink Business Premier Review (2024)

When Chase first debuted a new Ink Business card, we were excited...until we learned about strict rewards limitations that aren't an issue with other Ink Business cards. With this one, you can't move rewards...
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Greg’s top 10 picks (best of the best card offers)

While the consumer card list is dominated by 75K offers for transferable points cards, Hilton, AA, and Wyndham have made their way onto my list as well. Meanwhile, on the business card list, you'll...

Turkish Airlines 787 Business Class Detroit to Istanbul: Mini Review

For a full review of Turkish Airlines 787 business class, see Tim's review here. In this mini-review, I compare my experience to Tim's. Short result: Tim had a better flight. I finally had a chance...

Amerikalinjen Hotel Oslo: Bottom Line Review

The Amerikalinjen hotel is one of a handful of Strawberry Hotels that can be booked with Choice Privileges points either directly through Choice's website, or indirectly through Preferred Hotels & Resorts. This hotel costs...

Earn elite status: AA vs Delta vs United

In this post I've compared the requirements for earning elite status among the big three: AA, Delta, and United. In recent years, all three have simplified their programs to make it possible to earn...
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Plastiq Guide: Pay Bills via Credit Card

Plastiq is an online bill payment service that lets you pay almost all of your bills by credit card. This can be a good way to reach spend targets for new credit card welcome...
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Melio: Pay business bills by credit card

Melio is a service intended to simplify paying business bills. Melio has no subscription fees and it lets you pay bills with a credit or debit card for a 2.9% fee, or for free...

United-ing Divorced Segments with United’s Excursionist Perk

Our flights were scheduled to depart in two days, and an alert I had set with PointsYeah finally arrived. A much better itinerary to get us from Detroit to Gothenburg on Turkish Airlines appeared...

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