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.

Wyndham Vacasa: Great Value is Real!

The ability to book Vacasa Vacation Rentals with Wyndham points is one of the best deals in points & miles.  If you're at all interested in booking vacation rentals, it's essential to learn about...

Greg’s Top Picks: Interesting offerings from IHG, Delta, and Southwest

While business cards continue to dominate the blockbuster offers in this post, things are starting to heat up on the consumer side again.  If you're interested in the IHG Premier card, this is the...

Air Canada Aeroplan Complete Guide

Air Canada Aeroplan is a highly unique frequent flyer program in many regards: they have more airline partners than any program in the world and they offer the ability to use your Aeroplan points...

Seats.aero: a wonderfully nerdy tool for finding Unicorn flight awards

Seats.aero is a mostly free tool which makes it easy to find close-in awards on long-haul flights.  I learned about this tool only a few weeks ago, and was immediately captivated by it.  This...

Best uses for Delta miles

This post has been updated to include business class award deals where neither the start nor destination is within the U.S. or Canada.  Plus, I've added the new ability to get a 15% discount...

StayWithPoints: Find hard-to-get hotel awards

While I love Hyatt's loyalty program, it's frustrating that they don't offer an award availability calendar.  Hyatt does offer a point price calendar, but it doesn't show whether award nights are actually available.  This...

Delta makes it Hertz so good

Delta has announced an expansion of their partnership with Hertz.  You can read full details here, but the gist is that you can earn 4 to 8 Delta miles per dollar from Hertz (depending...

Amex Platinum Complete Guide (free Centurion Lounge guests ending Wednesday)

We're reposting this as a reminder that, starting this Wednesday, Amex Platinum Cardholders will no longer be able to bring free guests into Centurion Lounges. After the change, it will cost $50 to bring...

Delta SkyMiles: Business class deals aren’t dead. Here’s how to find them.

It's been a long time since Delta's international business class award prices competed favorably with competitors like AA or United, but until a few years ago it was possible to find awards that were...

Greg’s New Zealand trip, tips, and recommendations

My wife and I recently visited New Zealand for the first time, and it was awesome.  Prior to the trip, friends and acquaintances offered countless recommendations, but we couldn't do it all.  We only...

Award booking hacks for saving miles

Yesterday, Nick published a great post about how you can save lots of miles by booking award flights to a city beyond the place you want to go (See: Hidden city ticketing can save...

The ultimate $190 point collector’s wallet

In our most recent Frequent Miler on the Air podcast, Nick and I played a game.  We each had 15 minutes to design the ultimate collection of credit cards with a total annual fee...

Why I’m keeping the Amex Gold another year

Two days before Nick posted that he was considering dumping the Amex Gold card for the Capital One SavorOne, I made my own decision about the Amex Gold Card.  I'm keeping it for one...

Park Hyatt Auckland: Bottom Line Review

This was a tough stay to review. At a high level I'd say that this is an excellent hotel, but a poor Park Hyatt.  Based on previous stays in other locations, my Park Hyatt...

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