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Greg The Frequent Miler

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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.

Earning Delta Rideshare Credits

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Delta's updated SkyMiles Platinum and Reserve cards now offer monthly $10 rideshare rebates. That's nice for people who use rideshare services regularly, don't have other sources for rideshare credits, and don't have more rewarding...
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Pointsyeah: Free flight award searches and alerts (now possible to search for child award...

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Pointsyeah may just be a game changer...  Like some other tools, it offers a Kayak-like interface for finding award flights.  And, like point.me and roame, it allows searching for business and first class in...

The Last Ever Delta MQM Rollover

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If you earned more Delta MQMs (Medallion Qualifying Miles) in 2023 than were needed for the level of elite status you attained, then the remaining MQMs will have rolled over into 2024. But... Delta...

Points Path: An easy “set and forget” award search tool

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Points Path is a free browser plug-in which automatically integrates with Google Flights. When you run a Google Flights search, Points Path automatically inserts point prices into the results next to cash rates and...

AwardTool: a powerful new award search tool

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AwardTool is a powerful new flight award search tool with both a free and paid (Pro) version. This tool is very similar to PointsYeah. Both offer powerful search features for free; both allow searching...
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Best uses for Virgin Points (Sweet Spot Spotlight)

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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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Greg’s top 10 picks (best of the best card offers)

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As usual, cards that earn transferable points dominate my best of the best offers list (because those are the best types of points!), but you'll also find an American Airlines offer, a Hilton offer,...
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Which Premium Cards are Keepers?

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Ultra-premium credit cards often have great perks like lounge access, elite status accelerators, free nights, companion tickets, etc.  The problem is that the annual fees, which can be as high as $695, can be...

Why welcome bonus spend is not my everyday spend

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Common advice in points & miles circles is to always use new credit cards with big welcome bonuses for your everyday spend. Most card offers require thousands of dollars of spend in order to...

Bilt introduces unrewarding Milestone Rewards

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Bilt has a history of surprising us in a positive way. Early on, they somehow secured American Airlines, Hyatt, and United (among others) as transfer partners. I would have bet big, big money against...

A waitlisted Delta Regional Upgrade actually cleared

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Wow. I just had a waitlisted Delta Regional Upgrade actually clear into first class! This shouldn't be worth reporting, but I think its the first time it has ever happened to me. Delta's Regional Upgrade...
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Should I keep or cancel my Delta cards?

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My wife and I currently have four Delta cards. We each have a consumer Delta SkyMiles® Reserve American Express Card and a Delta SkyMiles® Platinum Business American Express Card. With the latest Delta credit...

Small Luxury Hotels (SLH) ditches Hyatt for Hilton

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This morning, Hilton and Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) announced their new "exclusive strategic partnership." The word "exclusive" within the announcement was clearly intentional. We reached out to our Hyatt contact who...
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Delta’s Enhanced Companion Certificates

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While I wasn't too excited about most of the recent big changes to Delta credit cards, I am excited about enhancements to companion certificates issued each year upon renewal to Delta SkyMiles Platinum and...

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