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.

Wentworth Mansion Charleston South Carolina (bookable via Hyatt SLH). Bottom line review.

Wentworth Mansion is an SLH property in Charleston South Carolina. The inn is charming, gorgeous, offers great service, and in my opinion is well deserving of its place on Travel & Leisure’s Top 15...

The Ritz-Carlton Charlotte: Luxe and welcoming

Last Friday evening, my wife and I flew into Charlotte where we needed a one night stay.  Our plan was to pick up our rental car the next morning, drive to Charleston for a...

Marriott Bonvoy Choice Benefits. Which to pick?

If you have earned 50 elite qualifying nights with Marriott Bonvoy within a calendar year, then you are eligible to pick a "Choice Benefit".  A second Choice Benefit is available for those who complete...

How to sign up for Chase Ink cards

Some of the best credit card signup offers around also happen to be some of the best point earning cards around: the Chase Ink Business cards.  These include the Ink Business Preferred, Ink Business...

Bonvoyology: Mastering Marriott’s Mysteries

Marriott Bonvoy is a maddeningly complex program which promises the world, but often delivers disappointment.  Want to sign up for a second Bonvoy card?  Good luck figuring out if you're eligible.  Think your elite...

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...

End of Year Checklist for 2022

With less than two months remaining in 2022, it's time to take care of those things you've been putting off!  Personally, for example, I have airline fee credits still available on several credit cards. ...

Digging the Capital One Shopping Browser Extension

I'm reposting because this morning I received an incredible offer from Capital One Shopping: "24% back from giftcards.com." Even better, the email specifically reminded me to buy Mastercard gift cards: "Last Day to save...

Citi ThankYou Rewards Review and Guide

Now that Citi ThankYou points can be transferred 1 to 2 to Choice, I've personally doubled down on the program.  I use my Citi Prestige card (no longer available to new applicants) to earn...

Chase’s 30% transfer bonus to Aeroplan is awesome, but I’m not buying [On my...

On a recent Frequent Miler on the Air podcast, Nick and I discussed whether it made sense to speculatively transfer points from Chase to Air Canada's Aeroplan.  After all, the current 30% (or up...

How to pronounce Qatar

In my experience, Qatar can be an interesting country to visit and Qatar Airways is a terrific way to fly.  Pronouncing "Qatar," though, is not obvious or easy.  In an earlier version of this...

My Global Entry renewal experience (success on arrival)

I recently had to renew my Global Entry card for the second time since originally signing up.  My previous renewal was a piece of cake.  I did it entirely online and an interview wasn't...

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...

Should I go for Marriott Titanium Elite Status?

I have a bit of a conundrum here. I had previously decided not to re-qualify for 75-night Marriott Titanium elite status, but circumstances have me questioning that decision.  Surprisingly, this year to-date, I've earned...

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