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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.

Business Platinum gets $179 CLEAR credit too

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This morning we learned that along with the new $695 fee, consumer Platinum cards gained a number of perks.  One of these perks is up to $179 in statement credits when paying for CLEAR. ...

The Revised Amex Platinum Card – Details and Review

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Update 7/1/21: Changes are live. See details here: New 125K + 10x Platinum live: Disappointing restrictions, monster 10x cap. Reminder: If rumors prove true, the annual fee for Amex Platinum cards will increase from $550...

How to meet minimum spend requirements with Amex cards

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Amex has been on a tear lately with huge new welcome bonuses, bonuses for expanding your membership, bonuses for adding authorized users, and more.  It's like they're showering us with points!  But there's a...

Amex Offer Cheat Sheet

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Often, there are many great Amex Offers available to cardholders.  Some are available to all cardholders. Some are for those with specific cards.  Many are targeted to specific people.  The goal of this post...

Plastiq Guide: Pay Bills via Credit Card

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Plastiq is an online bill payment service that lets you pay almost all of your bills by credit card. This can be a great way to reach spend targets for new credit card signup...
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How to Earn Rewards by Paying Rent

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Separately, we posted about a new loyalty program named "Bilt" which is designed to offer rewards for paying rent.  But Bilt isn't the only way to earn rewards from your rent payments.  Bigger and...

What are Radisson Hotels Americas points worth?

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All at once, Radisson has split into two programs and changed their award chart.  Were these changes good or bad for booking Radisson hotels in the U.S.?  And what are Radisson points worth now? On...

Best uses for Marriott free night certificates (35K and 50K)

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In recent posts, I asked readers for recommendations for the best places to use free night certificates, and the response was awesome.  In the second iteration of this post I present many more of...

Zion National Park: Cliffrose Springdale, Curio Collection by Hilton. Bottom Line Guest Review.

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A reader going by the handle "Dr. Jay" sent me this review of a Hilton Curio Collection hotel with access to a walking path to the Zion National Park entrance. Zion is one of...

Awesome credit card combos

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A number of banks have their own points programs, and in some cases it's possible maximize value by combining the benefits of multiple cards.  For example, you can use one card to earn more...

Bypass Amex’s lifetime rule when you “expand your membership”

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Update: I found a link for the 150K Business Platinum "expand your membership" offer! My wife was approved instantly and I was approved after a quick phone confirmation. You'll find the link further down...

Best Hyatt Category 1-4 Hotels & Resorts

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I've updated this post with many reader suggestions, including another category 4 hotel in Hawaii! I recently wrote about my plans for using free night certificates from Hyatt, IHG, and Marriott ( “Forced” to adventure...

Do America’s poor really foot the bill for credit card rewards?

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"The ugly truth behind your fancy rewards credit card: America’s poor foot much of the bill for credit card points, miles, and cash back." Friends, family members, and readers keep sending me links this...

How I saved my Wyndham points from expiry

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We've written a lot lately about how Wyndham Rewards has become a much more interesting program than ever before.  The most exciting reason is the ability to book one-bedroom Vacasa Vacation Rentals for only...

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