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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.
Six Senses Laamu Maldives (IHG)-Award Booking Adventures

Award Booking Adventures: Six Senses Laamu, Maldives (IHG)

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The points & miles game is amazing.  It's a rare exception to the saying "if it sounds too good to be true it probably is."  Within the U.S. at least, it really is true...

Match your Radisson Americas elite status to Radisson Hotels International

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I expect that many readers have Radisson Americas Gold status thanks to having a Radisson Rewards Premier Visa.  Now that Radisson has split up into Radisson Americas and Radisson Hotels Everywhere-Else, your Gold status...

Settling for 350K Amex points with one new card

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Ever since the amazing Resy Platinum offer appeared, I've been itching to jump on it.  It's an offer for the generic Amex Platinum card that's only available through the Resy website.  And the offer...

Easy path to top tier Hyatt Status

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Update 9/29/21: Just a quick reminder that you have to apply for the World of Hyatt credit card by September 30 if you want to be able to take advantage of the double elite...

What are Marriott Bonvoy points worth? And what are 85K certificates worth?

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Given the fact that Marriott is out with some very interesting welcome bonuses (New Marriott offers: up to 150K points + 85K free night certificate!), I figured that this would be a good time...

“World’s Best” Round the World Trip w/ Points

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Sometimes an idea gets stuck in my head and I can't shake it until I've fleshed it out.  A week ago, I published "The Best Points-Bookable Hotels in the World" based on Travel &...

Bonvoy Brilliant: Grab the awesome bonus now or wait for better?

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Are the rumored Bonvoy Brilliant changes real?  Yesterday Marriott and Amex may have tipped their hand when they unveiled limited time enhanced welcome bonuses for their Bonvoy cards.  In particular, the Bonvoy Brilliant welcome...

Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa: Guide & Review

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Marriott's Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa opened September 1st 2021.  Just 10 days later, Nick and I visited the resort for a brief 3 night stay.  It was fantastic!  We didn't experience any...

The Best Points-Bookable Hotels in the World

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Travel & Leisure recently published The Top 100 Hotels in the World for 2021.  It's fun to peruse the list and dream about visiting some of these amazing destinations.  It's even more fun, in my...

Le Meridien Maldives Villa Selection: Which is Best?

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The all new Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa is an incredible steal when booked with points.  It also happens to be an awesome resort regardless of price (see: Le Meridien Maldives first impressions: Wow!). ...

The GUC stops here: Our incredible adventure

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While I'm writing this post, Nick and I are on the final leg of our whirlwind GUC adventure.  As a reminder, "GUC" rhymes with "buck," and stands for "Global Upgrade Certificate".  These certificates can...

Overwater villas in the Maldives, bookable with Marriott points

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I'm currently updating this post from my awesome overwater villa at Le Méridien Maldives!  This Marriott resort currently (and incredibly) costs only 35K points standard (30K off-peak, 40K peak) and offers an overwater villa...

Le Meridien Maldives first impressions: Wow!

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I plan to write a more comprehensive review soon, but first there's this: In my opinion (based on about 24 hours of experience), Le Meridien Maldives Resort & Spa is awesome.  Thanks to our...

Formula 1 racing experience in Abu Dhabi

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As part of our whirlwind trip to the UAE and beyond, Nick booked us into the Formula YAS 3000 driving experience in Abu Dhabi.  I'm not personally into racing, either as a viewer or...

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