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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.

Dell Amex Offer: Spend $500, Get $100

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A new Amex Offer for Dell has appeared on personal Amex cards: Spend $500 at Dell, Get $100.  My wife found this offer on all of her personal cards, but I haven't yet seen...

Which award search tool is best?

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Airline miles offer us flying experiences we would never dream of paying cash for.  Pictured above is me flying Etihad's First Class Apartment last year.  While other passengers probably paid around $7,000 for the...

My Hyatt bonus points and nights posted! Here’s how to read the results…

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My points and elite nights have finally posted from my two stays at Vacation Rentals at Wild Dunes Resort.  Thanks to Hyatt's Bonus Journey's promotion, my stay was eligible for double elite nights and...

Which 40 Night Hyatt Milestone Reward should I pick?

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Reposting for those who recently earned 40 nights, or soon will... Many hotel loyalty programs offer extra perks when you reach different thresholds of elite status.  Hyatt does too, but they also reward members with...

Best uses for Delta miles

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The way to "win" the points & miles game is to acquire points cheaply (or for free) and to then use them towards outsized value.  For example, you may be able to earn 60,000...

Airlines eliminate change fees: Quick reference chart (New: JetBlue eliminates fees)

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Recently, each of the domestic US airlines has announced that they are eliminating change fees.  That's awesome.  But the details can be hard to remember.  Which fare classes apply?  Do we keep the fare...

Delta Miles are Worth Less (On my mind)

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Time after time we learn about new Delta award devaluations.  Not long ago, you could find round-trip business class awards from the US to Europe for 140,000 miles.  Today, you'll pay at least 210,000...

Amex Green Card Counts as Credit Card Towards Amex Limit

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Recently, reports surfaced on Reddit indicating that Amex is treating the Green card like a credit card when it comes to getting approved for a new card (Hat Tip: Doctor of Credit).  Amex has...

Lie-flat to Hawaii: How to use SeatSpy to find saver awards

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Decent priced First class awards between the continental U.S. and Hawaii are among the hardest awards to find, especially for the longest distanced flights from the U.S. central and eastern regions.  And, what about...

Sign up for cards you don’t want to get cards you do (2021 Edition)

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Filed under weird but true, there are situations where it makes sense to sign up for a credit card that you don't want in order to get the card you do want. Typically the...

(EXPIRED) Rakuten portal offering 10x to 15x for President’s Day

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Rakuten has increased the portal rates for many stores to 10% or 10x Membership Rewards.  Additionally, Rakuten's "best members" (no, I don't know how they choose) are targeted for 15% at select stores. Amex Business...

SeatSpy: An awesome tool for finding non-stop awards (now includes AA & United)

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SeatSpy is an awesome tool for finding nonstop award space on select airlines.  At the time of this writing, SeatSpy offers the ability to search for awards on the following airlines: Air France American...
Vacation Rentals At Wild Dunes

Vacation Rentals at Wild Dunes Resort Review: Like a box of chocolates

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When visiting Vacation Rentals at Wild Dunes Resort, you never know what you're gonna get (other than fantastic beaches).  Wild Dunes is a sprawling beach-side property on Isle of Palms, South Carolina, not far...

How to find the best Amex Gold bonus (75K, 60K + $250, 60K +...

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For many, the Amex Gold Card is a great option to have and to hold.  In exchange for the card's $250 annual fee, the Gold Card offers 4x points at US Supermarkets (up to...

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