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.

The Ins and Outs of the Sears Double Dip

Since I began blogging over 4 months ago, I’ve frequently written about variations of “double dip” opportunities in which you can earn points or miles for buying merchant gift cards, and then earn...

Evening News

NOTE: apologies to those who saw an earlier draft of this.  Chalk it up to blogger-error. I’m trying out a new format tonight.  I usually publish a focused single-topic post every morning.  Sometimes, though,...

TurboTax for Less

A reader recently asked me how to maximize points or cash back for buying TurboTax software.  With tax season fast approaching, this is a timely topic!  Below I’ll list a couple of options...

Maximize points per dollar at Amazon.com

You are probably aware that you can earn 1 extra mile per dollar spent at Amazon.com by going through Hawaiian Airlines online shopping portal.  That’s not bad, but here are a few ways...

My strategy to buy Platinum and a million miles

I recently reached Delta Platinum status thanks to a mileage run, a signup bonus (10K MQMs for signing up for the Delta Reserve credit card), and a large roll-over of miles from the...

Double Dipping Dangers

I write a lot about opportunities to “double dip” through online shopping malls.  The typical double dip I write about involves going through an online shopping mall and buying merchant gift cards in order...

Points at the Pump

There are a number of credit cards that offer extra points or extra cash back when used in gas stations.  If you don’t have one of these cards, though, you can still save...

Reader Tip: Nearly free points from Staples

I received an interesting email from a reader this afternoon.  She found a number of products at Staples with nearly 100% rebates.  By using her Chase Ink Bold card, she will get 5 points...

Buy Ultimate Rewards Points for 1.53 cents or less

In a recent post (Ultimate Rewards Mall Updates) I reported that, through the Ultimate Rewards Mall, Magazines.com is currently offering 40 points per dollar.  I mentioned that I was going to try to “double...

Mileage Run Shopping Results

December 9th 2011 was a big day!  It was the day in which Sears brought back 10 points per dollar in the Ultimate Rewards Mall and it was the day in which I did...

My second favorite Christmas present

In December I reported that my favorite Christmas present was a Samsonite spinner small suitcase.  On a family trip to Florida, however, another present has proven its worth: my new Roku LT Streaming...

Ultimate Rewards Mall Updates

The Ultimate Rewards Mall is showing some changes for the beginning of 2012. Here is what I’ve found so far: Sears drops to 4 points per dollar Not only is Sears planning to...

Frequent Miler’s 2011 Hits

Happy New Year’s day everyone!  Today you’ll find a list of my top posts from 2011 (based on my own subjective opinion).  Yes, I’ve only been blogging for 4 months now so it may...

Frequent Miler’s 2011 Fails

Frequent Miler has existed for only 4 months, so it’s a bit silly for me to produce a best and worst of 2011, but hey I’m on vacation so I don’t mind “phoning it...

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