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Greg The Frequent Miler

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.

Evening News

My double dip experiment with the Aadvantage eShopping mall worked!  I received 10 points per dollar for making a Sears.com purchase using gift cards.  I had bought those gift cards for 10 points...

A four step Perpetual Point Machine

In previous posts (such as this one), I defined the Perpetual Point Machine (PPM) as “a scheme in which, after a little push, hotel points and/or airline miles are accrued over and over...

Hotel Living

Back in October, I read Gary’s View from the Wing post “Ten Year Hotel Stay Comes to an End” about a woman who lived in a hotel for 10 years.  Ever since then, I’ve...

Weekend Update

A couple of quick updates: American Express OPEN savings for gift card purchases:Several days ago I wrote about leveraging American Express OPEN savings to buy gift cards in my post about how to maximize...

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...

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