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.

Best uses for Virgin Points across Virgin Atlantic & Virgin Red (Sweet Spot Spotlight)

Virgin points are super easy to get.  For example, you can sign up for the Virgin Atlantic credit card (which often has a 65K welcome bonus) and then average more than 2 cents per...

What are Hilton points worth? And, should we buy points?

Hilton has a weird hybrid approach to free night awards.  Like IHG, they no longer publicly assign hotels to categories and can therefore dynamically price award nights.  But they don't.  Not really.  I mean,...

Necker Island awards are back (now 1.7 million Virgin points)

Necker Island is Sir Richard Branson's private island in the British Virgin Islands.  Each year, Necker Island is available for guest bookings during a set number of "Celebration Weeks".  During these weeks only, it's...

What are Hyatt points worth?

In the past year or so, hotel prices have soared.  Meanwhile, Hyatt has continued to maintain their fixed award charts.  This means that Hyatt points have become more valuable.  Thanks to Hyatt's award charts,...

Point.me vs AwardLogic. Which award search tool is best?

Earlier this week I updated my post about the SeatSpy award search tool.  That tool is great for finding award availability but only for select airlines and only for nonstop routes.  If you you...

Plastiq Guide: Pay Bills via Credit Card

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...

SeatSpy: A tool for finding non-stop awards. Why is that useful?

SeatSpy is a tool for finding awards on select airlines.  The tool is quick and displays a full year of results all at once.  Plus, if you don't find what you want, you can...

Wentworth Mansion Charleston South Carolina (bookable via Hyatt SLH). Bottom line review.

Wentworth Mansion is an SLH property in Charleston South Carolina. The inn is charming, gorgeous, offers great service, and in my opinion is well deserving of its place on Travel & Leisure’s Top 15...

The Ritz-Carlton Charlotte: Luxe and welcoming

Last Friday evening, my wife and I flew into Charlotte where we needed a one night stay.  Our plan was to pick up our rental car the next morning, drive to Charleston for a...

How to sign up for Chase Ink cards

Some of the best credit card signup offers around also happen to be some of the best point earning cards around: the Chase Ink Business cards.  These include the Ink Business Preferred, Ink Business...

Air Canada Aeroplan Complete Guide

Air Canada Aeroplan is a highly unique frequent flyer program in many regards: they have more airline partners than any program in the world and they offer the ability to use your Aeroplan points...

Digging the Capital One Shopping Browser Extension

I'm reposting because this morning I received an incredible offer from Capital One Shopping: "24% back from giftcards.com." Even better, the email specifically reminded me to buy Mastercard gift cards: "Last Day to save...

Citi ThankYou Rewards Review and Guide

Now that Citi ThankYou points can be transferred 1 to 2 to Choice, I've personally doubled down on the program.  I use my Citi Prestige card (no longer available to new applicants) to earn...

Chase’s 30% transfer bonus to Aeroplan is awesome, but I’m not buying [On my...

On a recent Frequent Miler on the Air podcast, Nick and I discussed whether it made sense to speculatively transfer points from Chase to Air Canada's Aeroplan.  After all, the current 30% (or up...

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