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.

No joke: Tim goes full time at Frequent Miler

Note: Even though this is an April Fools post, the title is true.  Tim is now full time at Frequent Miler! You'll be seeing a lot more of Tim now.  That's partly because I put...

SeatSpy: An amazing tool for finding non-stop awards.

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 the awards you want aren't currently available, you...

Easy path to Hyatt’s top tier status [On my mind]

Wow, I didn't see this coming.  During the pandemic Hyatt made it super easy to earn top tier elite status by cutting in half their elite requirements and then doubling elite earnings (see: Ludicrously...

Credit card coupon book cheat sheet

What can you do with your credit card's Dell rebate if you don't want stuff from Dell?  How can you benefit from your card's airline incidental fee credits if you just want to buy...

Pay taxes via credit card, 2023 edition

You might not like paying taxes, but when you pay taxes via credit card can be quite rewarding. The key is to earn credit card rewards that more than offset tax payment fees. For...

Best Hyatt Category 1-4 Hotels & Resorts

In this post you'll find a list of recommended hotels for using your category 1-4 certs.  Most of these recommendations come directly from readers. Thank you, everyone who has contributed!  And, please comment below...

Melio: Pay business bills by credit card

Now that Plastiq no longer accepts American Express cards, it makes sense to look for other ways to pay bills by credit card.  Melio is a bill payment service that continues to accept Amex. ...

8 ways to get CLEAR for less

This post has been updated since last publication with new pricing details and a few new discount options. CLEAR Overview CLEAR is a service that uses your eyes or fingerprints to confirm your identity.  This is...

Marriott Bonvoy Complete Guide

Marriott's rewards program, named "Marriott Bonvoy," in my opinion offers better than average rewards for paid stays, a fair elite program, a huge selection of hotels that run from very low end to ultra-luxury,...

3 Inks approved. 5/24 not a problem.

Given that the best ever 90K offers for the fee-free Ink Cash and Ink Unlimited cards are ending soon, I decided that it was time for my household to jump in.  The results were...

Which hotel loyalty program is most rewarding on paid stays?

This post was last published about a year ago.  Since then, I've developed a new method for estimating hotel point values.  The new method takes into account base rates, taxes & fees, and whether...

What are Wyndham points worth?

Wyndham charges either 7.5K, 15K, or 30K per night for their hotels.  Recently they made their annual changes as to which hotels fit into each of those buckets.  Unfortunately, unlike Hyatt, Wyndham doesn't publish...

Etihad First Apartment: Simply Awesome

Update 5/1/23: Since this post was written, new ways to find and book Etihad apartments have surfaced. Etihad's First Apartments are now bookable with Air Canada Aeroplan miles (as well as with AA miles...

Mattress running Hyatt’s Q2 2023 promo

Hyatt's latest category reshuffling is painful, but that doesn't change the fact that Hyatt offers the best top-tier elite benefits of any major hotel chain.  The problem is that you need to spend 60...

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