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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.
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The Hotel Collection Guide: Prepaid rates earn hotel points/perks & more surprising finds

Back in 2021, Amex Platinum cards added a new benefit: Earn back up to $200 per year on Fine Hotels & Resorts (FHR) or The Hotel Collection (THC) prepaid bookings.  We already knew that...
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How to book Vacasa Vacation Rentals with Wyndham points

Booking Vacasa Vacation Rentals can be an excellent use for Wyndham points. For those interested in booking vacation rentals, this post has everything you need to know... This post has been completely updated with the...

Where to find AA business class award space to Europe

If you want to use American Airlines' miles to fly business class to Europe, then this post isn't for you. AA's award pricing for its own flights is a mysterious game. One search may...
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InterContinental Ambassador: Elite status you can buy

Now that IHG One Rewards has a decent elite program (see Tim's post: Is IHG Diamond Status Elite? My Experience Over 10 Stays At 5 Brands), you might think that the parallel InterContinental Ambassador...

International business class award hidden gems

The best use of airline miles, in my opinion, is for international business or first-class awards. These flights typically offer lie-flat seats, direct aisle access, premium food and drinks, airport lounge access, and much...

Great value Preferred Hotels bookable with Choice points

Now that Preferred Hotels & Resorts can be easily booked online, I was curious to see which ones offer the best value for your points. To get at this, I found hotels that offer...
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How to find Qatar QSuites award space

Qatar Airways' QSuites business class is widely considered to be one of the best business class products available worldwide. Seats can be configured to be either very private or with shared space as shown...

Qatar Business Class: 5+ levels of award availability

I've been doing background research so that I can update "How to find Qatar QSuites award space" and I fell down a rabbit hole. The aforementioned post is out of date because it is...
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The Tools We Use (for playing the points and miles game)

The post "The Games We Play," outlines some of the top techniques for earning more points & miles, for getting more out of our points & miles, for saving money, and getting elite perks...

Regional first class starting at 12,500 points (Sweet Spot Spotlight)

I wrote the majority of this post aboard an American Airlines flight from Detroit to Charlotte. I booked the flight for only 12,500 points per person for first class. Economy would have cost only...

[New Easy Solution] How to find Choice Preferred Hotel award availability

An exciting recent development is that Choice Privileges points can now be used to book participating Preferred Hotels & Resorts online. One little "gotcha" is that you can't easily view whether or not the...

Two ways to book (Nordic) hotels with Choice points

Now that Preferred Hotels & Resorts are bookable online with Choice points (see this post for details), it's worth pointing out that there are a handful of hotels that can be booked with Choice...

Book Preferred Hotels online with Choice points

This is huge! Choice Privileges has long partnered with Preferred Hotels & Resorts, and it has previously been possible, but usually very, very difficult, to book participating Preferred hotels with Choice points. Not anymore!...

My final ANA sweet-spot award booking

I just booked what may be my last ever ANA flight award. I booked Newark to London, Dublin to Toronto, Toronto to Detroit all in business class and all for 88,000 ANA miles plus...

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