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Greg The Frequent Miler

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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.

Great value for non-travel rewards (want stuff?)

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Update 11/15/20: Transfers from Citi to Shop Your Way no longer have 20% bonus. Point transfers from Citi are no longer recommended. A couple of years ago a friend asked me which credit card she...

Virgin Atlantic 65K offer is back

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The Virgin Atlantic 65K offer is back! H/T US Credit Card Guide Bank of America's Virgin Atlantic credit card is now offering a 65,000 mile welcome bonus: That's 60,000 miles after $2,000 in purchases in...

Beginner with business credit card plan: Over 500K points & 2 years Companion Pass

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Separately I published a first year credit card plan for a single person with no ability or willingness to apply for business cards: Beginner credit card plan: over 500K points in 12 to 15...

My Amex +3X strategy (on my mind)

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Amex's "3 for All" referral offer is a crazy valuable deal for big spenders.  If you're lucky enough to be targeted, you can refer a friend to another Amex card (it doesn't have to...

Which enhanced Marriott bonus is best? 5 nights vs points & Platinum

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Update: The Chase Marriott Bonvoy Boundless offer for 5 free night certificates is scheduled to end on 10/28/20. Yesterday, American Express unveiled new enhanced welcome bonuses for their Marriott Bonvoy cards.  Meanwhile, Chase's Marriott Bonvoy...

Which Amex Cards are Credit Cards? Which are Charge Cards? How many can you...

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Amex credit cards vs Amex charge cards vs Pay Over Time cards Amex offers both credit cards, charge cards, and cards that are charge cards under the hood but automatically have credit-card-like "pay over time"...

PayPal Key virtual “master” card: Unlock the power of all of your cards

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If you've previously turned your back on PayPal, it may be time to return.  Personally, I think that PayPal Key is worth it.  It's a single virtual credit card number that can be used...

Rocking Hyatt’s overlapping promos: How to claim 2 years of top tier status.

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I've completely updated this post to include everything you need to know to get the most out of Hyatt's many overlapping 4th quarter 2020 promotions.  This post is now features how to leverage the...

Fun with Citi chat

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This morning Nick posted a new deal for Citi Prestige cardholders: Citi Prestige gets 5x bonus for online / cable / streaming (up to 7500 points). In response to Nick's post, a reader wrote "Seems...
Inn at Bay Harbor sunset view from bedroom balcony

Mattress Running Marriott

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Are you close to earning Marriott Platinum or Titanium status?  Many people are very close, even if they didn't stay in Marriott hotels at all this year because Marriott added bonus elite nights to...

Chase Freedom Unlimited Complete Guide

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The no-fee Freedom Unlimited card is a great choice for those who also carry a premium Ultimate Rewards card such as the Sapphire Reserve, Sapphire Preferred, Ink Plus, or Ink Business Preferred. The Freedom Unlimited...

Flying under 5/24

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Signing up for credit cards is, by far, the fastest and easiest way to amass a fortune in points and miles.  Chase, in particular, often offers the best welcome bonuses.  They also offer a...

Frequent Miler’s COVID-19 business survival update

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Business is picking up!  The business of this blog was hit hard by the pandemic.  Revenue started dropping in March and by June it hit an all-time low.  Through the summer, though, revenue crept...
Amex Transfer Partners

Transfer Partner Master List

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Transfer Partner Master List Update 10/4/20: As of 1/1/2021, Amex Membership Rewards points will no longer transfer to El Al (H/T Travel With Grant).  El Al had awful award prices anyway, so I don't...

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