Nick Reyes

Nick Reyes is a (fairly) regular guy with an animalistic passion for maximizing the value of miles and money to travel the world in comfort and style. There is little in life that he loves more than finding a fantastic deal and helping you shop smarter & harder to achieve your travel dreams.

Success: Takeaways from booking a “free” child business class seat

I recently stacked a great deal on a business class itinerary booked through Amex Travel (using the Pay With Points rebate from the Business Platinum card) with the chance to get a (mostly) free...
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Why your credit card travel portal might be a poor way to book travel

We often extol the value of transferable currency points like Amex Membership Rewards points, Bilt Rewards points, Brex points, Capital One miles, Chase Ultimate Rewards points or Citi ThankYou points. While we most often...

Awesome Capital One MLB seats: A quick review from Yankee Stadium

We wrote a couple of months ago about the fact that Capital One is selling fantastic (exclusive) seats for Major League Baseball games for 5,000 miles per seat. While they also sell tickets at poor...

IHG One Rewards Complete Guide

IHG One Rewards is the loyalty program of the Intercontinental Hotels Group. This program encompasses brands from long-term-stay value-options like Staybridge Suites and Candlewood Suites to mid-tier properties like Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza...

Targeted 250K Business Platinum card offer via mail for some

Amex marches on with the points parade, hopefully coming soon to a mailbox near you. A few members of our Frequent Miler Insiders group have reported receiving a snail mail Business Platinum card offer from...

10% back at Office Depot / Office Max with Chase Offer [targeted]

My wife noticed a Chase Offer on her Chase Ink Cash card this morning that's good for 10% back up to $11 back. While it's not a huge win, it's worth looking for this...

Office Depot/OfficeMax: Buy $300+ Visa Gift Cards & Save $15 (5/22 to 5/28/22)

A reader has tipped us off that tomorrow Office Depot and OfficeMax stores will return with a profitable way to earn an easy 5x on Visa gift cards. Note that there is also currently...

5% off Virtual Visa cards (up to $10 off) at GiftCards.com (possible 3x AA...

GiftCards.com sent out an email advertising an early Memorial Day promotion for 5% off on Virtual Visa Gift Cards with promo code MEMORIALDAY. Unfortunately, unlike past sales, this time around the maximum discount is...

Finding impossible awards

You've earned a small mountain of rewards thanks to the points parade of the past few years. The next step is to feel the burn and find some great uses of those points to...

More easy 5x: Staples fee-free $200 Mastercard gift cards

Staples is offering $200 Mastercard Gift Cards with no purchase fee starting today Sunday, 5/22. Note that the limit of five per customer per day will be in effect. The Deal Staples is offering fee-free Mastercard...

New Hilton Maldives property opening 7/1, awards wide open

Thrifty Traveler flags the fact that there is a brand new Hilton property opening in the Maldives on July 1st, 2022 and awards are wide open, with nearly every day on the calendar available for an award stay...
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Targeted Business Gold card offers: up to 180K points

There are some fantastic targeted snail mal offers going out for the American Express Business Gold card, so it's worth keeping an eye on the mailbox. Danny the Deal Guru reports an offer for 180K Membership...

Reader tip: Flexible flight credits via Southwest Wanna Get Away Plus

This morning, I wrote about some of my annoyances with Southwest flight credits. One of the problems with Southwest flight credits has long been that they are tied to the passenger named on the...

(EXPIRED) 30% off premium rooms with Radisson, 5/19 only (paid stays through 6/30)

Radisson is offering 30% off on premium rooms in select destinations when booking via the Radisson Hotels Americas app today (5/19/22 through 12am Central Time). They built this promo up with several emails this week,...

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