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.

Chase “Pay Yourself Back” (Updated categories and dates)

In May 2020, Chase introduced a fantastic new benefit for select cardholders: "Pay Yourself Back".  The basic idea is that you can exchange your Chase Ultimate Rewards points for statement credits against certain categories...

Delectable international sweet spots

When planning international trips, I imagine that most people search for a round trip route: from Point A (home airport) to Point B (destination) and back. Because my wife and I have worked online...

Got an expiring Hilton free night certificate? Maybe it can be extended (YMMV).

Some previously-extended Hilton free night certificates are set to expire this Friday, July 1st. My wife just called to use two certificates that were set to expire. I had written her a script for...

(Now Live) More easy 5x: Staples fee-free $200 Mastercard gift cards

Staples is offering $200 Mastercard Gift Cards with no purchase fee through Saturday, July 2nd. Note that the limit of five per customer per day will be in effect. The Deal Staples is offering fee-free Mastercard gift...

$40 off $40 at Target w/ new RedCard Debit Card

Target is currently offering a coupon good for $40 off of $40 or more when you open a new Target RedCard until 7/23/22. It isn't worth doing this deal for the credit card, but...

Saturday Selection: Lukewarm price freezes, Priority Pass access with your credit card, and more

Happy Saturday night. Tonight's selections from the last couple of weeks around the web include and understanding of how the Capital One price freeze works (....or more accurately, how it doesn't work), reasons to...

Quick PSA: Marriott sometimes hides the best price in search results

This post is just a quick PSA that may be a reminder for some or totally new to others, but I just ran into the issue again this morning and thought it could possibly...

Where to park your transferrable points

Cancelling your card? Having your card cancelled for you? Where should you put your points? We get this question pretty often when people have a need to park the rest of their points for...

Drafting the Dream results: Who got which cards

Last night, Greg, Stephen, and I made our picks: we each drafted our three-card "dream team" of credit cards for our current #3Cards3Continents challenge. For those unfamiliar with the challenge we're working on, see...

25% discount on Turkish awards to/from Seattle (biz class from 33,750 – maybe)

Turkish Airlines (which we recently learned is rebranding as Türkiye Hava Yolları....and yes, I had to copy and paste that name from One Mile at a Time's post) has launched a new route to...

Coupon book model infects Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant: hotel credit changing to $25 monthly dining...

One of the key benefits of the Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant card (at the time of writing) is a $300 annual statement credit for purchases at Marriott properties. Effective 9/22/22, that $300 Marriott credit (which...
Amazon Membership Rewards

Amazon: Get 40% Off $100 When Redeeming 1 Membership Rewards Point (Targeted)

Amazon is once again targeting some customers with an offer to get a discount when using at least 1 Membership Rewards point at checkout. This time around, my wife and I were each targeted...

Brex-it: what to do with 100K Brex points?

Brex recently sent out account closure notices to many (most/all?) small business customers. Apparently intending to focus on large enterprise customers, Brex let me know that they intend to close my account as of...

Drafting the Dream: Draft Day details and strategic considerations

Last week, we announced our latest Frequent Miler team challenge: 3 cards, 3 continents. In short: Greg, Stephen, and I will each take 3 card welcome bonuses and leverage those bonuses and associated card...

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