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Nick Reyes

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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.

New United Mile Play offer: check the United app (travel by 3/31/21)

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New United Mile Play offers are now in play.  Here's what the Frequent Miler team found: Greg: Book and take a trip 2 times to get 13,000 bonus miles. Minimum $300 fare required. Nick:...

Now live: Spirit goes revenue-based, makes elite status easier with new Free Spirit program

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UPDATE 1/21/201: Spirit's new Free Spirit loyalty program is now live. Details can be found on Spirit's website here.  We will soon follow up with analyses of the program and its new credit cards,...

Bank account bonus goals for 2021

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Last year, I put a renewed focus on bank account bonuses. In my case, that was both a function of spending more time at home than I had in the past decade and also...

Frequent Miler mugs: 40% off. Perfect way to start your day.

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Zazzle.com is offering 40% off select items today, including our Frequent Miler large latte mug, which I highly recommend pairing with good coffee and keeping within an arm's reach at all times, though it will...

Searching for value in Hyatt Night In awards

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The other day, a reader commented on our "Year of the mattress run" podcast episode / week in review post to say: Naturally, this made me ask myself, "What is Hyatt's Night In promotion?", which...

Southwest promotional companion pass offer [Targeted for corporate travelers]

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Southwest Airlines is offering a short-term promotional companion pass to some members who book two round trips through a company travel program for dates between January 18 to February 28, 2021. The promotional companion pass...

Frequent Miler Live Tuesday (1/19) at 12PM ET. Ask Us Anything!

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Greg and Nick will be back with another round of Frequent Miler Live: Ask Us Anything on Youtube on Tuesday, January 19, 2021.  We'll be there to discuss credit card rewards, elite status, and...

Reports: United Travel Bank no longer triggering airline fee reimbursements (but is it too...

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Reports today from Miles to Memories and Doctor of Credit indicate that United Travel Bank charges may no longer be triggering Amex airline incidental credits on cards like the Amex Platinum or Hilton Aspire...

[Back, but beware] 35% off purchase fees on Simon Visa Gift Cards online w/...

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Update 1/18/21: Promo code FS21JAN35 will take 35% off purchase fees for purchases online through Simon Mall's volume ordering program from January 18-21, 2021. Note that this time, the discount does not apply to shipping fees,...

(Update: Extension for some certs) Rumor: IHG To Extend Free Night Certs, But Too...

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Update 1/16/21: IHG is now extending certificates that were originally set to expire in 2021 to December 31, 2021. This does not apply to those that have been extended to 2021 already but rather...

No more MST on new Samsung phones

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Doctor of Credit reported a sad development yesterday: Samsung has confirmed that the latest generation of Samsung Galaxy S phones (the S21, S21 Plus, and S21 Ultra) will no longer have MST technology. That's a...

No, the Southwest Companion Pass doesn’t double the value of your points

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Yesterday, Southwest Airlines announced an extension for some Companion Pass holders. They also announced easier requirements for earning the pass this year. In his coverage of the changes, Gary Leff at View from the...

Possible free night in St. Kitts with the new horse on the status match-go-round

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Dave Grossman at Miles Talk covers a new partnership between Choice Privileges and Penn Gaming that will offer reciprocal elite status. We don't yet know where the programs will match up status, but it...

The year of the mattress run: Hyatt or Marriott? (and more)

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Mattress running has been on everyone's mind lately. While Hyatt has previously dominated that type of talk, this week Marriott made us bring them to top of mind. Earning 2021 Marriott Bonvoy Elite status...

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