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.

25% off purchasing fees only on Simon Visa/MC Gift Cards online w/ promo code...

Get 25% off purchasing fees only when ordering Visa and Mastercard Simon gift cards online. Use promo code FEB23SAVE25 when ordering at simon.com/volume. The Deal Simon Mall’s volume ordering site is offering the following discount codes...

LifeMiles manual booking: patience compulsory, persistence pays off

During our 40K to Far Away competition in 2019, I put together a fun LifeMiles manual booking, flying four segments from Brisbane, Australia to Niue (a tiny Pacific island nation). I did that on...

Book Emirates through Air Canada Aeroplan (first class now live)

Update 2/6/23: It's now possible to book Emirates First Class via Air Canada Aeroplan. The initial searches that I've done seem to indicate that it isn't a great value, though. I searched several routes to...

New Delta consumer [and business] card offers out this week

Update 2/6/23: Offers have been elevated on both the consumer and business versions of these cards. Our original post only included the consumer cards, but we have updated below to include business cards also. This week, new...

(Live Now) Easy 5x: Fee-free Visa Gift Cards at Staples

Staples is again offering fee-free $200 Visa Gift Cards through Saturday, February 11, 2023. Note that the limit has once again increased to eight per customer per day. The Deal Staples will waive the $6.95 activation fee...

Bilt Rewards Complete Guide

Bilt Rewards is the core program in which you can earn points by paying your rent and/or using the Bilt Mastercard. We've published a number of posts about Bilt, but until now we hadn't...

Saturday Selection: Marriott half credit, Book Alaska with Singapore miles, and more

This weekend's Saturday selection includes confirmation that it is indeed possible to book Alaska Airlines flights with Singapore KrisFlyer miles, a concerning Marriott move, end of of easy Star Alliance Gold, and more. Click...

Hidden City Ticketing: Techniques, Challenges and Ethics

Hidden city ticketing is a technique for saving a bundle of miles or money on flights, but how do you do it? What do you need to watch out for? Is it even ethical?...

(EXPIRED) 10x Membership Rewards points at Dell via Rakuten (or 10% back)

Shopping portal Rakuten is offering 10% back or 10x Membership Rewards points for purchases at Dell Consumer today, making this a good opportunity to use one's Business Platinum Dell rebate The Deal Shopping portal Rakuten is offering 10% /...

Great service: Success with a Capital One Shopping missing cash back claim

We have written extensively about Capital One Shopping, the shopping portal that does not require a Capital One card (and I include that in bold in sentence #1 because somebody misses that bit every time...

Best ways to get to Africa using miles in 2023

From the markets of Marrakesh to the quintessential South African safari, the African continent holds many wonders to behold. Whether you're hoping to catch a glimpse of penguins in Cape Town or The Great...

Wide open Japan Airlines business class space (not all phantom)

Japan Airlines business class award space has been playing games with our hearts over the past few days, at times appearing wide open and then failing to ticket. However, we had a report from...

Holland America cruise match program (possible free cruise offer)

Holland America is out with a cruise match program that might provide a new opportunity for a free cruise. A member of our Frequent Miler Insiders group shared this new offer last night and...

Now convert Radisson points to Choice Privileges at a 2:1 ratio

Choice Privileges bought Radisson Americas last year and since as soon as the merger was announced, those with Radisson points have wondered whether and when -- and at what rate -- our Radisson points...

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