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.
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Qatar Airways slashes award rates, becomes a competitive option again

Qatar Airways Privilege Club is a Citi ThankYou transfer partner. I haven't paid much attention to Qatar's program, in large part because of a no-notice devaluation a couple of years ago. However, as times...

Free miles: 5K Aegean miles with registration

Aegean Miles & Bonus is offering 5,000 free miles just by registering for their loyalty program. Aegean is a Star Alliance carrier with a generous longevity on their points, so it is well worth signing...

Free points. Free money. Just ask.

If you were in line at the bank and the branch manager came around handing out $100 bills to thank customers for their loyalty, would you take one? How about if you don't even...

American Airlines ends international change fees, United plans to match

American Airlines announced yesterday that they are ending change fees on international flights originating in North or South America on American Airlines flights and codeshares booked through American for travel on British Airways, Finnair,...

10-20% back at Shoprite via targeted Amex Offer

There's a new targeted Amex Offer out today good for 10-20% back at supermarket chain Shoprite up to either $15 or $20 back. I was very disappointed not to see this on our new Platinum card...

Citi to offer 20% off on gift card redemptions (1.25c per point) on 11/30

If you were disappointed to see the prompt death of the Citi Thank You-to-Shop-Your-Way-for-gift-cards play, you're in luck: Citi has sent an email to some cardholders indicating that they will be offering a 20%...

ANA extending points expiration via registration

Yesterday, we reported that Qantas Frequent Flyer is sending out emails to some members advising them of upcoming points expiration and the chance to extend points by clicking a link in the email. Apparently,...

Capital One Offers: a new shopping portal (10-15% back with a couple of catches)

Capital One has debuted a beta version of a shopping portal for select cardholders called Capital One Offers. Most stores listed so far are offering 10% back. In many cases, that isn't particularly notable,...

Extend your Qantas points – don’t delete that email

Qantas Frequent Flyer sent a targeted email today to some customers about points expiration. In my case, it basically said that I have points expiring in January but I could extend them through June...

70K points with $500 all-inclusive booking via Choice Privileges

Choice Privileges is out with a new all-inclusive deal where you can score 70,000 bonus points with an all-inclusive stay of $500 or more. I think this is meant to be the same deal as...

Google Pixel 4a 5G deals for Google Fi (for both new and existing customers)

Google Fi is offering an intriguing discount on the newly-released Google Pixel 4a with 5G for both new customers ($200 off for a net price of $299) and existing customers ($150 off for a net...

10x / 10% back at Saks (stack with Platinum benefit)

As if on cue after this morning's post about Extreme stacking for holiday purchases, shopping portal Rakuten is offering 10% back or 10x Membership Rewards points per dollar spent at Saks Fifth Avenue today. This could make...

Extreme stacking savings on holiday purchases

Extreme stacking savings on holiday purchases can help increase savings and rewards for spend. With Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the holiday shopping season approaching, it's a good time to refresh yourself on the...

[Now through 4/30/21] Capital One adds restaurant delivery & streaming redemptions at $0.01 each

Update: Capital One has reached out again to let us know that they've extended this promotion until April 30, 2021.  Also note the following other temporary Capital One benefits that have been extended through...

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