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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.

First Class for 5: Gambling on Frequent Miler’s 2023 Team Challenge

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Do you often read about the luxury travels of bloggers and think "That's nice, but it's not possible to do that with an entire family!"? This week, Greg and I decided to bet the...

[BACK FOR JUL-OCT!] ANA First Class wide open, up to 5 seats in The...

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Update 1/27/23: IT'S BACK! ANA once again has incredible first class award space between San Francisco and Tokyo. Once again we are seeing many dates with 2-4 seats available and some dates with five seats in business...
Carnival Glory Cruise Ship

$35 back on $100 at Carnival Cruises with targeted Chase Offer

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There is a targeted Chase Offer out on many cards that is good for $35 back on $100 or more at Carnival Cruises. If you're booking one of those "free" cruises that I wrote...
Singapore Airlines SIN-JFK SQ24 Business Class seating

4+ business class award seats on Singapore Airlines to/from Frankfurt in November / December

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View from the Wing reported earlier today on wide open business class availability on Singapore Airlines. Gary reports winter dates with as many as nine seats available in business class on the New York to/from...

35K Business Class to Europe for a family: New York to Lisbon

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While working on writing up a different post this afternoon, I stumbled on a bunch of award space on TAP Air Portugal to Europe this fall. I'm seeing both the Newark to Lisbon route...

Why the focus on business and first class redemptions? (on Nick’s mind)

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I very distinctly remember sitting in a packed room at my first Frequent Traveler University and hearing Ben Schlappig of One Mile at a Time ask by a show of hands how many people...

Hidden city ticketing can save you an absurd amount of miles (with some key...

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Hidden city ticketing is the practice of booking a connecting itinerary while only intending to fly part of the itinerary (for example, you book Paris to New York to Mexico City intending to only...

Bilt Rewards Complete Guide

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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...

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

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Update 1/23/23: There is a fresh round of these offers out. Most are seeing 10-20% back up to $11 with an expiration date of 2/28/23.   My wife noticed a Chase Offer on her Chase Ink...
TSA Precheck CLEAR lane

Cost of CLEAR is going up for United and Delta members

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Last week, news broke that CLEAR is intending to increase the price of membership for those who have been getting a discount through United MileagePlus or Delta SkyMiles. While the cost of an individual...

Saturday Selection: A new 12K Andaz, new Centurion lounge, secret Virgin Clubhouse hours and...

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This weekend's selection from around the web includes what could be a nice new use of Hyatt Category 1-4 free night certificates, a good tip for those with Virgin Clubhouse access at JFK, the...

Transfer Wyndham points to Caesars (limit increased to 60K per year)

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Wyndham Rewards and Caesars Rewards have a partnership whereby members can transfer Wyndham Rewards points to Caesars (where they become Rewards Credits) or from Caesars Rewards credits to Wyndham. This has been one method...

The single best best $250 credit card wallet for point collectors

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What's the strongest transferable points wallet you can muster with just a $250 budget for annual fees? Will Greg or Nick come up with the killer combo -- and can yours beat theirs? On...

Can the Capital One Premier Collection really compete with Fine Hotels & Resorts and...

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Earlier this week, the Capital One Premier Collection was quietly launched. Stoked to be a competitor in the luxury hotel booking space, the Premier Collection is a subset of hotels bookable through the Capital...

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