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Nick Reyes

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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Best uses of points, value versus savings, how Frequent Miler began and more [Week...

Got Citi Thank You points or Avios from one of the many programs that use them? This week, we published guides for your best uses of either of those. If you're a Delta loyalist,...

Hyatt’s cumulative changes hurt more in retrospect (on Nick’s mind)

When I got into this game, I didn't understand the effusive love for Hyatt. As I traveled more, I came to understand why award travel enthusiasts love Hyatt so much -- and Hyatt stole...
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Value credit card perks not by what you’ll save . . .

I had the chance to eat breakfast in the Delta Sky Club at New York-LaGuardia airport the other day. The lounge is bright and airy, the service was far better than what I have...

(EXPIRED) BankAmeriDeals “double cash back” 4/29-5/10

Update 4/30/24: Just a quick reminder that this BankAmeriDeals double cashback promotion is live. ~ Bank of America's shopping portal-like BankAmeriDeals are going to be offering "double cash back" on select merchants from April 29th to...

Hilton elite status challenge now getting status into 2026

According to View from the Wing, Hilton has updated its elite status match challenge: those who sign up for the challenge now and complete the requirements within 90 days will keep the status for...

(EXPIRED) 30% transfer bonus from Capital One miles to Virgin Red (last call)

Update 4/29: Just a reminder that this transfer bonus from Capital One to Virgin Red ends at Midnight on 4/30. Remember that there's also a concurrent bonus from Amex Membership Rewards to Virgin that doesn't...

Unlocking the lap of luxury with points [Week in review]

This week, Hyatt's disappointing announcement of the details of its Mr & Mrs Smith partnership put luxury hotels front of mind. Specifically, it made us think a lot about other ways to get luxury stays...
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How to get free cruises by gaming casino status matches

Free cruises sound like a scam, but it is currently possible to turn elite status earned from a single $95 credit card into months worth of free cruises and free hotel nights if you...

Increased Hilton consumer card offers

There are slightly increased offers available on each of the Amex Hilton Consumer credit cards. New public offers for the Amex Hilton Honors credit card, the Amex Hilton Honors Surpass credit card, and the...
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30% transfer bonus from Amex to Virgin Atlantic

American Express Membership Rewards is out with a 30% transfer bonus to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club starting today and valid through 5/31/24. This can be a great deal if you find availability for a...

(EXPIRED) IHG offering 15% off on award night redemptions for elites & cardholders

IHG One Rewards is offering a 15% discount on award stays for Platinum & Diamond elite members as well as IHG credit card holders. The 15% discount won't stack with a 4th-night-free deal, so...

(EXPIRED) 10x Dell and many other stores at Rakuten (4-22 only)

Shopping portal Rakuten is once again offering increased payouts at many popular stores, including Dell, Viator, and many more. Keep in mind that increased rates are likely to be available today-only -- and don't...

Reader tip: Some Equinox gyms offer spa services

Over the weekend, a reader commented on our Amex Platinum card page with a hot tip: some Equinox gyms offer spa services. I had no idea that it is possible to get things like...

[Pulled early] 10% back on all gift cards via Pepper app

Update 4/21/24: Many users are receiving an email from Pepper stating that this was a mistake and was only meant to be valid on specific brands and only through 4/30. The email goes on...

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