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SeatSpy: A tool for finding non-stop awards. Why is that useful?

SeatSpy is a tool for finding awards on select airlines.  The tool is quick and displays a full year of results all at once.  Plus, if you don't find what you want, you can...

“C” is for confusion: Capital One Shopping vs Offers vs Travel offers

Even if you don't have a Capital One credit card, you can take advantage of some of the best shopping deals in existence thanks to a shopping portal (and app and browser extension) bearing...

Wentworth Mansion Charleston South Carolina (bookable via Hyatt SLH). Bottom line review.

Wentworth Mansion is an SLH property in Charleston South Carolina. The inn is charming, gorgeous, offers great service, and in my opinion is well deserving of its place on Travel & Leisure’s Top 15...
Last Chance Deals

Last Chance Deals: Profitable Visa Gift Cards, Transfer Bonuses, Increased Signup Bonus & More

Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some other deals that are due to end soon. Wednesday of this week marks the end of the month which...

Strange bedfellows and secret alliances

Did you know that Amex partners with United and that your favorite UR card might be the one that indirectly offers Grubhub+? On this week's Frequent Miler on the Air podcast, Greg and I...

The Ritz-Carlton Charlotte: Luxe and welcoming

Last Friday evening, my wife and I flew into Charlotte where we needed a one night stay.  Our plan was to pick up our rental car the next morning, drive to Charleston for a...

Black Friday / Cyber Monday Deals

Big shopping days are upon us and with them come a multitude of deals and ways to stack them. Keep in mind that not all deals advertised this week are great deals,...

Things I’m thankful for in miles & points (On Nick’s mind)

As many of us in the United States pause today to give thanks, and as I sit in the lobby of a nice hotel where I've been enjoying a week with my family without...

Marriott Bonvoy Choice Benefits. Which to pick?

If you have earned 50 elite qualifying nights with Marriott Bonvoy within a calendar year, then you are eligible to pick a "Choice Benefit".  A second Choice Benefit is available for those who complete...

How to sign up for Chase Ink cards

Some of the best credit card signup offers around also happen to be some of the best point earning cards around: the Chase Ink Business cards.  These include the Ink Business Preferred, Ink Business...

Extreme Stacking for Extreme Savings

Many of us in this hobby share a common pet peeve: I can't stand it when I realize that I spent more than I could have on something. It really doesn't matter what it is...

Bonvoyology: Mastering Marriott’s Mysteries

Marriott Bonvoy is a maddeningly complex program which promises the world, but often delivers disappointment.  Want to sign up for a second Bonvoy card?  Good luck figuring out if you're eligible.  Think your elite...

Air Canada Aeroplan Complete Guide

Air Canada Aeroplan is a highly unique frequent flyer program in many regards: they have more airline partners than any program in the world and they offer the ability to use your Aeroplan points...

End of Year Checklist for 2022

With less than two months remaining in 2022, it's time to take care of those things you've been putting off!  Personally, for example, I have airline fee credits still available on several credit cards. ...

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