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StayWithPoints: Find hard-to-get hotel awards

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While I love Hyatt's loyalty program, it's frustrating that they don't offer an award availability calendar.  Hyatt does offer a point price calendar, but it doesn't show whether award nights are actually available.  This...

Best ways to get to Asia using miles for business or first class (in...

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If you find yourself daydreaming about the snow monkeys in Japan, the hawker centers of Singapore, the ancient history that abounds around Asia, or just a really long flight in a comfortable seat with...

Amex Platinum Complete Guide (free Centurion Lounge guests ending Wednesday)

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We're reposting this as a reminder that, starting this Wednesday, Amex Platinum Cardholders will no longer be able to bring free guests into Centurion Lounges. After the change, it will cost $50 to bring...

Delta SkyMiles: Business class deals aren’t dead. Here’s how to find them.

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It's been a long time since Delta's international business class award prices competed favorably with competitors like AA or United, but until a few years ago it was possible to find awards that were...
Last Chance Deals

Last Chance Deals: Hawaiian Transfer Bonus, Flying Blue & Singapore Airlines Award Sales &...

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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. Most weeks we have at least a couple of days where...
Marriott Promotion Earn 1,000 bonus points + double elite nights

[Update: Register by phone] Marriott’s Surprisingly Good New Promo: Earn 1k Bonus Points Per...

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Update: Some readers have been unable to register online for this promotion for unknown reasons (ok, well, because it is known that Marriott's IT is bad at best). If you've had difficulty with registration,...

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...

Greg’s New Zealand trip, tips, and recommendations

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My wife and I recently visited New Zealand for the first time, and it was awesome.  Prior to the trip, friends and acquaintances offered countless recommendations, but we couldn't do it all.  We only...

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...

Award booking hacks for saving miles

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Yesterday, Nick published a great post about how you can save lots of miles by booking award flights to a city beyond the place you want to go (See: Hidden city ticketing can save...
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30 Million+ Membership Rewards: Points Earned By Frequent Miler Insiders On Referral Threads In...

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During our Frequent Miler team meeting last week, we were discussing the Amex Platinum and Amex Gold referral threads we have in the Frequent Miler Insiders Facebook group and thought it would be fun...

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...

The ultimate $190 point collector’s wallet

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In our most recent Frequent Miler on the Air podcast, Nick and I played a game.  We each had 15 minutes to design the ultimate collection of credit cards with a total annual fee...

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