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Last Chance Deals: Staples Amex Offer, 5k SkyMiles Round Trip To Alaska & 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. This coming week is another one with quite a few deals...

Is Wyndham a legit first tier hotel program?

This week at Frequent Miler was all about hotel loyalty programs as Greg worked towards rounding out our data-driven Reasonable Redemption Values by calculating the value of Wyndham Rewards points and Choice Privileges points...

Which hotel loyalty program is most rewarding on paid stays?

Now that I've finished updating most of our hotel point values, I figured it would be interesting to use the new data to see which hotel rewards program offers the best rewards for hotel...

The under-valued Hilton Surpass card: Why this offer is better than it looks

The recently-enhanced Hilton credit card offers are now featuring eye-popping totals in terms of welcome bonus points, with targeted offers reaching as many as 200,000 bonus points after minimum spend requirements and the public...

What are Wyndham points worth?

I've been thinking a lot about Wyndham lately.  First, I found what an incredible deal it could be to use Wyndham points to book Vacasa Vacation Rentals.  Then, I finally pulled the trigger and...

[Last call] New World of Hyatt Promo: 2K points every 2 nights (2.5K for...

Reminder: You must register by May 15, 2021 and then stay through June 15th. It is worth registering even if you don't have plans to stay just in case you unexpectedly end up needing a...

Greg’s wrong: The Choice Privileges Visa is totally worth a look right now

Yesterday, Greg published a post about the value of Choice Privileges points. I know that most readers don't get wildly excited about a Comfort Inn or even a Cambria Suites. However, even if Choice...

What are Choice points worth? And, should we buy points?

As I write this, the Choice Privileges credit card is out with a unique welcome bonus: Earn up to 75,000 bonus points after $2K spend plus earn an extra 2 points per dollar for...

So you want an overwater villa in the Maldives?

A villa on top of clear blue ocean water off an idyllic  island is a dream-like destination that would seemingly satisfy almost anyone's tropical daydream. While most will wake up from that dream and...

What are Hilton points worth? And, should we buy points?

Hilton has a weird hybrid approach to free night awards.  Like IHG, they no longer publicly assign hotels to categories and can therefore dynamically price award nights.  But they don't.  Not really.  I mean,...

Overwater villas in the Maldives, bookable with Marriott points

It was surprising enough to learn that Marriott's new Le Méridien resort in the Maldives (scheduled to open in August) will cost only 35K points per night (30K off-peak, 40K peak), but it was...

American Airlines AAdvantage Complete Guide

American Airlines AAdvantage Overview American Airlines AAdvantage is the loyalty program for American Airlines. Given American's extensive reach within the United Sates and abroad, they are the loyalty program of choice for many. Like other...

What are Hyatt points worth now, and once they add peak/off-peak pricing?

When I started this analysis, I was nervous.  For years, I've been telling people that Hyatt points are worth "around 1.5 cents each.  If this new analysis showed that Hyatt points were worth significantly...

Chasing points through bank account bonuses

Last year, I had a good deal of success with bank account bonuses and I posted my year-end tallies. A recent question in Frequent Miler Insiders about bank bonuses paid in miles and my...

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