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The baby in business class debate

I'm pretty sure that I usually come across on this blog as calm and collected.  I try to anyway.  Usually.  But not in this post.  I'm pissed.  The baby in business class debate has...
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Should you accept the Marriott 15 elite night upgrade offer? Will I?

We reported last week that Chase was sending out upgrade offers to many who still had the old Marriott Bonvoy Premier card.  Last year, Chase offered points to encourage people to upgrade to the...
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ANA business class vs Delta One Suites: which was better?

I recently had the opportunity to fly ANA in business class aboard its 777-300ER from New York (JFK) to Tokyo (NRT) and then back to the US in Delta One Suites abroad its 777-200LR....
Last Chance Deals

Last Chance Deals: Choice Hotels Free Night, 4x Fuel Points, Aeroplan Transfer Bonus &...

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. Six deals are ending this week, including the most recent Choice...
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Safeway gift card hacking, unwritten policy for Marriott elites, and is hotel loyalty illogical?

This week around the web, we've got a warning for Safeway gift card shoppers, the case against chasing hotel status, United's empty threat to dump Expedia, and more. Read on for the weekly FM...
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The best credit cards, #bonvoyed! (or not), and more

This week at Frequent Miler, Greg examined the question, "What is the best credit card?" through a couple of lenses, I shared a nice find during my recent trip to Japan, you can read...
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Best Fee-Free Travel Credit Card

In response to my recent post "What is the best credit card?" a reader pointed out that I should have included the Wells Fargo Propel card on the list.  I agree, but for one...
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Strengths of Qantas for AA redemptions

Last year, I wrote a post about a sweet-spot that had been hiding in plain sight on me in the Iberia award chart (See: From 11K RT on American: A sweet spot for North...
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Using National Car Rental free days for one-way car rentals [Sweet-spot spotlight]

One-way car rentals are often quite expensive, which can make them a great use of rental car rewards such as National Car Rental free days. While this can also be true with other rental companies,...
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On my mind (#Bonvoyed! edition)

A few nights ago I overheard an elderly woman at a restaurant talking about Marriott: "Now they call it 'Bonvoy'. I hate that name."  Agreed.  We hate it too.  All of us.  Not only...
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Not #Bonvoyed: Courtyard Hakuba, maybe the nicest Cat 4 Marriott in the world

Controversial statement: The Courtyard Hakuba is the nicest Category 4 Marriott in the world. Change my mind. If you've noticed my recent absence from Frequent Miler, it's because I was on vacation recharging my batteries in...
Last Chance Deals

Last Chance Deals: 1,000 Southwest Miles For Filing Taxes, Double Avios On BA Flights...

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. There are five deals ending this week, including 1,000 Rapid Rewards...
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More Bonvoy fun while United goes off the charts and everything else credit cards

Nick usually writes these weekend posts, but he's been vacationing in Japan all week.  Via emails and Facebook, it looks like Nick and family have been having an incredible time.  I'm sure he'll write...
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Last Chance Deals: Double Alaska Or Qantas Miles, 5 Separate Gift Card Deals &...

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. There are all kinds of gift card deals ending this week,...

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