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The Greenbrier Pigeon Forge Vacasa rental via Wyndham Rewards. Bottom line review.

This week, I had the chance to try out my first Vacasa vacation rental booked via Wyndham Rewards. The Greenbrier 2936 is a Vacasa-managed 1-bedroom cabin in the Legacy Mountain Resort in Sevierville, TN...

Bypass Amex’s lifetime rule when you “expand your membership”

Update: I found a link for the 150K Business Platinum "expand your membership" offer! My wife was approved instantly and I was approved after a quick phone confirmation. You'll find the link further down...

Best Hyatt Category 1-4 Hotels & Resorts

I've updated this post with many reader suggestions, including another category 4 hotel in Hawaii! I recently wrote about my plans for using free night certificates from Hyatt, IHG, and Marriott ( “Forced” to adventure...

Do America’s poor really foot the bill for credit card rewards?

"The ugly truth behind your fancy rewards credit card: America’s poor foot much of the bill for credit card points, miles, and cash back." Friends, family members, and readers keep sending me links this...

How I saved my Wyndham points from expiry

We've written a lot lately about how Wyndham Rewards has become a much more interesting program than ever before.  The most exciting reason is the ability to book one-bedroom Vacasa Vacation Rentals for only...

The Schwab Platinum Invest with Rewards Rumor: 1.5 cash out?

In addition to American Express' generic consumer Platinum card, there are two current co-branded variants: The Platinum Card from American Express Exclusively for Morgan Stanley and the American Express Platinum Card for Schwab.  For...

Sapphire Preferred 100K Q&A: Everything you need to know

Everyone is excited about Chase's new 100,000 point offer for the Sapphire Preferred card.  It is, without question, a fantastic and exciting offer.  Pretty much anyone who can qualify ought to sign up.  But...

Dirt Cheap Flights and The Battle of 100K Offers

Nick is on vacation this week and so it's up to me to fill you in on this week's happenings and to introduce the latest episode of Frequent Miler on the Air.  On the...

Greg’s Top Picks for June: Best ever 100K offers!

100K offers abound!  Except for Citi, each of the major card issuers are out with amazing 100K offers for cards with super-valuable transferable points!  You can do really well with hotel and airline cards...

Wow! Chase Sapphire Preferred 100K Offer!

Chase has increased the welcome bonus for the $95 Sapphire Preferred card to 100,000 points after $4K spend in 3 months.  This is the best offer ever for this card!  100,000 points can be...

How to find incredible flight deals with Google Flights

When great flight deals are reported online, on this site or others, I'm often interested, but it's exceptionally rare for me to take advantage of them.  The deals hardly ever include departures out of...

Amex Offer Cheat Sheet

Often, there are many great Amex Offers available to cardholders.  Some are available to all cardholders. Some are for those with specific cards.  Many are targeted to specific people.  The goal of this post...

Double-Dipping Chase Spending Offers

Chase has two sets of targeted but widely available spending offers for their co-branded cards (Marriott, Hyatt, IHG, United, Disney, etc.).  The details of the offers vary, but many of them offer a total...

Best Radisson hotels in the U.S. for your free night certificates

The Radisson Rewards Premier Visa Signature Card offers a free night certificate after each $10K of annual spend, up to $30K.  Each certificate can be used to stay at any Radisson hotel in the...

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