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Best Uses of Avios (British Airways, Iberia, Qatar, and Aer Lingus)

“Avios” is the name of the points currency shared by several airline frequent flyer programs: British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus and Qatar Airways. Points earned through one of those programs can be moved around...

Another United devaluation, BLADE delivering organs and Southwest is adding…seat assignments? (Saturday Selection)

BLADE helicopter service is actually an organ transport service in disguise, United devalues partner awards again and Southwest may end its cattle call boarding process. All that and more in this week's Saturday Selection,...

Unlocking the lap of luxury with points [Week in review]

This week, Hyatt's disappointing announcement of the details of its Mr & Mrs Smith partnership put luxury hotels front of mind. Specifically, it made us think a lot about other ways to get luxury stays...
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How to get free cruises by gaming casino status matches

Free cruises sound like a scam, but it is currently possible to turn elite status earned from a single $95 credit card into months worth of free cruises and free hotel nights if you...

Incredible 300K Welcome Offer for the Amex Business Platinum

Update 4/25: These insane under-the-radar Business Platinum offers keep getting even better. Today, a Travel on Points reader reported seeing a 300K offer using the same methods that are described below. Unfortunately, this 300K offer...

Marriott Amex Cards: Best Ever 155K and 185K Welcome Offers (last call)

Update 4/25: This is the last week for these best ever Amex Marriott offers, as they're due to expire on 5/1. If you've been on the fence, now's the time. American Express has just launched...

Hilton vs. Hyatt

For years, I've been a huge Hyatt fan. Their top tier elite status offers the best benefits of all major chains. Their points are super valuable towards Hyatt stays. They let you use points...

Hyatt’s Mr & Mrs Smith now live (details broke my heart)

When Hyatt announced their purchase of Mr & Mrs Smith, I was very excited. After all, Mr & Mrs Smith's collection of independent hotels includes incredible properties and brands like the Post Ranch Inn...
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Best Big Spend Bonuses

One way in which banks try to encourage spending on their credit cards is by offering bonus points or perks for high spend.  It's possible, for example, to earn high level airline or hotel...
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The Hotel Collection Guide: Prepaid rates earn hotel points/perks & more surprising finds

Back in 2021, Amex Platinum cards added a new benefit: Earn back up to $200 per year on Fine Hotels & Resorts (FHR) or The Hotel Collection (THC) prepaid bookings.  We already knew that...
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Best Uses of Avianca LifeMiles

Avianca LifeMiles is one of our favorite airline programs because of its combination of unique sweet spots, the ability to manipulate awards to pay fewer miles than the rates listed on the published award...
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How to book Vacasa Vacation Rentals with Wyndham points

Booking Vacasa Vacation Rentals can be an excellent use for Wyndham points. For those interested in booking vacation rentals, this post has everything you need to know... This post has been completely updated with the...

The cheapest way to book Delta One, FAA grounds Alaska flights and is cruise...

The FAA grounds all Alaska Airlines flights for an hour, a "cheap" way to book Delta One and…is expensive cruise ship internet a rip-off? All that and more in this week's Saturday Selection, our...

Opportunities in plain sight: From finding great awards to hitting it big in Las...

From seeing Singapore space available via Air Canada to spotting American Airlines planes with partner award availability, this week at Frequent Miler was full of tips about opportunities hiding in plane plain sight. If...

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