Bet you didnt know

This is the Devil’s Advocate series originally authored by Julian Kheel.

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Bet You Didn’t Know: Last Chance To Transfer Points Between Bank of America and...

By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate...  We're at one of those "transition points" in the miles and points world that happens every so often, when we have the chance to speculatively take advantage of a change in...
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Bet You Didn’t Know: Updates on Walmart kiosks, digital Priority Pass, and more

By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate...  Now that summer is officially underway, we can start planning our outdoor activities -- barbecues, trips to the beach, and of course a visit to the Yukon Sign Post Forest....
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Bet You Didn’t Know: American Airlines Still Offers Free 24 Hour Holds

By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate...  When American Airlines announced the end of their free 24-hour hold policy last month, it was a disappointment to those of us who regularly book and fly on American tickets....

Bet You Didn’t Know: Enhancements to Amex’s Plenti Rewards Program?

By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate...  Roughly a year ago Plenti Rewards arrived on the scene with an enormous thud. Designed to be a "coalition" rewards program similar to the AirMiles program in Canada, Plenti limped...
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Bet You Didn’t Know: Entering Priority Pass Lounges Without a Physical Membership Card

A few weeks ago my flight was delayed out of LAX, which of course meant I had extra time to engage in my favorite activity - people watching. Seeing folks from different walks of...
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Bet You Didn’t Know: How To Change Credit Card Due Dates Online at Each...

Most people's lives are hectic enough without having to remember what day the credit card bill is due. For credit card churners who might be juggling 5 or 6 active cards in their wallet at...
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Bet You Didn’t Know: New(ish) Rules on Hyatt Free Night Certificates

By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate...  There are two different flavors of Hyatt Free Night certificates associated with the Hyatt Visa credit card. One of them is awesome. The other is not actually even free. The first...
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Bet You Didn’t Know: Unlimited Ticket Changes on Virgin America For $25

By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate...  Over the last few years change fees have gone up faster than my weight did while I was on the In and Out Burger diet. It seems every time you turn around, airlines...
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Bet You Didn’t Know: A Map of Walmart MoneyCenter Kiosk Locations

By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate...  I'm filing today's post under the category "better late than never." Or maybe that should be "better late than never?" I've been meaning to write up this tip for a couple...

Bet You Didn’t Know: Retrieving Online Itemized Receipts For Rental Car Tolls

By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate...  Every time I rent a car, it happens. A day or two after I've returned the vehicle, the rental charge appears on my credit card bill. It's roughly the expected amount,...
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Bet You Didn’t Know: A New and Improved Staples Rebate Option?

By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate...  Despite the recent untimely death of Bluebird and Serve for many Frequent Miler readers, it can sometimes still be useful to purchase Visa or MasterCard gift cards at Staples. For...
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Bet You Didn’t Know: A Repeatable Companion Airfare Discount with the CNB Crystal Visa...

By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate...  In my experience, one of the most overrated credit card benefits is the companion airfare discount. It seems these deals always manage to feature a slew of caveats that make the...
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Bet You Didn’t Know: A Little Noticed Improvement to Google Flights

By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate...  It's the end of the year and time to look back at the highs and lows of 2015. For me, the low was eating so much at Christmas dinner that...
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Bet You Didn’t Know: 3 Methods To Transfer Avios Between Iberia and British Airways

Please see our updated post here: How to transfer Avios between Aer Lingus, BA, and Iberia. Original post follows... By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate... As most Frequent Miler readers already know, Avios is a common mileage currency...

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