The single best starter card

While blogs have long pumped a specific card that earns 2x travel and dining as the "best starter card", that one didn't even make it into this week's Frequent Miler on the Air discussion...

Magical Point Conversions

Did you know that your Ultimate Rewards points can still transfer to Amtrak? Or that Citi ThankYou points can become British Airways Avios? Want to effectively earn 8% back at the gas station and...

The single best rewards program

I bet that almost every reader has an opinion about which is the single best rewards program, but I also bet that after about 15 seconds of trying to explain why you think it...

Game Changer: Curve promises but can it deliver?

The Curve card could be an absolute game-changer both for Player 2's wallet and even (as we say on the show) our own wallets. But can it deliver what it promises? Why do we love...

The best card for every occasion

We write about credit cards for a living, but which cards do we flex for our day to day spend? On this week's Frequent Miler on the Air, we talk about what's in our...

Is it time to step off the Hyatt bandwagon?

Next month, many highly desirable Hyatt properties are set to move out of range for those booking with free night certificates. Some properties will see price increases of as much as 50% over the...

How to avoid Amex’s pop-up prison

Amex offers some of the best credit cards on the market both in terms of initial welcome bonus offers and rewards for ongoing spend, but how do you stay in Amex's good graces so...

Award Booking Artistry

Getting the best deal on an award ticket is rarely done by going to one airline's website and searching round trip. On this week's Frequent Miler on the Air, we discuss the artistry that...

The Hotel Loyalty Rollercoaster

Is IHG about to be the next big thing in hotel loyalty? Is Hilton actively trying to drive me away? Where are Choice and Marriott headed -- and is Hyatt still at the top?...

How to spend half a million Amex points

After becoming a Membership Rewards half-millionaire overnight thanks to buying a minivan, I took to daydreaming about just how much value could be squeezed out of the points. On this week's Frequent Miler on...

Bucket list awards

With Greg on vacation in the Arizona desert, this week we talked about bucket list awards -- the places we want to go or ways we want to get there using points and miles....

AA Elite Status Without Flying: Let the Game Begin

American Airlines elite status will be easier than ever to earn in 2022....for those who play the game. Greg and Nick certainly intend to suit up....in their pajamas....and earn high-level status without flying. If...

2021’s Deal of the Year

Was the deal of the year the chance to spend your cold hard cash buying miles on the cheap or the chance to be rewarded lavishly for every dollar you spend? This week, Greg...

Our all-time favorite awards

If you recently enjoyed posts about our favorite redemptions, you'll want to stick around and still listen in to discussion about our all-time favorite awards on this week's Frequent Miler on the Air....

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