Hidden City Ticketing: Techniques, Challenges and Ethics

Hidden city ticketing is a technique for saving a bundle of miles or money on flights, but how do you do it? What do you need to watch out for? Is it even ethical?...

First Class for 5: Gambling on Frequent Miler’s 2023 Team Challenge

Do you often read about the luxury travels of bloggers and think "That's nice, but it's not possible to do that with an entire family!"? This week, Greg and I decided to bet the...

The single best best $250 credit card wallet for point collectors

What's the strongest transferable points wallet you can muster with just a $250 budget for annual fees? Will Greg or Nick come up with the killer combo -- and can yours beat theirs? On...

Doing New Zealand with points

Fresh off the plane from New Zealand, Greg shares highlights from his trip Down Under and we discuss the best ways to get to and stay in New Zealand using points and miles. While...

Elite Treats: the best elite benefits in the business

Airline, hotel, and rental car programs treat their best customers to the highest level of recognition. Are the perks worth your loyalty? Which elite benefits are the best in the business? This week, we...

“Award Travel is Free” “No, it’s not.” “Does it matter?”

Are your points and miles free? Does it cost you something when you redeem them? Is your travel free if you use your points? Does it make a difference how you've earned them? Spoiler...

Points for family travel

Ever wonder how to leverage points, miles, and credit card benefits to enhance your family travel? This week on Frequent Miler on the Air, Greg and Nick discuss strategies and share tips to help...

Sapphire Reserve vs. Preferred. Which is better?

The $550 question is whether or not it's worth spending $550 for something that may only be marginally better than the $95 option. However, the margin can widen depending on your spending patterns and...

Why pay $400 or more for a credit card?

Is any card actually worth $400 or more per year? On this week's Frequent Miler on the Air, Greg and Nick talk about a few with benefits that can add up to an amount...

The Best of Crazy Podcast, and Week in Review

On our podcast this week Nick's on-cruise internet wasn't up to the task of recording a new episode.  Instead, we dug into our archives to find the best "What Crazy Thing" segments from over...

How far can you go with 3 credit card bonuses?

If you've ever wondered just how far you can go with points and miles, I think the Frequent Miler team has proven over the last couple of weeks that the world is your oyster....

Sweetspots realized

We did it: Greg managed to book a round-the-world award trip for just 90,000 miles, I stretched a one-way business class award ticket to 6 countries over 5 days on 5 different airlines with Aeroplan,...

Packing tips for worldwide travel

I am writing this Week in Review with excitement from Cebu, Philippines! Our 3 Cards, 3 Continents adventure has been in full swing and if you have not been following along on Instagram you...

Ready, set, go! 3 Cards 3 Continents kicks off TODAY

And we're off! By the time this post publishes, I'll be in the air and on my positioning itinerary to get to my gateway airport for the first flight of the #3Cards3Continents challenge. I...

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