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Good as Gold: Nick’s American Airlines Loyalty Point Progress

In high school, a rival track & field team had a great runner who unfortunately broke his arm and had it in a cast for most of our senior season. We called him Mega...
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Availability alert: Book Alila Ventana Big Sur *Now*

Greg has written about his recent stay at Alila Ventana Big Sur and on this weekend's podcast he talked about how difficult it is to find standard room award availability at this property. In...

Alaska Airlines adds Malaysia Airlines as partner…or is it just a terrible joke?

I've flown Alaska Airlines almost exclusively for domestic travel for several years, consistently impressed by the value to be had in its frequent flyer program.  When the airline joined the One World Alliance earlier...

Singapore extends status, delays mileage expiration

Singapore KrisFlyer has announced to members alerting them to an extension of elite status and a continued pause on the expiration of miles. The elite status extension may be of particular interest to anyone...

[Live] United Club Infinite card: Nice new benefits for the same price.

Update 1/8/22: Reminder that the new IHG benefits should now be live (as of 1/1/22). That means IHG Platinum status and a $75 statement credit for IHG purchases for United Club Infinite cardholders between...

MGM significantly improves Mlife: No resort fee for Gold members

MGM has announced some big changes to its Mlife rewards program as of February 1, 2022, when the program will be rebranded as MGM Rewards. Readers more focused on hotel loyalty programs than gambling...

Bilt Mastercard launches partner award search in their own app [AA and Aeroplan]

Bilt Mastercard has launched a really cool functionality for Bilt Rewards customers: you can now search for American Airlines and Aeroplan awards within the Bilt app. That's awesome and a huge win for Bilt customers....

Amazing Amex Offers are actually posting for some

Earlier this week, some people found some unbelievable Amex Offers for things like "Spend $1,000, get $1,000 back up to 3 times" or in some cases it was even better, like spend $3,000 and...

[Extended] Hilton replaces breakfast benefit for elite members in the United States

Update 12/14/21: Ugh. Hilton has extended the moratorium on elite members getting free breakfast at their properties in the US and will continue to offer daily food & beverage credits (that will probably continue...

Aeroplan adds Air Mauritius as a partner

Air Canada Aeroplan has announced yet another new partnership today, this time with Air Mauritius. Effective today, members can redeem miles on both Oman Air (previously announced) and Air Mauritius. This combination gives Aeroplan even...
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Use Chase travel credits before your December statement

Dan's Deals posts an excellent reminder for those of us with Chase cards that carry calendar year travel credits: be sure to use up your 2021 travel credits before your December statement cuts. There are...

Earning miles and doing good: jumping on a deal for a cause

In our Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals post, I had included a couple of small appliances deals at Kohl's. The gist of the deal is that you could come out with a bunch...

Fairmont Gift Cards with 20% bonus 2pm-5pm Eastern 11/26

Fairmont Hotels is once again offering a 20% bonus on electronic gift card purchases for both Fairmont Hotels and Willow Stream Spas. They run this deal a couple of times a year (usually in...

[Updated: Extended!] Hilton free night certificates show up in your online account w/ expiration...

Update 11/22/21: Several readers reached out via email, Twitter, and our Frequent Miler Insiders Facebook group earlier this evening to let us know that they noticed sometime today that the expiration dates on some...

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