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Reader tip: Some Equinox gyms offer spa services

Over the weekend, a reader commented on our Amex Platinum card page with a hot tip: some Equinox gyms offer spa services. I had no idea that it is possible to get things like...
Bilt Points Boomerang

Did you make a panic transfer from Bilt last week? They’re willing to reverse...

Last week, many Bilt Rewards members - myself included - received an email out of the blue advising that our accounts were being shut down. Upon receiving this email some people leapt into action, immediately...
Coffee Break Ep07

Podcast: United blocking partner awards | Coffee Break Ep07

Tragically, United appears to to be blocking saver award space from Star Alliance partner bookings. In this coffee break episode we'll talk about what that means. Watch the full coffee break episode here, or click...
Which program do you have the most love/hate relationship with? Ep 66

Which program do you have the most love/hate relationship with? | Ask Us Anything...

In addition to our regular weekly podcast, we also host an Ask Us Anything Live on YouTube once a month where the Frequent Miler team answers listener questions about points, miles, rewards cards, and...
How to find Choice Preferred Hotel Award Availability even if you don't have points in your account

How to find and book Preferred Hotels with Choice points [Video]

I'm sure you've heard by now that participating Preferred Hotels & Resorts can now be booked online via Choice Privileges. Perhaps you also thought that viewing the availability calendar for a specific hotel seemed...
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Chase Sapphire Reserve & Ritz-Carlton cardholders losing restaurant access from Priority Pass

Priority Pass memberships received across a range of credit card issuers have dropped restaurant access in recent years. Unfortunately the list of cards offering this benefit will be reducing further still in a few...
Wells Fargo Autograph Journey Visa card

(Targeted?) Wells Fargo Premier Checking customers get additional 10k points with Autograph Journey card

Last week Wells Fargo launched online applications for their new Autograph Journey credit card that comes with the ability to transfer points to travel partners. A reader on that post shared something interesting - they...
Coffee Break Episode 05

Podcast: Preferred Hotels bookable ONLINE with Choice Points | Coffee Break Ep05

Choice Privileges has made it easier to book their Preferred hotel partners, finally providing a way to book these online with your Choice points! We love talking about points and miles all day, every day....
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Lufthansa further restricts first class partner award bookings

For quite some time it's been hard to book first class flights on Lufthansa via partner programs unless you're willing to book at the (relative) last minute. Well, last minute bookings have become even more...
Coffee Break Ep03

Podcast: Where’s the best place to live for miles and points? | Coffee Break...

On our last Ask Us Anything, Live, one of our listeners asked "If you could live anywhere in the U.S., or the world for that matter, based solely on points and miles opportunities, where...
Coffee Break Ep02

Podcast: Nick’s baller Bilt gamble | Coffee Break Ep02

Back in January, Nick saw that Bilt was going to have a huge transfer bonus to Aeroplan (one of his favorite mileage programs)...but he didn't have a Bilt card yet. With luck on his...
Marriott Bonvoy Bold devaluation enhancements

Marriott Bonvoy Bold card “enhancements” coming. You know what that means.

enhancement noun the state or quality of being elevated, heightened, or increased, as in quality, degree, intensity, or value I think someone needs to have a word with Dictionary.com because their definition of 'enhancement' appears to be...
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United plays follow the leader & raises checked bag fees effective today

United Airlines is demonstrating that they play a mean game of follow-the-leader with an epic monkey-see monkey-do moment: Effective today (2/24/24), they are raising checked bag fees (as flagged by Loyalty Lobby). Is it a...

Earning Delta Rideshare Credits

Delta's updated SkyMiles Platinum and Reserve cards now offer monthly $10 rideshare rebates. That's nice for people who use rideshare services regularly, don't have other sources for rideshare credits, and don't have more rewarding...

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