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Southwest Business 60K Offer is Back!

The Chase Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Premier Business Card is now available with a 60,000 point after $3K spend signup offer! Points earned from Southwest credit cards do count towards the Southwest Companion Pass.  To...
Marriott Travel Packages

12 things you need to know about Marriott Travel Packages

Now that we have until March 31st to convert hotel points into Companion Pass qualifying Southwest points, I expect that readers will have more interest than ever before in Marriott Travel packages.  After all,...
Southwest Companion Pass without flying

4 shortcuts to the Southwest Companion Pass that still work

If you want to be free to fly around the country (and slightly beyond), with a friend, the best deal around is the Southwest Companion Pass. The deal is simple: earn 110,000 Southwest points...
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Southwest kills best option for earning Companion Pass [Update: Death delayed until April 1!]

UPDATE: Points transferred from hotel & car rental programs, and from Diners Club, WILL count towards the Companion Pass through March 31 2017. While I was obliviously enjoying a fantastic vacation in Costa Rica, The...
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Bet You Didn’t Know: Updates on Bulk Fares, Amex Due Dates, and more

By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate...  For those who may have missed the announcement earlier this week at Travel Codex, this will be my final "Bet You Didn't Know" column here at Frequent Miler, as I'm...
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Pushing the envelope on earning Delta elite status through spend

Delta is the only major airline that makes it possible to achieve top tier status through credit card spend alone.  It's not easy to do, but it is possible.  Over the past several years,...
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Bet You Didn’t Know: Cracking the Bulk Fare Code! How to Tell When a...

By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate...  A few weeks ago I shared how the bank rewards programs, such as Chase's Ultimate Rewards and Amex's Membership Rewards, were quietly selling bulk fares via their travel portals. Bulk fares can...
Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic Flying Club devalues miles, adds features

Virgin Atlantic's Flying Club has announced huge changes effective November 13th 2016.  Here's a summary of the changes: Earning miles on Virgin Atlantic flights: Earn fewer miles for cheap economy tickets, earn far more...
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[Expired] Under $400 round trip to Europe (Amsterdam, Milan, Rome, Paris…)!

Via The Fare Deal Alert, Star Alliance round-trip flights to Europe are available for as low as $364 round-trip when originating in Delta hubs such as Atlanta, Detroit, Minneapolis, and Salt Lake City.  Valid...
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Necker Island Day 1

Background: Necker Island is Sir Richard Branson's home and favorite hideaway situated in the British Virgin Islands, a stunning and unspoiled area of the Caribbean.  My wife and I are currently enjoying a 1...
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Buy miles, get a date (76 miles per dollar)

While I'm not personally looking to buy miles or get a date, this deal may interest some readers who want one or the other, or both... The British Airways' Shopping Portal, Gate 365, is currently...
Necker Island

Days away from Necker Island

In April, 2015, I decided that it would be cool to use miles to book a week on Sir Richard Branson’s private Island.  Virgin Atlantic lists this award on their website under Partner Offers…...

Delta discounted awards to Tokyo, plus ice cream & slippers

Through October 13th, Delta is offering discounted awards to Tokyo for flights when you fly between October 29 and December 7, 2016. Offer Details New service to downtown’s Haneda Airport (HND) will speed you straight into...
Amex Biz Platinum 50% bonus

Amex 50% bonus is a (minor) game changer . Here’s why… [Expired Offer]

UPDATE: terms for the Business Platinum card's pay with points rebate have changed since this post was written. Starting today, October 6th 2016, Cardholders of The Business Platinum® Card from American Express OPEN have access...

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