Tag: Week In Review

Where to park your transferrable points

Cancelling your card? Having your card cancelled for you? Where should you put your points? We get this question pretty often when people have...

Drafting the dream: Strategies for drafting the best 3 card, 3 continent dream trip

What would be your ideal card combination to create an incredible adventure using just 3 credit cards and their associated welcome bonuses? That's the...

Amex End Game: What to do when you’ve signed up for all the cards

Yes, you can continue to march on the Amex point parade even after you've signed up for all the cards. This week on Frequent...

Keeper features of ultra premium cards

Many ultra premium cards come with keeper features -- those killer benefits that make the cards worth having and holding. But there is often...

Credit card strategies for low spenders, medium spenders, and big spenders

Credit card intro bonuses are clearly the fastest way to a points and miles fortune, but how does the plan differ for someone who...

Finding impossible awards

You've earned a small mountain of rewards thanks to the points parade of the past few years. The next step is to feel the...

17 Surprising ways to save on travel

Sure, you can look for an airfare sale or take advantage of a hotel promotion, but how can you enjoy extra stackery or find...

Practical Sweet Spot Awards

The show must go on. After almost 3 years of Frequent Miler on the Air without missing an episode, I was determined to make it...

120K Chase points vs 160K Amex points. Which is better?

Would you rather have 120,000 Ultimate Rewards points or 160,000 Membership Rewards points? If that seems like a question with an easy answer, you'll...

Dissecting the Deal: United Business Class to New Zealand and Beyond

Earlier this week, United offered business class seats to many parts of the world for 60K miles per ticket. That sounded like an amazing...

Loyalty Battle: Marriott vs IHG

Marriott had better wake up and smell the IHG One Rewards coffee. If you had asked me before I left for vacation a week...

Amex Platinum Coupon Book: Is it worth the annual fee?

Could any coupon book really be worth six hundred and ninety-five dollars? On this week's Frequent Miler on the Air, we discuss the latest...

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...

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...

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