Discover’s Extreme Promotion, Reselling on eBay, Flexible Points Currencies Compared & More!


Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every Saturday we recap what you might have missed from Frequent Miler during the week and bring you some of the best posts from around the web. Enjoy!

This Week From Frequent Miler

SPG vs. Amex, Chase, and Citi transferable points programs. Which is best? – A detailed comparison of the major flexible points currencies.

An interesting find on my way to Necker Island – A surprising finding regarding Virgin Atlantic elite status and credit card spend.

Discover extreme savings X 2! – Discover’s new Double Cashback promotion creates some interesting double dip opportunities.

My failed (but profitable) Prestige 4th Night Free experiment, and an accidental redo – More Prestige 4th night free experiments including a very profitable failure.

One day in Beijing. Fewer words, more photos – One whirlwind day in Beijing. It is amazing how many iconic sites can be visited in just one day.

This Week Around the Web

Latest (Negative) Developments with Visa Gift Cards from GiftCardMall – Cancelled orders and new unfriendly designs are among the recent changes.

Etihad Guest Devaluation Coming: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly – Etihad is changing mileage earning and redemption costs for most of their flights. How does this affect AAdvantage members?

6-3-15 Top 8 Miles and Points Campaigns Where Marketing Forget to Check with Finance; Discover It Double Cash; Free phone or $25; – A great list of past promotions that probably didn’t go over so well including two that are available now.

Pro tips from 15 years of reselling on eBay – A great list of tips that anyone looking to sell on eBay should read.

Starwood American Express: New Benefits Coming August 11 – The big news is a $30 increase in the annual fee, but the business card gains Sheraton lounge access which is nice.
TD Adds Huge Limitation to Their 5% Cashback Credit Card – TD has capped the amount of 5X rewards cardholders can earn.

Discover It Double Cashback – Everything You Need to Know! – A detailed look at what is doubled, how to get the offer and everything else you might be wondering about.

Have a great weekend!

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