Outrageous schemes, Amex benefits, and a Kimpton Suite

Outdoor Dining at Nobu Malibu

This week at Frequent Miler, we presented three outrageous schemes that just.. might… work…  We also covered a number of Amex things ranging from previously unknown perks for all cardholders to new cards with their own new signup bonuses and perks.  Read on for all that and more in this Frequent Miler week in review. How To Stay At A Hilton Hotel For Free Until April 30th Guest author John Klukas showed us how it’s…

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New Qantas SFO-MEL Route – Plenty Of Award Space

Qantas SFO to MEL

It can be hard finding award flights to Australia, but Qantas’s new direct route has lots of availability. Their San Francisco to Melbourne route is now bookable and flights begin on September 1, 2018. The best thing of all is that there’s plenty of business class award space. Doing a search on the Qantas site shows this availability from San Francisco to Melbourne in October for two adults: Flights are only operating four days a…

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Book Quickly: Hyatt Suites Award Sale

Hyatt suites award sale

This one probably won’t last long. Following the recent World of Hyatt Points + Cash award sales (here and here), there’s a new award sale, this time on suites at Hyatt properties. The Deal Hyatt has released suites at select hotels that are bookable at the standard points and/or Points + Cash rate. Extreme Hotel Deals is the one who found all these deals again and has a full list of properties. Some of the…

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Earn 6,000 Virgin Atlantic Miles With A 2-Day Avis Car Rental

Virgin Atlantic Avis Offer

Virgin Atlantic have teamed up with Avis to offer a potentially very lucrative promotion when renting a car. Here’s the deal and how – taken to the extreme – you can earn four return tickets in First Class on ANA. The Deal Book your car rental with Avis from January 1 to February 28, 2018 and drive away any time before June 30, 2018 with a bonus 5,500 Flying Club miles. Direct link to offer.…

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R.I.P. – Amex Offers Sync With Facebook & Twitter Has Died

Amex Offers Sync Twitter Facebook Dead

It used to be possible to use Amex Offers Sync with Twitter and Facebook to automate the addition of offers to your cards. If you’d relied on that method to save you time, there’s some bad news. Syncing Amex Offers with Twitter and Facebook is no more. It has ceased to be. It’s expired and gone to meet its maker. If you try syncing your account now, you’ll simply see the following: That also means that…

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Can you get the Hilton Ascend bonus if you’ve had the Surpass?

All four new Amex Hilton cards are now available with shiny new signup offers. And each offer says “Welcome bonus offer not available to applicants who have or have had this product.”  With respect to the Ascend card, that surprises me. For background, you can read about each of the cards here: Hilton Amex Cards. Everything you need to know.  The Hilton Aspire, Hilton Ascend, and Hilton business card each offer up to 100K bonus…

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Purchase $150 Best Buy Gift Card, Get $10 Bonus Code From Gyft

Gyft Best Buy

Gyft have started a new promotion on Best Buy gift cards, offering a bonus savings code. Here’s more about the deal: The Deal Buy a $150 Best Buy Gift Card and get a bonus $10 Savings Code when using promo code BESTBUY at checkout. Direct link to offer Key Details The Savings Code expires on February 17, 2018. Promotion ends on January 25, 2018 at 11:59pm ET. Promo code can be redeemed 3 times per household/account…

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Chase Pay / Best Buy Promo: Now 10% / 10X On Other Chase Cards

Chase Pay Best Buy Chase Sapphire Reserve

We shared a Quick Deal yesterday about a Chase Pay / Best Buy promo which – at the time – was only available for Chase Freedom cardholders. Chase have sent out emails today offering this deal to other cardholders. Here’s what you need to know: The Deal The Deal Get 10% cash back / 10X points when spending up to $300 at Best Buy and paying with Chase Pay. As previously mentioned, this was only available for Chase Freedom cardholders yesterday. However, my…

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