Frequent Miler’s Week In Review & Posts From Around the Web

Welcome to the new 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!

January 10, 2015

Blog changes, an introduction, and the flu – Catching up with recent developments on the blog including the introduction of a new team member.

January 12, 2015

A new way to increase rewards beyond 5X – Different strategies for achieving more than a 5x return when using the Chase Ink cards.

January 13, 2015

Top 6 REDbird solutions – 6 solutions to some of the most common problems people have been experiencing with REDbird.

January 14, 2015

Are Delta’s upgrade certificates as good as they sound? – A look at Delta’s elite upgrade certificates and how they work in the real world.

January 14, 2015

$100 free for DIRECTV customers! – Details of a new American Express business offer for DIRECTV along with strategies to maximize it.

January 15, 2015

30,000 miles to nowhere. Party in the sky, and the solution to the traitorous laptop – Latest update in a series about mileage running to top tier status with US Airways. Do credit card PQMs count towards the challenge?

January 16, 2015

Bet You Didn’t Know: Maximizing Marriott’s 5th Night Free on longer stays – Utilize Marriott’s website and program rules to maximize the value of the 5th Night Free benefit on longer stays.

Around The Web

Bank of America Preferred Rewards Program: 5.25% Cash Back On Travel & Gas, 3.5% Grocery, 2.625% All Purchases – A look at Bank of America’s new Preferred Rewards Program and how it increases cash back rewards on certain credit cards.

Retention Bonus Rules & Tips For Each Card Issuer – Get More Than One Bonus Each Year – Guide to retention policies at each bank along with strategies to maximize retention bonuses.

Is this Upromise $20 referral deal the best ever? Get $20 just for enrolling! – Upromise rolled out a targeted referral program this week. Find out how to get $20 just for signing up.

American Express Personal Premier Rewards Gold Card 50k Points After $1,000 Spend – Analysis of this new offer along with details of how to get it.

Hack Hyatt’s Stay More Play More Offer To Something You Want – A look at Hyatt’s new promotion along with a way to get the offer that you want.

Positive Churning News Regarding Chase Sapphire & Other Cards – Recent changes to the language on Chase credit card applications effect how often you can get a sign-up bonus.

Have a great weekend!

About Shawn Coomer - Senior Editor

Shawn Coomer has spent nearly a decade circling the globe for pennies on the dollar. He uses that first-hand knowledge and experience to teach others how to achieve their travel dreams for the least amount of money possible.

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