5X at eBay, Brand New Guides & Resources, Gift Card Churning for Beginners & 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

The Other Way to get cheap Choice points is almost here (Daily Getaways). Should you buy? – Choice points are going on sale for a good price, but are they really worth buying considering their fixed expiration date and other factors?

Rail running: pursuing Amtrak status to save on hotels – Does it make sense to “ride the rails” just to earn Amtrak elite status?

The nearly complete guide to Frequent Miler resources, and more – We are diligently updating and creating new resources around the site. Find out what we have been up to.

Beijing bound! – Booking the recent mistake fare on American Airlines and what that one ticket will generate in terms of qualifying and redeemable miles.

Bet You Didn’t Know: A Toolkit for Chasing Mistake Fares – Are you always missing out on mistake airfares? Here are a few things you can do to make sure you hear about them before it is too late.

This Week Around the Web

Yes, The Amtrak Guest Rewards Credit Card Will Return– According to Amtrak their co-branded credit card will return, but there are still a number of unanswered questions including which bank will issue it.

A New Star Alliance Frequent Flyer Program is Now Online, Here’s What You Need to Know. – Copa Airlines is launching a new frequent flyer program. Find out the details & how to get 1,000 free miles.

Why You Shouldn’t Use My Referral Links –  A look at personal referral links and what you may be giving up by using someone else’s links.

Gift Card Churning Circles And Arrows Edition – Everything you need to know to get started buying and selling merchant gift cards.

40 Ways To Use Chase Ultimate Rewards Points – A number of fantastic & unknown redemption options for Chase Ultimate Rewards points.

Get 5x at eBay All Day! – How to earn 5X Ultimate Rewards points and a profit by purchasing gift cards on eBay.

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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