Cashback on Visa Gift Cards Online, A Possible New “Bird” From Amex, Discover It Miles Letdown & 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

Discover It Miles not as lucrative as I had hoped – This card is missing one feature which really hinders its value proposition.

AA vs Delta Part 1: Intro – Comparing the two airlines as an old Delta elite who is relatively new to flying AA on a regular basis.

FTU Advanced returns for two more weekends – Two new dates have been set for the popular FTU Advanced seminars.

Prestige 4th night free benefit, take 2 – Another look at this benefit and how it applies in the real world on an upcoming trip to London.

Mint survey suggests new card similar to Bluebird, REDbird, and Serve. MintBird? – Is Mint going to be launching their own American Express prepaid card?

Club Carlson’s 30,000 point bonus may be easier to get than expected – Some reports are coming in that it may be easier to earn this bonus than previously thought.

Personal Capital’s potential 3% everywhere card – Details of a possible 3% card with one giant catch.

This Week Around the Web

Amex Platinum – $0 1st Year Annual Fee (Save up to $625) & 25K Bonus – My Experience & Analysis – Detailed look at the new Ameriprise Amex Platinum offer that waives the first year annual fee.

Can You Still Get A United Presidential Plus Credit Card?– Chase has been making rare exceptions allowing people to get this discontinued card with attractive benefits.

Why GiftCardMall’s New Portal Bonus is Great for Manufactured Spend – Getting cashback for buying Visa gift cards online and why that is a big deal.

The New IHG Share Forever Promotion – Details & Why It Probably Isn’t Good For Most of You – A detailed analysis of IHG’s new summer promotion.

New PayPal My Cash Cards and Online Loading Process (Light Blue PPMCC 0215v1) – A look at the new design and website for PayPal My Cash cards.

Thoughts on Keeping the Chase Sapphire Card – An interesting perspective on the long term value of this popular card.

Is the New 30% Rebate on Amex Pay With Points Better Than We Think? – Detailed look at the value of the new Pay with Points option on the Amex Business Platinum card.

Behind the Scenes Look at Online Shopping Portals [Interview] – Fascinating look behind the scenes of shopping portals.

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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