About Greg The Frequent Miler

Greg is the owner, founder, and primary author of the Frequent Miler. He earns millions of points and miles each year, mostly without flying, and dedicates this blog to teaching others how to do the same.

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5 years, 50 states. Welcome aboard Stephen!

Stephen Pepper has just joined the Frequent Miler team as a part time Quick Deal author.  Given that Nick is about to become a father, there was no doubt that we could use the help.  And, hopefully the additional revenue from this part time position will help Stephen and his wife (and their adorable dog) with their incredible road trip.  They plan to spend the next 5 years visiting all 50 US states. 5 years…

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Was it wrong for me to ask for $100? (Open in browser for reader poll)

This morning I posted a summary of Marriott’s elite benefits that are guaranteed through the promise of cash payouts if they fail to deliver.  In that post I mentioned that I had recently received $100 when the hotel I stayed at had failed to offer me a Platinum Arrival Gift.  It never occurred to me that this would be controversial.  Marriott publicly displays their guaranteed payouts on their website (here), but a few readers thought…

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75,000 points up for grabs! (25,000 SPG)

Thanks for participating!  A winner has been randomly selected: Ken Ascher.  Congratulations!   Ken’s entry was this: Two months ago, my linked SPG Gold to Marriott account got me a complementary upgrade at the Downtown Anchorage Marriott during the Alaska Federation of natives conference. Happy Holidays! I’m giving away 25,000 SPG points!  If you’re the lucky recipient, you can link your SPG and Marriott accounts and instantly convert those 25,000 points into 75,000 Marriott Rewards…

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