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A reloadable prepaid Visa, free activities, and a new award chart sweet spot

Each week, we highlight some interesting reads from the week around the ‘net. This week, we have a fun dream to dream, the possibility of a new low-cost carrier in the US market, free things you can do on your next trip, and more. Read on for a recap of some choice selections around the web. New Prepaid Rewards Debit Card Launching I filled up my gas tank this afternoon. As I paid inside the…

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The best first class in the world and what’s wrong with the service industry

Singapore KrisFlyer Miles

Welcome to the Frequent Miler week in review around the web, where we recap some great reads from around the ‘net. Read on for the new best first class in the sky, the two troubling words in the service industry, a denial based on inquiries, and more. Read on: Singapore’s Reveal of Brand New Suites Class: Is This The New Best First Class in the World? I certainly haven’t sampled every premium cabin experience in…

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Fly first class for 40K, value from SkyMiles, upgrade strategies and a 5 year road trip

It’s the weekend — welcome to our Frequent Miler week in review around the web, where we recap some good reads from around the ‘net. This week, we’ve got some great posts — from a first class redemption that is about to disappear to the anticipation of the ultimate cross-country road trip. Read on for more: Top 8 Ways to Redeem Delta SkyMiles SkyMiles have long gotten a bad rap in the blogosphere. Jared at…

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URs for the red carpet with the stars, the loyalty program you’re ignoring, and more

Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week in Review Around the Web where we recap some interesting reads from around the ‘net. This week, we have posts about a loyalty program you’re probably ignoring, bonus features that make ITA Matrix great, an evening with the stars, and more. Read on: The best hotel loyalty plan you might not be using I’m kind of a free agent when it comes to hotel loyalty — a fact that…

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Status for students and a modified approach to Delta Diamond status

Welcome to the Frequent Miler week in review around the web, where we recap some top tips and stories from around the web. This week, we have a cool new Alaska promotion, a different perspective on achieving Delta status through spend, and more. Read on: Alaska Offering Bonus Miles & Elite Status To College Students Based On Their GPA In what is a brilliant bit of marketing, Alaska is offering both enough miles for a…

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Find the right bites, standard rooms for six, and more

Welcome to this week’s Frequent Miler week in review around the web, where we recap some good finds from around the ‘net. Best Hyatt Hotels for Families of Five or More While some of the Hyatt suite upgrades I’ve gotten lately have certainly been big enough for 6 or 8 people to find a spot on a couch/chaise/floor to sleep, I had no idea that some Hyatts allow up to six people in a standard room.…

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Upgrading to first for 25K miles and stacking MoviePass

Welcome to the Frequent Miler week in review around the web, where we recap news you can use from around the ‘net. Read on for how to change a flight booked with US Bank Altitude Reserve points, upgrading a great deal, upgrades to the LifeMiles booking engine and more. How to Change or Cancel a US Bank Altitude Travel Reward Most tickets that depart or arrive in the US can be changed or cancelled within…

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A Southwest re-valuation, how not to get ripped off, and the softer side of Citi

Southwest Companion Pass without flying

Welcome to this week’s Frequent Miler Week in Review around the web, where we recap some great reads from this week around the ‘net. Highlights of the day include a change in the value of Southwest points and what it’s like flying Norwegian’s 787 to Europe. Read on for a possible change in policy at Citibank, how to make sure British Airways doesn’t rip you off, and where to go for your next weekend trip.…

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Tips: from restaurants to Choice points and what to do when someone tries to scam you

From tipping at an airport restaurant to some good tips on using Wyndham and Choice points, read on for today’s Frequent Miler week in review around the web, where we recap some good reads from around the ‘net.   Should You Tip When Visiting Priority Pass Restaurants? With the addition of sit-down restaurants to Priority Pass comes potential for confusion: should you tip? Lucky at One Mile at a Time tackles an important point for…

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