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Europe Invades the West Coast: Low-cost on money or miles

Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week in Review Around the Web, where we recap some of the top stores from around the Internet. Getting to know the award charts and sweet spots of the many foreign airline programs to which we have access through transferable currencies can be time consuming. However, the resulting benefit can be less competition for valuable award opportunities. Through 7pm Eastern time this Sunday, March 19th, SPG transfer partner Air Berlin…

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Do you like free money? Yeah, me too…

Welcome to today’s Frequent Miler week in review around the web, where we share some of the articles we’ve enjoyed this week around the Internet. Best Bank Account Bonuses For March, 2017 Do you like free money? I sure do. This week, Doctor of Credit has a comprehensive list of bank/checking account sign up bonuses available this month, and it is worth a look. Many of the accounts do not involve a hard credit pull (see…

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Multiply your miles with offers and bonuses

Welcome to this week’s Frequent Miler week in review around the web, where we recap some of the interesting stories we’ve read this week. One of the best ways to earn miles without flying is by taking advantage of the best credit card signup bonuses.  We maintain a comprehensive list of the Best Offers that are publicly available, but some banks also have targeted offers for specific customers.  Doctor of Credit reminds us to periodically check…

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Virgin Atlantic miles: not just for Necker Island and more

Welcome to Frequent Miler’s week in review around the web, where we recap some great posts we saw around the net. If you’ve found yourself with some Virgin Atlantic miles and Greg hasn’t convinced you that you need to go to Necker Island with them, Gary Leff reminds us that there are some other uses for those miles — like ANA First Class round trip for 120,000 miles. Methods of earning miles for trips like…

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Would you pay to shower on a plane?

Welcome to this week in review around the web, where we highlight some of our favorite posts from around the Internet. First up, I ask the title question — would you pay to shower on a plane? Word on the street is that Emirates thinks you might. While just a rumor, I don’t find it all that hard to believe. I the past month, I’ve flown Emirates A380 first class 3 times and have noticed a…

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Premium seats on the cheap and techniques to get you there

If you’ve been looking to book seats up front, read on for the Frequent Miler Week In Review Around the Web. This week, we have some award chart sweet spots and ideas about reselling in addition to some other great reads from around the Internet. Enjoy! If you have zen-like patience and have accepted the hang up, call again philosophy as a way of life, there were two posts this week that might pique your…

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Possible club upgrades for Hyatt Platinums, Free eBooks, Phantom space, and more from around the web!

Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every weekend we recap what you might have missed from around the web. Enjoy! This Week Around the Web As you may know, I’m currently on a round-the-world trip. The first part of my journey was from Newark to South Africa. Booking that with United Miles proved to be a challenge thanks to the tons of phantom Ethiopian/Lufthansa award space shown on United.com. Live and Let’s…

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Rebated travel bookings, Contemplating the value of time, Best wishes to Shawn and more!

Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every weekend we recap what you might have missed from around the web. Enjoy! This Week Around the Web If you travel for work, a new booking site promises to make your travel more rewarding.  View from the Wing gives us the details: Upside Booking Site Finally Launched, Guaranteeing $200 Rebates Per Trip. Miles Per Day reminds us that it may not be worth your time to eke out every…

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No Annual Fee Cards, Chase Removing Pre-Approval for Sapphire Reserve, 2 More Years of Companion Pass & More!

Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every weekend we recap what you might have missed from around the web. Enjoy! This Week Around the Web Success: My Journey Towards 2 More Years of the Southwest Companion Pass & Random Takeaways – The complicated process of getting a Companion Pass by taking advantage of household transfers and program integrations. On booking channels – Why learning the specific strengths of each loyalty program can give you more flexibility and help…

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