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The secret to wedded bliss: two for one

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Welcome to this week’s recap of the top stories here at Frequent Miler: Use companion tickets for business and first class flights When I was a kid, my uncle Angel asked me if I knew what marriage meant. When I shrugged my eight-year-old shoulders and raised my brow, he shared with me the secret of wedded bliss: “It means a 50 cent hot dog costs you a dollar, ’cause you gotta buy one for her, too.”…

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Business Class taste on a (premium) economy class budget?

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Whether you’re looking to find a fare war or invest in big wins by purchasing the points to travel comfortably, this week we brought you strategies to get what you want and where you want to go. Here’s our weekly recap of all the news that’s fit to print here at Frequent Miler: How to find great business class fares with Google Flights Whether you’re looking to fly in business or economy, this is a must-read for…

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The Business Platinum just keeps getting better

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Over the past seven days, a number of deals have come and gone — but the one that keeps getting better has been the Amex Business Platinum. We’ve written about a number of its positives this week, and it just keeps getting better. Find out why and enjoy some of our other highlights as we recap the top stories this week at Frequent Miler. Manufacture spend and profit with Kickfurther? My 3rd review… After more than a year of…

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Opportunities to maximize this week

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Welcome to our week in review, where we recap this week at Frequent Miler. There’s no doubt that this week’s big news has been the British Airways shopping portal promotion that is seeing double cash back rates at a wide range of stores. Whether we consider stores that are rarely increased in payout (like  Adorama) or those which are frequently pretty high (I’m looking at you, eBags), payouts at many retailers are at or near…

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Which hotel credit card stays in your wallet?

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While we have seen some exciting 100,000 point sign up bonuses on cards like the Chase Sapphire Reserve and the Amex Business Platinum, there is one offer for “150,000 Bonus points” that is so bad that we’d never written about it until now. Find out why you should avoid this 150,000 point offer so you don’t fall for the misleading marketing hype. As you might expect, that story led to some spirited debate over using…

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Two for one business class and more!

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Welcome to today’s Frequent Miler week in review, where we recap this week’s highlights. First up this week, Cathay Pacific is out with a credit card for US consumers. We explored whether you should be inspired to go after the sign up bonus. With a bonus worth about $300 and an annual fee of $95, this card isn’t very inspiring unless you are a very heavy spender overseas, where this card will earn 1.5 miles on…

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Finally Freedom Unlimited, FTU Advanced, a Business Platinum exception and more!

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Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every weekend we recap what you might have missed from Frequent Miler during the week. This Week From Frequent Miler Thanks to terrific input from readers in response to Greg’s post about the thwarting of his Freedom Unlimited plans, he was able to find the magic formula to product change From Sapphire Preferred to Freedom Unlimited, No Waiting. Read about how he did it so you can…

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Clawbacks, Travel Package MakeUpYourMinder, popular Amex Offers, and more!

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Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every weekend we recap what you might have missed from Frequent Miler during the week. This Week From Frequent Miler We shared a great deal the previous week on buying Neiman Marcus gift cards to earn miles. Unfortunately, Neiman Marcus clawed back all the miles. For those folks on the fence about whether or not to put together the points and redeem for a Marriott Travel…

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Snagging a Companion Pass, avoiding Crappy Economy, help found, and more…

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Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every weekend we recap what you might have missed from Frequent Miler during the week. This Week From Frequent Miler With Julian no longer writing for me, and Shawn devoting full time to his own log, I needed help, and I found it!  See: Help Found! Introducing Nick Reyes.  And, check out Nick’s first ever Frequent Miler post: 15X United miles 1 day portal promo: Stack…

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