The baby in business class debate

I’m pretty sure that I usually come across on this blog as calm and collected.  I try to anyway.  Usually.  But not in this post.  I’m pissed.  The baby in business class debate has come up before in other blogs, but I’ve never before thought much about it.  This time is different, maybe because it hits close to home.  I don’t personally have skin in the game anymore (my son is 19), but the trigger…

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Should you accept the Marriott 15 elite night upgrade offer? Will I?

We reported last week that Chase was sending out upgrade offers to many who still had the old Marriott Bonvoy Premier card.  Last year, Chase offered points to encourage people to upgrade to the Premier Plus (now called Bonvoy Boundless).  This year, they’re offering elite nights.  If you didn’t receive an upgrade offer by email like the one shown above, you can check to see if you’re targeted here: Direct link to see if you…

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JetBlue: Save 15% On Award Flights (Book By April 25)

JetBlue

JetBlue has launched a three day award sale that’s giving a 15% discount on award flights, although only flights from Monday to Thursday are eligible. The Deal Save 15% on JetBlue award flights. Direct link to offer. Key Terms Book an award flight by April 25, 2019 (the earlier of 11:59 PM EST or local). Applies to new bookings only & cannot be applied to existing bookings. Fly April 29–June 20, 2019 (excludes May 22-May…

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Save 15% On $50 Hotels.com Gift Cards With Samsung Pay

Hotels Gift Card

Samsung Pay has a new deal on Hotels.com gift cards, selling the $50 denominations for $42.50. The Deal Samsung Pay is selling $50 Hotels.com gift cards with a 15% discount. Key Terms Limit 2 per customer per 24 hour period. Limit $500 during promotion period. Quick Thoughts Although you can only buy two of these cards everyday, you can buy ten of them during the promotion period. I don’t have a Samsung phone, so I’m…

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Boxed Amex Offer: Spend $75 & Get $15 Back Or 1,500 Membership Rewards

Boxed Amex Offer 1,500 Membership Rewards

A new Boxed Amex Offer appeared yesterday offering either a $15 statement credit or 1,500 Membership Rewards when spending $75. Interestingly, this has been released at the same time as another Boxed Amex Offer, meaning you can stack both deals if they’re available on the same card. The Deal Spend $75 at Boxed and get $15 back, or Spend $75 at Boxed and get 1,500 Membership Rewards. Key Terms Expires June 14, 2019. Offer valid…

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ANA business class vs Delta One Suites: which was better?

I recently had the opportunity to fly ANA in business class aboard its 777-300ER from New York (JFK) to Tokyo (NRT) and then back to the US in Delta One Suites abroad its 777-200LR. Which one was the better pick? Rather than fully review either (you can easily Google either one and read a plethora of reviews), I wanted to directly compare the two in a number of categories that meant something to me. You…

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Chase Business Ink as a student starter card

A few days ago, I was surprised to find my son’s new Chase Ink Business Unlimited card in our mailbox eight days after he applied for it.  He had applied for this card after being turned down for the Ebates Visa Card.  When the Chase application went pending, I figured that he most likely would be denied.  And, truthfully, until it showed up at our house I had forgotten all about it. Background My son…

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15% off Ultimate Eats gift cards (similar to Happy Dining) at GiftCardMall

GiftCardMall is offering 15% off on several types of Ultimate Eats gift cards when you buy a card worth $25 or more, with a max discount of $18.25 per (i.e. max order size of $125 before the discount). The Deal Get 15% off on Ultimate Eats gift cards at GiftCardMall Direct link to this promotion Key Details Maximum discount of $18.75 per customer Must order a minimum of $25 Discount applied automatically in shopping cart Quick Thoughts Fifteen percent…

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FM to Go. Coming soon to a town near you.

As a complement to our Frequent Miler Insiders Facebook Group, Nick and I have started a new meetup / seminar series: FM to Go.  We have often had readers ask us to visit their town, and we’ve wanted to.  But until now we didn’t have a good way to pick where to go or how to organize a gathering in towns we don’t know well.  FM to Go is the answer. We held our first…

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