This week around the web, we’ve got potentially good news for resellers and compulsive savers, but bad news for those looking to take your work-from-home-show on the road. Read on for our Frequent Miler recap from around the net.
This could be an amazing opportunity for resellers. I haven’t tried selling via the Google Shopping platform, but 0% fees versus the huge increases in selling costs that we’ve seen from Amazon and eBay seems like it would be well worth the time it takes to set this up. If you or someone you know sells online, it’s time to take a look at this.
Australia isn’t expected to open to foreign visitors any time soon, and Americans will likely wait longer than most to be welcomed back Down Under. Still, I thought it was cool to see an airline create its own system for award alerts and I imagine this could be particularly useful for future trips. Remember that Qantas is a Citi transfer partner and a Capital one transfer partner. Again, this will be something to file away for future use for the time being. Australian blog Point Hacks has everything you need to know.
Has a combination of working from home and your natural wanderlust led you to 2020 dreams of just packing up your laptops and renting a cabin in the woods to get away from it all for a change of scenery without wasting a week of vacation time? Becky and SightDOING is ready to crush those dreams. Not really intentionally, but she brings a dose of reality for those newly working from home regarding the portability of their situation (or lack thereof). I won’t lie, my wife and I have been talking about doing this (or buying an RV to be able to accomplish the same feat on demand), but I think that deep down we both know that it’s harder than it sounds (and that’s coming from two people who have both worked from home for more than a decade). At the very least, I think Becky makes some excellent points about considering the type of place to rent and the length of your stay if you’re tempted.
This account from HMBradley actually looks really interesting for those who can meet the requirements and have the money to park given the relatively easy requirements and high rate of return. The credit card certainly may also be of intrigue. This review from Doctor of Credit gives you everything you need to know.
This story from Traveling for Miles boils down to pretty simple advice: if at first you don’t find what you’re looking for, make sure you’ve searched it every way possible. I love Amex Fine Hotels & Resorts but have long found its search tool kind of annoying to use. Keep in mind that you can keep searches pretty broad (i.e. searching for “Vermont” instead of a city name), which might make it easier to find all of your options.
That’s it for this week around the web. Check back soon for this week’s last chance deals.