Greg The Frequent Miler

Greg is the owner, founder, and primary author of the Frequent Miler. He earns millions of points and miles each year, mostly without flying, and dedicates this blog to teaching others how to do the same.

How I spent my new Amex Platinum credits

American Express has added a number of great "stay at home" perks to a number of their travel cards (this year only) as a way of keeping customers satisfied during this time of minimal...

Spending airline fee credits during COVID lockdowns

In my post "COVID Credit Card Enhancements Ultimate Guide," I detailed all of the enhancements credit card issuers have made to their travel cards to persuade customers to keep those cards rather than cancel...

And the #StayCayToFarAway winner is…

Wow, the StayCayToFarAway contest has been fun!  As a reminder, all four Frequent Miler team members have been competing against each other in a series of challenges: Destination Cooking, Travel Themed Life Hack, Imitation...

Top things to do for MORE miles

There's no doubt in my mind that credit card signup bonuses are the single best way to earn points and miles quickly.  But, what can you do when you've used up most signup bonuses...

Credit card changing fortunes (COVID-19 Edition)

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, travel related perks have lost value while the advantages of stay-at-home perks have grown.  I've long been interested in how external influences can change our perceived value of credit card...

Frequent Miler goes Live on Youtube at 4PM ET (5/14). Ask us anything!

We are back with another round of Frequent Miler Live and on Youtube today (Thursday, 5/21): Ask us Anything today at 4pm Eastern. Every Thursday, we're taking questions real-time and discussing miles, points, quarantine, and...

Amidst scandal, Greg concedes the #StayCayToFarAway championship

https://youtu.be/hDYusKx1x64 A few weeks ago, I was sure that I'd win the StayCayToFarAway contest in a landslide.  I had just completed my masterpiece video, Return to Necker Island!, and there was no doubt in my...

7 ways to increase credit card spend from home

Earning miles, points, and cash back from home is an attractive option whether you're avoiding contracting and spreading a virus or you simply prefer to avoid malls and Walmart stores.  Regular readers of this...

Citi shows points earned with each ThankYou card transaction

Four days ago, I emailed Nick to ask him about a comment he had made in one of our Frequent Miler Live discussions.  He had said that Citi shows points earned with each transaction. ...

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