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Greg The Frequent Miler

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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.
The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada

Manufacturing free nights (Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott)

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Many of us aren't currently doing much traveling, but we are still earning points through credit card spend. This brings up the question of which cards to use and which types of rewards to...

How Frequent Miler (the business) is surviving COVID-19

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Early in the COVID lockdown in the United States, it was obvious that the points & miles blog business was going to take a big hit.  Ad and affiliate revenues were plummeting.  Would the...

SeatSpy: An awesome tool for finding BA, Virgin, Air France, and KLM award flights

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SeatSpy is an awesome tool for finding award space on select airlines.  At the time of this writing, SeatSpy offers the ability to search for awards on the following airlines: Air France British Airways ...

What are IHG points worth now that they have dynamic pricing?

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For years we have listed IHG points as being worth 0.57 cents each.  This was based on the average redemption value reported in 2017 by a company that no longer exists (Pointimize).  For details about...

Sign up for cards you don’t want to get cards you do

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Filed under weird but true, there are situations where it makes sense to sign up for a credit card that you don't want in order to get the card you do want.  I started...

Pandemic vacation. Is it safe?

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Last week my wife I drove to northern Michigan for our first pandemic vacation.  Michigan, overall, has had very few COVID-19 cases in recent weeks, and even fewer in northern Michigan.  Further, hospitalizations are...

On my mind: A hopeful Juneteenth

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I've been on vacation this week.  For the first time since the COVID-19 shutdowns began, I've ventured away from home, albeit by car.  My wife and I spent 5 nights at a resort in...

Which Hyatt Milestone Reward should I pick?

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Many hotel loyalty programs offer extra perks when you reach different thresholds of elite status.  Hyatt does too, but they also reward members with perks all along the way.  Once you've spent 20 nights...

The face mask you already own

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A recent study published by the Royal Society concludes that widespread use of home-made face masks, combined with physical distancing, may be an effective way to reduce the spread of COVID-19.  That's good news. ...

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