About Nick Reyes

Nick Reyes is a (fairly) regular guy with an animalistic passion for maximizing the value of miles and money to travel the world in comfort and style. There is little in life that he loves more than finding a fantastic deal and helping you shop smarter & harder to achieve your travel dreams.

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Country Inn / Park Inn: Spend $100+, get $20 back

There’s a new Amex Offer out for Country Inn & Suites and Park Inn: Spend $100+, get $20 back. This could stack really nicely if you’re also targeted for the Radisson Rewards offer to get 15K points with a single stay by 12/28/19 — though note that this new Amex Offer is good through May 14, 2019, so it’s worth adding even if you don’t have immediate plans for a stay. The Deal Spend $100+ at Country Inn &…

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Hilton Times Square for free after canceled AirBnB, is a 3% APY Robinhood account safe, Prestige claim success and more

In this Frequent Miler week in review around the web, learn about AirBnB’s pretty customer-friendly response to a last-minute cancellation, get DoC’s take on that 3% Robinhood account, see the nonexistent Flying Blue award chart and more. Read on for the weekly recap. Airbnb Cancellation Puts Me Up in Hilton Times Square for Free Have you ever had an AirBnB host cancel your room at the last minute? In an expensive city or during high…

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Product changing to a much better card, a secret hotel redemption, book with miles or “miles” and more

This week, Capital One introduced the capability to move your miles. Whether transferring to airlines or friends and neighbors, that added significant value…and it only got better with the secret hotel special offers we found. Read about product changing to a card that earns a great return, when to use Capital One miles the old way or new, and more. iPhone withdrawal symptoms when switching to Android Pixel Greg bought a Pixel 3 XL in…

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Delta Premium Select: Boston-Beijing $880 RT or use ~59K points

Delta is offering some terrific round trip fares in premium select class from Boston to Beijing, connecting to the A350 service out of Detroit. That’s an excellent price and it should be available for less than 60,000 bank points round trip depending on which cards you hold (see below for more detail). These fares are showing up in Google Flights, but not in the initial calendar view — you have to pick an outbound date first and…

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Get 10x Delta miles on Lyft airport rides, 3x on other rides

Lyft and Delta are offering 10x SkyMiles per dollar on rides to and from US airports and 3x on other rides in the US between today (12/14/18) and December 25, 2018. You’ll need to enter promo code SKYMILES10X in the promos section of your Lyft app before requesting a ride. The Deal Earn 10x Delta SkyMiles on Lyft rides to/from US Airports from 12/14/18-12/25/18 when you enter promo code SKYMILES10x in the “promos” section of your Lyft app Direct link to link…

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Book Marriott Cat 8 for Cat 7 price until March 2019

When Marriott introduced the award chart for the merged Marriott/SPG/Ritz program, the new top tier became Category 8. Cat 8 standard awards were slated to cost 85,000 points per night. However, it was announced that Category 8 properties would be bookable for the Category 7 price of 60,000 Marriott Rewards points per night “until early 2019”. We haven’t previously had a clear indication as to when that would be, but Doctor of Credit and a…

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(EXPIRED) United portal: 10x at many stores today (stack w/ portal promo)

United’s Mileage Plus Shopping Portal is offering increased payouts today at many stores, including 10x at Macy’s, Bed Bath & Beyond, Under Armor, and many other popular retailers. This stacks nicely with the current portal promotion, which awards a bonus 500 miles when you spend $200 or more. The Deal Increased portal payouts from the United Mileage Plus Shopping portal, including 10x at many stores today Direct link to the shopping portal Key Terms Terms vary by store Payouts…

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30% back on select streaming services [Targeted]

There was a new targeted Amex Offer out yesterday good for 30% back on select streaming services, including Pandora, Spotify, Sling, Showtime, Sling TV, Sirius XM, and CBS All Access. The Deal Get 30% back on select streaming services (up to $15 back) with a new targeted Amex Offer (included services are: Sirius XM, Pandora, Spotify, Sling TV, CBS All Access, and Showtime) Key Terms Expires 3/6/19 Only includes streaming services listed above See your offer for…

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The best hotel credit card ever

What is the best hotel credit card there has ever been? If you’d say the old SPG card, I’d have been with you until the early hours this morning. If you’d have said the Hilton Aspire to me yesterday, I might not have argued with you much. And if you’re ready to call me a soulless shill for the credit card companies when I tell you that it is neither of those cards, just do us…

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