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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Check your Iberia bookings for your Iberia #

If you have made bookings to take advantage of the unbelievable Iberia promotion going on right now (See: Holy Moly: Iberia is honoring it. 90K Avios now ~$260, and it’s for real), here’s a quick and important tip: check your reservations to make sure your Iberia Plus number is attached. We have had a number of reports from readers indicating numbers disappearing — see below for more on why and how to (hopefully) fix it. The…

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Rewarding good service, lamenting deceptive fees, the best state fairs and more

If you’ve had excellent service at an SPG hotel or been tempted to resell gift cards for a profit or points, you’ll want to read on for this Frequent Miler Week in Review Around the Web. Were you targeted for a lucrative Hertz promo? All that and more below. LAST CALL: Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) “Elite Thank You” Certificates (Gold & Platinum)- Expires June 30, 2018 For a couple of years, I had no idea…

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Promo of the year confirmed, speculating on packages, investing in points, and more

This week at Frequent Miler, that which was too good to be true came true after all at least once. Can it happen twice? If you believe that lightning can strike twice, you’ll want to check out the potential huge in in Marriott Travel packages, which will then send you to our post on investing in Starpoints. Sometimes, it all comes ‘around full circle. All that and more in this Frequent Miler week in review.…

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Australian award space for 4+ on United in June/July

As reported by Mommy Points, United has some plentiful award space to Australia over the next couple of weeks. While a trip to Australia probably isn’t a spontaneous thing for most, there is plenty of award space for the family on some days next week and in early July – with some days having as many as nine seats available in business class. While United charges 80K each way for these awards, Summer points out that you can book…

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Holy moly: Iberia is honoring it. 90K Avios now ~$260, and it’s for real

Last night, we published a post about what I thought would be the absolute deal of the year if it were honored — though I was admittedly cautious in warning readers that it might not be honored as written beause it just seemed too generous. It turns out Iberia is going to honor this promotion. If you got in last night at $18 per flight, congrats — the holidays came early for you. If you did…

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Google Flights improvement: filter by overhead bin access

A reader on Twitter has alerted us that Google Flights has added an awesome new filtering capability that is going to make shopping for flights much less painful for those irritated by basic economy and low-cost-carriers that display prices that don’t include a carry-on bag: a flighter to show flights that include overhead bin access. It looks like it works really well — even knowing to include the carry-on fee for Spirit so that you can compare…

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NY to Hawaii from $350 RT on American & United

United is offering excellent prices for round trip travel to Hawaii late this summer, throughout fall, and into the winter, with prices from New York (Newark) to Kona, HI (The Big Island) from $350 round trip. American also has some availability in mid-fall from $358. With the current point transfer bonus from Membership Rewards to Hawaiian airlines, you could also pick up cheap inter-island flights on points if you’re looking to visit other islands. Availability is quite good on this sale (at least on…

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Crazy: 90,000 Avios for $183 (too good to last)

Update: Iberia is honoring this. See our follow-up post: Holy moly: Iberia is honoring it. 90K Avios now ~$260, and it’s for real. This post includes some fares that are no longer available, but many are still available from around $30 one-way. German blog You Have Been Upgraded has written about an incredible promotion being offered by Iberia. I’ll note at the outset that this one is far too generous to last the way it is written. I…

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(EXPIRED) $15 off of $75 sitewide at eBay (with a couple new exclusions)

Today (Thursday, June 21st) only, eBay is offering $15 off of $75 with coupon code PSUPERSUMMER. While this code won’t work on gift cards, it can be useful for saving 20% on other rarely discounted items (like postage stamps). Unfortunately, eBay has expanded the exclusions to now cover video game consoles and laptops / netbooks. The Deal $15 off of $75+ sitewide at eBay through 7pm Pacifict time on Thursday, June 21, 2018 Direct link to this promo Key Terms…

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