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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Happy deal: 10% back in rewards on all Happy Gift Cards

Giftcards.com is offering 10% back in rewards on all Happy gift cards. That’s a good promo on its own, but you should also be able to stack with portal cash for a slightly better deal yet. The Deal Get 10% back in rewards on select gift cards at GiftCards.com, including Happy Guy cards Sign up for GiftCards.com rewards here Direct link Happy cards on Giftcards.com Key Terms Valid through 3/1/19 or while supplies last Must subscribe to…

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Best options for buying Visa and MasterCard gift cards

Updated 02/19/2019 This guide has been updated to reflect recent changes at Simon Malls and to add and edit the details on other sources listed below. A common practice for increasing credit card rewards is to use a credit card to buy PIN-enabled Visa or Mastercard gift cards, and then liquidate those cards by using them to reload prepaid cards, buy money orders, or pay bills. The first step is to find PIN-enabled Visa or…

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Easy win: $38+ money-maker w/ portal & news subscription

The MyPoints portal is offering about $40 worth of points when you sign up for a trial subscription with the Dallas Morning News, which you can do for $1.08. Some people are reporting an offer with the same value through Swagbucks (I suspect those in the Dallas area), though I don’t see it there. Either way, this is an easy win if you use those portals. The Deal Get 6,000 MyPoints (or some are targeted for…

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Mapping Marriott changes, maximizing CNB, finding award availability, and more

In this weekend around the web, we have an easy-reference map for Marriott category changes, some changes to the MyTSA app that could make planning for the airport a bit easier, info on finding the ideal award availability and more. Read on for this weekend’s recap. Map of Marriott Category Changes Effective 3/5/2019 Greg wrote about the best places to use your free night certificates before and after the price increases on 3/5, but if…

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Simon says…welcome, MSer. Also: use certs well, leverage 4th night free, and more

This week at Frequent Miler, we broke some big news on the MS front with Simon Malls, we showed you how to get 4 nights at a Hilton/Marriott for a substantial savings, where to use your free night certificates, and more. Read on for this weekend’s recap. Simon Mall gift card limit now $25K (previously $10K) Umm, wow. In an age where some have declared manufactured spending “dead” or “dying”, Simon Malls has wants to be…

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(EXPIRED) Hong Kong for ~$350 RT from many US cities

There are currently some phenomenal fares available on Air Canada for round trip economy class travel to Hong Kong that includes seat selection and a checked bag, with flights from the West Coast from $341 and from the East Coast from $354 and cities in the middle of the country (like Chicago or Houston) for twenty or thirty bucks more. Those are terrific fares. I’ve flown Air Canada round trip from New York to Hong Kong in…

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(EXPIRED) Stack Dell / Saks credits w/ 14% back today

Ebates is offering 14% cash back today at many retailers. Two that may be of particular interest are Sak’s Fifth Avenue and Dell since those offers could potentially stack with popular card benefits offering credits at those stores and with an Amex Offer (for Dell). The Deal Get 14% cash back today at many stores via Ebates (including Dell and Sak’s Fifth Ave) Direct link to sign up for Ebates if you’re new (if you’re new, you’ll get $10 back after…

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4x fuel points + $5 off w/ Happy Lady at Kroger

Kroger is offering digital coupons good for $5 off your grocery purchase with the purchase of a $50+ Happy Lady gift card and also for 4x fuel points on eligible gift cards (including Happy cards and several others) through 2/19/19. I loaded both coupons last night via the Kroger app, though I’m not sure I’ll get a chance to take advantage before this promo is over. The Deal Kroger and its many affiliates are offering two digital coupons: $5…

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New Capital One business credit monitoring tool

Capital One has launched a new tool for businesses to monitor their business credit. The tool looks like it works similar to existing free consumer tools, but provides a glance at the business side of your credit. To my knowledge, this tool is the first of its kind to give access on the business side, and it is open to all US business owners (not just Capital One customers). As with other free tools, the…

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