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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New $500 opening bonus on a revamped Savor card

Capital One made some changes today in their lineup, creating two versions of Savor card: a Capital One SavorOne Cash Rewards Credit Card and a Capital One Savor Cash Rewards Credit Card. While the SavorOne mantains the previous benefits and structure, the newly refreshed Savor card now comes with a new cardmember bonus of $500 cash back after $3,000 in purchases in the first 3 months, which makes it worth a look. The Deal Get $500 cash back after making $3,000 in…

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Free redbox, Reebok discount, more w/ T-Mobile Tuesdays

T-Mobile is once again offering its weekly T-Mobile Tuesdays promotion with freebies for current customers via the T-Mobile Tuesdays app. This week, I was happy to see a free Redbox rental, though the other deals are lukewarm (your opinion may vary). The Deal This week’s T-Mobile Tuesdays deals are the following: Free 1-night Redbox disc rental Free online course diploma and toolkit with Shaw Academy 30% off + free shipping at Reebok Ongoing HotelStorm deal ($40…

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Now book Finnair with Alaska miles

Alaska Airlines began a partnership last year with Finnair that has allowed for mileage earning, but as of today they have finally added the ability to redeem Alaska miles on Finnair. The rates aren’t particularly good, but with the ability to add a stopover they aren’t terrible either. Flying to Europe via Finnair won’t be the best use of Alaska miles, but awards between Europe and Asia or from the US to Helsinki to Asia come…

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Refund a non-refundable booking, save money on “free” days, a Platinum hack and more

In this week’s Frequent Miler week in review around the web, find a nice little hack to save a few bucks on your next free rental day, a little-known loophole to get your money back on a non-refundable booking, a new path to Platinum, and more. Read on for this week’s recap Why You Need To Keep Checking Prices On A Free Car Rental I love Autoslash. Any time I need to rent a car,…

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Surprises from Marriott and Amex and some useful resources

This week we added a couple of resources to Frequent Miler in a page to track hotel promotions and a quick guide to getting an infant passport. But the week’s surprises came into play just yesterday – from Marriott’s latest release on current Travel Packages to an SPG approval….again. All that and more in our Frequent Miler Week in Review. Marriott Travel Packages won’t turn into points, but will go into 1 month limbo Marriott…

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Ouch: T-Mobile discontinuing ONE Plus International in a few hours (on 8/10/18)

One Mile at a Time reports that T-Mobile is overhauling plans and eliminating the ONE Plus International plan tomorrow (Friday, 8/10/18). To be clear, they aren’t getting rid of international access — but this is the plan that my wife and I use and I find it valuable enough that I really hope it stays grandfathered for the foreseeable future. If you read this post and you are interested in the ONE Plus International add-on, you can…

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$15 back on $100 Best Buy GC and more at Rite Aid next week

Rite Aid is going to be offering some decent gift card deals starting on Sunday with discounts given in the form of rewards dollars that can be used at Rite Aid. While that obviously isn’t as good as cash back, I believe that Rite Aid rewards dollars can be used to purchase other gift cards (this was possible under the Plenti program), so the rewards may be pretty useful. The Deal Get discounts on a number of…

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Earn Membership Rewards at Rocketmiles (coming soon)

Rocketmiles is a hotel booking service that offers the opportunity to earn various airline currencies on hotel bookings. Coming soon, they indicate that you will be able to earn American Express Membership Rewards points in place of airline miles — which could be an awesome deal thanks to their flexibility in transferring to many different programs. The Deal Earn 500-10,000 American Express Membership Rewards points per night for hotel stays booked through Rocketmiles (coming soon) Direct link Key…

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(EXPIRED) Bus travel across California for $2.99 each way

Flixbus is running a promotion with bus travel available across California for $0.99 + a $2 service fee ($2.99 each way all-in). Bus travel isn’t for everyone, but at these prices it might be worth checking out if you’re looking to get around California on the cheap. The Deal $2.99 each way bus fare within the state of California on Flixbus for travel from August 8 – September 5, 2018 Direct link to Flixbus Key Terms Book through 8/9/18…

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