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Updated: Coronavirus / COVID-19 cancellation policies and status extensions: Cruises, Flights, Hotels, and more

As COVID-19 policies have continued to change and adapt, we have overhauled and updated this guide to COVID-19 policies of US airlines and major cruise and hotel chains on May 25, 2020 to reflect...

Spending airline fee credits during COVID lockdowns

In my post "COVID Credit Card Enhancements Ultimate Guide," I detailed all of the enhancements credit card issuers have made to their travel cards to persuade customers to keep those cards rather than cancel...

And the #StayCayToFarAway winner is…

Wow, the StayCayToFarAway contest has been fun!  As a reminder, all four Frequent Miler team members have been competing against each other in a series of challenges: Destination Cooking, Travel Themed Life Hack, Imitation...
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Last Chance Deals: Easy Aeroplan Status, Many Credit Card Spending Offers & More

Welcome to our weekly list of what’s ending this week as well as a collection of some other deals that are due to end soon. Next Sunday is the last day of the month, so there...

Unpacking StayCay, best domestic & international destinations, a new pod, and more

This week's Frequent Miler on the Air broadcast finds Greg and I discuss the surprising StayCay to Far Away results (voting closes at 12pm on Saturday, May 23rd, so if you're reading this in...

Top things to do for MORE miles

There's no doubt in my mind that credit card signup bonuses are the single best way to earn points and miles quickly.  But, what can you do when you've used up most signup bonuses...

Credit card changing fortunes (COVID-19 Edition)

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, travel related perks have lost value while the advantages of stay-at-home perks have grown.  I've long been interested in how external influences can change our perceived value of credit card...

Get to Europe using airline miles: Economy class edition

How do you get to Europe using airline miles in economy class? This post has the best sweet spots from airline programs that are partnered up with the major transferable currencies. We've recently completed...

7 ways to increase credit card spend from home

Earning miles, points, and cash back from home is an attractive option whether you're avoiding contracting and spreading a virus or you simply prefer to avoid malls and Walmart stores.  Regular readers of this...

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