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Free day on 5-day rental w/ Hertz app download

Hertz is offering one free rental day on a rental of 5 days or more when you download the new Hertz app. That may or may not be a deal depending on rates, but it might be worth checking if you have a longer rental to make. Pro tip: uninstall the old Hertz app first before installing the new one as both apps look identical even though the old one no longer works. The Deal Download the…

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Las Vegas Amex Offers for Caesars & Wynn

Just in time to go with the recent theme of Las Vegas deals (but a smidge too late for me), there are a couple of nice new Amex Offers out for Las Vegas hotels, in this case for both Caesars resorts and Wynn. The Caesars one looks particularly good since it is valid at all of the various Caesars resorts in Las Vegas. These offers could certainly make for a nice little win to stack with yesterday’s Las…

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Ink for a student, an upgrade offer, traveling with a baby and more

      This week at Frequent Miler, Greg found that even a student could be approved for an Ink card. we covered some of the controversial aspects of family travel, and it’s time to decide whether or not to take the Marriott upgrade offer. Read about those topics and more in our Frequent Miler week in review recap. Chase Business Ink as a student starter card If you read my post yesterday about doing…

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Hilton Summer 2019 promo: Go More, Get More (5/6 through 9/8/19)

Hilton Honors has announced its Summer 2019 promotion, which is called Go More, Get More Points. This new promotion is now available for registration and offers double points starting with your second stay as well as incentives after 10, 15, or 20 stays during the promotion period. The Deal Hilton Honors is out with its summer 2019 promotion, good for double points starting with your second stay from May 6 to September 8, 2019 as well as the following bonuses:…

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(EXPIRED) Cruise LA to Vancouver: 2 ppl $268 all-in on May 5th

We rarely ever cover cruise deals, but this one looked interesting since I suspect it will mostly be of use for those who can take off on a whim and have the miles to fly back home: CruiseDirect.com is offering a one-way Princess Cruise from Los Angeles to Vancouver for $268 all-in for two passengers for an interior room. They are advertising it as “from $59”, but with taxes it bumps up to $268 for 2…

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Why travel with a baby

I promise this blog hasn’t become “The Family Miler” despite a few family-travel-related posts this week. But the other day on Frequent Miler, we had some lively discussion about whether or not it’s OK to fly in business class with a baby. I’m not going to repeat that discussion here, see “The baby in business class debate” if you’re interested and missed it. One point that was echoed by a few folks was the notion…

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(EXPIRED) Singapore promo: 66.5K miles for business class from San Francisco to Singapore

Singapore Airlines is out with its latest list of “spontaneous escapes”. Similar to Flying Blue Promo Awards, this is a monthly list of discounted routes/cabins. The current list is valid for bookings made by April 30, 2019 for flights from May 1 to May 30, 2019 and it includes one option originating from the US: San Francisco to Singapore for 66.5K miles one-way in business class (as opposed to the usual 95K miles required). Since…

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Repeatable Apple Pay Amex Offer: Spend $5+, get 200 points or $2 back (up to 5x)

There’s a new targeted Amex Offer out today for Apple Pay purchases: Depending on the card targeted, there are two versions of the offer: Spend $5 or more, get 200 Membership Rewards points or spend $5+ and get $2 back. Either way, it’s a nice return on a handful of cheap everyday purchases. The Deal New targeted Amex Offers are out for Apple Pay. Depending on the card targeted, you may see either: Spend $5 or more, get 200 Membership Rewards…

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Almost scammed, about to be Bonvoyed, eat free in NYC and more

In this Frequent Miler week in review around the web, read about how you could leverage technology to eat (or do lots of other things) for free, ways to be Bonvoyed beyond your control, how even the best of us can get scammed, and more. Read up in this week’s run down. How I Eat For Free in NYC Using Python, Automation, Artificial Intelligence, and Instagram The technical stuff here is way over my head,…

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