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Some big wins: 2017 Year in Review

As we reach the end of 2017, I can’t help but think that this has been an exciting year. I don’t just mean for me personally — though nearly a thousand posts into my career at Frequent Miler, it’s hard to believe that it all began in January. Rather, 2017 has been a year of big wins in a number of areas. We’ve gotten some exciting new credit cards like the Alliant 2.5% cashback everywhere…

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Last call Companion Pass, adding strength with transfer partners, and more: November 2017 in review

Southwest Companion Pass without flying

November has been a busy month here at Frequent Miler. With the busy holiday shopping season underway, we have posted quite a few popular Quick Deals as of late. While you can no longer get these Bose QuietComfort headphones for $109, there are some decent gift card deals going this week so you can save some money on the gifts you haven’t yet bought (See: Gift card deals @ Simon, Rite-Aid & Dollar General on…

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New Premium cards, surviving the hack, easy Companion Pass and more: Fall 2017 in review

Fall 2017 In Review   This fall has seen a number of big news stories in the points, miles, and credit card world — including the launch of some new premium cards (See: Is it a keeper? My take on BOA’s new Premium Rewards Card and A new ultra-premium card, in-depth review: Amex Hilton Aspire). Of course, things change for better and worse, and so we saw some changes that hurt a bit — like…

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Constructing resources and deconstructing the Sapphire: August 2017 in review

August 2017 has been a month of building resource pages here at Frequent Miler as Greg has worked to pull together quick guides and information for everything you need to know: whether it’s earning miles for college (See: Double-dipping college rewards), which are the best transfer partners in each program and what transfer bonuses are being offered right now (See: The Latest Transfer Bonuses and Partners) – or maybe you just want to know whether or…

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Summertime summary: July 2017 in review

Welcome to the Frequent Miler Month-in-Review, July 2017. This month has brought a lot of hotel-related posts, both with regard to the changes in the Citi Prestige’s 4th night free benefit and the best ways to take advantage of it — whether you’re leveraging Citi points pooled with your Premier or soaking up sun after stacking with an all-inclusive Hyatt 4th-night-free promo. Speaking of Hyatt, we wrote this month about how to borrow your friend’s top-tier…

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The credit card rollercoaster: June 2017 in Review

Welcome to the Frequent Miler June 2017 Month in Review. We’ve definitely been riding a bit of a roller coaster as of late in terms of changing benefits (pay-with-points changed, Prestige changes loom), signup bonuses (ups and downs), and great value in Amex Offers (a nice wave to surf). It certainly remains a fun ride, and we continue to bring you great deals that help you take advantage of the convergence of credit card benefits,…

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FTUs, fare sales, and farewell to Gold Passport: February 2017 in Review

We started and finished this month with FTU on our minds: First, we announced the June FTU Advanced Minneapolis and then we closed out the month with a great weekend at FTU Advanced Seattle — thanks to those who were there! February has seen some exciting signup bonuses come and go, but one thing has remained the same: airfares, especially to Europe, have been very competitive. A few examples can be found here, here, and here.  And it’s not…

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