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What might be a cool tool for MSers, bad news for abusers, camping on Kauai, and more

In  this Frequent Miler week in review around the web, we have some bad news for those deemed to be “abusing” or “misusing” the system as that Amex welcome bonus indicator seems to be less reliable than a reasonable person would expect. There’s also what I think could likely be used as a useful tool for those buying gift cards and money orders, a thrifty trip to Kauai, how you might be able to get…

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A failure to protect the data collected, 4% APY for T-Mobile, how to book LifeMiles for value and more

In this weekend’s Frequent Miler week in review around the web, we’ve got some details on Marriott’s big data breach, how T-Mobile customers can make some extra money each year, booking that elusive LifeMiles redemption, and more. Read on for the weekend recap. Marriott: Data on 500 Million Guests Stolen in 4-Year Breach This quote from Marriott about sums this up: “For approximately 327 million of these guests, the information includes some combination of name,…

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Business and first class steals on miles, a better deal on lounge membership, and more

In this weekend’s Frequent Miler around the web, read about the stars aligning between a transfer bonus / award sale / mixed-cabin hacking so that you can potentially fly up front for a lot less — or how you might be able to buy miles today to fly for hours in a flat bed for mere hundreds of dollars. Those tips and more in our weekly recap to follow. How I fought (and won) a…

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Quick Amex Financial Review, what status you should [not] go after, and more

This week around the net, we’ve got a look at why you should answer the phone when Amex Financial Review calls, awards that can now be booked online, and several looks at hotel status that should give you food for thought on your 2019 status plans. Read on for the Frequent Miler week in review around the web. I’m Spending Too Much?!? How I Survived My American Express Financial Review Hilton Diamond status: more like…

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Phantom restaurant space, blinded by loyalty, make money while you walk around, and more

In this Saturday’s Frequent Miler week in review around the web, we have a number of fun and fascinating reads. Delivery from restaurants that don’t exist, the business of delivering all those airline meals, how to get into the blogging business, and a side hustle based on small business — all that and more in the weekly recap around the ‘net. UberEats Now Delivers From Restaurants That Don’t Exist In the latest indication that I…

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An Ink Reserve? 30K Wyndham nights? A disappointing change to the UR portal? Those and more.

In this Frequent Miler week in review around the web, read about rumors and speculation — from a possible new Ink product to a major hotel devaluation and more. Read on for the weekly rrcap. WILL WE SEE A CHASE INK BUSINESS RESERVE BY YEAR’S END? Monkey Miles makes a bold prediction about Chase introducing a new premium business card. While it makes logical sense that this would complete the mirrored portfolio, I question the…

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Avoid London surcharges, more first class for 50K, freeing yourself for what matters

This week in our Frequent Miler week in review around the web we have a great trick (that likely won’t last) for saving big on British Airways fuel surcharges, an intriguing story about refocusing life on what matters most, and more. Read on for our weekly recap. A Trick To Largely Avoiding British Airways’ Awful Surcharges Wow: Lucky at One Mile at a Time uncovers and incredible hack that probably won’t last forever and will…

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Buying a hotel in paradise on a whim, positive Southwest change, Disney cruise with a baby, and more

Have you ever had a moment where you’ve thought it wise to take your savings and go buy a hotel in a faraway land, leaving behind the “real world” in favor of living the dream? In this Frequent Miler week in review around the web, read about a couple who did just that, Southwest’s latest customer-friendly move, tips for a Disney cruise with a baby, and more. Read on for this week around the net.…

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Save on Disney Vacation Club, shop at Costco without a membership, long selling an award and more

This week in our Frequent Miler week in review around the web, we have a couple of good tips — from shopping at Costco without a membership to why you might want to get an agent to long sell an award ticket — and some good reads about the value you can find if you’re looking in all the right places. Read on for this weekend’s recap. A Trick That Let’s You Shop At Costco…

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