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The sweet seats on Southwest, a sweet spot from abroad, a Vegas win and more

In this weekend’s Frequent Miler week in review around the web, read about where to sit on Southwest, a niche foreign program sweet spot, a new great FHR option in Las Vegas, and more. Read on for the weekend recap: The Critical Points: Why the Last Row on Southwest Is the Best Place to Fly While I won’t go to the extreme of the last row like Richard Kerr, I will firmly concur that the…

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Messing up MS, Maui wow-y, getting the most dough back, and more

This week in review around the web brings us a post of cautionary tales with which many MSers are all too familiar, how to stretch your dough and stack some extra cheddar, ways to put the new all-time-high Amtrak offer to use, and more. Read on for this weekend’s recap. Which Pizza Loyalty Program Reigns Supreme? In case you missed it, Richard Kerr is now back at The Points Guy and he’s already thinking outside…

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Access No More, a sweet spot we’re missing, a Match made by miles, and more

From the sad passing of a bonus category icon to the everlasting happiness of a match made by miles and a tool to help you determine the best hotel loyalty program (for you), find some top reads from around the ‘net in this Frequent Miler week in review around the web. Citi AT&T Access More Card Seems to Be Completely Unavailable for Product It’s dead, Jim. Cue up the funeral march. Write your eulogies. It…

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A $400K ticket lost, Marriott surprises & delights, delay reimbursement from the airline & more

In this Frequent Miler week in review around the web, we’ve got an epic story about the man behind one of those legendary unlimited American Airlines travel passes, a great tip regarding irregular operations, the story of Marriott surprising and delighting even the most skeptical among us, and more. Read on for this weekend’s recap. THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN AIRLINE TICKET Master storyteller Caroline Rothstein spins the tale of one of the legendary folks…

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$7K for canceling an award stay, awards up north, hacking Turkish and more

In this weekend’s Frequent Miler week in review around the web, we’ve got the goods on why Marriott thinks resort fees are good for you, how you can hack that Turkish sweet spot a notch further, getting way up north on miles and points, and a last-minute addition that hit the headline: getting charged $7,000 to cancel an award stay more than a half a year in advance. All that and more to follow. Marriott’s…

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Secret BA award chart, a Bonvoy conspiracy, AA sweet spots you’re missing and more

This week around the web brings some excellent reads. From sweet spots you’re missing in the secret British Airways award chart to AA awards that cover a lot of mileage for few miles to predicting the spontaneous and more, this Frequent Miler week in review around the web has some reads you shouldn’t miss. How to get a better Avios Oz / New Zealand redemption using the multi-partner chart Did you know that British Airways…

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Free RV travel, planning Yellowstone, new Citi restrictions and more

If this week’s Frequent Miler week in review around the web, get the basics on free RV rental (including the pitfalls to avoid), how to do some of the best national parks with a family, picking up a passport in a hurry, and more. How To Get Free Travel With Car/RV Relocation My wife and I have been talking about doing one of these deals for years and just haven’t found an opportunity that lined up…

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Get to Hawaii for less, how to house sit, Curve cash back and more

As the sun shines on a beautiful Saturday in my part of the world, I can’t help but have thoughts drifting to the sound of a ukulele and daydreams of surf and sand. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest ways to the Hawaiian islands or how to house sit and sleep real cheap, this week’s Frequent Miler week in review around the web has what you’re hoping for. Read on for this weekend’s recap. Cheapest…

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Why you should credit to Copa, Italian houses for $1, flying up front for less and more

Some say less is more. I like more for less. In this weekend’s Frequent Miler week in review around the web, find out how you could be earning more benefits for less paid flight activity, how you could spend more time in Italy by owning a home for less than the cost of a cup of coffee, how to snag that thousand dollar Emirates upgrade for a net cost of much less than a grand…

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