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Status you can buy, the value of an airline match, a new complete guide and more

This week at Frequent Miler, Greg explored a status you can easily buy and whether or not it’s worth the cost of admission, I decided not to buy a deeply discounted ticket for the AA status-match-go-round, we published a new and useful complete guide, and more. Read on for this weekend’s top titles. New InterContinental Ambassador: status you can buy In this guide, Greg explains everything you need to know about InterContinental Ambassador status, which can…

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Vegas wins without wagering, Chase sweet spots, impossible awards, and more

This week at Frequent Miler, we discussed a number of useful tools for maximizing the value of your points and miles: from program sweet spots to putting together hard-to-book awards and leveraging elite benefits and credit card perks for a free dinner and time-savings in Las Vegas, you can read all about tools you can use to play the game. How to piece together an impossible award Some awards just seem impossible to book —…

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New point values, getting good value from ThankYou, RIP easy Amex points, and more

This week at Frequent Miler, we launched new Reasonable Redemption Values to help you determine a baseline for the value of your points that helps you decide what to do both on the redemption side and now on the earning side as well. We also talked about how to get excellent value from your points, whether by using Virgin Atlantic miles to book Delta or by taking advantage of Citi ThankYou sweet spots. All that…

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Getting targeted, the status match bandwagon, what to write about next and more…

This week at Frequent Miler, read about how you can get on the status match bandwagon, analysis of a sweet spot award and a not-so-sweet-spot offer, the first few weeks of the upcoming Daily Getaways and more. Read on for the weekend recap. How to get targeted for the best Amex welcome bonuses Updated for 2019 with a link to check for targeted business card offers, this resource is full of good information on how…

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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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The best credit cards, #bonvoyed! (or not), and more

This week at Frequent Miler, Greg examined the question, “What is the best credit card?” through a couple of lenses, I shared a nice find during my recent trip to Japan, you can read about why you should consider Qantas for AA redemptions, and more. Read on for the weekend recap Best Fee-Free Travel Credit Card Obviously, the best fee-free travel credit card is the Costco card. Wait, what? Is Greg off his rocker? Did Costco…

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More Bonvoy fun while United goes off the charts and everything else credit cards

Nick usually writes these weekend posts, but he’s been vacationing in Japan all week.  Via emails and Facebook, it looks like Nick and family have been having an incredible time.  I’m sure he’ll write up a few posts about their fantastic ANA flight, their amazing experience at a Japanese Courtyard Hotel (yes, Courtyard), and it wouldn’t surprise me to see a snow monkey photo or two. In the meantime, you’re stuck with me.  That’s a…

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Getting the best deals: cash back, airline elite status, insider fares, and more

This week at Frequent Miler, we looked at a number of means of getting the best deals: from your Bank of America cash back cards, by manufacturing cheap airline elite status, utilizing a lesser-known Marriott feature, and more. Read on for some tools you can use. BOA Platinum Honors: Different treatment for Cash Rewards vs Cash Rewards for Business Bank of America’s Platinum Honors can be a great deal in terms of boosting your earnings…

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Saving on paid flights, Bonvoy upgrade success, a cheap run at Globalist and more

This week at Frequent Miler, read up on everything from an updated look at the awesome St. Pancras Renaissance Chambers Club to the awesome really good interesting (?) Apple credit card. Read about an oddball way to get to Globalist and how Marriott elite benefits stack up at one of the top hotels in London. All that and more in this Frequent Miler Week in Review. 17 great ways to save money or miles on…

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