Cheat Sheet for Mattress Runs, Citi & Cash Advances, Best Credit Card Combos & More!

Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every Saturday we recap what you might have missed from Frequent Miler during the week and bring you some of the best posts from around the web. Enjoy!

This Week From Frequent Miler

2015 predictions revisited. Are we near the end of the SkyPesos moniker? –  A look at how this year’s predictions have panned out thus far.

Best credit card combos: Mixed rewards – Which combination of credit cards is best to maximize rewards for everyday spend?

Citi ThankYou Premier keeps getting better – Citi has increased the value of points when using them to book travel.

Mileage Running for AA Executive Platinum status. EQMs vs. EQPs – Which pathway is best to re-qualify for American Airlines top-tier status.

A new comparison of Citi Prestige, Premier, and Preferred cards – Comparing all three of Citi’s main three ThankYou points earning cards after all of their recent changes.

Bet You Didn’t Know: A $50 credit on the Virgin America card using the shopping cart trick – Getting a better offer on the Virgin America card without a hard credit inquiry.

This Week Around the Web

American AAdvantage Will No Longer Award Miles on Mistake Fares – Following the recent DOT ruling, American has changed their policy regarding mileage accrual and mistake fares.

It’s Time We Reevaluate Citi and their Cash Advance Policy – Some good news about Citi and how they are now coding more transactions as purchases.

Hipmunk’s Hotel Cheat Sheet May Have Ideas for Mattress Runs – Using rate data to narrow down a search for where to mattress run for elite status.

Cheapest Miles To Africa – Everything you need to know about awards to Africa.

13 Tips on What You Can Do to Prevent From Being Scammed by a Rental Car Company – Good advice about protecting yourself when renting a car.

Have a great weekend!

Last updated on December 20th, 2018

About Nick Reyes

Nick Reyes is a (fairly) regular guy with an animalistic passion for maximizing the value of miles and money to travel the world in comfort and style. There is little in life that he loves more than finding a fantastic deal and helping you shop smarter & harder to achieve your travel dreams.

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