New REDbird Loading Procedure, Double Dipping Discover’s 5% Categories, Crazy 4th Night Free Bookings & More!

week in review

Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every Saturday we recap what you might have missed from Frequent Miler during the week. Enjoy!

This Week From Frequent Miler

Is it time to do the SPG Platinum challenge? – A look at the Starwood Platinum challenge and whether or not it really is worth pursuing given the costs and other factors.

Kate vs. K8. Loading Bluebird/Serve vs. REDbird. – Through a software update Target has changed the process for loading REDbird. Find out the new process and how it compares to loading Bluebird/Serve at the Walmart KATE kiosk.

Should you keep, upgrade, or downgrade your AAdvantage Aviator card? Do you have a choice? – A look at the different types of AAdvantage Aviator cards and whether it may be a good idea to do a product change. That is if Barclay’s will even allow it.

Crazy 4th Night Free deals, and the $100 e-gift card challenge – Help to find the craziest Citi Prestige 4th night free bookings and you could win a $100 e-gift card.

Double dipping Discover’s 3rd quarter categories – Looking at Discover’s 5% 3rd quarter categories and how you can use Discover’s portal and double cashback promotion to double dip for huge savings.

Have a great evening!

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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I loaded my Redbird Target card twice now, since the “big scare” of the new load procedure and program update at Target. I live in Florida and both times, the latest today, July 4th, there has been no change at all in the load procedures. Same method, quick and easy. No problems at all. Just reporting from the hot south.


Great to see you make a living at doing this. How many readers do you have? BTW the mall store is now carrying biz cards for $1k for $3.95. Pretty painless way to get Redbirds loaded