470K Point Case Study, ThankYou Flight Frustrations & Flexperks Success, AA vs. Delta Head to Head & 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

A case study of a 470,000 point application spree – Exploring the effect that an 8 card application spree has on a credit score.

You might as well register: 30% more miles from United’s partners – United is paying a bonus for earning miles through partners. There is a catch, but it is easily worked around.

More than double price for discounted AA first class? No ThankYou Citi. FlexPerks to the rescue. – Frustrations with Citi’s ThankYou search engine and how FlexPerks proved to be the better currency in this situation.

AA vs Delta Part 2: good upgrades, bad food, and in-flight ads – Comparing the two airlines head to head across a wide variety of categories. Who comes out on top?

Discover’s Deal of the Year: Still Waiting – The 10% cashback bonus has yet to post. It may take a little while longer.

A checklist for securing expedited security, hotel and car elite status, two $200 reimbursements, and more – A new resource describing all of the programs and benefits to sign up for with the Amex Platinum card.

Bet You Didn’t Know: The Citibank ThankYou Business Card – This card has seemingly gone away online, but you may be able to get a great bonus somewhere else!

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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