Value of Necker Island, Paying College with a Credit Card, Good vs. Bad Gift Cards & 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.

This Week From Frequent Miler

Is Necker Island really worth 1.2 million miles? – A look at the value received for the steep cost of this aspirational redemption.

Pay student loans or 529 plans with a credit card! – How to pay student loans or fund college savings accounts for a low fee with new gift cards being rolled out nationwide.

You now have Marriott elite status. Here’s what to do next… – The new SPG/Marriott integration has left a lot of people with newly found status. Here is how to maximize it.

Gift cards that don’t suck – We are entering the season of gift card deals and discounts. It pays to know which gift cards are good and which ones stink.

Bet You Didn’t Know: Cracking the Bulk Fare Code! How to Tell When a Flight is a Bulk Fare – Bulk fares change upgrade and mileage earning rules so it pays to know what type of fare your bank points are getting you.

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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