Welcome to the Frequent Miler Week In Review series. Every Saturday we bring you some of the best posts from around the web. Enjoy!
This Week Around the Web
Discover Deals Shopping Portal Issues & Why I Am Using Alternative Portals Whenever Possible – Discover’s new 30 day hold on confirming cashback and why recent changes mean their portal isn’t the prime choice anymore for cashback.
Shifting Credit Lines at Bank of America, Why & How It Resulted in an Unexpected Bonus X 2 – Shifting credit lines with Bank of America and how doing it on one card resulted in an unexpected credit.
Amex Membership Rewards to Iberia transfer bonus = 1:1 Avios again – You can now earn a bonus transferring Membership Rewards to Iberia Avios. For some awards this will be cheaper than using British Airways Avios.
The Butler Did It – Using concierge and butler services to help you with manufactured spend, travel planning and so much more.
Old Blue Cash: Calculating the Annual $6,500 Reset – Figuring out when the bonus category payouts reset and how to structure your spending to achieve the maximum result.
How I keep track of all my manufactured spend, portal shopping, and reselling – One system for keeping track of manufactured spend, portal payouts and reselling that is clever, intuitive and will probably work for a lot of people.
I got paid by Inbox Dollars after threatening them – You should too! – It seems like Inbox Dollars is trying not to pay for some of the 5% eBay purchases made through their portal. Here is how to request the money you are owed.
Have a great day!