Civil Forfeiture of Gift Cards, Gaming Singapore Suites, A Crazy United Award & More!

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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

Bank of America Closed My Credit Card Without Notice & Why it was Completely Preventable – A good lesson on why it might pay to use your stagnant cards once in awhile.

Beware of downgrading to the non-MR $75 Amex Business Green card – Apparently there are two versions of the Green card. Choosing the wrong one can cause you to lose all of your points.

This is Why I Love United Awards – To the Max – Maximizing United’s award routing rules for a 10 segment itinerary costing 40K miles.

How to Game Singapore Suites Routes to Change a “No” into “Yes” – An interesting strategy to use when you are looking for Singapore Suites award space.

Civil Asset Forfeiture Moves to Gift Cards. (Note to Self: Don’t MS in Oklahoma) – New machines being purchased by Oklahoma may allow the police to take gift cards and their balances if they suspect you are up to no good.

Internal Chase Memo: Freedom Card 5% is here to Stay – Apparently the Chase Freedom card is staying put despite some recently started rumors.

Using Excel’s Solver Function to determine which Citi transactions earned bonus points – A great solution although Citi shouldn’t make this so hard.

Have a great weekend!

Last updated on December 20th, 2018

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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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