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Unpacking StayCay, best domestic & international travel options post-COVID, a new podcast & more | Ep47

Frequent Miler on the Air

Release Date: 05/23/2020

Firesale on Amex points! | Ep103 | 6-19-21 show art Firesale on Amex points! | Ep103 | 6-19-21

Frequent Miler on the Air

00:32 Giant Mailbag 7:26 What crazy thing . . .double header! What crazy thing did the Point debit card do this week? 12:27 What crazy thing did Wyndham Rewards dot his week? 20:17 Main Event: Firesale on Amex points! 44:14 Post Roast 49:56 Question of the Week: What's the best way to get to Europe in first class? Thanks for listening! Don't forget to subscribe & enable notifications. Join our email list here: Music credit: Annie Yoder

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Citi reinvents the 5x card. How will competitors respond? | Ep102 | 6-12-21 show art Citi reinvents the 5x card. How will competitors respond? | Ep102 | 6-12-21

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00:32 Giant Mailbag 2:09 What crazy thing...did Amex do this week? 9:36 Mattress running the numbers: Run Radisson for the United card-linked offer? 14:37 Main Event: Citi Reinvents the 5x card 38:52 Post Roast https://frequentmiler.com/awesome-credit-card-combos/ 43:06 Question of the Week: Can you use the Alaska companion certificate after you've canceled the card? Join our email list: Don't forget to like this video and subscribe to our channel here as well. Music credit: Annie Yoder

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Battle of the 100K Offers show art Battle of the 100K Offers

Frequent Miler on the Air

Amex, Chase, and Capital One each are offering 100,000 point credit card offers. All three are terrific offers, but which is best? Greg and Nick debate this topic and more... Confession Time with Greg What crazy thing did... Nick do this week? Mattress running the numbers: Stacking IHG deals Main Event: Battle of the 100K Offers! Amex Platinum vs. Chase Sapphire Preferred vs Capital One Venture Question of the Week: How to get Turkish Miles & Smiles to reply to emails?

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Game Changers: Alive and Dead | Ep100 | 5-29-21 show art Game Changers: Alive and Dead | Ep100 | 5-29-21

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3:34 Giant Mailbag: The Captain catches his white whale 4:15 What crazy thing....did Hilton do this week? https://frequentmiler.com/hilton-replaces-breakfast-benefit-for-elite-members-in-the-united-states/ 9:18 What crazy thing....did Marriott do this week? https://frequentmiler.com/marriott-now-limited-points-advance-holds-to-no-more-than-60-days/ 12:06 What crazy thing did...Cardless do this week? 14:40 Mattress Running the Numbers: Red Roof Inn stay twice, get points for a free night. Is it mattress-run worthy? ...

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What is the best two card combo? | Ep99 | 5-22-21 show art What is the best two card combo? | Ep99 | 5-22-21

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1:00 Giant Mailbag: Loading....loading.... 2:39 What crazy thing...did Cardless do this week? 5:57 Mattress Running the Numbers: Should anyone mattress run the Choice Privileges stay twice, get 8K points promo? 8:28 Main Event: What is the best 2-card combo? 41:47 Post Roast 47:24 Question of the Week: Are there new Amex application rules? Why am I getting the pop-up? Don't forget to like, subscribe, and turn on notifications! To join our email list, go to: Music credit: Annie Yoder

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Is Wyndham a legit first tier hotel program? | Ep98 | 5-15-21 show art Is Wyndham a legit first tier hotel program? | Ep98 | 5-15-21

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00:43 Giant Mailbag: Wyndham is great! No, Wyndham stinks! Or maybe it's all the same feedback.... 5:28 What crazy thing....did Days Inn do this week? 10:22 What crazy thing did....Wyndham Rewards do this week? 14:57 Mattress Running the Numbers: Best Western offers 5K per night for 1-3 nights. Is it worth it? 20:48 Main Event: Is Wyndham a legit first-tier program? Credit cards: 42:30 Post Roast 46:12 Question of the Week: Is the Hyatt or Hilton card better for hotel spend? Don't forget to like, subscribe, and enable notifications. Join our email list at: Music credit: Annie Yoder

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So, you want an overwater villa in the Maldives? | Ep97 | 5-8-21 show art So, you want an overwater villa in the Maldives? | Ep97 | 5-8-21

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Giant Mailbag 3:02 What crazy thing....did Marriott do? They began taking bookings for a Category 5 resort in the Maldives! 4:55 Mattress running the numbers: Stacking Hyatt promos and milestone benefits 14:22 Main Event: So you want to stay in an overwater bungalow in the Maldives? 56:31 Question of the Week: Is a big credit line going to prevent me from getting other cards? Don't forget to like, subscribe, and enable notifications! To join our email list and find us on social media, go to: Music credit: Annie Yoder

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Deals too good to be true. Should we shut up about them? | Ep96 | 5-1-21 show art Deals too good to be true. Should we shut up about them? | Ep96 | 5-1-21

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0:56 Giant Mailbag: Are Capital One's partners the right fit for a beginner? 05:28 What crazy thing....did Greg and Nick do this week? 08:03 Mattress running the numbers: Is it worth buying Wyndham points, or should you wait? 15:55 Main Event: Deals too good to be true. Should we shut up about them? 42:35 Post Roast 54:49 Question of the Week: Should I use points to pay for my trip or save them for something more valuable? Thanks for liking this video, subscribing, and enabling notifications! To join our email list, go to: Music credit: Annie Yoder

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Capital One steps up to bat | Ep95 | 4-25-21 show art Capital One steps up to bat | Ep95 | 4-25-21

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00:48 Giant Mailbag: The IHG Rewards cards are great in the right circumstances 5:30 What crazy thing......did Southwest do this week? 10:25 Mattress Running the Numbers: Radisson splits. Is it that bad and are we going to do? 20:22 Main Event: Capital One steps up to bat / 52:02 Post Roast 1:00:25 Question of the Week: Why did my post get declined in Frequent Miler Insiders? Don't forget to like, subscribe, and ding the notification bell! To join our email list, go to: Music credit: Annie Yoder

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The revised Platinum card coming soon (like it or not) | Ep94 | 4-17-21 show art The revised Platinum card coming soon (like it or not) | Ep94 | 4-17-21

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00:52 Giant Mailbag: A reader tips us off to a great new Cat 4 Marriott in the US 3:31 What crazy thing....did Southwest do this week? 8:31 Mattress Running the Numbers: Is the Intercontinental Ambassador offer worth it this time with additional stacking opportunities? 18:10 Main Event: Revised Platinum card coming soon (like it or not) 52:00 Question of the Week: Is the United Quest card better than the Chase Sapphire Preferred? Don't forget to like, subscribe, and leave a comment! Join our email list at: Music credit: Annie Yoder

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Greg & Nick discuss:

Topics:
-#StayCaytoFarAway: results are shaping up to be quite a surprise including a huge comeback and surprising (to us) finish

-Should we launch a podcast version of our live show?

-Travel News & Thoughts: Will Iceland be a safer destination than parts of the US? What are the options we're talking about domestically?

-A cool tool for finding award availability

00:00:47 Reader Feedback: Ask Us Anything. Should it be a pod?

See: https://youtu.be/fmHjqJWMdaw

8:58: What crazy thing did Citi do this week?

See: https://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/citi-shows-points-earned-with-each-thankyou-card-transaction/


15:54 StayCay to Far Away

See: https://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/tag/staycaytofaraway


38:39 Travel News & Thoughts: International & Domestic, including:
-Iceland's plan to test tourists for COVID-19
-Greg's canceled Hyatt reservation
-Nick's comfort with being home
-United business class to Europe (See: https://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/europe-2021-united-business-class-awards-wide-open-book-for-45k-w-turkish/)

55:43 Finding award availability: SeatSpy

See: https://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/seatspy-founders-deals-ending-soon/

1:08:41 Question of the week: Is the Best Offers page clear enough? How could we make it more user-friendly?

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