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Frequent Miler on the Air

May 27, 2023

Here are ways to maximize your return on high levels of spend with low levels of effort.

00:00 Intro

00:29 Giant Mailbag

01:56 Giant Mailbag #2

04:25 Card Talk: Bank of America Premium Rewards card

19:00 What crazy thing . . . did Choice Privileges do this week?

22:25 Mattress running the numbers: Wyndham summer promo

27:32 Award Talk

27:50 Nordic Choice rebrands as . . . Strawberry?

29:51 Using Wyndham points to book Vacasa

35:39 Avianca customer service success

39:38 Frequent Miler Challenge Update

43:30 Main Event: How would we spend $1 million?

44:29 Bank of America Premium Rewards card with Platinum Honors

46:14 Citi Double Cash or Capital One Venture / Venture X / Spark Miles

48:34 Multiple welcome bonuses

49:03 Business Platinums

51:36 Venture X for Business

54:32 Aeroplan Visa

57:16 Delta Diamond for life

59:41 Get elite statuses

59:42 American Airlines elite status

1:01:45 Air Canada Aeroplan elite status

1:02:45 Hyatt elite status

1:04:51 Marriott elite status

1:06:09 IHG elite status

1:07:20 What would Greg do?

1:09:12 What would Nick do?

1:17:30 Question of the Week: Is it possible to get an Amex Business card with a low percentage of business owned?

Music credit: Annie Yoder