May 16, 2020
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Greg and Nick discuss:
-Qatar Airways's amazing flexible ticket promo. What's exciting,
what's not, and is it ethical to game it?
See related post here: https://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/qatar-airwayss-amazing-promo/
-Hilton's watchful eye: Did the claw back Greg's points in
response to his post, or is it coincidence? Readers weigh in, we
See related post here: https://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/hilton-finally-claws-back-my-points-are-they-watching-me/
-Transferable points report card: Did Greg rate Capital One too
See related post here: https://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/transferable-points-programs-compared/
All that and particularly interesting reader feedback and question time this week. Timestamps and links to related content:
4:03 Reader feedback about wanting to use affiliate links
Related content: https://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/how-frequent-miler-the-business-will-survive-covid-19/
9:46 Qatar's crazy promotion: How it works and what parts of it are actually notable (and which aren't)
Read more: https://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/qatar-airwayss-amazing-promo/
17:38 Are there ethical implications to taking advantage of the Qatar deal?
27:56 Is Hilton watching Greg? Readers have voted - do they think Greg's clawback was a coincidence or connection? What do we think?
Read more: https://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/hilton-finally-claws-back-my-points-are-they-watching-me/
41:02 Transferable points report card: Is Capital One as bad as Greg rated them? Nick argues for better grades.
Read more: https://frequentmiler.boardingarea.com/transferable-points-programs-compared/
1:04:29 Question of the week: Are the banks keeping tabs on whose links we use? Will they hold it against you if you apply through a particular blogger or referral?