Greg Davis-Kean

Greg Davis-Kean

Frequent Miler

After working over 18 years in software development, Greg now works full time as author of the Frequent Miler blog. His goal is to seek out creative new ways to earn points and miles, and to eventually find the “perfect perpetual point machine.” When not traveling, Greg lives with his wife and teenage son in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

FACULTY FACTOID: I once spent a weekend hanging out with the actor Mark Price who played Skippy on the TV show Family Ties (which was a very popular sitcom at the time). We even went with two girls to watch his father’s stand-up comedy routine. Of course, I’m aware that many FTU participants are too young to have ever seen that show…

Gaining from Change: Marriott SPG Status & Free Night Opportunities

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Marriott and SPG plan to combine loyalty programs in August. And with great change comes great opportunity. I’ll discuss how to position yourself best so that you can book the most luxurious properties worldwide for fewer points than ever before; and how to get meaningful elite status for upgrades, free breakfast, and more.

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Beginners Boot Camp: Beginner Manufactured Spend

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Huge rewards are available to those who have a way to spend a lot of money on credit cards. “Manufactured Spend” is a set of techniques for increasing credit card spend and getting most of that money back. This session covers the basics.

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