Tag Archives: Frugal John
Posted on 15. Mar, 2011 by Points Advisor.
Frugal John: Around Points.com, one of our colleagues, John, is known as the go-to person for questions about how to get the most out of your loyalty programs. His penchant for savings has even earned him the nickname “Frugal John”. Last year, John wrote a series of guest posts listing his top 5 tips for [...]
Posted on 13. Dec, 2010 by Points Advisor.
Without further ado, here is Frugal John’s 5th tip on how to make the most of your loyalty programs: 5. Don’t be afraid to spend “hard” cash to maximize your point/mile balance. Cash is king for the simple reason that it is accepted pretty much anywhere, by anybody, for almost anything. The acceptance rates on [...]
Posted on 06. Dec, 2010 by Points Advisor.
Welcome to Frugal John’s latest tip on how to make the most of your points and miles! 4. Know the expiry rules for your programs. Nothing is more wasteful than having your points/miles vanish because your account has been deemed inactive. Know the expiry rules for your programs so you can engage in enough activity [...]
Posted on 29. Nov, 2010 by Points Advisor.
Hello and happy Monday! Below you will find Frugal John’s latest tip on how to make the most of your points and miles. This is the third tip in John’s five part series where he gives his advice on how to manage your loyalty programs. John is our in-house expert on the best ways to [...]
Posted on 22. Nov, 2010 by Points Advisor.
Frugal John is back again with another Monday morning tip about how to make the most of your loyalty program rewards. Today John is sharing his thoughts on inflation and rewards. Here’s John’s second tip: 2. What goes up must come down. In 1958, $2.70 would get you a “Wash & Wear” dress shirt from [...]