The Getaway: How to Earn Miles and Points Without Leaving Home

Here are five things you already do – shop, eat, pay bills, drive, give to charity – that can help you get free flights and hotel stays.

Itineraries: More Frequent Fliers Pay for a First-Class Upgrade That Once Was Free

As airlines offer deals to entice passengers to move to first class, frequent fliers often either do without or pay for a perk they used to get free.