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Point to Point Weekly Double Edition: Canada Hopper, Weddings, and Myanmar

Whoops, last week got away from me… so this week is a double edition of the Point to Point Weekly. Two weeks ago I finished up my Canada Hopper. I visited Banff National Park for a couple of days and […]

Be Your Own Advocate

Be Your Own Advocate 5 Weeks in Asia: Costs A Quick Trip Out of FRA Money Problems in Beijing 72 Hour Visa Free Transit of Beijing Scams in Beijing The Angkor Experience The VIP Sleeper Bus Experience in Cambodia Sleepy […]

So You Have the Miles, Now Where to Go?

I love points and miles. They allow me to stay places I could never justify spending so much money for, they allow me to fly when I need to be somewhere else like right now, and they open up areas […]

Helping a friend fly to Australia on miles… am I missing anything?

I would say that I am pretty darn good at getting points, and I do a pretty good job of redeeming hotel points for pretty good value. My weakness is definitely redeeming airline miles, simply because that’s what I have […]

Fall 2013 Credit Card Strategy and Results

Note: No links in this post are affiliate links. All links are to the best offers that I am aware of at the time of writing.   There are a few above average offers out there right now, and a […]

Changes to United MileagePlus Elite Status Qualification

Many of you have probably heard by now, but in case you missed it, United is adding a revenue component to their elite status qualification beginning for 2014. Here is the announcement from a UA Insider on Milepoint Hi everyone, […]

Going for my first airline status this year! Guess my trip CONTEST/GIVEAWAY

This was kind of a spur of the moment decision for me (a few weeks ago). There have been quite a few good United fares lately, and I ended up booking two of them, which will put me at 22,619 […]