I have a confession to make: When I started in this game, 5+ years ago, I was a huge fan of Lucky otherwise known as Ben Schlappig. He inspired my first
Yesterday, I read Noah, who write’s Money Metagame’s 2015 Mid-Year Financial Independence Report Card, and it got me thinking about my own financial planning strategy, and what ..
Pride in the Stars and Stripes.
July 4th is a pretty cool day in the United States. It is filled with Parades, Fireworks, and Barbecues. Friends and families get together, grills
I write this short post as my wonderfully patient wife and I are enjoying evening drinks at the Grand Hyatt Bali’s Grand Club. We happened to be discussing how much
A couple of days ago, it occurred to me, that Joe and I started Tagging Miles nearly a year ago. I’m not one to make a big deal of things
@Aegt shared an interesting NPR podcast via twitter, Buy Low, Sell Prime.
The podcast talks about what I write about weekly, and do every single day. Retail Arbitrage. Retail Arb..
@Jeanne23 sounds like a confession at church: “forgive me father, for I have sinned. It has been 20 days since my last flight.”
— Michael (@real_jetsetr) May 25, 2015
Earlier this week, I read through Chasing the Points’ post about how its been a bad month. As a small business owner, I commiserate with him, there have been times
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I think most folks know by now, there are super cheap flights to Brazil, as low as $450. That’s a pretty good deal, especially if you already have
Monday night, Doctor of Credit lamented his frustration with how manufactured spending (MS) costs are articulated. His argument, to put it succinctly, is that your costs should..
Rendering, via CNN
I haven’t read as much about the Amtrak accident as I’d like to have, but, one can only take so much. In fact, the thing that spurred me
Zodiac Aerospace‘s Fusio seat,
Earlier this week, Skift reported on a seat from Zodiac Aerospace that “erases the line between business and first class.” I couldn’t disagree more..
For some reason, the familiar blue AAA card has been a mainstay on my key chain – although I’m not entirely sure why. I questioned this even further after going
On a recent trip overseas, I had the chance to read British Airways’ in flight magazine: BusinessLife. It’s one of those few magazines I’ll pick up and read nearly cover
American Airlines 777-300ER
Over the past few weeks, I have lost count at how many articles, posts, tweets, twitter accounts, and general mentions of how unfair the playing field..
I do a lot of international travel. I write a lot about international travel. But I also see lots of foundational questions about international travel, whether it be via ..
A few weeks ago, there was an excellent fare, that was clearly too good to be true, bookable via United’s website.
It took some time, but the US Department of Transportation fina..
Many who know me, know that I’m a big fan of Qatar Airways. In fact, nearly half of my American Airlines Executive Platinum status is going to be earned on Qatar Airways
Historically, Southwest has had more simple frequent flyer programs. Back under Rapid Rewards 1.0 they kept it so simple you only needed credits, which had no linkage to fare p..
Early today, a FlyerTalk thread popped up with a pretty phenomenal United premium fare from the United Kingdom to many places in some cases for as little as $85 USD.
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Consider for a moment, that you need to get to Cairo from Washington, DC. Here are your options:
Your shortest path option is Washington to New York to
Note: What follows is a speech I would give if I was ever elected President of Miles and Points:
My fellow Milenomics, today we come together not to reflect on years
It’s a commonly known hack among the initiated. Even Trevor wrote about how the “hidden city” trick can be good for the pocketbook. But is hidden city ticketing a bad practice t..