“Think on the end before you start.” – Fortune Cookie
In my presentation at FT4RL, a good portion of my talk was dedicated to hammering home the point that it is
So I made a rookie mistake presenting at FT4RL – too many slides! I had to rush through a few of my points on booking awards so I thought I’d
This post was meant to be written shortly after the Alaska Air Emirates devaluation, but life got in the way. After Alaska suddenly made the miles and points world collectively
One of the things that has always annoyed me about the miles and points blog world is the incessant pushing of buy or share miles promotions. I actually think it
For someone who hadn’t been to Disney in a long time, the trip seemed daunting. So much has changed since I was a kid and of course I wasn’t planning
On Episode 25 of the Saverocity Observation Deck, I went on a little rant about how Delta gets so much crap even though they release a lot more award space
For about six hours, it was possible to match almost any hotel chain status to Hyatt Diamond. Ironically, the PR move was one of the many things that has ended
Ever since the death of AMEX prepaids, reselling has become the new manufactured spending. People are calling it the future of MS, while others are lamenting that it’s going to
Free-quent Flyer kicked off an interesting discussion on Twitter the other day:
@FreequentFlyr perhaps $300
— Saverocity (@Saverocity) February 4, 2016
It’s something that we ..
I’ll be the first to admit I’m not the best at Twitter. We can’t all be as hilarious as Matt and George:
@Saverocity @pdxtraveltips @PFDigest Well, I have been folding for
If you’ve been following my adventures on Twitter or Instagram you’ll know that we schlepped two kids around NYC for the past 30 hours or so. It was a pretty
To celebrate a year of podcasting at the Saverocity Observation Deck, we decided to close out 2015 with a bit of fun. Joe Cortez, Trevor, and I convened for over
So the news hit today that Rite Aid and Dollar General will be allowing fee free cash loads onto Serve. The only reason why this matters is because there are
After two months of adjusting to a new addition, we’re back on the road again. No flying, but after a two hour drive we’re in our favorite local weekend destination:
What lengths will people go to to save a dollar?
There is small group of like minded individuals who are afflicted by a condition that can only be characterized in two words:
I’ve spent the last two podcasts talking about how I was going to write this post but it took this from Matt to finally kick my butt into serious gear.
Thanks to our
In some ways, Karl Pilkington is the opposite of everyone who partakes in this little hobby of travel hacking. For starters, he really hates to travel. In fact, he seems
I don’t normally post these “deals” anymore but I wanted to reflect on something related. However I also wanted to avoid a clickbait-y title so I didn’t know what else to
If you’re a regular listener to the Saverocity Observation Deck podcast (if not, check it out!), you probably know that I’ve been pretty busy preparing for some major life changes.
It should come as a surprise to no one that I’m not the most organized person when it comes to photos. I have them all backed up and organized by
A ton of people have already posted on the very successful Family Travel For Real Life (2!) conference this past weekend so I’m not going to rehash the conference. Suffice
I’ve been playing the miles and points game for about four years now. When I first started out, I voraciously added blogs to my Google Reader (R.I.P.) – I’m sure
If you were looking forward to sitting in one of these…
So there was a big mistake fare yesterday – United premium cabin awards were pricing out at like $150 or