[Expired] No Fee Hilton Aspire Upgrade Offer [Regularly $450]
Update (12/15/2020): We had CF Frost on Episode 106 of the podcast to discuss this deal and all things Amex Update (12/15/2020): It appears…
Shop Talk: Keep These Things in Mind Before Pursuing Hyatt Globalist
Welcome back to another edition of Shop Talk – our “podcast on paper” where we do a deeper dive here on the blog on…
Episode 43: Compelling Amex Offers, Grocery Rewards, and a Deflagged Hyatt
0:25 Stop & Shop Rewards can now be used for Groceries (Milenomics Slack) 1 point per dollar earned Redeem 100 points for $1 (1…
Tagging Miles Portal Updates — Update
Just a quick post to let many of you who have commented, or sent me notes privately first off: Thank you! I really appreciate the feedback, because its important that
Surviving the gaunt cow
Note: I sent this as a newsletter last week. I’ll post newsletters that are relevant here from time to time, but please consider signing up for my newsletter and receive
All Domestic Flights As Low As 5,000 AA Miles
I was just looking at AA domestic flights and every route I’ve searched for so far has many days available for 5,000 AA miles. This goes as far as Oct
Drew’s $100 Bet With The Blog-Haters
As of today: $0.00 has been claimed by haters. (I’ll update the dollar amount the minute it changes).
To those who complain about bloggers killing your deals, I’ve got a $100
Asia Miles Award Charts & Routing Rules
Once again, I realized that there was no published Asia Miles partner award chart (which is different than the OneWorld Multi-Carrier Award Chart), and so I decided to make and
British Airways Avios: Award Efficiency Rating
Drew, what in the world is an award efficiency rating, and how does British Airways Avios have one? Did you just make this up?”
Yes, I did. But get used to
[Targeted?] CNB Visa 10,000 Point Bonus for Spending $5,000
CNB Visa 10,000 Bonus for Spending $5,000 City National Bank Crystal Visa Infinite cardholders should check their USPS mail for this targeted (?) offer: Earn 10,000 bonus points ..
TIF Podcast: Traveling Full-Time on Miles/Points w/ Katie & JT Genter
I first met JT and Katie when we’d just moved to Austin – JT was an accountant and Katie was a PhD student (making robots and smart stuff)… And now
Explaining the 5+ British Airways Avios Award Charts
To compliment the recent post on Iberia’s 7 Award Charts(!), I wanted to give all 5 of the British Airways Award Charts as well.
Given that you can transfer between them,
The 7 Iberia Avios Award Charts
While I’m working on award charts, I wanted another preliminary post that tackles one of the oddest airline programs – the Avios family.
Today I wanted to go over the 7
Rules For Japan Airlines (JAL) Miles Award Charts
Right now I’m digging into JAL Miles and before I do a post on the best uses, I wanted to give an overview of their four award charts.
I have made
Starting A New Chapter
I’ve got a big announcement… And I’m going to tell you about it, and I’m going to do it in my typical overly-honest way.
In 2010 I started a wordpress blog.
My Experience Canceling Hong Kong Award Travel
We were recently planning to visit Hong Kong for a couple nights on our way to Phuket, Thailand. I initially hoped the political protests in Hong Kong would be unlikely
Best Tour Ever: Kayaking Phang Nga Bay with Two Sea Tour
In this review of Two Sea Tour I’ll cover why I think it’s not only the #1 boat tour in Phuket on TripAdvisor, but the best tour I’ve ever taken
Hitch-Hiking, Booking w/ ANA Miles, Cheap 5* Hotels [TIF Podcast]
Quick plea: Help me get Dave on twitter (@BikeGuyAA) by tweeting him! Tweet hi, thoughts on the episode, favorite podcast, or anything really…
Back to the show!
What we discuss:..
How To Get Free Travel With Car/RV Relocation
I’ve recently been intrigued by the idea of car/RV rental relocation as a way to get cheap (or even free) trips.
That’s right. You can get a rental of an RV
Best Alila Hotels To Book With Hyatt Points
Gary Leff (of VFTW) originally broke the news on Hyatt acquiring Two Roads Hospitality… Well, he also reported that Alila Hotels Joined Hyatt Rewards.
Some of the hotels are goin..
Map of Choice Hotels [with Choice Points]
Finally, here is the map of Choice Hotels by points price. This is one of the last hotel chains as part of the Complete Map series (which can also be
Best Use of Virgin Atlantic Miles [by Partner]
Like Alaska miles, Virgin Atlantic Flying Club has a unique set of mileage redemptions that varies by partner, some of which are amazing deals.
In truth, I made a note to
Master List Of Airlines To Bid On Business Class Upgrades
Many airlines offer last minute upgrades as an auction / bidding system, and some offer them on sale at check in, or on the app.
Below I made a list of