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Episode 83 – Talking round the world itineraries and Kentucky with Spencer Howard

Episode Description

Spencer Howard (now of One Mile at a Time!) returns to discuss booking round the world itineraries. We talk some logistics and also debate whether it’s realistic to book RTW tickets, while comparing RTW tickets with one way segments. Elsewhere, we chat about what to do in Spencer’s home state of Kentucky.

Episode Notes

Spencer’s article on what to do with 125,000 MR

Spencer’s article on round the world itinerary via ANA (economy)

0:00 – Greetings and salutations

4:15 – Why visit Kentucky?

7:21 – How to fly into Kentucky and voluntary denied boarding discussion (how to get $$, potentially)

12:35 – Where to stay in Lexington, KY

13:50 – Bourbon tasting and recommendations

17:25 – Food that will give you a heart attack

18:54 – Best use of 125K Membership Rewards

23:10 – Round the world award ticket on ANA, general RTW discussion

30:56 – Book RTW ticket, or segment by segment?

33:24 – Examples of our RTW tickets flown

Special thanks to Spencer for returning to the podcast. Find his first episode here.

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Music: “Ten Hundred Years” by Poly Action and “Feet Gone Soft” by Monplaisir

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