Episode Description

We’re back for our third ever Festivus Celebration with special guest, Sam from Milenomics. We air our grievances against the airlines, hotels, and banks, show off our feats of strength, and close out 2018 by rejoicing in Festivus miracles for each and every one of us!

In our Gold Patreon only Final Boarding Call segment, Sam joins us to discuss the dark underbelly of points and miles. Interested in listening to the segment by becoming a supporter? Find out more on our Patreon page!

Episode Notes

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3:56 – Airing of Grievances – Loyalty Programs

3:56 – Sam (basically everyone)

9:21 – Trevor (AA, EY)

14:24 – Joe (preferred seating)

23:30 – Airing of Grievances – Banks

31:12 – Feats of strength (our best redemptions of the year, the ones that gave us the most joy)

39:38 – Festivus Miracles (our votes for deal of the year)

48:17 – Final boarding call with Sam – discussing “shady” deals in the miles and points world (Gold patreon only)

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

Featured image by Matthew Keefe