Episode Description

Spencer Howard of Straight to the Points and the best award newsletter going drops by to talk his recent trip to Europe, paying with points, EVA air, and much more. He also gives us a peek behind the award alert search curtain.

In Final Boarding Call, it’s all about Q4 as Joe and Trevor discuss the different ways they get ready for the Q4 buying frenzy.

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Episode Notes

9:09 – Spencer’s Europe trip and Oktoberfest

13:48 – Flights booked, redeemed, and taken to Europe 

18:28 – Aeroplan change fees

21:32 – Prague

25:19 – Spencer’s award alerts process and how he searches for space

28:17 – Discussion about paying with points instead of booking awards 

34:15 – What miles and points Spencer invests in and why

39:06 – EVA Air bookings

42:37 – Signing off

45:04 – Prepping for buyers clubs on Black Friday (Patreon only)

53:09 – Prepping for Black Friday and reselling (Patreon only)

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