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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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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