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.
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We finish things up with Robert Dwyer of Milenomics, discussing some miles and points blogs you should check out, the most rewarding bank overall, tips for getting into reselling, what we’d like to see Chase and Amex do, and more!
Robert Dwyer from Milenomics swings by to chat about an eclectic set of questions – curated by Bob himself! We have a great time talking about how the Saverocity Observation Deck came to be, our top three Hyatts, one card to rule them all, and much more!
Adam of Travel Fanboy influencing fame drops by the podcast to discuss what it’s like to be a beginner, both as a miles and points person (previously) and as a content creator for miles and points beginners (currently). We have a wide ranging discussion about his being content booking domestic first class, what it’s like to work with people who aren’t insane about miles and points, casino stuff (natch), and a little bit about why he highly recommends everyone visit Detroit.
Podcast worlds collide as Leslie Harvey from Trips with Tykes joins Joe and Trevor to discuss why you shouldn’t sleep on Bermuda, experiences with the Southwest Companion Pass, our predictions for the future of the 737 Max, and more!
Friend of the show Tom Kim joins the podcast to discuss how he’s been gambling on Royal Caribbean to get “free” cruises. Spoiler alert they’re not actually free but they’re also not as expensive as you might think (statistically). We also discuss his overall impressions of Royal Caribbean and what upcharges and packages are worth the cost. Apparently cruising is like mileage running?
Episode Description Joe and Trevor catch up on summer trips, including Trevor’s round the world extravaganza. Tune in for our thoughts on Japan, Singapore, Budapest, and much more! Plus – did Trevor manage to get himself into Lufthansa first class? (Drink!) In our Patreon only Final Boarding Call segment, Joe covers various odds and ends […]
Joe hangs out with Jeff Brownson of Award Travel 101 to talk about how he randomly got the job, traveling around all of France during the Women’s World Cup, the difference between when his wife plans what they’re doing vs. when he plans things, and what’s next for THE first miles and points Facebook group.
Trevor and Joe sit down with Caroline Lupini, freelancer extraordinaire, to discuss how she got into full time writing, her life as a digital nomad, what her parents thought of all of this and more. We also discuss some of her favorite countries and her wildly variable accommodations while out of the country.
Episode Description Travelcon (the non-hacking one) was in Boston this year, so Joe got together with a bunch of miles and points bloggers to chat about the state of miles and points blogging, where the space might be going, whether consolidation will keep happening, whether Canadians really are nicer, and a whole lot more! Featuring […]