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Episode 96 – Making a baby in B...

Dustin from Waller’s Wallet joins the podcast to discuss his family’s experience with IVF in Brno, Czech Republic, the world of credit cards in 2018, and thoughts for the future of the miles and points game in 2019. Featuring: some pretty bad jokes!

In the Gold Patreon only Final Boarding Call segment we talk about some avenues to sign up for credit cards that would be otherwise closed off and increasing spending over the holidays. Interested in becoming a supporter? Find out more on our Patreon page!

Episode 95 – Cruising, South Am...

Richard Kerr from Award Travel 101 joins the podcast to chat about airline loyalty in his new hometown, Atlanta, traveling to South America, how to save money on cruises, and more. We also continue our 10 year anniversary series and discuss how safe we feel in various parts of the world. In the Gold Patreon only segment Final Boarding call, we take a look at some concrete datapoints for cruise savings and a new credit card spending avenue we’ve been tinkering with.

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Episode 94 – Beer festivals, Ma...

Jeff Brownson aka Jeff the Wanderer aka Miles and Pints joins the podcast to chat about strategies for attending beer festivals with miles and points, the coolest tour I’ve ever heard about in Belize, strategies for 2 player mode when it comes to credit cards, Mardi Gras, and a whole lot more. Plus, stay tuned to the end of the podcast for a sneak preview of our new Patreon only segment, Final Boarding Call. Don’t know what Patreon is? Check out our page and please consider supporting the podcast. We’d really appreciate it!

Episode 93 – AvGeek Week

Joe and Trevor chat about the longest flight in the world, how to pass the time on crazy long flights, the ten longest flights in the world and which we’d take, and much more. Also, we discuss what to do when an airline hangs you out to dry and what you need to know about American’s changes with interline agreements.

Episode 92 – Asia, Award E-mail...

Spencer Howard comes back to visit and we chat about Kyoto, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Spencer’s new award e-mail alert service. Plus, an anniversary trip recommendation from Spencer that you won’t believe and some info about booking ANA first class.

Episode 91 – Chase gets rid of ...

Episode Description Trevor’s off gallavanting in Hong Kong, so Robert Dwyer from Milenomics and Rachel Berkey from Award Travel 101 join to discuss Chase giving Disney the axe, highlights from their European summer vacations, and where Joe should go for his anniversary. We also discuss our new website and what we look for in good […]

Episode 90 – Noah from Money Me...

Noah from Money Metagame returns to check in about how his gap year with his wife is going. We chat about how they are paying the bills, whether they could foresee themselves doing this long time, how they deal with meals and lodging, and more. We then check in with tips about visiting the Grand Canyon and Carlsbad Caverns. Plus, another entry into our new segment, tell Joe where to go for his ten year anniversary!

Episode 89 – Costa Rica, Park H...

Joey Redmond – reseller, Park Hyatt fan, and soccer fan, joins the podcast to discuss Costa Rica and the Andaz Papagayo, his quest to hit up all the Park Hyatts in the world, why he moved to improve his reselling business, and more. Come for the miles and points, stay for the random soccer talk!

Episode 88 – Visiting Israel an...

Oren’s Money Saver returns to talk about tips for visiting Israel, his move to Israel, and most crazily, running a successful reselling business FROM Israel. How to deal with credit cards as an ex-pat, where to visit, rental car, and tips for resellers both overseas and in the States.

Episode 87 – Len Testa from Tou...

Len Testa, founder of Touring Plans, returns to talk a whole bunch of Walt Disney World topics. We touch on how Touring Plans has had to evolve, how insane Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge will be next year, upcoming changes to ticket packages (including how Disney might implement multi-day peak pricing), and most importantly, the best theory I’ve ever heard on why Disney’s IT is so bad…