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Episode 80 – Las Vegas with Tra...

Adam Bauer, the Travel Fan Boy, joins to discuss one of our favorite cities, Las Vegas. Vegaaaaaas! We chat parking and resort fees, ideas for budget minded travelers, using miles and points, and end with quite a long discussion about gambling. Pai goooooow.

Episode 79 – Cruising, wine, an...

Matthew Hague from Saverocity returns to discuss a litany of topics including his never ending Las Vegas M Life status gig, cruising and how to save money on cruise excursions, dealing with a canceled flight (and a three year old!), feeding said three year old on the road, and South African wines. Elsewhere, we talk lessons learned from NapaDO and tips for redeeming Merrill+ credit card points.

Episode 78 – Be Your Own Elite ...

Sam from Milenomics returns for Round 2 vs. Trevor of Be Your Own Elite vs. Earned Elite Status. This time, they tackle the value of hotel status as it pertains to saving money, enhanced customer service, higher earn rates, and upgrades and benefits.

Episode 77 – Airline Status or ...

Sam Simon from Milenomics (the Professor) drops by for a hearty debate with Trevor about whether it’s worth chasing airline status or just being a member of Sam’s exclusive loyalty program, BYOE (Be Your Own Elite). Also: driving a Corolla in a blizzard.

Episode 76 – Hyatt Globalist th...

Free-quent Flyer returns to talk thoughts on Hyatt Globalist status and solid ways of earning Ultimate Rewards points. We also talk Park Hyatt NYC and Sri Lanka. Come for the rough take-off, stick around for the smooth landing!

Episode 75 – Mexico, Sri Lanka,...

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Becky Pokora of sightDOING (nee The Girl and Globe) fame joins Joe and Trevor to talk Mexico, funding travel to far flung locations with miles and points, why domestic travel gets ignored by the blogosphere, Sri Lanka, and more!

Episode 74 – Noah from Money Me...

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take a year off of work? Noah from Money Metagame and his wife are doing just that. Find out how saving for FIRE (Financial Independence Retiring Early) helped enable this, why they are doing this, how they plan on eating, where they plan on traveling, and overall, whether they are crazy or not! (Spoiler alert: Not).

Episode 73 – Australian New Yea...

Trevor and Joe talk about celebrating the New Year in Australia, places worth visiting, how Trevor ended up in Qatar QSuites, the QSuites product, how to book it with miles and cash, Chase shutdowns, and some other stuff.

Episode 72 – Shawn Coomer from ...

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Shawn Coomer from Miles to Memories returns to ring in 2018 and talk about Hyatt changes, hotel updates in general, what he’s earning and burning, New Year’s resolutions, and more!

Episode 71 – Three Thoughts on ...

A short episode to wrap up the year, with Joe’s three thoughts to wrap up 2017. Thanks for a great year and see you in 2018!