Episode Description Stefan from Rapid Travel Chai and Every Passport Stamp joins Trevor (in person!) to discuss some travel over drinks. They discuss Stefan’s travel around the US, their love of history and presidential libraries, and debrief FTU from March. Note: this episode was recorded about a month ago, aka before things really popped off in […]
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Steve Kriese of the DCL Podcast swings by to share some of his thoughts as a pilot with Alaska Airlines regarding COVID-19 related effects on the airline industry, how it affects pilot working hours and conditions, and how the current crisis compares to what happened to air travel after 9/11.
Episode Description Han from Chicago returned from a vacation to Asia about a week before the NBA cancelled its season and COVID-19 finally became a reality to those of us who live in the States. We discuss why he regrets his trip, his experiences in Asia during the outbreak, and what it’s like starting quarantine […]
Grant Thomas from Travel with Grant swings by to discuss his (now canceled) trip to Ireland, newlywed life in the miles and points game, and what’s in his wallet.
Dave Grossman from MilesTalk walks on in to discuss some of his favorite travel experiences including the Maldives and Australia. We then discuss frequent flyer arbitrage: how to use one airline’s miles to fly on another. Dave shares some great examples of partner bookings that provide great value.
Craig from Middle Age Miles swings by to talk about Jordan, visiting Petra, the Amalfi Coast, and what exactly qualifies as “middle age.” He also teases his upcoming accidental manufactured spending series on the blog.
Seth Miller from paxex.aero, Dots Lines & Destinations, and much more swings by to talk about his extensive trip to Asia, the unique experience of visiting Bhutan, dealing with GI issues abroad, and a whole lot more. As this is an audio format, we do not ask him to identify Bhutan on a map but we are sure he could.
Becky Pokora of SightDOING joins the podcast and we discuss our miles and points resolutions for the new year.
Trevor and Joe ring in the new year with some predictions for 2020. What do we think lies in store for the major airlines and banks? Will Hyatt stop awarding nights for spend on their credit card? Plus, we talk through booking last minute holiday travel.
Sam Simon from Milenomics is back for Festivus the Fourth. We air grievances, celebrate feats of strength, and marvel at Festivus miracles in miles and points this year. Hope everyone has a great holiday and a wonderful end to 2019!