Wherein Freequent Flyer joins us (3rd time!) to discuss the Diamond status freely given by Hyatt, thoughts on how that’s affected loyal Diamonds, whether chasing status causes people to put Hyatt blinders on, and requalification ideas. Plus, a Last Word you’ll definitely forget! Recorded 17 Mar, 2016.
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Wherein we discuss Barclays Bank and its credit cards, get Joe Cortez’s take on the Arrival+ changes, discuss what the heck you should do with your Aviator card, invent a new drinking game, and try out a new Last Word format featuring selfies and massages. Plus, a reader question about our top miles and points resources. Recorded 17 July, 2015.
Wherein we interview Gideon the Free-quent Flyer in a supersized podcast. We talk with FQF about how he thrives in the miles and points game despite not having a “real job” (no secrets revealed, just quality shop talk), his philosophy on redeeming points, things to consider if you are not super wealthy but want to play this game. Plus a reader question about the best Visa for a non miles junkie, and Last Word featuring blog revenues, Barclays Arrival devaluation, and our most cherished foods! Recorded 8 July, 2015.
Wherein we discuss NEWS OF THE WORLD. OK, we catch up on some credit card news including Chase churner crackdowns, AMEX updates, and Discover’s 10X promotion. We also update what’s going on with Open Skies and play a game revolving around Trevor’s many, many destinations. Plus, Joe Cortez is back! Recorded 12 June, 2015.