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Travel tips, tricks, news, and more from the Miles to Memories team - we help you travel more while spending less
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United States

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Travel tips, tricks, news, and more from the Miles to Memories team - we help you travel more while spending less

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English

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Episodes

Ep. 17 - Is Black Friday a Scam, Hitting Bonuses with Plastiq and a Credit Card Disaster

12/5/2019
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Episode Description In episode 17 we discuss our favorite Black Friday deals and if they are really deals. We also talk about using Plastiq to rack up points, a massive Hyatt card offer, traveling to the UK is cheaper for kids, deals and Joe’s horrific Thanksgiving story. If you're looking for a way to organize your credit cards, check out Travel Freely, the Miles to Memories recommended tool for tracking & organizing credit cards. Episode Notes 2:29 - What was our favorite Black Friday...

Duration:00:38:50

Ep. 16 - MTM Thank Yous, Priority Pass and Tipping Debates

11/28/2019
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Episode Description Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! In this pre-recorded episode we discuss what we're thankful for in miles and points, debate proper tipping protocol and discuss how we're prepping for miles and points in 2020. We also discuss the best Priority Pass memberships you can get with credit cards and end with some extended Thanksgiving outtakes that you may (or may not) be thankful for! If you're looking for a way to organize your credit cards, check out Travel Freely, the Miles...

Duration:00:35:29

Ep. 15 - Special Chase Credit Card Offers, Holiday Spending Strategies and Holiday Travel Tips

11/21/2019
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Episode Description In Episode 15, we take a look at the special Chase "black star" credit card offers and how you can get them, discuss our strategies for holiday spending and chat about why we don't love traveling over the holidays. Will there be outtakes? Only one way to find out! If you're looking for a way to organize your credit cards, check out Travel Freely, the Miles to Memories recommended tool for tracking & organizing credit cards. Episode Notes 1:02 - Recent and upcoming...

Duration:00:43:20

Ep. 14 - Status Matches, Avoiding Shutdowns, and More Bulk Toiletries

11/14/2019
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Episode Description In Episode 14 we discuss status matching airline status, avoiding shutdowns and the hotel toiletries trend. We talk about AA's negative change, Vegas resort & Hilton's easy offer. If you're looking for a way to organize your credit cards, check out Travel Freely, the Miles to Memories recommended tool for tracking & organizing credit cards. Episode Notes 0:56 - VegasDO recap 4:20 - Has Joe found a way into his wife's good credit card graces? (Spoiler alert: probably...

Duration:00:45:14

Ep. 13 - Two Player Mode with an Unwilling Participant, So Long CNB, and Family Travel

11/7/2019
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Episode Description In episode 13 we discuss more Amex shutdowns, CNB nuking their beloved card and tips for family travel. We also talk about Joe's unique 2 player mode set up, ANA around the world tickets, money making deals & other great tips! If you're looking for a way to organize your credit cards, check out Travel Freely, the Miles to Memories recommended tool for tracking & organizing credit cards. Episode Notes 0:53 - Amex RAT shutting down accounts and further clawbacks 4:51 -...

Duration:00:43:32

Ep. 12 - The Scariest Threats to the Miles and Points Hobby

10/31/2019
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Episode Description In Episode 12 we discuss the SoFi & American Airlines award frenzies. We also discuss what our fears are for the hobby going forward, upcoming travels and how we plan for them, how to save at Disney & Waldorf Astoria plus other deals. Happy Halloween! If you're looking for a way to organize your credit cards, check out Travel Freely, the Miles to Memories recommended tool for tracking & organizing credit cards. Episode Notes 3:30 - SoFi Money - not too late to get an...

Duration:00:40:56

Ep. 11 - The Amex RAT Strikes Again

10/24/2019
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Episode Description In episode 11 we discuss the Amex RAT out in full force, Hyatt's terrible room charge policy, NYC's hidden gem plus the Chicago Seminars and only the best deals! Be sure to check out some of our favorite miles and points podcasts, We Travel There, Miles to Go, and Now Boarding! Also, if you're looking for a way to organize your credit cards, check out Travel Freely, the Miles to Memories recommended tool for tracking & organizing credit cards. Episode Notes 0:58 -...

Duration:00:39:24

Ep. 10 - Our Favorite No Annual Fee Cards and Tales from Orlando

10/17/2019
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Episode Description In Episode 10 we discuss our recent travels, timeshare presentations, our favorite no annual fee cards and why you should bill everything back to your room. We also give you some tips on some great deals and the best outtakes yet! This episode is sponsored by the new MtM Award Booking Service - save time and stress and let MtM book your awards for you! Also, if you're looking for a way to organize your credit cards, check out Travel Freely, the Miles to Memories...

Duration:00:42:41

Ep. 09 - Rough Hotel Experiences and How Much Value Chase Has Lost

10/10/2019
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Episode Description We discuss some of our roughest hotel experiences ever and debate how much value Chase Ultimate Rewards and Chase in general has lost with all the recent changes. In outtakes we find out why we never record in the morning. We'd really appreciate if you subscribed to the podcast to get new episodes every week! See the subscription links below. This episode is sponsored by Travel Freely, the MtM recommended tool for tracking & organizing credit cards. Episode...

Duration:00:41:34

Ep. 08 - Traveling Despite Travel Advisories and AMEX Delta Card Changes

10/3/2019
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Episode Description In Episode 8 we talk about the violence in Cancun and how we deal with traveling to places deemed dangerous. We also take a deep look at the Delta credit card changes and increased offers, talk about quirky first class travels, various news and deal topics plus outtakes. This episode is sponsored by the new MtM Award Booking Service - save time and stress and let MtM book your awards for you! Also, if you're looking for a way to organize your credit cards, check out...

Duration:00:45:09

Ep. 07 - Citi Double Cash Transfers to TYP and Happy Guy Issues

9/26/2019
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Episode Description In Episode 7 we discuss Citi DoubleCash becoming the IT card, how Vegas casinos are being bought and sold at a record pace and Home Depot draining gift cards. We end with some quick deals plus some outtakes! We'd really appreciate if you subscribed to the podcast to get new episodes every week! See the subscription links below. This episode is sponsored by Disney Deciphered, a podcast helping you save money, time, and stress on your Disney vacation. Also, if you're...

Duration:00:41:10

Ep. 06 - Debating Resort Fees and Our Travel Addictions(?)

9/19/2019
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Episode Description In Episode 6 of the Miles to Memories podcast we discuss travel addiction, Twitter fights, credit card rumors and debate resort fees plus how to fix them. We also go over the best deals for the week and outtakes finish off the episode. We'd really appreciate if you subscribed to the podcast to get new episodes every week! See the subscription links below. This episode is sponsored by Travel Freely, the MtM recommended tool for tracking & organizing credit...

Duration:00:43:26

Ep. 05 - The FOMO and Stress of Deals, More Vegas Fees and CardCon Trip Report

9/12/2019
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Episode Description In episode 5 we discuss resisting every deal and beating FOMO for your own sanity. We dive into Las Vegas' latest despicable fee and how resort fees in general are getting out of control. Shawn and Mark also give an overview of their week at FinCon and CardCon and why meetups and conferences are important in this space. They also overview their stay at the Park Hyatt in DC, go over some quick deals and there are some outtakes of course! We'd really appreciate if you...

Duration:00:49:34

Ep. 04 - Our Most Useless Cards, Retention Calls and the Delta Vacations Deal

9/5/2019
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Episode Description In Episode 4 of the Miles to Memories podcast we discuss the most useless cards we carry and why we still hold onto them. We take a deep dive into retention calls: how to do them, what to say and why they are important. We wrap up the episode discussing the amazing Delta vacations offer (expires Friday 9/6) plus some quick hit deals & of course outtakes! We'd really appreciate if you subscribed to the podcast to get new episodes every week! See the subscription links...

Duration:00:48:51

Ep. 03 - Business Credit Cards and Pressure on the Miles and Points Hobby

8/29/2019
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Episode Description In Episode 3 we discuss the awesome Delta Vacations deal, Hilton & Hyatt promos, IHG’s garbage accelerate promo and National’s awesome rent 2 get 1 free promo. We go into detail on business credit cards: How tough is it to get them and who is eligible for them? On our hot topic of the week we discuss whether or not the miles & points hobby is dead or dying. Plus we got some outtakes yo!!! We'd really appreciate if you subscribed to the podcast to get new episodes every...

Duration:00:39:46

Ep. 02 - Atlantic City Status Matches, Star Wars Galaxy's Edge, and the Apple Card

8/24/2019
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Episode Description In Episode 2 we discuss how to max out Atlantic City status matches and come home a winner. We also discuss Star Wars Galaxy Edge at Disney World and how it compares to its Westcoast counterpart. We wrap up the episode discussing the newly launched Apple Card, share Shawn & Miles to Memories’ story plus more outtakes! We'd really appreciate if you subscribed to the podcast to get new episodes every week! See the subscription links below. This episode is sponsored by...

Duration:00:42:45

Ep. 01 - Vegas, Hong Kong, Disney, and Miles to Memories Podcast Introductions

8/22/2019
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Episode Description In the inaugural episode Shawn, Joe, & Mark discuss hacking Las Vegas with Amex FHR credits, the situation in Hong Kong, and why Disney is the "worst vacation ever." Or is it? We finish off the show with introductions and background info on Mark, Joe, and dishwashers. Plus, outtakes! We'd really appreciate if you subscribed to the podcast to get new episodes every week! See the subscription links below. This episode is sponsored by Travel Freely, the MtM recommended...

Duration:00:47:10

Introducing the Miles to Memories podcast!

8/8/2019
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Coming soon: the Miles to Memories podcast! Join us each week as we discuss the latest news, tips, and tricks in the miles and points world so you can travel more for less! Subscribe to the podcast on this feed to make sure you get new episodes when they release each week.

Duration:00:07:23