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What's Next For 737 MAX and Planning The Trip of a Lifetime

3/20/2019
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This week Ed offers some insight on the news surrounding the 737 MAX and why you should have no concern flying 737s that aren't grounded. Jon Nickel-D'Andrea from No Mas Coach shares a review of a recent first class trip they took to Maldives. Lee Huffman from Bald Thoughts and the We Travel There podcast chats about how this show helps you better travel like a local. Jen Yellin from from Deals We Like has news on the highest credit card sign up bonus ever offered from Delta. Show...

Duration:00:30:41

Earning More Points And Preparing For Big Wyndham Changes

3/13/2019
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We always love hearing about new ways to earn and manage points and miles! This week Michael Trager of TravelZork is on the show to talk about a new app called Wayfarer Points! Tune in to learn how you can do more than just track ALL your loyalty programs but also compare how you rank with friends! Jen Yellin from Deals We Like gives us the scoop on some big changes coming to the Wyndham Rewards program. Show Notes TravelZork Wayfarer Points - use promo code WFPPIZZA Jen's post on...

Duration:00:33:08

Bonus Episode! Dots, Lines & Pizza Paine

3/8/2019
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Surprise! We've got a BONUS EPISODE for all you AV geeks out there! This week Ed joined our friends from the Dots, Lines and Destinations podcast on inaugural flight AS 2777 to Las Vegas from Paine Field: Everett, Washington's first commercial airport! (Not...Seattle's second airport, mind you.) Once they got settled in Vegas, the guys recorded a recap of the festivities, their thoughts on the potential for growth at Paine Field and additional aviation geekery. Show Notes Ed's blog post...

Duration:00:38:47

What To Do If Declined For A New Credit Card & New Award Flight Deals!

3/6/2019
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This week we've got a new guest on the show! Jason Steele from The Points Guy and founder of CardCon shares some expert tips on what to do if you're not immediately approved for a credit card. Jen Yellin from Deals We Like fills us in on some great news regarding recent updates to Frontier Airlines' latest "Kids Fly Free" promotion. Lastly, Spencer Howard from God Save The Points and Straight to the Points shares his latest award travel finds - and how getting creative pays off when looking...

Duration:00:37:31

An Airplane Goes Away And A Hotel Promo Worth Chasing?

2/27/2019
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This week Seth Miller from PaxEx.Aero chats with Ed all about Airbus' announcement that they will end production of the A380. Jen Yellen from Deals We Like has the 411 on a hotel promotion that you might actually want to chase after. Be sure to keep an ear out for a giveaway from our friends at Bluffworks! Ed wraps up this week's episode with an easy but ofter overlooked tip on how to match airfare prices in TF2P. Show Notes Seth's post on the A380 Jen's post on Hyatt's newest...

Duration:00:36:23

Ultimate Guide To Hawaii's Big Island And Family-Friendly Mexico

2/20/2019
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Episode #53 officially means Miles to Go has hit its first anniversary! One full year of weekly episodes full of all the travel tips, news and reviews you can't afford to miss! Besides some surprises thanks to Producer Mike and friends of the show and the House of Miles team, Ed's got a chock full episode for y'all this week! Jen Yellen from Deals We Like shares more info on Plastiq with a promo that can help you earn some major miles with expenses that usually require a check! We've got...

Duration:00:40:10

Saving Hundreds On Your Next Hotel Stay And United's New-ish Airplane

2/13/2019
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This week we've got a double dose of Jen Yellin from Deals We Like! She joins Ed on the show for not one, but two great deals you can't miss out on! First, she's got the lowdown on how to take advantage of a status match on Southwest Airlines. Second, find out how she saved hundreds on hotels simply by buying (yes, buying) points! Seth Miller from Pax.Aero is back to discuss all things new and retrofitted United planes. Have you heard? They're adding MORE first and business class seats to...

Duration:00:41:58

Losing All Your Miles And The Marriott Debate - M2G 051

2/6/2019
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Imagine getting a notification confirming a change to your account, or worse, that you just redeemed your hard earned points and miles, when you didn't. That's what happened to Andy Luten from Andy's Travel Blog recently when his American Airlines AAdvantage account was hacked and over 140,000 miles were stolen! This week he shared with Ed the steps one needs to take to ensure justice is served and your points and miles are returned! Jen Yellen from Deals We Like has a great offer for...

Duration:00:45:59

Nifty 50! Celebrating Our 50th Episode With A Giveaway! - M2G 050

1/30/2019
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We're celebrating M2G's 50th episode with two of our favorite guests and another book giveaway! First up is Stephanie Rosenbloom, travel writer at the New York Times and author of Alone Time: Four Seasons, Four Cities, and the Pleasures of Solitude. Tune in to hear about her take on slow travel, solo travel, style, design, and the ways technology can help or hurt our experiences. Be sure to listen for how to win a signed copy of her book! If you're planning to hit the slopes this season,...

Duration:00:47:51

Only the Best Credit Card Offer For Families, Ever! - M2G 049

1/23/2019
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On a special episode of Miles to Go, we're featuring an extended length interview with Jen Yellin from Deals We Like! She and Ed chat all things about Southwest Rapid Rewards and their current credit card offers. Travel with kids? You'll want to hear about how to score a Companion Pass through 2020! Links to Jen's Blogs Earning the Southwest Airlines Companion Pass for Two Years Southwest Airlines Companion Pass FAQ Fly 2 for 1 with the Southwest Airlines Companion Pass Don't forget to...

Duration:00:31:46

Safari For $100 A Day And A Solid, Every Day Credit Card? - M2G 048

1/16/2019
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Ed's been under the weather this week, so for the first time ever, we've got a few "Best of" Miles to Go segments on the episode! First up is Ed's interview with Richard Kerr from Award Travel 101 and The Points Guy going through his list of things he’d change about some of the the industry’s top (or largest) loyalty programs. Followed by Stefan Krasowski of Rapid Travel Chai with some of his best tips and tricks on how you can go on safari for under $100 a day! Ed's conversation with Jen...

Duration:00:40:05

Spirit Airlines Keeps Getting Better???? New Credit Card Deals & O Canada! M2G 047

1/9/2019
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Seth Miller stops by to talk about how Canada is trying to protect travelers. Jen is back with a host of new credit card sign-up offers that should interest you. And, Spirit Airlines is lowering fees? Jeanne tells us why hell might be freezing over. Don't forget to check out the NowBoarding Podcast where we dive in deep with your favorite travel bloggers, learning how they travel the world with miles and points.

Duration:00:47:42

Fixing Vegas, Airline Elite Pain And A Useful Hotel Promo? M2G 046

1/2/2019
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Grant Smith, notable contributor to Forbes, Skift and The New York Times joins the show for the first time to explain why the most frequent travelers aren't worried about an increase in the requirements to earn elite status. After that, Jen digs up a hotel promo that requires a second look. That's something of a rarity these days. Finally, we wrap up this week with Michael Trager explaining how to fix Las Vegas. He also teases us with a new way to earn miles and points coming soon! Don't...

Duration:00:57:19

Hyatt Changes, Interesting Credit Card Offer And Award Booking Tips M2G 045

12/26/2018
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This week my buddy Summer is back on the podcast talking about Hyatt's recent rollout of Milestone Rewards. There's a bunch to like here for most travelers. Jen stops by to break down a new credit card offer that's a bit unique. Lastly, David Feldman stops by to coach us on how to find award space when traveling Down Under. Don't forget to check out the NowBoarding Podcast where we dive in deep with your favorite travel bloggers, learning how they travel the world with miles and points.

Duration:00:38:10

Royal Flush Alliance, Premium Economy And Hotel Savings - M2G 044

12/17/2018
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This week, we welcome Tiffany Funk back to the podcast from One Mile at a Time. She's helping walk us through the addition of Royal Air Maroc to the oneworld alliance and why it's a good thing for folks holding on to American Airlines AAdvantage miles. Jen Yellen stops by from Deals We Like to tee up some great AMEX offers to help cover the annual fees on your cards. And, we wrap up this week with Mike LaRosa from Coworkaholic. He got a chance to test out the brand new American Airline...

Duration:00:33:49

2018’s Critical Points with Richard Kerr - M2G 043

12/12/2018
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It’s not everyday that we get to sit down with Richard Kerr from Award Travel 101 and The Points Guy. That said, this week’s episode features an extra long segment where Ed and Richard chat about where they stand on miles and points strategy at the end of 2018, heading into 2019. Tune in for discussions on continued fallout from the SPG/Marriott merger, the credit cards they are using in frequent rotation and the importance of staying informed on the latest changes to loyalty...

Duration:00:39:30

Ed Gets Called Out, Hyatt Expands and Award Sweet Spots - M2G 042

12/5/2018
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This week, Angelina Aucello from Angelina Travels is back on the show to talk about Hyatt’s recent addition to select SLH properties to the World of Hyatt program. Following that, Ed welcomes Zachary Abel of Monkey Miles to M2G for the first time! Zachary (and his pal Miles the Monkey) is an expert on OneWorld and Alaska Airlines programs and shares a ton of great award sweet spots that some beginners might not know of. He’s also got some great insight on what could happen if Alaska Airlines...

Duration:00:33:02

Citi Prestige Changes & The Best Time to Get A Southwest Airlines Credit Card - M2G 041

11/28/2018
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On Ep. 41 we’ve got an extra long segment with our favorite deal expert, Jen Yellin from Deals We Like talking about all things Southwest Airlines in addition to how you can score a Companion Pass for close to two years! Before that, Nick Reyes from Frequent Miler joins us for the first time on M2G to share all the changes coming to the Citi Prestige card. Thanks to our Sponsors! BookYourAward.com No-Jet-Lag Show Notes & Links 1:50 - Intro to Nick Reyes from Frequent MIler 5:30 -...

Duration:00:32:19

Conversation With Southwest Airlines And The Ultimate Black Friday Guide - M2G 040

11/21/2018
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It’s the week of Thanksgiving and we’re all thankful for many things, Black Friday deals are sometimes too good to not make that list. Jen Yellin from Deals We Like is a Black Friday Expert, Guru, Maven...just all around Master of deals on deals. Tune in to hear her top tips for scoring great Black Friday discounts and point earning opportunities. Ed’s also on location at Dallas Love Field, to chat with Jonathan Clarkson, Southwest Airlines new Managing Director of Marketing, also overseeing...

Duration:00:32:48

Marriott Mini-Mega, AA Elite Changes And AVGeek Playground - M2G 039

11/14/2018
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This week’s episode is all over the place...figuratively and literally! Miles to Go Producer Mike LaRosa AKA The Coworkaholic is checking off not one, but two M2G firsts: Dialing in from Amsterdam (our first interview from someone there) doing so, while on a boat! He and Ed chat about his recent American Airlines Executive Platinum status match challenge. It’s quite an American Airlines themed show as they also discuss the news around AA’s new award “web specials” & Ed interviews Uli Das,...

Duration:00:35:47