Points and Miles Regrets: 5 Things I Wish I’d Done As a Newbie

Ron Swanson I Regret Everything

Most people have things they regret doing (or not doing) in life. I don’t have any regrets about life decision, but I do have plenty when it comes to this hobby. I’ve been doing this for almost six years and… Continue Reading


Points and Miles Checklist: Things to Do in October

Points and Miles Check List, Laptop, notepad

I’ve slacked off on writing my monthly things to do lists partly because I got lazy and partly because…there was nothing to do. That’s changed with the end of the year approaching. Lots of promotions, both targeted and public, are… Continue Reading


Points and Miles Checklist: Things to Do in December

Points and Miles Check List, Laptop, notepad

It’s been a hectic week, which is why I’ve fallen behind on blogging about the latest promotions. I had to visit two family members in the hospital. On top of that, my hard drive crashed. It took nearly three days for… Continue Reading


US Airways Preferred Status Challenge: How to Do it Cheaply

Who says mileage running is dead? I did, but clearly I was wrong, because US Airways is offering a very lucrative status challenge that is definitely mileage-run worthy. Non-elite members pay a fee for 90 days of elite status and can secure… Continue Reading


Points and Miles Beginner’s Guide: Airline Elite Status

Thai Airways Royal First Class Lounge Bangkok Suvarnabhumi, Thai Airways First Class Lounge

Points and Miles Beginner’s Guide If you’ve seen “Up in the Air” with George Clooney, you’re probably aware that airline and hotel loyalty programs not only earn you tons of points that can be redeemed for amazing trips, but you… Continue Reading