My United loyalty started when I lived in Wyoming, with a teensy airport that had commuter flights that partnered with United. Back in the day, it was much more difficult to book flights on unconnected airlines, so we ended up flying United. I stuck with United, more or less, … [Read more...]
American Express Platinum Card: Why I Got It…and Six Reasons I Don’t Think I’ll Keep it
I need to be honest, I was feeling way to lazy for a flashback photo Friday post today, but I promise to have one next week. Plus, I'm hoping to get around to an extra post on something DC-related this weekend. I might not spend a lot of time trying to earn every last mile … [Read more...]
How the Part-Time Traveler Plays the Points/Miles Game: Seven Non-Time Consuming Tips
I think there is an important line between playing the points/miles game, and obsessing about them. If you don't do this as a profession, and if you usually take between 3-10 trips a year, I think it makes zero sense spending hours a day looking for the 'next best deal', having … [Read more...]
Planning Fun with Miles (Eye Roll): It Paid Off in The End!
We are headed to Bhutan (via Thailand) in early September 2014. But the planning saga stretches all the way back to November 2013. While I love to plan, and plan ahead, this was way way ahead.I decided to start planning for Bhutan while finishing the planning for our … [Read more...]