Dealing With A Stolen Passport, Negative Best Buy Change, Keeping Birds Away From Planes & More!

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Roundup: Articles From Around the Web

Here are some posts from around the web that I thought you may find interesting.  Let me know if there is anything good I missed.  Email me anything awesome that you find, or write, at


Best Buy Rewards can no longer Buy Gift Cards – Doctor of Credit

This isn’t as big of a blow as it was when they stopped 3rd party gift card purchases with Best Buy gift cards but it is still another loss.  I am surprised it went on for as long as it did after they changed the gift card coding.

What To Do When Your Passport (and credit cards) Are Stolen Traveling – Travel is Free

I hope this never happens to anyone but bookmark Caroline’s post just in case it ever does!

The Cool Way This Airport Is Stopping Birds From Hitting Planes During Takeoff – Your Mileage May Vary

It is crazy how often planes hit birds and those collisions have caused some crashes along the way.  Anything they can do to mitigate that is a plus in my book.

Using miles and points for a last minute Disney World trip – Miles To The Magic

I always enjoy reading people’s booking articles.  And it is amazing how we are able to put together last minute or short trips that we would never take without miles and points.


Which article did you find most interesting?  Remember to let me know of anything you come across that you want added into the next edition at

Mark Ostermann
Mark Ostermann is a father, husband and miles/points fanatic. He left the corporate world after starting a family in order to be a stay at home dad. Mark is constantly looking at ways to save money and stay within budget while also taking awesome vacations with his family. When he isn't caring for his family or taking a weekend trip, Mark is working towards his goal of visiting every Major League Baseball ballpark.

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