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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Get Yourself Paid For Those Late Amazon Shipments – Don’t Take It Lying Down!

I show you how to get credit when your Amazon order is late, especially if you are an Amazon Prime member. You pay for the service so hold them accountable.

Trouble at the Lake House, Chase Extends Valuable New Feature & Apple’s Gift Card Gamechanger

In the Miles to Memories Podcast Episode 51 we discuss Apple's negative change, why Mark signed up for a Choice card, Chase's awesome extension & more.

American Airlines Reduced Mileage Awards Sweet Spots (Oct-Nov 2020)

The latest American Airlines reduced mileage awards list just dropped for October and November of 2020. I go over the sweet spot redemptions.

Are American Express Upgrade Offers On Hold? Data Points Needed

Are American Express upgrade offers paused for the time being? I have some data points that suggest that may be the case.

What Are They Doing Now? American Express Updates Their Credit Card Terms

American Express updates their credit card terms across all of their cards. What do these changes mean and what are they trying to guard against?

Monthly Report: Paying For College With Travel Hacking Skills

Here is my monthly update on paying for college with credit card rewards. Remember to check back at the beginning of each month for my updated progress.

Covid Sniffing Airport Dogs, New Dosh Fee & World’s First Make Your Own KitKat Shop

My latest edition of articles from around the web. Around the web is collection of articles that I found interesting that are travel related.