Last Minute Shift to Japan, The Ultimate Travel Hack & Some Chase Apps Skipping...
On this episode of the podcast Shawn and Joe discuss a last minute shift to Japan and the redemptions along the way plus the ultimate travel hack, Hilton's uneven F&B credit, an update to Vegas resort fees and Chase's increased IHG offer.
Chase Sapphire Preferred Offer, Bilt Dining and Goodbye to Bed Bath and Beyond
On this episode of the MtM Podcast we discuss the changes in earning miles & points, say goodbye to Bed, Bath & Beyond, discuss the now public Sapphire Preferred increased welcome offer and discuss Bilt's new dining program which can earn you valuable points when dining in certain cities.
Chase Shutdown, Big Bonvoy Bonus Returns, New vs. Old Hyatt & Expedia Killing Popular...
On this episode of the podcast we discuss old vs. new Hyatt properties and how that can really matter plus how to maximize student discounts, Expedia's killing a popular program, a big Marriott Bonvoy bonus returns and Chase Aeroplan Pay Yourself back has claimed a victim.
Citi Retention Windfall, Analyzing 5X Categories & Does Virgin Voyages Live Up to the...
On this episode of the MtM Podcast we discuss a recent windfall from Citi retention including offers on 6 cards with just one phone call. We also dive into United's new promo, 5X categories for the 2nd quarter and Shawn goes in depth on his recent Virgin Voyages cruise.
Taking A Different Perspective on Miles & Points with Benjy Harmon
Take a different look at miles & points as we discuss thinking outside of the box. In this episode MtM Contributor Benjy Harmon joins Shawn to discuss cashing in points, the analytical side of the miles & points hobby, lifestyle creep, the increasing value of hotel free night certs and so much more.
Epic Trip – Back to Back Europe “For Free”, Swiss Business Review & Best...
Ian Snyder joins Shawn to discuss his recent back to back European trips which included visits to Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland and Germany. Find out where he stayed, which miles he redeemed to get there and why his hometown of Ferndale, CA is a gem known as the Victorian Village.
Another Sudden Devaluation, Booking Headaches & Sapphire Reserve’s True Value
Sometimes booking awards can be a huge headache, what is the true value of the Chase Sapphire Reserve, Virgin Voyages preview & the little trick of Hyatt's new Bonus Journeys promo.
The Death of Sweet Spots, Nostalgia Travel & Crazy Chase Sapphire Bonus Coming
On this episode we discuss why nostalgia travel can be so fun, a big new bonus coming to Chase Sapphire Preferred, whether it makes sense for casual travelers to learn the miles & points hobby plus how to save up to 50% off Amazon with Amex Membership Rewards.