The Arrogance Of This Hobby, Baha Mar Mistake Rates, Elite Status Plans for 2020 & Issues With Rakuten

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Miles to Memories Podcast Episode 20

Miles to Memories Podcast Episode 20

The Miles to Memories podcast episode 20 dropped this morning. Be sure to be on the lookout for our new episode every Thursday morning!

Episode 20 Details

In episode 20 we discuss the negative side of this hobby, the one perk or loophole we love for 2020 and sweet spots with Avios. We also discuss an awesome American status match, our upcoming elite status plans and issues with Rakuten.

Episode Notes

Final Thoughts

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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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  1. Hi, just back from Grand Hyatt Baha Mar on the mistake rate. I booked it via Citi Concierge for the Prestige 4th night free benefit. I was told my rate was not eligible for qualifying nights. They didn’t even honor no resort fees for Globalist saying it’s a 3rd Party booking. Want to see if you encounter the same issue. Spent huge $ on the property but not receiving night credits is a really bummer! The rate can be pulled on the Hyatt website without any codes when still alive. Not sure how they can deem it ineligible.

  2. Hi! Great episode. Question: did you ever write about how you found the Baha Mar mistake fares in the first place? Would love to know how you found these great rates.

    • Hi De. I was told about them by a friend. It died very quickly, so we weren’t able to get a post up about it. I often find out about these types of deals in various Facebook groups like ours and others. Extreme Hotel Deals on Twitter is good too and they have a premium subscription if you want even more deals.


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