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Best Sweet Spots, Making Things Happen & Growing Up Miles & Points with John Ryan

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Luxembourg – One of the many stops on John’s journey thus far.

Growing Up Miles & Points – MtM Podcast

On this episode MtM Contributor and miles and points phenom John Ryan joins Shawn to discuss some of the challenges of being so young in the miles & points hobby and how he learned to travel for “free” at such a young age. Learn his favorite award sweet spots, how the phone can be an incredible tool and some of the cool places the hobby has taken him.

I hope you enjoy this episode!

Episode Guide

  • 3:22 – How John became the family’s travel planner
  • 14:22 – Favorite hotel loyalty programs
  • 16:29 – Favorite airlines and frequent flyer programs
  • 22:51 – The benefits of traveling young
  • 27:48 – Earning points as a teenager
  • 28:58 – Trip searching tips and tools
  • 31:28 – Using social media effectively
  • 38:04 – Favorite hotel and destination
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Shawn Coomer
Shawn Coomer
Shawn Coomer earns and burns millions of miles/points per year circling the globe with his family. An expert at accumulating travel rewards, he founded Miles to Memories to help others achieve their travel goals for pennies on the dollar. Shawn also runs a million dollar reselling business, knows Vegas better than most and loves to spend his time at the 12 Disney parks across the world.

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