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Three Lessons from a Travel Hacker + Thoughts on Bilt & Wells Fargo with Benjy Harmon

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MtM Podcast – Celine’s Return to Vegas?

On this episode Shawn is joined by MtM Senior Editor and Moderator for our Diamond Lounge Benjy Harmon. Benjy is well known as being one of the most prolific members of the miles & points hobby, but today he is bringing three important lessons he thinks you should know. They might just change the game for you or at least help you enjoy miles & points even more. We also dive into our favorite times of year to travel and what we think about the recent Wells Fargo/Bilt news.

Episode Notes

  • 00:00 Introduction and Overview
  • 07:58 Breaking down the best times to travel
  • 12:58 Bilt/Wells Fargo Hot Takes
  • 20:30 3 important lessons from an expert travel hacker
  • 29:44 Embrace barriers to entry
  • 33:18 Focus on the fun!

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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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  1. Very good episode. Thanks. How many times have we heard a hobbyist comment about sacrificing fun (or quality) for the almighty cents per point? “Sure the route from Dallas to Tulsa had five connecting flights and took two days but I got 5 cents per point.”


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