From Around the Web: Pros & Cons of Flexible Points, Can You Now Book United With Avios?, Best Uses of Hilton Free Nights & More!

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Roundup: Articles From Around the Web!

Roundup: Articles From Around the Web!

Here are some posts that caught our eye that we thought you may find interesting!  Let us know if there is anything good we missed.  Email me anything awesome that you find, or write, at


Pros & Cons, Ranking Flexible Points in 2018 – Milenomics

A good look at the 4 major flexible point providers and how Robert thinks they should be ranked.  He gives pros and cons for each currency and why they are slotted where they are.

Booking United With Avios: Bug or Feature? The Deal Mommy

Interesting if it is a feature.  Does anyone have any knowledge either way?  Let me know in the comments section.

The Mad Opulence of Dubai – Wired

I found this link via Travel Blogger Buzz.  It is a pretty interesting look at all of the craziness that goes on in Dubai!

How To Stay At A Hilton Hotel For Free Until April 30th – Frequent Miler

An excellent thought exercise, which I am a huge fan of, but probably not the most practical.  A great read none the less.

Best Uses of Hilton Free Night Certificates – Doctor of Credit

This is totally based on value but an interesting look for sure.  Good for anyone with a freshly minted Citi Reserve certificate.  Hopefully the new cards come with a few included with their sign up bonuses!

Avianca Miles Now Expire After 12 Months – Seat 31b

Terrible move for anyone who values the program’s miles.  I wouldn’t move anything into their program unless you had an immediate use!


Which article did you find most useful?  Remember to let me know of anything you come across that you want added into the next edition!


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