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All About Transferable Miles (And What To Do When Your Program Changes)

(1) Comments | Posted September 30, 2011 | 8:50 AM

Diversify Your Portfolio

Miles and points are kind of like investments -- you want to diversify your portfolio to hedge your risk and be sure you can reap the most value possible out of them. That may seem contrary to the common strategy of consolidating your points and miles...

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The Future Of British Airways Points (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted September 14, 2011 | 1:04 PM

I wanted to briefly respond to the host of questions I've been receiving about British Airways points over the last few weeks. I hope this helps @psumichael!

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The Points Guy: Taking Advantage Of Hotel Points

(1) Comments | Posted September 2, 2011 | 8:34 AM

When people think about travel points, the first programs that come to mind are usually airline mile accounts. However, the number, variety and value of great hotel points programs have grown exponentially over the past few years, and consumers are starting to take notice. Thanks to their versatility, flexibility and...

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The Points Guy: Four Pillars Of Frequent Flier Strategy

(0) Comments | Posted August 19, 2011 | 10:45 AM

Long gone are the days when the primary way to earn frequent flier miles was by flying. In fact, though I fly over 150,000 miles a year, the majority of my miles and points come from non-flying sources.

I encourage everyone to start putting together a cohesive strategy to...

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Correcting Misconceptions About Frequent Flyer Miles

(31) Comments | Posted August 10, 2011 | 1:07 PM

Over the last several years I've used frequent flyer miles to travel the globe and explore incredible new places. In the course of my...

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