Frequent Miler
Hidden City Ticketing: Techniques, Challenges and Ethics
Hidden city ticketing is a technique for saving miles or money, but how do you do it? What do you need to watch out for? Is it even ethical? We discuss the details on this week’s Frequent Miler on the Air. Elsewhere on the blog this week, we cover ways...
Miles To Memories
Things Going Away in Vegas, Gamblers Losing Record Money & Las Vegas Kid’s Family Destination!?!
In this episode we discuss the 2022 end of year numbers for Vegas which include mind blowing numbers. Plus Las Vegas was ranked as the 4th most kid friendly travel destination, I discuss my crazy MSC cruise casino experience & we reminisce over 10 things going away in Vegas. The post...
Miles To Memories
Redemption Shaming, Miles & Points for Budget Travel and is MSC As Bad As They Say?
On this episode of the podcast Shawn and Joe discuss redemption shaming and why it can be a problem in the hobby. We also tackle miles & points for budget travel, IHG's new 175K welcome offer and whether MSC Cruises is as bad as their reputation. The post Redemption Shaming, Miles...
Miles To Memories
New Vegas Casino Opening, Dramatic Strip Rescue, Snow in the Desert & First Hard Rock Rumbles!
Snow descends on Las Vegas, a dramatic Strip rescue, the first Mirage to Hard Rock construction step, a Durango construction update & Wildfire Fremont (Vegas' newest casino) is opening! The post New Vegas Casino Opening, Dramatic Strip Rescue, Snow in the Desert & First Hard Rock Rumbles! appeared first on Miles...
We Travel There
Potrero Chico, Grutas de Garcia & Paseo Santa Lucia in Monterrey, Mexico
I’m really excited to interview Esteban Gutiérrez of  EDASI about Monterrey, Mexico. Esteban’s tips for the best things to do in Monterrey are awesome because he was born in Monterrey, then left for Europe to begin his Formula 1 racing career. Monterrey serves as his home base as he travels...
The Wandering Aramean
DLD 418: Flying on funky wings
New wing designs, and new engines hanging from them, could change the way we fly. Or at least make it more efficient.
Frequent Miler
First Class for 5: Gambling on Frequent Miler’s 2023 Team Challenge
Do you often read about the luxury travels of bloggers and think “That’s nice, but it’s not possible to do that with an entire family!”? This week, Greg and I decided to bet the Frequent Miler team’s reputation as points and miles wizards on our ability to create an amazing...
Miles To Memories
Future of MGM/Hyatt Partnership, New 747 Attraction & Vegas Hotels Colluding to Fix Prices?
Are the major hotels in Vegas colluding to price fix? A new lawsuit alleges just that. We also discuss new closures in town, the future of the Hyatt/MGM partnership and a cool Cirque backstage tour that is free! The post Future of MGM/Hyatt Partnership, New 747 Attraction & Vegas Hotels Colluding...
Miles To Memories
Best Sweet Spots, Making Things Happen & Growing Up Miles & Points with John Ryan
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...
Miles to Go
100% Transfer Bonus (One Day Only) And My Favorite Travel Tool Is Free!
Two big announcements in this week’s episode! 100% transfer bonus from Bilt Rewards to Hawaiian Airlines one day only on February 1st! And, Bilt Rewards airline searches are not powered by Point.me, which means you can use the best travel search tool for free with Bilt partners. If you enjoy...
Miles To Memories
Economics of a Vegas High Roller, Casino Robots, 30 Best Mexican Restaurants & “Mario Kart” Slot!
A new security robot is patrolling, behind the scenes of a Vegas high roller, a new Mario Kart like slot, the 30 best Mexican restaurants in Las Vegas and how do you pronounce Fontainebleau. The post Economics of a Vegas High Roller, Casino Robots, 30 Best Mexican Restaurants & “Mario Kart”...
We Travel There
Bio Bay Tour, Horseback Rides & Taino Culture in Vieques, Puerto Rico
I’m really excited to interview Kelly Cronin of Cronin’s Castles about Vieques, Puerto Rico. Kelly’s tips for the best things to do in Vieques are awesome because she runs a short-term rental property here and visits several times a year. Kelly and her kids met a family on a trip...
The Wandering Aramean
DLD 417: Safety challenges
A rough week in aviation for safety incidents. But we're also trying to find some positive news… The post DLD 417: Safety challenges appeared first on Wandering Aramean.
Frequent Miler
The single best best $250 credit card wallet for point collectors
What’s the strongest transferable points wallet you can muster with just a $250 budget for annual fees? Will Greg or Nick come up with the killer combo — and can yours beat theirs? On this week’s Frequent Miler on the Air, we kind of shoot from the hip, each designing...
Miles To Memories
Cosmo’s Switchover Date, Look Inside Fontainebleau, Game of Thrones LV & Big Bertha!
Take a first look inside the new Fontainebleau Las Vegas, Game of Thrones is coming to the Strip, Cosmo will be switching to MGM Rewards soon and Horseshoe continues its renovation with the announcement of another new restaurant. The post Cosmo’s Switchover Date, Look Inside Fontainebleau, Game of Thrones LV...