Podcasts

Hyatt & AA Now More Rewarding & Concert Tix For 5K Hilton Points

Wondering how many points or miles you should be holding onto?  That’s the question I answer in this week’s Final Two Pennies.  Each person has their own motivation when it comes to travel and how to redeem your miles and points.  Don’t let me change your mind if you already have a clear direction.  But, if you’re not 100% sure, listen in and let me give you my two cents. We’ve also got Gary Leff of View From The Wing back on to talk about the new partnership between AA and Hyatt […]

BOGO Frontier Tix And Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Strategies!

On this week’s episode of the Miles To Go podcast, we’re talking Frontier Airlines and Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Frontier Airlines has done a great job drawing attention to themselves in a good way.  They rolled out a new loyalty program, then introduced “Kids Fly Free“.  Now, they’ve introduced “Friends Fly Free”.  Jen joins us to give you the lowdown on how Frontier is getting you there even cheaper.  They may not be luxurious, but I actually don’t mind flying them.  You can expect to get at least as much […]

United Takes A Bite Out Of Me And New Award Flights To Tokyo

Boy, it was a rough week for me on the miles and points front!  United Airlines decided to take 165K miles from my account.  When I called to point out that it was a mistake, United took 15K more miles.  It’s still a developing situation, but you can hear more about it on this week’s episode of the Miles to Go podcast. You’ll also learn about a promotion MasterCard is running with Airbnb that can save you $25 on a tour or experience on your next vacation. And, we dive […]

10 Hour Amtrak Delays And Shady OTAs

Each week, we cover some of the most interesting stories on BoardingArea of the week on the NowBoarding podcast.  This week, we covered five stories that should help you get the most out of your travel. A Beautiful Disaster on Amtrak Poor Shawn!  He had the perfect plan, until his Amtrak train to California took a 10-hour delay. How An Online Travel Agency Is Making More Money Off of You An Online Travel Agency (OTA) announced that they’re going to start charging commission on resort fees.  That’s a fee on […]

New Tokyo Flights And Free $20 From Venmo

Each week, we cover some of the most interesting stories on BoardingArea of the week on the NowBoarding podcast.  This week, we covered five stories that should help you get the most out of your travel. Alaska Airlines Newest Partner Alaska Airlines has added El Al Airlines as a partner. Details are still a bit thin on what award redemptions will look like, but more ways to redeem our miles is generally better. Hyatt’s New Partnership with American Airlines The partnership between Hyatt and American Airlines has launched.  Members in […]

What We’re Talking About Today: Travel Deals And Tokyo Disney!

We’re deep into Daily Getaways week #2 right now and there are plenty of good travel deals amongst the not-so-good deals.  Jen and I got together to talk about the first few weeks of travel deals.  Then, Joe from As The Joe Flies (and Disney Deciphered) joins us to talk about Tokyo Disney, and why it needs to be on your list if you’re fan of Tokyo or Disney (or both)! Download and start listening here! Hope you enjoy the show! Where Can I Find The Podcast? You can subscribe through […]