Devaluation

It’s Time To Stop Losing Sleep Over No-Notice Devaluations

Let’s cover the basics before the pitchforks come out.  Plenty of time for those in a few minutes.  But first, a few clarifying statements: At a high level, the miles and points you earn today will be worth less in the future. Airline and hotel loyalty programs will make changes to the value of those miles and points in a variety of ways.  In many cases they will not provide notice. When programs change value without notice, you will frequently see bloggers and other members of the miles and points […]

Today’s Daily Getaway: The Hertz Deal That Started Good And Ended Badly

Hertz gutted their award chart pretty soundly this week, right before their Daily Getaways offers go live. Don’t just be bitter, do the math. You might still find value. But, don’t buy speculatively. Know exactly what you want to purchase and make sure you won’t be blacked out into Anytime Awards.