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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bali In 10 Minutes or Less And A Review Of Moxy!

A big thanks this week to our sponsor AutoSlash!  What does AutoSlash do?  They just save you a bunch of money on car rentals.  Give them a try and drop me a note about your experience! Continuing with our new “10 minutes or less” segments after our inaugural Hawaii feature, we’re talking about Bali this week. The goal of these 10 minute segments is to cover how and why you want to travel somewhere, and the sorts of activities you can expect to enjoy while you’re there.  All in 10 […]

This Week’s Travel News With God Save The Points!

We’ve been working on some format changes for my NowBoarding podcast the past couple of months.  One of the formats we’re trying is a weekly news format.  That’s what we had on tap this week.  I invited Gilbert from God Save The Points to do a quick recap of the best stories in travel from the past week.  We talked for about 15 minutes, just long enough to give you a taste of what we think you should be reading.  Whether you download the episode on iTunes or listen to […]