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My Thoughts on the American Airlines Devaluation Fiasco

AA FB Statement

By now, most people in this hobby are aware that American Airlines “accidentally” began adding fuel surcharges to award tickets booked. That meant that for flights that would normally cost 50K points plus $50, they would cost closer to 50K points plus $500. It was a shocker when I read this on One Mile at…

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The Anatomy of a Hilton Disaster

Thrifty Tourist, a relative of mine, recently embarked on a two and half week dream vacation through Europe for his honeymoon. He has traveled quite a bit in his life, and I’ve is hooked on points as much as any of us in this game. As such, nearly his entire trip was booked using points.…

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