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Miles to Memories - Miles, Points & Travel

Sep 19, 2019

Episode Description

In Episode 6 of the Miles to Memories podcast we discuss travel addiction, Twitter fights, credit card rumors and debate resort fees plus how to fix them. We also go over the best deals for the week and outtakes finish off the episode.

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This episode is sponsored by Travel Freely, the MtM recommended tool for tracking & organizing credit cards.

Episode Notes

0:00 - Banter and how do you pronounce VRBO?

4:18 - Resort Fees - what is the ideal way we want to see these handled? Does Marriott's new "resort fee as a percentage of stay cost" help or hurt miles and points users? Did Shawn start a Twitter fight?

(Frequent Miler post on percentage resort fees working out for him)

15:33 - Rumor Mill - CNB Crystal Visa Infinite card changing their airline incidental credit? Is the card still worth keeping?

20:53 - Break

22:54 - A discussion about travel addiction and how it affects us and our miles and points game. (Mark's thoughts about his experiences here and here)

34:07 - Don't be a troll

36:09 - Quick Hits: Hotel and Car Rental Promotion Roundup

39:20 - Quick Hits: Chase Freedom 4th Quarter categories and strategy

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Music: Rewind by Jay Someday | Music promoted by Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License