I first met JT and Katie when we'd just moved to Austin - JT was an accountant and Katie was a PhD student (making robots and smart stuff)... And now they are the ones out traveling the world full-time on miles and points, and writing for ThePointsGuy as well.
So I say we switched lives!Read more
Julian Kheel, the artist formerly known as "The Devil's Advocate", joins the podcast this week.
Greg, the artist still know as "The Frequent Miler", also joins, which is extra interesting because The Devil's Advocate wrote "Bet You Didn't Know" on Frequent Miler until he quit to take an offer at TPG... which we discuss.
Mostly I facilitate a debate between Julian's mileage running and Greg's MSing $500,000 a year for Delta Status (for him and his wife).Read more
Nick Reyes of Frequent Miler joins the podcast this week. And substituting for Dave as co-host is Greg, THE Frequent Miler.
Right away Nick comes out saying why American Express MR points are better than Chase UR points. I actually think it's an easy sell, since Amex has way more partners and Chase only has a few mediocre ones that Amex does not.
The amazing and most interesting part to me, was Nick talking about Avianca LifeMiles loop holes. In short, there are a lot of strange pricings that are much much lower than the award...Read more