I’m Giving Away $400 to My Blog Readers. Click Here to Enter. All You Have to Do Is Be Positive!

It’s been a tough 18 months in the frequent flyer world. It’s easier than ever to earn points, but the cost of awards has gone up, up, up.

Miles and points have been very good to me, and I do my best to give back where I can. I don’t make a public show of my charity, but I do my best to give the best advice I can and to offer giveaways when things are offered to me. And when I have gift cards, I can either turn them into money orders or do various frequent flyer experiments, or I can give them away.

So here, I thought I would give away $400. And what better way to give them away than to my readers who comment on this post?

Goodness knows it’s been a tough 15 months or so for frequent flyers.

And that’s just a small sampling.

So I would like to focus on something positive for a change, and I’m looking to you for help to do so!

Here are the prizes:

    (4) $100 gift cards

So here’s how you enter.

  1. Leave a comment on this blog post. Say something positive above miles and points, blogs, forums, or your fellow travelers.
  2. Enter by Noon Eastern, Friday May 30. That’s 4 days from this writing, and there are four prizes.
  3. Enter no more than 4 times. Four prizes, four days to enter, you can enter by commenting up to four times. (It doesn’t have to be one per day, the only limitation is that you cannot enter twice in a row you have to at least wait for someone else to enter before you enter again each time.)
  4. Four prize winners will be drawn at random. As in past, I will use random.org for the drawing.
  5. Fine print. Void where prohibited by law. All of my decisions are final and unappealable, I want to make giveaways as easy as possible and with the fewest headaches possible.

So, what do you like about miles and points, blogs, forums, or your fellow travelers?


About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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  1. And first time in business class in 2 weeks. And a few free nights hotel stays in between.

  2. I also enjoy random bonding experiences with friends and coworkers upon discovering that they also collect miles.

  3. I love that no matter where I am going, there is a website or forum out there that my fellow travelers have created about my destination!

  4. I enjoy the occasional bit of luxury included in vacations mostly focused on adventure: better airline seats and nicer hotels.

  5. One way awards are expected in the near future on Delta, so that’s some good news, at least for me.

  6. I love being able to use points to make things happen that would be normally out of reach.

  7. Your site is great and has been instrumental in getting me more involved in this hobby and all that it can offer!!

  8. Not an entry but a comment: would like to know how others are able to insert a smiley icon into their post. Testing 1..2…3 🙂

  9. Though the award is decreasing the value, we still get something out of them. Little is better than nothing!

  10. I love reading about all the methods to earn points and your honest opinions of them.

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