Concrete Actionable Advice, American Puts Me Between a Rock and a Hard Place, and Vodka that Makes Popov Taste Good

News and notes from around the interweb:

  • Mommy Points is launching a series of helpful e-books that show you how to use miles for cost-effective trips to attainable destinations. I’ve had the chance to preview the Hawaii e-book and it’s filled with concrete, actionable tips to help you travel well and inexpensively.
  • Are US Airways clubs downgrading their vodka?
  • Odysseus had to pass between Scylla and Charybdis in order to return home. Scylla was a horrible man-eating monster that struck from above on the cliffs and Charydbis was a treacherous whirlpool. This is the ‘rock’ and the ‘hard place’ that American presents for my upcoming lunch choice:

    Here’s hoping that American’s coming meal improvements nix the ‘mystery meat’ from the menu. As for the manicotti, as I’m given to say, thanks to American by body is already 5% stuffed shells..

  • Canadian airline to livestream black box data


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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Comments

  1. Yeah! MP selling ebooks to noobs for “nearly free” travel. At least it’s somewhat honest advertising for once.

    But where’s the ebook about flying around the world in business class with a 4 year old because it’s so “educational”?

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