Malaysia Airlines Plane Flew in the Wrong Direction! and Complete Guide to Selling Unwanted Gift Cards

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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, 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. Hi Gary,
    Please focus on your excellent work on airline cabin, food, and loyalty program and don’t go on the operational topic: it’s irrelevant.

    Suddenly it’s Christmas time and nothing is in the news so everybody write about something that is not even a incident.
    They were mislead by the previous day’s flight plan and corrected it via ATC once airborne. That’s it. The screenshot and article title are absolutely not at the level we are used to as frequent readers.


  2. @jeanjack-

    With respect, this is not a paid service, it’s a blog and Gary can chose to write about whatever he wishes. You can also choose to disregard an article you don’t find relevant.

  3. More like attempted sensationalism, and linked from the perfect tabloid!
    If you do not have any ‘valuable’ news to impart, don’t trawl the gutter for it.
    Certainly doesn’t do you any credit.

  4. The funniest part about “selling unwanted gift cards for cash” is that a huge part of the marketplace is basically built around retail theft. People steal from a store, return for “store credit” aka “gift cards” and then re-sell those cards at a discount. This will become immediately clear when you realize that things like Starbucks cards sell for a much higher percent of original value than say Home Depot or Target – because you can’t steal from Starbucks and get a gift card. This costs those businesses billions. Very few sales are “unwanted gift cards.”

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