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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. We got the story the headline promised about a tortured pet, but the part about “Where to Start in Miles and Points” appears to be a clickbait, which perfectly encapsulates what this blog has devolved into. It seems that increasingly since United’s Triple D-Day (Doctor Dao Dragging) there have been more tabloid-like posts involving tortured pets, cockpit/cabin dalliances or some other travel-related malfeasance, than on hard-hitting travel hacking tricks that I suspect initially attracted most of this site’s readership. Am I the only one getting this impression?

  2. Too bad they are EQM and not EQD. Can’t imagine 1000 EQM will make much of a difference. I wonder how many people will miss hitting the status they have based on EQM because they are short on EQD.

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