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I hope that you’ve enjoyed the past week of travel information – here’s a recap of what you may have missed from Points With a Crew over the past week or so

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The American Express Starwood personal and business cards have increased signup bonuses

Each of them is at an all time high – 35,000 points for each

These are some of the most valuable miles and points around!


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This week was the anniversary of one of the best mistake fares I’ve ever seen

Two years ago, there was an advertised fare for roundtrip Europe to US first class for $90

Too bad they ended up not being honored…


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Sharon is on her way to Kyoto Japan for the first time

She has shared many of her planning tips in a series of articles about Kyoto and the surrounding areas

Here are the best hotels in Kyoto (and Osaka) on points from 4 major hotel chains


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Aisle or Window… the age-old dilemma… unless you can manage to get BOTH an aisle and a window

I used to be a big fan of the window, but I’m an aisle guy now

Ian shares why he’s still on #TeamWindowSeat


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My son and I just got back from a trip to New Mexico and Texas

While we were there we visited World Heritage site Carlsbad Caverns

Is a half day enough time to visit Carlsbad Caverns?


Family Travel

Miles, Points and Credit Cards

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If you’re still up for more travel reading, here’s last week’s recap: Whiny complaints, stiffing the hotel maid, and a place that’s hard to get to

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