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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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It’s the worst feeling in the world I think – screwing up a travel booking

I seem to do it all the time – last time it was at the Morrison hotel in Dublin (sold out before I bothered booking)

This time it was trying to add my son as a companion for a Southwest flight I already booked.

Thankfully though this time I was able to resolve everything with no problems – phew!

 

 


barclay-reconsideration-logoBarclay sent my wife a pretty sweet spending offer in the mail

For spending $500 in each of the next 3 months, they’ll give 15,000 bonus AAdvantage miles!!

This offer is targeted, and not new (many people have gotten it), but I did a bit of research to try and figure out who is getting it and when (it seems to have to do with an upcoming annual fee)


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There are some pretty sweet Amex Offers out there now.  Here’s an example of some of them

$15 off Amazon,

$50 off airbnb,

$20 off cable or cell phone bills, $20 off at Best Buy and more


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I’m on record saying that so-called “budget” hotels DESTROY the fancy ones,

I even presented about that at the recent Family Travel for Real Life conference.

So when planning an upcoming trip – let’s see how many cheap (1 star?) hotels I can stay at?


Here are the rest of this week’s stories:

If you’re still up for more travel reading, here’s last week’s recap: “Worthless” Avios, family travel, a Point Breaks map, and some manufactured spending tips or the best of October: eBay weirdness, Point Breaks Map, park #fail, and 62 airports with cheap award tickets

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