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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
Last weekend was the Family Travel for Real Life (#FT4RL) conference. I live-blogged the entire conference in case you missed it
We had presentations on maximizing low-level hotel destinations, maximizing earning your points through manufactured spending and reselling
Here’s what you missed if you weren’t able to attend – look for the next #FT4RL conference in spring
IHG Point Breaks are one of the best travel deals out there
Every few months, they release a list of hotels that are bookable for only 5000 points / night.
The IHG PointBreaks list for November 2015, December 2015 and January 2016 was just released! Here’s a map and sortable table of the 180 IHG PointBreaks hotels
One of the best travel hacking deals out there has been British Airways short-haul flights for only 4500 Avios.
This week, British Airways announced that starting in February 2016, all award flights in North America will be a minimum of 7500 Avios.
For me, I say that British Airways are now “worthless“ (or maybe they’re just worth less?)
Here are the rest of this week’s stories:
- eBay send me (and several other people) a letter saying that we were in violation of their “site interference” policy
- Of course, then eBay can’t seem to make up their mind about what they want me to do….
- Last week I had a… not-so-great experience with Dollar Rent-a-Car DCA.
If you’re still up for more travel reading, here’s last week’s recap: Road tripping in the “age of Instagram” (barf!) and other great travel news