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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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I’ve always said that it’s a good idea to diversify your miles and points earning strategies

One of the things that I do is resell gift cards

Over the past few months, I have bought $18,030 in gift cards – was it worth it?

plymouth-rockA tourist trap is defined as “an establishment, or group of establishments, that has been created or re-purposed with the aim of attracting tourists and their money.”

Here’s an article on the 28 worst tourist traps out there

Having been to several of the places on the list (hello Salem Witch Museum!), I can definitely agree – what do you think?


Lots of discussion (and angry comments!) about a recent Emirates flight landing in Dubai

When the flight came in for an emergency evacuation, video showed many passengers stopping to get their bags from the overhead bins.

So, is it foolish to take your bags in an airplane evacuation?

Lots of credit cards out there, and my general rule is that I don’t like to pay the annual fee on any

Still there are always exceptions

Here are 4 credit cards that I think give enough benefits that I will pay the annual fee on.

If you're looking for the top 10 things to do in New York City for tweens or teens - check out this authentic NYC list written by a 10 year oldMy daughter and I are headed to New York City next month

I asked her what she wanted to do while we were there

Here are a 10 year old’s Top 10 things to do in New York City

If your family travel takes on you an airplane, here's why parents should NOT give goodie bags to fellow passengersThis came up last year and it’s back in the news again

Apparently some people think that parents of young children have nothing better to do than spend time placating random strangers on flights.

This is why parents of children should NOT give airplane goodie bags to fellow passengers.

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Miles, points and credit cards

News and notes

If you’re still up for more travel reading, here’s last week’s recap: Giving away Award Wallet codes, a free $25, a IHG PointBreaks map and more

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