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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 7 days

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American Airlines has a program called Reduced Mileage Awards, which can be one of the cheapest ways for flying domestically

If you have one of the Citi AAdvantage cards, a roundtrip domestic flight is only 17,500 miles, or 15,875 after your 10% rebate

There are 62 airports where you can fly anywhere in the US for under 8,000 miles



A few weeks ago, I wrote a post titled: Sorry, I’m TAKING my bag in an airplane emergency

My original philosophy was “if you can wear it, you can take it”

As you might imagine, that generated some pretty angry comments, but also a few rational explanations that I hadn’t thought of before

So for the first time in the history of the Internet, someone’s opinion has been changed from Internet discussion

In an airplane evacuation, I promise I will LEAVE my bags!



One of the perks of the American Express Platinum card is free American Express Roadside Assistance

This perk is available to the primary cardholder as well as authorized users, and saved me the cost of a jumpstart and a tow when my car wouldn’t start


Here are the rest of this week’s stories:

Family Travel


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CC license via Flickr

Miles, Points and Credit cards

News and Notes

If you’re still up for more travel reading, here’s last week’s recap: Submitting an EU261 claim, round the world trip, and why I’m not bothering with Small Business Saturday

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