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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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ihg-pointbreaks-map-november-2016-december-2016-january-2017The best deal in hotel points is back! IHG Point Breaks!

5000 points will get you 1 night at any of these ~150 IHG hotels

I have updated my list of the current IHG Point Breaks with map and sortable table.


“Test driving” cars for gift cards is one of my routine side hustles

I put “test driving” in quotes because very rarely (only once!) have I actually had to test drive the car

Currently there’s a Hyundai test drive offer offering a $50 Visa, Target or Amazon gift card

progressive-fieldThe 2016 World Series is over (boo Cubs!)

But one fun Game 7 story is the guy who paid over 1,000,000 SPG points to throw out the first pitch!

(It’s actually someone those of you in the miles and points / deals world probably know!

united-airplaneUnited changed its routing rules back in August

They eliminated the stopover on a roundtrip award and instead introduced something called the United Excursionist Perk

Here are a few posts talking about tips, tricks and hacks for the new United routing rules on awards.

Other posts

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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