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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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Sharon has just gotten back from a family trip to Japan (Kyoto / Osaka).

In addition to the best points hotels in Kyoto, you can read about Japan First Class SFO- Haneda

And also JAL Business Class Haneda SFO and 3 practical Japan travel tips

My wife and I went to Europe a few years ago, and there was no visa required to visit any of the EU countries

Now though, the EU Parliament has voted to recommend US citizens need a visa to visit the EU

What do you think – will this ever happen?


My son and I just got back from a trip to west Texas (and Carlsbad Caverns)

One of our main attractions was to visit Guadalupe Peak, the highest point in Texas

Here are 6 practical hiking tips for first-time hikers (from a beginner hiker himself!)

The Platinum Card from American Express is going through a variety of changes

We recapped the changes but I’m not sure they are worth a $100 fee increase

But even better, here are 5 changes Amex SHOULD have made to their Platinum card

Family Travel


Miles, Points and Credit Cards

In the News

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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