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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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With the NCAA tournament in full swing, I thought it would be fun to run a mini bracket competition to figure out the best miles, points and travel tools.  Make sure to make your voice heard and vote!  Here are the 4 second round games

#12 Expert Flyer vs. #13 The Flight Deal#3 Google Flights / ITA Matrix vs. #6 Rome2Rio#1 Award Wallet vs. #9 Seatguru, and #2 Autoslash vs. #10 Flight Aware


I’ve had 2 stays at Radisson Blu hotels, and I’m 0/2 in satisfaction

Disappointed by the Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek and Another disappointing Radisson – Radisson Blu Rome hotel review

I still have 2 Club Carlson e-certificates – maybe I should just light them on fire?


After our first class flight from Chicago to Tokyo on Japan Airlines, we took a business class on JAL from Tokyo to Hong Kong.

It was underwhelming – REVIEW – Japan Airlines Business Class – Tokyo to Hong Kong

Don’t worry – we survived 🙂


Back a few months, the IHG Priceless Surprises promotion let you mail in 94 envelopes that would net you about 50,000 IHG points.

Many folks, myself included, have had quite a bit of problems

Now, with the promotion officially over (as of March 15th), I am still missing 24 IHG Priceless Surprises entries (other commenters are missing more!)

Other news of the week


If you’re still up for more travel reading, here’s last week’s recap: 2 trip reports in first class, #MarchMayhem, and don’t you DARE check in to your flight at 6pm

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