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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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This is NOT where I used my free nights!

This is NOT where I used my free nights!

I’m heading to Europe next week, so it seemed like a good time to use my IHG free night certificates.

But rather than the classic “Bora Bora” redemption, find out where I “wasted” my 2 IHG free night certificates



As part of my trip to Europe, I was originally routed on my return from Rome to Cincinnati by way of London and Chicago

Due to an involuntary schedule change, I was able to get 16 free hours in Rome by connecting direct through JFK.

That also had the benefit of saving over $200 – but I had to fight to make American Airlines give me my $200 back!

reselling-buy-low-sell-highIt’s always a good idea to have several different ways to manufacture spending.

I’ve done Visa gift cards (and loading them to Bluebird or Red Card), I’ve done reselling gift cards.

Now it’s time to share my recent experiences manufacturing spending through reselling


Family Travel


Time to update the travel map!

Miles, Points and Credit cards

News and Notes


If you’re still up for more travel reading, here’s last week’s recap: The award redemption going away on Tuesday, plus hilarious 1-star National park reviews, undervalued awards and more!

or the recap of the top posts from August: Best of August: My $9,144.92 trip, 16 extra hours in Rome for FREE, my latest churn, and the top 10 miles and points tools!

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