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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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We are down to the championship game in the bracket competition to figure out the best miles, points and travel tool.  Make sure to make your voice heard and vote!  Here are the 4 second round games

Travel Hacking March Mayhem championship!  #1 Award Wallet or #2 Autoslash?



I am a sucker for checking things off of lists.

So I was intrigued to interview a guy who has been to airports whose IATA code start with all 26 letters of the alphabet.

His final flight was from Queretaro Mexico (QRO) – boarding pass pictured


There are 2 new record high offers for American Express Hilton cards

The American Express Surpass card now has a signup bonus of 100,000 Hilton HHonors points.

The American Express Hilton card now has a signup bonus of 175,000 Hilton HHonors points.

buy-ihg-points-ihg-logoBack 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 was still missing 24 IHG Priceless Surprises entries (other commenters are missing more!)

But we finally found the right person to contact and we have now gotten all 188 of our Priceless Surprises entries

Other news of the week

This is NOT the room I got at the Radisson Blu Dubai Deira Creek

If you’re still up for more travel reading, here’s last week’s recap: Lighting free night certs on fire, business class review, and where are my Priceless Surprise entries?

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