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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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One man’s trash is another man’s treasure

Conventional wisdom says that redeeming points for domestic economy tickets is just about the worst option out there

Which leads me to ask the question: Is this the worst usage of 100,000 Skymiles EVER?

We had a lot of great comments on the post – check it out!




Speaking of Delta, after we booked our flights, it was time to figure out how to best arrange seats for our family

Last time we all flew together, another passenger told my wife and I that we were “the type of people that shouldn’t have children” (!)

Trying to arrange things a little bit better this time

How would YOU arrange 6 kids on a plane?



The Chase Freedom is a great card because it has no annual fee, and it can

Your Freedom card earns 5% each quarter in a rotating set of categories (though sometimes it goes up to 10%)

The 2016 Chase Freedom categories have been announced – find out what they are and where to activate your bonus (you can ALREADY activate for Q1 2016!)

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If you’re still up for more travel reading, here’s last week’s recap: How many of the top 50 landmarks have you been to? Plus a 9 year old’s bucket list, Citibank drama and more

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