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Summer travel is often among the hardest to gain outsized value. Demand is often high with families travelling together, hotel rates are often high and planners often get the best points and miles seats. However, having a diversified points and mileage balance can help families achieve strong value out of your travelling points and currencies. In this trip, we outline how we put together a family trip through Europe in the middle… Read More

The country of Morocco is particularly difficult to get to on points and miles. After we had passed over Morocco in favour of South Africa and and other Southern African destinations when redeeming our points and miles trips, it was finally time to maximize our rewards to get to Northern Africa. Read on to see how we did it. Trip Introduction: Iceland, Spain and Morocco via Icelandair Saga Class and British Airways… Read More

Trip Introduction: Lima, Machu Picchu, Peru and Middle Chile via Air Canada Executive First Trip Planning: This trip started with Ms World Traveller 73ā€™s desire to visit Macchu Pichu in Peru. Indeed it was somewhere that I had always been interested in seeing, but wasnā€™t too high on the list. For me, it was sort of like Hawaii or Thailand, until I actually traveled to both of those places and ended up… Read More

Trip Introduction: The Twilight of Burma, a Visit to Myanmar Travel Planning: I had been traveling to Singapore from the West Coast of Canada (Vancouver) ever since my first trip as 6 year old. My grandparents had retired there from Malaysia and my mom, who had been an expat since she was 20, made sure I got to know them. I got to travel to SE Asia quite a bit through the… Read More

Trip Introduction: Christmas Market Villages in Germany via British Airways and Lufthansa First Class MrsWT73 has a yearly business meeting in Hanover, Germany every year at the end of the year. From a North American perspective, itā€™s a bizarre time for business travel but their company seems to get into it. She had asked me to tag along for an opportunity to visit the Christmas villages of Germany for some GlĆ¼hwein wine…. Read More

This post is one chapter on our trip to Park City, Utah, United States on Alaska Airlines. This trip was booked and credited to Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan using a two for one Companion Fare courtesy of the Alaska Airlines credit card. For more information on how this trip was booked, please see our trip introduction here. For other parts of the trip, please see this index. If you enjoyed this post,… Read More

This post is one chapter on our trip to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on Alaska Airlines. This trip was booked and credited to Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan using a two for one Companion Fare courtesy of the Alaska Airlines credit card. For more information on how this trip was booked, please see our trip introduction here. For other parts of the trip, please see this index. If you enjoyed this post, please… Read More

Read more from this trip Introduction: Fried Chicken & CNN in Atlanta, via United First Class Plaza Premium Lounge: Transborder Vancouver United First Class: Vancouver ā€“ Denver United Club: Denver Terminal B East United First: Denver ā€“ Houston American Express Centurion Lounge ā€“ Houston  United First: Houston ā€“ Atlanta The Glenn Hotel, Autograph Collection, Atlanta, USA City Visit: Atlanta, Georgia, USA Attraction: The World of Coca Coca, Atlanta, USA Attraction: CNN Headquarters,… Read More

Read More from this Trip: Introduction: Peggy’s Cove Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge: Ottawa, Ontario Air Canada Business Class: Ottawa – Halifax Moncton, New Brunswick The Westin Nova Scotian, Halifax Halifax, Nova Scotia Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge: Halifax Domestic Air Canada Business Class: Halifax – Ottawa Westin Ottawa Canada’s National Remembrance Day Ceremony, Ottawa, Ontario Trip Introduction: Peggy’s Cove, Halifax, Canada via Air Canada Business Class Trip… Read More