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Posts by Brian Kelly

What Travelers Should do to Maximize Miles in 2015
When it comes to travel, the theme of 2015 is all about shifting loyalty. Delta and United are both switching to revenue-based frequent flyer programs, mean... Read More
Double Your Points with New Starwood-Emirates Partnership
This week, Starwood Preferred Guest and Emirates Skywards announced a new "joint points" partnership called Your World Rewards. The partnership provides r... Read More
Is Airline Elite Status Becoming Pointless?
The global economy is up and business travelers are back in airplane cabins. Most major airlines are posting healthy profits and airlines are scrambling t... Read More
Points Guy Chat Follow Up: More to Know Before You Go
"When work books a flight w/a sketchy seat, is there an easy way to change it without appearing uppity?" #TL_Chat — Michael Paul There are many ways to ... Read More
The Best Hotel Loyalty Program Promotions for Fall 2014
These days, competition is heating up in the hotel industry. The big chains are not only competing against each other, but they’re also competing against ... Read More
Which Credit Card Points Program is Right for You?
It’s pretty much indisputable that airlines are making frequent flyer miles harder to use. Across the board, we’ve seen programs increase the amount of mi... Read More
Airline Frequent Flyer Devaluations: The Big Picture
After the recent announcement that United Airlines will shift to a revenue-based frequent flyer program in 2015, it’s important to assess the evolving lan... Read More