Hope everyone is having a great weekend! In case you missed it, here's a round-up of some of the notable posts from the past week. Keep up with all the latest news by following me on Facebook or Twitter, and feel free to send me an email anytime with questions or comments!
- My 2nd attempt at nerd-ing out on the topic of the value of airline miles. This time, I've looked at the net cost of a flight purchase, taking into account the value of the elite qualifying miles (EQM's) and redeemable miles (RDM's) earned, and using that information to determine when you should pay cash or redeem miles for a flight.
- Unfortunately, George Clooney and I weren't able to sync up schedules for our trips to the Seychelles, missing each other by a couple weeks. I highly doubt that he'll be writing a trip report on his honeymoon, so if you'd like to get a glimpse into his vacation here's the next best thing - my trip report that started in the deserts of Dubai and has now gone island hopping in the Seychelles.
- Keep an eye on your email inbox for a $50 flight discount offer for existing Alaska Airlines credit card holders.
- Here's a surefire way to avoid crowds when traveling - head to one of these 10 least-visited countries in the world.