Some Miles and Points Updates, Plus a New Tool

1. Eric Boromisa who writes for Travel Codex has developed a new online tool. It’s a calculator that helps you determine price in miles for various routes and airline programs. It  also tells you the cost to purchase and manufacture miles (and much more), and whether it’s worth it. It does look like a really…

Why I Canceled Our Staycation Vacation

I’ve mentioned many times that I try to pick  destination first, then work my miles and points stash around it. That said, we do short family getaways in Florida where the purpose is just that: to get away. Usually, what matters most is that city has some kids’ activities and that it’s located within short…

Few Important Miles and Points Updates

I’ve mentioned that now and again I’ll cover important news items that pertain to a middle-class family, so here we go: There is an award sale on Virgin Atlantic that ends September 23rd. The real value lies in booking economy awards from USA to London. For example, one-way economy ticket from Orlando to London costs…