Floors and Ceilings and Spreads (Oh My!)

  This post was originally titled “Wells Fargo, You’ve Ruined Us All.” The reason being is that for a time Wells Fargo created a program SO good, so easily manipulated, and so valuable, that it actually created its own economy around it. — Robert’s been tearing it up here on Milenomics, with one excellent post after […]

Soliciting Reader Feedback: Longer or Shorter Posts?

Before we get to the above question I’d like to first say thank you to all the readers who’ve made Milenomics the success it has become.  Changing the world happens slowly, and changing the mile and point world is no exception to that. I started writing this blog because I thought that this particular view of how Miles […]

Free Domestic Flights; When and Where to Exploit the Double Down

Sam here: Today’s post is guest written by the pointster, who writes the Canadian Blog www.creditwalk.ca.  (Formerly thepointster.ca).  Creditwalk.ca is a resource for Canadian credit cards and travel perks.  The pointster has graciously offered to outline a solid booking technique here on Milenomics for both American and Canadian Readers, a little something I like to call the Double […]

A Trap Has Been Set, and Your Elite Status is the Bait

Note:#401 level travelers, especially those who’s employers pay for their flights should consider themselves exempt from these posts.   We’ve covered it here before, but Standard Airline Elite status really isn’t worth much to Milenomics.  In September I introduced our Be Your Own Elite Program here (BYOE), and I’ll be posting ideas as the months […]