The Basics of Frequent Flyer Miles

The most common excuse I hear from people why they don’t want to get started collecting miles is that they think it is too much trouble.  The second most common excuse I hear is that miles are impossible to use.  Milenomics takes both of those ideas and throws them out the window. Miles Are Too […]

Milenomics: What about Hotels?

How does Milenomics approach hotels you might ask?  As you know from Friday’s BYOE post Milenomics places little on brand loyalty.  The reason is because Brands place little on our loyalty as well.  Nowhere is this more true than in Hotels. Milenomics does not actively collect hotel points.  Did I lose you there? First of […]

The Principle of Mileage Conservation

Note:Today’s post was written for #201 and above Milenomics–because it includes discussion of international travel.   At it’s core Milenomics is about finding balance. Balance between Mileage supply and mileage demand.  Between travel needs and travel budgets.  Today we talk about the balance between your domestic flights and your international flights. Differentiate between domestic and […]

A more in-depth look at Chase UR

Earlier today I posted about the Chase Freedom vs. Chase Sapphire Preferred.  In that post I outline the best parts of the CSP–notably the 40,000 bonus UR points.  I’ve mentioned before that the best time of year to apply for the card is March, and we’ll include it in our March CCC applications.  Applying for […]