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Episode 7 : Travel NOT Hacking and Loyalty Sweet Spots - Part II
September 02, 2017 Michael Mason Trager
Welcome back to ZorkCast, the podcast that is all about helping you travel smarter, gamble smarter, and maximize your adventures. What started out as a two-part episode has turned into three parts. I just got so caught up reminiscing about all my travel experiences that I went off on a tangent. Today is part ll and I’m going to continue telling you all about finding loyalty sweet spots and using them to your advantage. In part lll you’ll hear all about how TWA led me to stories about my ultimate travel hack. I'm calling it my TWA travel NOT hacking, TWA optimisation story. Keep listening to find out more. Key Points From This Episode: • The concept of loyalty sweet spots. • Taxes, fees and carrier surcharges on award tickets. • Sweet spots for redemptions. • Using Flying Blue miles for Delta award tickets in premium cabins. • Valuing your redemption. • Looking at what the redemption rate is really worth. • Considering points as a tool. • Using your points and miles for redemptions that make sense. Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode: Pondering Business Class Award Travel USA to London | British Airways and Delta https://travelzork.com/business-class-award-travel-usa-london-delta-phl-lhr/ Expert Flyer — https://www.expertflyer.com/ (if joining or doing a trial, please use the TravelZork affiliate code link: ExpertFlyer referral — http://www.shareasale.com/r.cfm?B=208409&U=1436121&M=25056&urllink= Flying Blue — https://www.flyingblue.com/index.html Marriott Points — http://www.marriott.com/default.mi TravelZork — https://travelzork.com/ ZorkCast on Facebook — facebook.com/travelzork ZorkCast on Twitter — https://twitter.com/TravelZork ZorkCast on Instagram — https://www.instagram.com/travelzork/ Trans World Airlines — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trans_World_Airlines
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