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M2G 005: Booking Award Flights Like a Pro, Travel Photography Tips, Marriott's Flights and Nights Deals & Uber's Inevitable AccidentMarch 22, 2018 Ed Pizza, Gary Leff, Jen Yellen, Andy Luton
Gary Leff from View from the Wing is back for Ep. 005 chatting with Ed about travel news of the week: the first fatality caused by an accident involving an autonomous Uber and Hyatt Place quietly testing out eliminating free breakfast for most guests. Followed by, on a lighter note, his expert tips on how to book award tickets like a pro. Jen from Deals We Like spots a transfer bonus for Avios from various hotel programs. Lastly, Andy Luten from Andy’s Travel Blog shares his recommended photo gear and some tips for taking great photos.
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- 0:00 - Gary Leff from View from the Wing is back this week for news and notes as well as with expert tips on award booking! For more info check out his other site, BookYourAward.com...
- 1:00 - First fatality due to an accident involving an Uber autonomous car
- 5:45 - Hyatt Place testing out eliminating free breakfast for most guests
- 12:40 - The first thing about Award Booking...
- 15:50 - Why the airlines really want you to use those miles
- 17:50 - The amount of time you need to plan a dream award booking
- 22:05 - What newbies need to know
- 24:10 - Which carrier sites to find the best awards for other carriers/alliance partners
- 30:00 - Jen from Deals We Like sharing the current transfer bonuses available between Marriott Rewards and British Airways Avios
- 36:55 - Travel Photography Tips from Andy Lutton of Andy’s Travel Blog
- 39:00 - Andy’s go to travel gear
- 42:30 - What you want your photo to say
- 47:15 - Top Two Tips
- 54:07 - The Final Two Pennies: Why you ALWAYS book those insanely cheap tickets & Gogo's Secret Phrase