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Fireside Chat with Points and Miles Expert Spencer Howard

Fireside Chat with Points and Miles Expert Spencer Howard

Update: 2019-07-11
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This week, Spencer Howard from God Save the Points and the mastermind behind the Straight to the Points Awards Alerts Newsletter joins Richard for a chat about all things award travel. They tackle the breaking news on Marriott getting sued over resort fees, the big changes to Citi credit cards and a whole lot more!

Timestamps

1:54 - Meet Spencer Howard
4:10 - Marriott getting sued over Resort Fees
9:45 - Burning is more important than earning
14:00 - Resistance to paying for valuable services
21:50 - People (trolls) who are loud online are usually quiet in public
25:50 - Big changes to benefits for Citi credit cards
32:12 - What's coming in the future for points and miles?

Links

Citi's Own Goal On Travel Protection Is Great News For Chase

Straight to the Points Awards Alerts Newsletter


Today's Guest

Spencer Howard is a credit card rewards and award travel expert. He’s living proof that points and miles can unlock many of the greatest travel experiences and uses his skills to tick off new bucket list items and help others do the same. A native of Kentucky and resident of Washington, DC, he’s a fan of fine bourbon, good debate and usually a combination of the two.

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Fireside Chat with Points and Miles Expert Spencer Howard

Fireside Chat with Points and Miles Expert Spencer Howard

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