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Just got a notice in the mail stating that starting in September, annual fees will no long be pro-rated. Once you go 30 days past the fee, it’s sunk for the year.
We had ahead up that was coming, but hidden in the letter was the fact that it won’t apply to those that live in Massachusetts. I’m guessing the government there has some laws around getting what you pay for. Nice work, MA.
I got "in the game" in 2003 and since then I've collected literally millions and millions of frequent flyer miles and hotel points. I've flown around the world in first class seats that would cost $29,000 using frequent flyer miles and a few bucks in tax. And I've stayed in some of the finest hotels - all for free!
A few years ago I realized many of my friends actually thought I was paying for these!! So I started sharing my tips. It's long been a passion, but when I hosted a session on Miles and Points at this year's South by Southwest festival, my love of the game intensified and this blog was born.