What is MilesTalk?

My chance to give back. I got in the game in 2003 with a "mistake rate" in Bora Bora 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!  I've hosted two seminars on miles and points at South By Southwest in Austin, and have been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, published on Bravo TV's JetSet site, and spoken on the Condé Nast Traveler podcast series.

A few years ago I realized many of my friends actually thought I was paying for my flights!! So I started sharing my tips. My favorite thing in the world is helping others have the experiences I do, so please follow along and help me help you. Don't forget to sign up for the free email newsletter on the right side of the page so you don't miss anything.

MilesTalk - Frequent Flyer Miles and Points
United Airlines

United MilePlay is back

I’ve been targeted twice previously by United for a MilePlay promo and just got a new one. In short, MilePlay is how United tries to incentivize you to do one or more activities – generally including some flying – for…

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Iberia Avios Bonuses are Posting!

People have been in such a panic that the Iberia promo for 9,000 bonus Avios per flight was never going to post that I felt compelled to write a post just hours ago that patience was called for. And indeed,…

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