Bits ‘n Pieces for October 21

  • Live and Let’s Fly says you can’t buy them at this price online, but if you walk into a United club they’ll sell you a day pass for $19.

  • The Man of a Thousand Places put together a spreadsheet on how much it’s worth to spend in exchange for a marginal ‘hit’ in the US Airways Grand Slam promotion.

  • Mommy Points updates on her plans to earn hits 25 – 32 in the US Airways Grand Slam. I’ve done 28 hits so far, know how I’m getting to 33 for sure, and have a list I’m considering for getting to 36 in order to earn 100,000 miles.

  • The Travel Insider points out that it isn’t just the TSA — Security Theatre on the Northern Border. There are too many agents, with nothing to do. But the Border Patrol wants even more.

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    Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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    1. I can confirm this United Club deal. I used it in Las Vegas a couple of weeks ago. However, the attendee at the United Club at LAS said it is only for the month of October.

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