Concrete Actionable Advice, American Puts Me Between a Rock and a Hard Place, and Vodka that Makes Popov Taste Good

News and notes from around the interweb:

  • Mommy Points is launching a series of helpful e-books that show you how to use miles for cost-effective trips to attainable destinations. I’ve had the chance to preview the Hawaii e-book and it’s filled with concrete, actionable tips to help you travel well and inexpensively.
  • Are US Airways clubs downgrading their vodka?
  • Odysseus had to pass between Scylla and Charybdis in order to return home. Scylla was a horrible man-eating monster that struck from above on the cliffs and Charydbis was a treacherous whirlpool. This is the ‘rock’ and the ‘hard place’ that American presents for my upcoming lunch choice:

    Here’s hoping that American’s coming meal improvements nix the ‘mystery meat’ from the menu. As for the manicotti, as I’m given to say, thanks to American by body is already 5% stuffed shells..

  • Canadian airline to livestream black box data

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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. Yeah! MP selling ebooks to noobs for “nearly free” travel. At least it’s somewhat honest advertising for once.

    But where’s the ebook about flying around the world in business class with a 4 year old because it’s so “educational”?

  2. I had the beef today. It may have been the worst think I ever tasted on American. That’s not an exaggeration.

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