These Were the Most Useful and Interesting Developments in Miles Over the Past Month

I wrote 155 posts in June. Some of them were fun, some were minor notes or links to what other people were talking about. When others have said all there is to say on a subject, and I don’t feel I can add anything useful or unique, I’ll often just link to what they’re writing.

But there were also – I think – some posts that were especially useful or interesting.

Looking back on June, I hope you were happy with some of the posts and got something out of them. I thought I’d pull together some that were my favorites from the month and share them with you this morning. I’ve broken them up into five categories:


Getting the most out of your miles and money

Reflections on Travel

What to Expect from Miles, Points, and Status

Travel Industry and Government

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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. You could quite fairly recategorize several of these as “lamenting and coping with the decline of United”.

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