Travel Goals and Status Check Up – 2017 Mid-Year

Jennifer checks in on her 2017 travel goals, what her progress towards status looks like, and whether she is achieving those travel goals at mid-year. Airline status, hotel status, leverage of travel technology, credit card strategy, and travel/life balance are just a few of the areas where she weighs on in the state of the union.

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Join Sam’s Club, Earn Up to 5,000 AAdvantage Miles


I’ve always considered myself more of a Costco girl.  But there is something to be said for the lure of free miles.  And when free miles come with bulk goods (like 5-packs of toothpaste) it’s a bonus! I’d originally overlooked the notice that American sent me about this partnership a couple of months ago.  But…

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Just the Tip – Uber’s Kalanick Out, Tipping In


The big news coming out of Uber keeps coming.  And coming.  And still coming. Last week it was CEO Travis Kalanick’s leave of absence (which came on the heels of a special investigation of the rampant cultural problems at the tech company).  That was closely followed by a resignation after inappropriate commentary by a board member. The…

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