Mother-In-Law’s First Trip to India: Conclusion & Blog Giveaway [Expired]

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It was nice for all of us to travel to India using miles and points.  This trip wasn’t perfectly planned in the beginning since we had 2 to 3 stopovers on the way back, but United opened up seats on their non-stop flight from Delhi to Newark which made for a much better journey home!

Here’s what’s up for grabs:

  • One British Airways Airbus A380 model plane, one British Airways amenity kit, and one Elephant Company puzzle coaster
  • One jeweled Indian purse, One Craft House auto rickshaw, and one British Airways amenity kit
  • One IndiGo children’s plane, one Bombay House clutch purse, and one Taj Mahal magnet
  • One set of Bombay Store coasters, one packet of incense, and one IndiGo Super Model plane
  • One Craft House auto rickshaw, one IndiGo Airbus A320 model plane, and one jeweled purse

You can enter by leaving ONE comment per person on this blog post, by 11:59 pm CST on Sunday, March 24, 2013.    To make this fun, comment on where you’re going next with your miles and points!

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279 responses to “Mother-In-Law’s First Trip to India: Conclusion & Blog Giveaway [Expired]

  1. Back to Hawaii and then off to Peru to volunteer for 2 months 🙂

  2. Great series, Thank you for the careful documentation!

  3. San destin

  4. Hi. I’m reading from Dominican Republic, and I’m going to make my very first award trip on june!! I’m so excited, I’m going to Colombia, to dance Vallenato, eat Bandeja Paisa and some aguardiente…. I’m takin my mother with me (this will be her first time boardin and airplane), we’re just fascinating about getting to know another culture! and can’t wait to get use the indian purse!

  5. Lima, Peru is next. Then, Moscow!

  6. Boston, California then Vietnam

  7. Hoping to go to India on Emirates using Alaska miles

  8. Hawaii using miles for air and points for hotels.. the only way to go!

  9. Ireland for a week and then London for 4 days.

  10. Portland, Oregon! Free using US Airways miles 🙂

  11. Going to Thailand…in Cathay first most of the way 🙂

  12. Santa Fe, New Mexico

  13. I’m going to Disney World!!

  14. Seattle and Vancouver. Love your trip reports!

  15. Alaska all the way!!

  16. I am taking my 15 year old cousin to Paris for her first trip abroad. We are flying for free on miles, but, instead of using my Starwood points for a hotel, we are staying in an apartment so she can get a feel how Parisians live!

  17. Michael H.(oldfox)

    Going from IAH (Houston) to Ukraine and then the Republic of Georgia. Love the blog! I’m in Kyrgyzstan now……. came on (60K) US Airways DMiles ……… of course!

  18. thinking about either Easter Island or Reykjavik

  19. Going to Paris!

  20. Going to Vietnam and Cambodia in a few months.

  21. Maldives in December!

  22. My location is not exotic, but in the grand scheme of things, it’s the best place any Grandma could go – to be with my son and his wife and my first grandson! In Fairbanks Alaska in June. This will be my first visit to Alaska and I’m SOOOO excited!!

  23. India…on my bucket list!
    Thanks for all the great info!

  24. Love your amazing Mother-In-Law’s First Trip to India series.. Thanks

  25. Your India series changes my feeling about India travel. Thanks!

  26. Wow, look like I need to change my graduate tour from Europe to India.

  27. I am so happy to reserve 2 award ($22K value each) Business class tickets TODAY — US-Europe-Asia-US — using the US Airway tickets you told me/us.

  28. Somsubhra Maity

    I’m going to Peru next month.

  29. NYC for two free nights at the Plaza to celebrate daughter’s 39th birthday!

  30. Koh Samui before the Hilton devaluation!!!

  31. Next Stop: El Salvador

  32. I’m going to San Francisco to burn my Hilton (dis)honors points!

  33. Bangkok very soon!

  34. Going to the Nassau to get away

  35. I am going to Vienna and Munich on my miles and points. Love your blog and love my hobby!

  36. Because of your blog, my family will be traveling to Italy this May using our miles!! Yippee!

  37. Machu Picchu in June!

  38. London, Scotland, and Wales in August. Thanks for the help!

  39. I’m headed to LA…

  40. PUJ in July with the family 🙂

  41. Berlin with my brother in May – thanks to this blog!

  42. Redang Malaysia…where else 🙂

  43. Frank Leonardo

    I am following in your honeymoon footsteps with a first class mileage flight on British Airways May 7th 2013 LHR-BOS in seat 2A..I think it will be the revamped seating plan though not sure of that..the honeymoon return flight info about the plane and Heathrow Concorde Club was most helpful

  44. Nathan Supakul

    Hi! Just started following your blog! Starting to plan my next destination now.

  45. Thanks for this great TR! I’m going to Helsinki, Finland with my points!

  46. Alaska!!!

  47. Germany next week

  48. Disneyland in May and then San Juan in August!

  49. Back to Europe in the fall

  50. bostondeallover

    NYC, DC, San Francisco

  51. Going to be flying back from Saigon in two days using my Amex miles on Korean first class.

  52. Flying the whole family (5 of us) back from Hong Kong to the US….getting half off with points, not too shabby!

  53. Lufthansa First Class award fom Nice to Vancouver, BC next week. 67,500 United miles and $188! Best deal in my life!! PLUS 5 hours of layover in Frankfurt to enjoy the First Class Terminal. Can’t wait!!

  54. We (Me and my wife) inspired by your Paris trip last year and all my in laws family(4 in New Jersey and 4 in California ) members met in Atlanta at my brother in law house for free by applying 3 Southwest cards (2 for me and 1 for my wife). Everyone got existed for meeting in Atlanta as we all did not met in India (We are from India). All our family members came to know how to fly free using miles and points at our Atalanta trip.

    By the Inspiration of your India trip, we all are planing to meet in India for free . Hope fully we can fly soon.

    Thanks again for your tips and suggestions.

  55. Galapagos on AA/LAN in less than 2 weeks!

  56. SYDNEY IN OCTOBER using miles and hotel points

  57. going to do a mexico trip for a weekend

  58. Great site! Headed to Kauai!!!

  59. India’s cool.

  60. Taking my family to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam and Bangkok!!

  61. Dominican Republic! Miles towards Business Class flight, hotel points redeemed at the Santo Domingo Intercontinental. Sweet!

  62. Great posts!

  63. Headed to Argentina at a VERY Discounted price thanks to your advice!

  64. It sounds like you guys had a great trip! I worked in Bangalore for 3 months in 2007. I was able to travel on on the weekends. My favorite was Kerala and spending a day on a house boat on the back waters.

  65. Off to Texas

  66. Hong Kong using AA miles.

  67. I’m getting my companion pass in April, just in time for my little brothers birthday. I’m taking him to Miami for his 21st Birthday!!

  68. Going to the land down under! G’day mate 🙂

  69. We are going to Disney World with my miles and points!

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