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“I Think I Got My First Delta Account When I Was Around Age 12”

Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!

Miles & Points Interview:

Gilbert Ott is the creator and writer of God Save The Points.  He writes about tips and tricks on how to earn miles.  You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

God Save The Points - Interview With Gilbert

Flying British Airways’ “Baby Bus”, Their Direct Flight From New York to London City With Only 32 Seats, All Business Class!

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

I was young!  I think I got my first Delta account when I was around age 12.  I don’t quite remember why I was so hell-bent on it, but I was.

Perhaps I read an in-flight magazine talking about the places it would take me.  I got everyone in my family an account too.  They were NOT miles people…

Why did you start your blog?  What’s special about it?

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Sweet Spot: British Airways Avios Points to Europe Using Chase & Starwood Points!

Here in the 2nd entry of my Sweet Spot series, I’ll show you how to use fewer miles to get to Europe in coach!  

These tips are especially useful for those of y’all near Boston, Chicago, Fort Myers, Hartford, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Newark, Orlando, San Francisco, or Washington, DC.

To make the most of this Sweet Spot, it’s best if you have (or will have!) a collection of any of these points:

  • British Airways Avios
  • Chase Ultimate Rewards
  • Starwood
Sweet Spot British Airways Avios Points To Europe Using Chase Starwood Points

You Can Transfer Certain Points to British Airways. And Then Use Those Points to Fly on Aer Lingus to Dublin for Less Points Than With Other Airline Programs!

I’ll show you how and why to transfer points to the British Airways Avios program to get a great deal on coach award flights to Europe!

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Hot! $341+ Round-Trip to Hong Kong From Houston, San Francisco, & Washington, DC

Via The Flight Deal and Fare Alert, you can fly round-trip on Delta Airlines to Hong Kong for $341+ from Houston, $356+ from San Francisco, and $464+ from Washington DC.

I found flights at these incredibly low prices for many travel dates in September through December.  For example, I found a flight from San Francisco to Hong Kong departing on October 13, 2016, and returning on October 24, 2016, for ~$356.

Hot 341 Round Trip To Hong Kong From Houston San Francisco Washington DC

Visit Hong Kong for $341+ Round-Trip and Take a Tram Ride to Victoria Peak for One of the Best Views in the City!

Here are the details.  And how to search for deals from your city!

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Super Sale! $293+ Round-Trip to Europe From Many US Cities!

Via The Flight Deal, you can fly round-trip in coach from spots like New York (JFK), Los Angeles, and San Francisco, to European cities like Dublin, Madrid, Paris, and Rome, from ~$293!  On airlines including Delta and American Airlines!

Flights to Dublin are the cheapest.  And it’s worth checking your city to see if it’s included!

I found a flight from Los Angeles to Dublin departing October 23, 2016, and returning October 30, 2016 for ~$382.  And a flight leaving New York (JFK) on March 22, 2017, returning from Dublin March 29, 2017, for ~$294.

These fares are valid September 2016 through March 2017, excluding peak holiday times.

Super Sale 293 Round Trip To Europe From Many US Cities

Get Your Irish On! I Found Flights From a Number of US Cities to Dublin Starting at Just $293 Round-Trip!

Here are the details.  And how to search for deals from your city!

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Better Offer for AMEX Delta Gold Card With $100 Statement Credit!

If you’ve been considering the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express, don’t use my link!

There’s a way to get a better deal!  By making a test booking on, you can get an improved offer which includes a $100 statement credit when you make a Delta purchase in the first 3 months of opening your account.  Normally, the offer includes a $50 statement credit.

Better Offer For AMEX Delta Gold Card With 100 Statement Credit

You’ll See the Better Offer for the AMEX Delta Gold Card on the Final Booking Screen When You Search for a Delta Flight

I’ll show you how to get the better bonus!

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