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$20 Off, Possible 32x Points Per $ – Valentine’s Flowers Deal For Mrs. Weekly Flyer

With Valentin’e Day right around the corner, I have secured a nice little deal on flowers for Mrs. Weekly Flyer. It is important for me to set up the delivery early so that I don’t forget in case I’m traveling that week. Here’s the deal Go through the Chase or AA portal to buy Groupon…

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9x Chase Points! New Year’s Resolution Shopping Success!

Mrs. Weekly Flyer was checking out the Chase portal looking for a plan to purchase new running shoes to get started on her New Year’s resolution and found a great offer! Here’s the deal Go through your Chase Portal – Shoes.com 9x points/$1 Find your shoes – she went for some New Balance shoes that…

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145,086 miles and 124 Flights – 2012 year in review

I have been traveling every week as a business consultant for a little over four years now.  I average around 4 nights per month in my Chicago apartment but I am OK with that. At the beginning of 2012 I made the (mighty difficult) decision that I value my personal relationships and community over a…

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Mount Everest Virtual Tour – Panoramic Two Billion Pixel Picture

This is pretty cool. A two billion pixel panoramic picture of Mount Everest from a project by David Breashears. The project is called GlacierWorks and is described as the following: This gigapixel image of the Khumbu glacier was captured by David Breashears during the spring of 2012, from the Pumori viewpoint near Mount Everest. The…

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Snake on a Plane!

They say Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life.  Indisputable proof is found this week as Life imitates one of Art’s finest creations, the Samuel Jackson cinematic masterpiece, “Snakes on a Plane” On Tuesday, airport staff at Glasgow Airport in Scotland discovered an 18 inch snake on a plane arriving on a flight…

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Rail Drink – First Class Acela Happy Hour

Points, Miles & Martinis is happy to bring you rail drinks from the First Class Car of the Amtrak Acela train. Acela First Class offers a good product, especially when you weigh the alternative airline shuttle service. If you factor in the wait time for the airline security theater and pre-boarding, a rail ride is…

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SPG Ambassador program knocks it out of the park

SPG launched the Ambassador program in March for those members who stay over 100 nights per year at a Starwood property. I happen to be one of the lucky (unlucky?) few who stays over 100 nights per year at their properties and thus received a personal Ambassador when the program launched. As can be expected…

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Instant Hilton Gold Status And 50,000 Hilton Points (Targeted)

This is a fantastic offer from Hilton and a number of airlines. You can get instant Hilton Gold status and earn 50,000 Hilton points after 4 stays. Simply register and stay 4 times between now and November 28, 2012. The best part is the instant gold status is good through March 2014. Update: This appears…

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It’s coming…BEST TRAVEL DEAL EVER

Finally, the news you have all been waiting for!  Points, Miles and Martinis is excited to partially reveal the BEST TRAVEL DEAL EVER, an exciting new giveaway that gives PMM readers a chance to WIN lots of free American Airlines miles. Want to know more details?  You’ll have to wait!  We are running the T&C’s through our…

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