For Work And Pleasure

Jason is an editor for a magazine by day, traveler by night, and sometimes by day, too. When not traveling for work, he enjoys traveling in his free-time, usually trying to keep to a budget- that's where points and miles come in. He shares his experiences using them and getting the best rates possible, so look for flight and hotel reviews.

Flight Review: Delta Airlines MD88 and CRJ700 BHM – ATL – ABE

The most important thing I learned from this trip when dealing with a connecting flight. Don’t get overly ambitious and change your second flight before your first flight takes off. My first Delta flight was from Birmingham, Alabama, to Atlanta, Georgia. Then I would have an hour and a half layover before flying Atlanta to Allentown, Pennsylvania. My flight from Birmingham was delayed several hours and trying to be proactive, I changed my Atlanta to Allentown flight. Turns out, huge mistake.

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Saving yourself Southwest points and diversifying your point portfolio

Recently I was planning and booking travel for a trip out to Indianapolis and then from Nashville using as little money as possible and as few points as possible. The plan was to fly out to Indianapolis from Philadelphia on Frontier airlines (get excited for that airplane review!). Then the next day I would have a friend drive us from Indianapolis to Nashville. Stay in Nashville for a few days, then fly back on Southwest to Philadelphia.

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