This is my story. I may get around to writing some about it. Been quite the couple months. Thankful that I am alive.
Mostly downside. About the only plus is the change to the annual companion certificates.
Some of the other changes are terrible. Delta cards starting to turn into coupon books, a la the Amex Gold and Platinum.
BURN MILES OR SPEND CASH? SOME CONSIDERATIONS – Miles for Family
This is a great rundown on the factors for determining whether a redemption is a good deal. I have my own “cents per point” values that I like to get, depending on the currency.
Some redemptions are objectively better than others. But don’t let groupthink influence how you *must* use your points.
Find An Interesting Story?
Check out the other recent roundup if you haven’t already. Feel free to comment here if you find other interesting points, miles, or travel stories!