Miles to Go - Travel Tips, News & Reviews You Can't Afford to Miss!

Miles to Go - Travel Tips, News & Reviews You Can't Afford to Miss!

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Hosted by road warrior and travel expert Ed Pizza, the Miles to Go podcast serves up travel tips, news and reviews you can’t afford to miss! Whether you’re a points and miles newbie looking to book a dream vacation or you log 100k + miles a year and w


Gary Leff: A Road Warrior’s Perspective On American Airlines
Sep 18 • 33 min
A deep dive on American Airlines Executive Platinum elite status.
One on One with Kurt Stache, American Airlines’ Loyalty SVP
Sep 12 • 18 min
Meet Kurt Stache, SVP of Marketing, Loyalty & Sales at American Airlines.
Bonus Episode: New Hyatt Promotions Galore!
Sep 9 • 20 min
Tune in for all the latest Hyatt promotions being rolled out this fall!
A Road Warrior’s Look At United Airlines With Zach Honig
Sep 4 • 32 min
We’re taking a deep dive into United Airlines’ top elite status, Premier 1k & time is almost out to score an AMEX transfer bonus to British Airways and more!
Maximize Your Miles and Points Earning!
Aug 28 • 19 min
Check out Travel Freely, a site dedicated to helping you manage your credit cards, points and miles!
All About Marriott Bonvoy Changes: Good, Bad & Ugly
Aug 21 • 25 min
Tune in to find out about upcoming changes to the Marriott Bonvoy program
Deep Dive Into Delta Elite Status & Big New CC Sign-up Bonus
Aug 14 • 26 min
Learn more about Delta Diamond elite status and IHG’s new 125,000 bonus points credit card promotion!
What’s In Your Wallet And SFO Runs Out of Water
Aug 7 • 25 min
We’re talking about what’s in Julian Kheel’s wallet and no more water bottles at SFO!
Breaking Down Recent Citi And AMEX Negative Changes
Jul 31 • 24 min
Get the lowdown on all the recent updates coming to perks and benefits of Citi travel and AMEX credit cards.
Beginner’s Guide To Cruises
Jul 24 • 24 min
Everything you need and want to know when planning for your first cruise!
Tokyo Olympics Travel Using Points & Companion Pass Shortcut
Jul 17 • 23 min
It’s time to start planning how to use points and miles for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics & Southwest’s newest offer to quickly score a Companion Pass!
Key West In 10 Minutes Or Less And Amazon Prime Day Guide
Jul 10 • 29 min
Get the best travel tips on Key West, FL in 10 minutes or less & what you need to know to get the best deals on Amazon Prime Day!
Save Big on Car Rentals & Max Out Southwest’s Companion Pass
Jul 3 • 22 min
Save big on car rentals with AutoSlash & max out the benefits of the Southwest Companion Pass!
How To Do Australia Right & Around The World With Disney!
Jun 26 • 32 min
Tune in to hear what it’s like to travel around the world to every Disney resort and 10 “must do’s” for anyone’s first trip to Sydney, Australia!
Hyatt & AA Now More Rewarding & Concert Tix For 5K Hilton Pts
Jun 19 • 26 min
Hilton’s summer concert promotion is back & find out all about the new American Airlines/Hyatt partnership!
BOGO Frontier Tix And Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Strategies!
Jun 12 • 30 min
Tune in to learn all about Frontier Airlines “Friends Fly Free” & get expert tips on planning your trip to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland.
United Airlines Takes A Bite Out Of Me
Jun 5 • 30 min
United’s been giving Ed the runaround and taking his miles, a cool Airbnb Experience promotion & all the news about Haneda’s new US airline slots.
Bonus EP! Day One Inside Disneyland’s Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge
Jun 2 • 18 min
Summer Hull from TPG Family shares her reviews and first take from opening day at Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
When Is A Deal Not A Deal And How Much Are Your Miles Worth?
May 29 • 18 min
How much are those frequent flyer miles really worth and when can you tell if/when a deal is not a deal?
Aulani Resort (Hawaii) Review and Southwest 60K Offer
May 22 • 32 min
Tune in to hear about Southwest’s newest 60,000 point promotion and a full review on Disney’s Aulani Resort!
Lots of Travel Deals To Discuss!
May 15 • 26 min
It’s time again for the annual Daily Getaways! Which offers should you try to score for 2019? Plus, check out a review of Tokyo DisneySea!
New Hilton Promo And Disney Cruise Review
May 8 • 30 min
A promotion where you might actually want to buy points, Hilton’s Summer 2019 Double Points promo and a review of Disney Cruise Line’s Dream.
Bonus Episode! Is The Value of Miles Vanishing Before Our Eyes?
May 4 • 29 min
As more airlines drop award charts for dynamic pricing, is this the beginning of the end for the value of points and miles?
Planning Dream Trips And Maximizing Credit Card Strategy
May 1 • 24 min
We’re helping a listener and her boyfriend find a way to fly to Japan in 2020 plus we’ve got a great promotion from IHG.
Great Airline Transfer Bonus And Cheap(?) Flights to Hawaii
Apr 24 • 32 min
Thinking about taking Southwest Airlines to Hawaii? We’ve got a flight review for ya! Plus, earn bonus British Airways Avios when transferring Chase Ultimate Rewards
Big Wyndham Rewards Changes And Reflecting On Notre Dame
Apr 17 • 27 min
Find out all about the newest updates to the Wyndham Rewards award chart, the best credit card to book a trip to Europe and reflecting on Notre Dame.
Massive United Award Changes And A New Way To Save On Travel
Apr 10 • 30 min
What does life look like in a post award chart world? How to score a Hyatt status match offer & the app that will guarantee you get the lowest price for your hotel.
Bali in 10 Minutes or Less and Millennial Hotel Fail
Apr 3 • 40 min
The “least millennial” millennial reviews Moxy, Marriott’s new millennial brand & everything you need to know about Bali in 10 minutes or less.
Hawaii In 10 Minutes Or Less And Saving Hundreds On Hilton
Mar 27 • 40 min
Our newest segment offers you everything you need to know about Hawaii in 10 minutes or less, Hilton’s latest Amex offers and which Disneyland Resort property should you choose?
What’s Next For 737 MAX and Planning The Trip of a Lifetime
Mar 20 • 30 min
Discussing the current news surrounding the 737 MAX, learning how to travel like a local, a new all time high credit card bonus and redeeming 800k + points on a trip of a lifetime.
Earning More Points And Preparing For Big Wyndham Changes
Mar 13 • 33 min
Tune in to hear all about a new loyalty program tracking app and all the big changes coming to the Wyndham rewards program!
Bonus Episode! Dots, Lines & Pizza Paine
Mar 8 • 38 min
Celebrating an inaugural flight from Paine Field, Ed joins the gang from Dots, Lines and Destinations to recap and discuss this new airport!
What To Do If Declined For A New Credit Card & New Award Flight Deals!
Mar 6 • 37 min
Good news regarding Frontier’s “Kids Fly Free” promotion, the latest award flight deals and expert advice on what to do if you aren’t approved for a credit card.
An Airplane Goes Away And A Hotel Promo Worth Chasing?
Feb 27 • 36 min
We bid adieu to the A380, learn all about Hyatt’s newest hotel promotion and have a giveaway from our friends at Bluffworks!
Ultimate Guide To Hawaii’s Big Island And Family-Friendly Mexico
Feb 20 • 40 min
Celebrating one full year of Miles to Go with a chock full episode about family friendly trips to Mexico and heading to Hawaii’s Big Island!
Saving Hundreds On Your Next Hotel Stay And United’s New-ish Airplane
Feb 13 • 41 min
United announces a brand new plane, how to use a status match on Southwest Airlines and save $$$ on hotels by purchasing points!
Losing All Your Miles And The Marriott Debate - M2G 051
Feb 6 • 45 min
What to do when your loyalty program account gets hacked and points or miles get stolen!
Nifty 50! Celebrating Our 50th Episode With A Giveaway! - M2G 050
Jan 30 • 47 min
Free ski lift passes for Alaska Airlines passengers, what travel loyalty programs are getting right and a new book giveaway!
Only the Best Credit Card Offer For Families, Ever! - M2G 049
Jan 23 • 31 min
Tune in to learn everything you need to know about Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards credit cards and their Companion Pass!
Safari For $100 A Day And A Solid, Every Day Credit Card? - M2G 048
Jan 16 • 40 min
This week is a “Best of” episode featuring African safari for under $100 and the 10 things we’d do to change loyalty programs
Spirit Airlines Keeps Getting Better???? New Credit Card Deals & O Canada! M2G 047
Jan 9 • 47 min
Seth Miller stops by to talk about Canada trying to improve passenger rights, Jen talks new credit card deals and Jeanne talks about Spirit lowering fees?
Fixing Vegas, Airline Elite Pain And A Useful Hotel Promo? M2G 046
Jan 2 • 57 min
Grant Smith breaks down why recent increases in required elite spending won’t faze the most frequent fliers, Michael Trager details how to fix Las Vegas and Jen discovers a useful hotel promo. Who knew?
Hyatt Changes, Interesting Credit Card Offer And Award Booking Tips M2G 045
Dec 26, 2018 • 38 min
Hyatt introduces Milestone Rewards, new benefits, Jen tells us about a rarity in the credit card world and David offers up some award tips.
Royal Flush Alliance, Premium Economy And Hotel Savings - M2G 044
Dec 17, 2018 • 33 min
New alliance partner for oneworld, a product review of American Airlines new international premium economy and how to save money with AMEX offers.
2018’s Critical Points with Richard Kerr - M2G 043
Dec 12, 2018 • 39 min
This week’s episode features an extra long segment with Richard Kerr from Award Travel 101 and The Points Guy
Ed Gets Called Out, Hyatt Expands and Award Sweet Spots - M2G 042
Dec 5, 2018 • 33 min
We’re talking about Hyatt’s latest addition of SLH properties, Alaska Airlines award redemption sweet spots and Ed gets totally called out for always talking about never having been to Hawaii.
Citi Prestige Changes & The Best Time to Get A Southwest Airlines Credit Card - M2G 041
Nov 28, 2018 • 32 min
Get the update on all the changes coming to the Citi Prestige card and why now is the best time of year to get a Southwest Airlines credit card.
Conversation With Southwest Airlines And The Ultimate Black Friday Guide - M2G 040
Nov 21, 2018 • 32 min
This week we’re chatting with the man in charge of Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards and getting the best tips on Black Friday sales and point earning
Marriott Mini-Mega, AA Elite Changes And AVGeek Playground - M2G 039
Nov 14, 2018 • 35 min
A relatively American Airlines themed episode, we’re chatting about elite changes, an Executive Platinum status match, their award web specials and the newly renovated C.R. Smith Museum at DFW.
More Cheap Flights to Europe And Southwest LUVs Customers - M2G 038
Nov 7, 2018 • 58 min
Tune in to learn all about new routes for Norwegian Air, the pros and cons of chasing airline loyalty program lifetime status and info on Southwest Airlines’ Early Bird Check In
Quick! Hyatt Changes & How To Save Money On Last-Minute Trips! - M2G 037
Oct 31, 2018 • 41 min
All the info you need to know about Hyatt’s latest changes to their Points + Cash program
The 411 on Preferred Seating Fees & Basic Economy Fares - M2G 036
Oct 24, 2018 • 40 min
Get an insider’s take on the story behind basic economy fares and preferred seating up charges.
Maximizing Miles to Hawaii, AMEX Gold Card Promos & UNICEF in Action - M2G 035
Oct 17, 2018 • 36 min
Tune in to learn how to maximize miles when booking tickets to Hawaii, the story behind Norwegian Air’s partnership with UNICEF and all about the new AMEX Gold card.
Free Signed Book, Free Car Rentals & More United Premier 1k Pain - M2G 034
Oct 10, 2018 • 33 min
More insight on changes to United’s Premier 1k requirements & author Linnea Hartsuyker on travel inspired storytelling.
United 1k Pain, Amex Offers & Transitioning To Family Travel - M2G 033
Oct 3, 2018 • 45 min
When you go from being a business travel to traveling with children, Amex’s latest offers and United’s new changes to Premier 1k top tier status.
Disney Cruises, Hilton Status Matches & Australia To-Do’s - M2G 032
Sep 26, 2018 • 38 min
All about planning and booking your Disney Cruise, scoring Hilton status matches and top sights to see in Australia!
Hotels, Promos & Cards, Oh My! - M2G 031
Sep 19, 2018 • 36 min
Get the low down on all the hotel promos for this fall while also learning about which hotel credit cards might be the best fit for you!
British Airways Hacked, Marriott Slacked, Dubai Cracked - M2G 030
Sep 12, 2018 • 43 min
The info you need to know about the BA hack, more Marriott/SPG merger confusion and how a consultant landed a five figure deal in Dubai for under $100.
Making Travel Fun No Matter The Budget & IHG Credit Card 101 - M2G 029
Sep 5, 2018 • 35 min
How to make travel fun no matter the budget, the ins and outs of the IHG credit cards and are we in the golden age of travel?
African Safari for Under $100 a Day & Fixing Pizza’s Credit Card Choices - M2G 028
Aug 29, 2018 • 45 min
How to go on an African Safari for Under $100 a day, What’s in Ed’s Wallet, The Best Rental Car Promotion Returns & News on the SLS Las Vegas.
Find Award Flights Easier & 5 Breathtaking Destinations You Can Afford - M2G 027
Aug 22, 2018 • 37 min
RIP SPG, news on Southwest Airlines, Marriott’s new vacation packages and five places that look like the Maldives, but won’t break the bank.
Zach Honig, 333K Mile Man & A Low-Cost Carrier Flies The A380? - M2G 026
Aug 15, 2018 • 36 min
Zach Honig shares his 2017 travel stats, Norwegian Air is now flying an A380 (really?!) and why August 18, 2018 is going to be a BIG day in the world of travel
New SPG/Marriott Credit Cards and Free Concert Tickets From Hilton - M2G 025
Aug 8, 2018 • 31 min
Tackling the changes coming to the new co-branded SPG/Marriott credit cards, getting cheap concert tickets through Hilton Honors and what to know before you fill up your car in Europe.
Newest Cruise Ship To Alaska, New Hyatt Promo & Flight Delay Compensation Win! - M2G 024
Aug 1, 2018 • 39 min
Don’t miss a full review of the new Norwegian Bliss, the five things you need to know about Hyatt’s 10% rebate promotion, and an update on flight delay compensation.
M2G 023: EC 261 - Passenger Rights in the EU & Wyndham’s New Promo
Jul 25, 2018 • 35 min
Know your rights as a passenger thanks to the EU’s EC 261 regulation, Wyndham’s latest promo and more info on the new A220.
M2G 022: #PlaneBae, Airline App Secret Prices & Hyatt Status Short Cuts
Jul 18, 2018 • 39 min
All about #PlanBae, a short cut for getting status at Hyatt, secret prices for flight on airline apps and how to earn miles without having to travel.
M2G 021: Hyatt’s New Credit Card, Toy Story Land & $100 free on Amazon
Jul 11, 2018 • 41 min
Recap on Hyatt’s new credit card, $100 free on Amazon and first take review on Toy Story Land at Walt Disney World.
M2G 020: All About Citi ThankYou Rewards
Jul 4, 2018 • 40 min
This week, Gary Leff from View From the Wing provides us with a deep dive on Citi ThankYou Rewards
M2G 019: Problems Plaguing Points People & Miles Mistakes (to) Miss
Jun 27, 2018 • 40 min
The mistakes people make with credit card points, free parking now at select resorts in Las Vegas and the problems with the points and miles community.
M2G 018: All About Avatar, A-List Status Matches & Hotel Kids Clubs
Jun 20, 2018 • 30 min
The Pizza Family’s review of Pandora - The World of Avatar, Southwest’s A-List Status Match Promotion & Hotel Kids Clubs
M2G 017: All About Status Matches & 10 Things We’d Change About Loyalty Programs
Jun 13, 2018 • 44 min
A review of recent travel fails in the news, how to take advantage of status matches and one expert’s take on how loyalty programs could (and should) improve.
M2G 016: Is Third Time the Charm for IAG’s Attempt to Buy Norwegian?
Jun 6, 2018 • 37 min
Why IAG is trying to buy Norwegian Airlines for the third time, the newest AMEX promotions and United’s new Polaris Lounge at Newark.
M2G 015: Best Hotel Rates & Around The World On 1 Credit Card Sign-Up Bonus
Jun 1, 2018 • 43 min
Finding the cheapest hotel prices; traveling around the world for less than 125,000 points; using Plastiq to earn points on check payments and changes to the Amex Centurion Lounge
M2G 014: Booking Hotels for Families, Avoiding Pickpockets & Walt Disney World Resorts 101
May 24, 2018 • 41 min
Ed Pizza, Jeanne Hoffman, Summer Hull, Joe Cheung
M2G 013: Spirit Airlines Adding WiFi & Family Friendly Florida Vacations
May 17, 2018 • 40 min
A review of Norwegian Premium; Spirit Airlines adding WiFi; a family friendly vacation to Jacksonville, FL; why you sometimes want to buy points and how to maximize your spend
M2G 012: Family Travel to Orlando Theme Parks & What’s Coworking?
May 10, 2018 • 34 min
A great overview of planning your next vacation to Orlando, why your kid could (and should) have a credit card and we learn about what coworking is.
M2G 011: Booking Hawaii Award Flights Like a Pro & Spring 2018 Hotel Promos
May 3, 2018 • 46 min
How to book award flights to Hawaii like a Pro, Spring 2018 Hotel Promotions & Pt. 2 of Qantas vs. AA
M2G 010: All About Qantas & New SPG/Marriott Credit Card Strategies
Apr 26, 2018 • 34 min
Expert Insight on Qantas & New Strategies for the SPG/Marriott Post Merger Credit Cards
M2G 009: All About Marriott/SPG & Alliance Partner Award Booking
Apr 18, 2018 • 37 min
Ed and Gary Leff from View from the Wing dive in deep on all the changes coming to the newly combined Marriott and SPG programs.
M2G 008: Disney Deciphered, Credit Card Awards 101 & TSA Tips for Families
Apr 12, 2018 • 46 min
Intro to Credit Card Rewards 101, TSA Tips for Families & Disney Deciphered
M2G 007: What’s the Deal with United Polaris, Big Changes to the IHG Credit Card & the TSA’s New “Non-Policy” Snack Policy
Apr 5, 2018 • 45 min
This week we tackle ongoing challenges with the United Polaris rollout, the big changes happening to the IHG credit card and why TSA is so focused on snacks.
M2G 006: The 411 on Southwest’s Companion Pass, All About Upside & The Deal with WiFi in the Sky
Mar 29, 2018 • 54 min
Everything you need to know about Southwest’s Companion Pass, The deal with WiFi in the Sky, All about Upside and A $10k voucher for a broken seat?!
M2G 005: Booking Award Flights Like a Pro, Travel Photography Tips, Marriott’s Flights and Nights Deals & Uber’s Inevitable Accident
Mar 22, 2018 • 57 min
How to book award air travel like a pro, travel photography tips & Uber’s Inevitable Accident
M2G 004: United Airlines in the Doghouse, Chase Freedom Q2 Promos, ZorkFest 2018, SPG Amex for Business Bonus & Review of The Ritz-Carlton Langkawi
Mar 15, 2018 • 45 min
Today we’re talking about Chase Freedom and Chase Pay, ZorkFest 2018, SPG Amex for Business Bonus & a Review of The Ritz-Carlton Langkawi
M2G 003: Disney World Early Morning Magic, Using Loyalty Points for Home Sharing, Caribbean Comparisons, Mattress Runs & United Polaris
Mar 10, 2018 • 56 min
Today we’re talking about Disney World Early Morning Magic, Hyatt’s new partnership with Oasis Home Sharing, a “Caribbean Comparison”, Mattress Run 101 and a review of United’s Polaris Business Class product.
M2G 002: The State of America’s Airports, Ins & Outs of Premium Economy, Shopping Apps & Digital Nomads
Mar 9, 2018 • 54 min
Today we’re talking about the sad state of airports in America, the ins and outs of “Premium Economy”, discovering shopping apps that help you earn points and miles and learning what a “Digital Nomad” is and how you can “Travel Like a Boss”.
M2G 001: American Airlines Inaugural 737 MAX Flight, Hot Hotel Promotions & Vegas Tips & Tricks
Mar 8, 2018 • 45 min
Our first episode brings you a review of American Airlines’ inaugural 737 MAX flight, all the current hotel promotions out there and some great tips for planning your next trip to Las Vegas!