28 - Building a Points and Miles Strategy with Dave Grossman Part 2
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This episode has the second part of a two-part interview about points and miles with MilesTalk founder and editor Dave Grossman. In this episode, Andrew continues his talk with him, covering credit cards, memorable redemptions, and more. Plus, he looks at why your plane might look like it has duct tape on it. 

  •  Have you ever seen duct tape on a plane and gotten worried? Airlines don’t actually use the household product to repair their aircraft. Find out more in this episode.  
  • Did you know that some airlines have rear-facing seats? In this episode, learn more about how you could end up facing the back of the plane.
  • Andrew continues his conversation with Dave Grossman, the founder and editor of points and miles website MilesTalk. In this episode, Dave talks about finding the right credit cards, addressing concerns on how credit cards affect your credit score and how to use them responsibly, some of his most memorable redemptions, and more. 

Dave Grossman is the founder of MilesTalk, a website with the latest on how to best earn and spend credit card rewards, frequent flyer miles, and hotel points. As part of MilesTalk, he has also created a resource called Your Best Credit Cards which is designed to give consumers a data-driven answer to the question of which credit card is best for them. He has run seminars at South by Southwest and the New York Times Travel Show and is also the author of the book MilesTalk: Live Your Wildest Travel Dreams Using Miles and Points. You can find Dave and MilesTalk on Facebook (group and page), Instagram, and Twitter

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