Thought about posting something like this seeking other peoples thoughts about how to pursue the points and miles game in 2018. But then, having considered what a convoluted mess this has all become, I would suspect that most people involved ( If any ) are pretty much flowing the direction that $ pushes them. Still I'd be interested in hearing what folks think about the following question. " If you had never set foot on an aircraft , or stayed a single night in a hotel or private property prior to January 1, 2018, Which program would you feel provides you ( not your corporate expense sheet, not your DNC sponsored travel pig ) YOU the most potential benefits moving forward? " Because let's face it, Life's a gamble ... Nothing's guaranteed except Death and Lower Taxes under the current regime than the last. Have a Happy New Year!