I Under Diversified My Points… Oops!

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    I find one of the biggest mistakes that people make in this hobby is that they over diversify their points. I get emails all the time from people that saying "I have half a million miles and I can't even get a business class ticket to Europe with them." Then they provide me with a breakdown of their points balances, and as it turns out they have fewer than 50,000 points per account spread across a dozen programs. But there's also something to be said for under diversifying. For example, I'd rather have 500,000 miles with a program in each of the three major alliances than 1.5 million miles in one program, as I'd have a lot more flexibility when it comes time to redeem. The post I Under Diversified My Points… Oops! appeared first on One Mile at a Time.

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