PointsHoarder Podcast: The tools we use

Discussion in 'Wandering Aramean Travel Tools' started by Wandering Aramean, Aug 24, 2012.  |  Print Topic

  1. Wandering Aramean
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    So, what’s the best tool for finding award seats? If I could answer that in a single line then this wouldn’t be quite as fun a hobby. Instead, Fozz, Stephen and I decided that talking about the topic of award searching would be a great topic for the podcast this week. We managed to spend a decent amount of time talking about it and I still don’t think that there is a single answer which will work for everyone, but at least you can start to understand the nuance on the topic and why the different tools have pros and cons. Believe it or not, I even managed to remain unbiased enough to admin that my Wandering Aramean Travel Tools aren’t necessarily the best, even if they are pretty useful.
    There’s also some discussion of award routing rules and mileage restrictions, useful things to understand when the time comes to start planning the award redemption.
    Give it a listen and let us know what you think.

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