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NowBoarding: Rapid Travel Chai – Stefan Krasowski

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official Boarding Area Podcast!

Each week one of Boarding Area’s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cockpit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Goand writer at Pizza in Motion. On each NowBoarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs. How they got into blogging about flights, hotels, credit cards and other deals; their favorite destinations and preferred credit cards and loyalty programs.

This week we’re digging into the archives and re-posting our awesome interview with Stefan Krasowski of Rapid Travel Chai where he chats about his all time favorite airline and the extensive exploration he’s done all throughout China. Tune in to hear about his memories of flying unaccompanied under the age of five, his most memorable travel experience, and the trip that took close to four years to book perfectly!

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Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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NowBoarding: Miles to Memories – Shawn Coomer

Welcome to Now Boarding: The Official Boarding Area Podcast!

Each week one of Boarding Area’s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cockpit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Go and blogger at Pizza in Motion. On each NowBoarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs. How they got into blogging about flights, hotels, credit cards and other deals; their favorite destinations and preferred credit cards and loyalty programs.

On this episode, Shawn Coomer from Miles to Memories shares all about how he became a travel blogger. Find out what its like for a family to travel the world for two years and the difference between traveling on the cheap vs. traveling on points and miles. Last but not least our lighting round of questions will highlight Shawn’s favorite credit card, hotel and airline programs and the one destination still on his bucket list.

Show Notes

Miles to Memories

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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NowBoarding: Le Chic Geek – Jeanne Hoffman

Welcome to Now Boarding: The Official Boarding Area Podcast!

Each week one of Boarding Area’s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cockpit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Go and writer of Pizza in Motion. On each Now Boarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs. How they got into blogging about flights, hotels, credit cards and other deals; their favorite destinations and preferred credit cards and loyalty programs.

This week we’re digging into the archives and re-posting our awesome interview with Jeanne Hoffman of Le Chic Geek, a blog that is: “a mix of chic things, geek things, travel things and maybe some awkward things”. A reminiscent US Airways passenger, she’s based in Virginia and travels domestically frequently for work. A former bartender, she’s a maven of libations in addition to video games and loves going to Vegas.

Thanks to our Sponsors!

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No-Jet-Lag

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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NowBoarding: Coworkaholic – Mike LaRosa

Welcome to Now Boarding: The Official Boarding Area Podcast!

Each week one of Boarding Area‘s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cockpit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Go and blogger at Pizza in Motion. On each NowBoarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs. How they got into blogging about flights, hotels, credit cards and other deals; their favorite destinations and preferred credit cards and loyalty programs.

On this week’s episode, Ed interviews the newest addition to BoardingArea, Mike LaRosa from Coworkaholic. Fun fact: Mike’s the producer of both this podcast and Miles to Go. It might sound like our audio quality isn’t the best and that’s because Ed and Mike recorded from Classified, United’s “secret” restaurant at Newark (EWR). It’s tough to schedule time to chat when these two are always on the road! Tune in to hear how Mike caught the points and miles blogging bug, learn a bit more about what this “coworking” thing is as well as Mike’s answers to our weekly lighting round of questions.

Show Notes

Link to Bluffworks

Coworkaholic

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

NowBoarding: Angelina Travels – Angelina Aucello

Welcome to Now Boarding: The Official Boarding Area Podcast!

Each week one of Boarding Area’s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cock pit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Go and writer of Pizza in Motion. On each Now Boarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs. How they got into blogging about flights, hotels, credit cards and other deals; their favorite destinations and preferred credit cards and loyalty programs.

This week we’re digging into the archives and re-posting our awesome interview with Angelina Aucello of Angelina Travels. She joins Ed to chat about how she maximizes shopping portals, like how she once got a RT flight to Asia from just buying one pair of shoes! Raised in a family that loved to travel, but only when getting the greatest value, she started blogging about points and miles in 2011. Since that time she’s covered a wide array of different types of travel: from documenting first class flights and five star hotels as a single woman, to flying 90+ flights while pregnant and now exploring the world with her husband and two children.

Thanks to our Sponsors!

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Links & Show Notes

Angelina Travels

Angelina on Instagram

Angelina on Miles to Go Ep. 004

Angelina on Miles to Go Ep. 013

Angelina on Miles to Go Ep. 016

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Pizza in Motion – Ed Pizza – NB 033

Welcome to Now Boarding: The Official Boarding Area Podcast!

Each week one of Boarding Area‘s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cockpit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Go and blogger at Pizza in Motion. On each NowBoarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs. How they got into blogging about flights, hotels, credit cards and other deals; their favorite destinations and preferred credit cards and loyalty programs.

Keeping in the theme of mixing up the show’s format, today we turn the tables on Ed and he’s the guest! Thanks to our special guest host Gilbert Ott from God Save the Points for joining in on the fun and all the laughs!

Show Notes

Ed’s Blog: Pizza in Motion

Ed’s Posts on The Points Guy

Gilbert’s Blog: God Save the Points

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

NowBoarding: View from the Wing – Gary Leff – NB 032

Welcome to Now Boarding: The Official Boarding Area Podcast!

Each week one of Boarding Area‘s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cockpit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Go and blogger at Pizza in Motion. On each NowBoarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs. How they got into blogging about flights, hotels, credit cards and other deals; their favorite destinations and preferred credit cards and loyalty programs.

Beginning this week, there will be some adjustments to our standard episode format. In the mean time, here’s an encore of our interview with Gary Leff of View from the Wing. On this episode, Gary joins Ed to chat all about his blog and passion for travel. Learn how Gary first started blogging, becoming a thought leader in travel. Last but not least our lighting round of questions will highlight Grant’s favorite credit card, hotel and airline programs and the one destination still on his bucket list.

Thanks to our Sponsors!

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Show Notes

View from the Wing

 

Check out This Awesome Travel Podcast

We Travel There

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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NowBoarding: Deals We Like – Adam Yellin – NB 031

Welcome to NowBoarding: The Official Boarding Area Podcast!

Each week one of Boarding Area‘s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cockpit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Go and blogger at Pizza in Motion. On each NowBoarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs. How they got into blogging about flights, hotels, credit cards and other deals; their favorite destinations and preferred credit cards and loyalty programs.

In a first for NowBoarding, Ed chats with a spousal blog and points partner! You´re probably more than familiar with Jen Yellin from Deals We Like. Well, meet her husband, Mr. Deals himself, Adam Yellin! Tune in to learn about how using points and miles helped Jen and Adam maintain a long distance relationship. Ed puts Adam´s memory to the test: quizzing him on his biggest points mistakes and his best miles redemptions. Last but not least our lighting round of questions will highlight Adam’s favorite credit card, hotel and airline programs and the one destination still on his bucket list.

Show Notes

Deals We Like

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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NowBoarding: God Save the Points – Spencer Howard – NB 030

Welcome to Now Boarding: The Official Boarding Area Podcast!

Each week one of Boarding Area’s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cock pit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Go and writer of Pizza in Motion. On each Now Boarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs. How they got into blogging about flights, hotels, credit cards and other deals; their favorite destinations and preferred credit cards and loyalty programs.

On Ep. 030, Ed chats with Spencer Howard of God Save the Points. Recently joining the GSTP team, he’s previously blogged about award flight availability on his own site, Straight to the Points. There, he publishes an email newsletter sharing the best award flight availability he can find. Spencer chats about how he got into travel partly thanks to his frequent flyer father and how he’s become an expert at searching for flights.

Last but not least our lighting round of questions will highlight Spencer’s favorite places, hotel and airline programs and the one destination on his bucket list.

Don’t forget to check out the Miles To Go Podcast where we bring you the latest travel news, tips and tricks each week to help you save money and travel better.

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Now Boarding: God Save the Points – Gilbert Ott – NB 029

Welcome to Now Boarding: The Official Boarding Area Podcast!

Each week one of Boarding Area’s talented crew of bloggers will jump in the cock pit with “Captain” Ed Pizza, host of Miles to Go and writer of Pizza in Motion. On each Now Boarding flight, you’ll get a chance to learn more about the folks behind your favorite travel blogs. How they got into blogging about flights, hotels, credit cards and other deals; their favorite destinations and preferred credit cards and loyalty programs.

This week we’re digging into the archives and re-posting our awesome interview with Gilbert Ott of God Save the Points. Self described as a tennis fan, food snob and former music guy, he’s also an expert on transatlantic travel, finding flight deals and where to go for a great cocktail.

We’ll be back next week with a new interview!

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