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Experiencing an Iconic College Football Matchup Using Points & Miles
Experiencing an Iconic College Football Matchup Using Points & Miles

Experiencing an Iconic College Football Matchup Using Points & Miles

Introduction Last weekend, Middle Age Miles had the great pleasure of experiencing perhaps the most storied cross-regional rivalry in all of college football, the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame against the Trojans of Southern Cal. Of course, regular readers know…

Reader Question: Should I book my hotel through Hilton.com or Amex Travel?
Reader Question: Should I book my hotel through Hilton.com or Amex Travel?

Reader Question: Should I book my hotel through Hilton.com or Amex Travel?

Middle Age Miles’ good friend JV13 has been a terrific supporter of the blog, and he’s very excited about starting to use credit card benefits, points and miles to travel for less. He was recently approved for an Amex Hilton…

Great Weekend Rates at DC-Area Ritz-Carlton Hotels
Great Weekend Rates at DC-Area Ritz-Carlton Hotels

Great Weekend Rates at DC-Area Ritz-Carlton Hotels

Summary The DC-area Ritz-Carlton hotels in Pentagon City (Arlington) and Tysons Corner (McLean), Virginia, have great weekend rates that can make a luxurious weekend getaway to our nation’s capital very affordable.  If you have a Chase Ritz-Carlton co-branded Visa card…

Trip Tips – Washington DC – Getting Around with Capital Bikeshare and Skip Scooters
Trip Tips – Washington DC – Getting Around with Capital Bikeshare and Skip Scooters

Trip Tips – Washington DC – Getting Around with Capital Bikeshare and Skip Scooters

Introduction This past weekend, Middle Age Miles visited Washington DC.  We spent several hours on Saturday on the National Mall and exploring the monuments.  We found it incredibly useful to rent bikes and scooters from Capital Bikeshare and Skip Scooters,…

Vegas Prep and Tips – Maximizing Mlife and World of Hyatt Benefits
Vegas Prep and Tips – Maximizing Mlife and World of Hyatt Benefits

Vegas Prep and Tips – Maximizing Mlife and World of Hyatt Benefits

If you’re heading to Vegas and staying at a MGM-affiliated property, be sure to take advantage of the partnership between the MGM rewards program, Mlife, and World of Hyatt. Executive Summary The MGM properties in Las Vegas have an affiliation…