Today’s Guest: Spencer Howard
Spencer Howard joins us for this episode to talk about his newly announced Straight to the Points Premium service. Hear about what you will get with a Premium subscription and why Derrick and Jeff think it’s such a great value. We also touch on booking award flights and hotels for major events, a bit about Oktoberfest, and how Spencer almost got stuck when Covid shut things down.
Times of Note:
1:45 – What we’re drinking.
3:45 – Jeff can’t remember what a bar is.
4:19 – Derrick feels left out.
5:22 – Spencer’s background.
7:31 – Spencer’s first travel reward credit card.
10:28 – When Spencer started working in the miles and points space.
11:31 – How Straight to the Points was born.
16:57 – Straight to the Points Premium!!!!!
25:16 – Derrick and Spencer become self-aware.
28:17 – How and when to get Straight to the Points Premium.
32:14 – Look for Straight to the Points Premium giveaway from Travel on Point(s).
34:54 – Traveling for major events (including Oktoberfest)
43:01 – Derrick proves he’s fancier than us.
43:45 – The experience of Oktoberfest.
48:38 – PilsnerFest!
50:34 – Spencer’s 2021 travel plans (hopefully).
55:55 – The difference between our travel and our beer listeners.
58:05 – How Spencer almost got stuck on the other side of the world.
1:01:57 – How to find Spencer and Straight to the Points Premium.
1:05:35 – The Miles & Pints Theme Song!
Talking Cursive Rosarita Beach Cafe – Jeff’s Drink
Burley Oak J.R.E.A.M. Series – Derrick’s Drink
Old Forester 1897 Bottled in Bond – Spencer’s Drink (Bourbon)
Dominion Wine and Beer – Falls Church
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