In this episode, Bryce, Emily, Travis, and Matt share their experiences and strategies on leveraging travel points and miles for luxurious European vacations. They discuss their trips to the Netherlands, Belgium, Scotland, Lisbon, Paris, and Puglia in Italy, and share their experiences flying with Emirates, British Airways, United, Lufthansa, and Air France. They also discuss their stays in various European hotels and give tips on maximizing the use of points and miles. They explore the process of booking flights with points and miles and how to get the most value from them. The hosts also share their experiences with airport lounges and provide a guide to European travel using points and miles.

The Takeoff podcast is brought to you by 10xTravel – a website and community with one simple goal: to help you travel more while spending less 10xT publishes content related to credit card rewards, personal finance, travel, and lifestyle  Host Bryce Conway launched 10xT in 2014, but has been a fan and member of the points and miles community since 2011  He is the author of “Takeoff: How to Travel the World for Next to Nothing and How to Fix Your Credit: Do it Once  Do it Right  Get on with Your Life”, and his work has been featured in multiple national media outlets including Good Morning America, Money Magazine, and ABC Nightline News  Tune in to hear the 10xTravel team give you a clear path to entering the exciting world of traveling with points and miles 

Discussion Points: 

  • Overview of recent European summer trips booked using points and miles
  • Business class flights on Lufthansa and Air France
  • Booking flights with points and miles
  • Experiences from various European hotel stays
  • Airport lounges and maximizing points usage
  • Travel and flight experiences across Europe
  • Economy vs business class on different airlines
  • Maximizing points and miles for value flight bookings
  • Redemptions and repositioning for maximizing miles
  • Lounge experiences while traveling in Europe
  • Comparisons and recommendations of hotel stays in Europe using points and miles
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