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Sunday Summary – Interview with Jeff Zidell, Airline Fare Sales, Star Alliance Gold and More

Written by Charlie

Welcome back to our Sunday Summary Series where we review the posts that were covered throughout the past week.

Get A $20 Gift Card With Purchase of $300 Mastercard Gift Cards

Staples ran a deal that gave you a $20 Staples gift card when purchasing $300 worth of Mastercard gift cards. That offer ended, but look for a better one this coming week!

Aegean Airlines Fare Sale

With the changes coming to Aegean Airlines, flights on Aegean are going to be so much more important. Here are some good sales on Aegean flights to help you with that.

Up To 50% Off Women’s Saucony Shoes

Apparently, this is a somewhat regular pricing of Saucony shoes, but there are still some good options to be had here.

Dealing With A Disappointing Marathon

Running a marathon is a lot of fun, but running one that turns out to be a disappointment can be difficult. Here are some ways on how to deal with a disappointing marathon.

Flights From $49 With Southwest’s Winter Sale

This was a great Southwest sale that had some pretty great fares. It is always good to keep your eyes out for these sales as they are bookable with cash or points.

Did You Win One of the SPIbelts?

Courtesy of SPIbelt, I had a giveaway for two of these wonderful running/travel accessories.

Flights To Europe For As Low As $450 For Select Cities – Still Here!

This is why you need to stay on top of travel news! These were some great fares that came out last week from all over the US to Europe. Did you get in on any of them?

McDonalds To Accept Amex Membership Reward Points – And Why I Love It!

American Express is extending what is possible with their Membership Reward points and that includes using them at McDonalds. Why would I love that?!

An Interesting Q&A With Hyatt’s Jeff Zidell

Jeff Zidell is at Hyatt as a VP of the Gold Passport program and he took some time to answer some interesting questions of interest to all readers of Running with Miles!

Aegean Airlines Fare Sale – Paris, Marseille, and Geneva

Here comes another Aegean fare sale! This one allows you to hit central Europe with some great offers.

Miles and Points Sprint: AA Miles For Driving Cadillacs, Free Money At Amazon and More

Here is a quick look around the miles and points world. There are some interesting tidbits going on!

Should You Still Try For Star Alliance Gold Before November 24?

Aegean Airlines offers the easiest way to achieve Star Alliance Gold but that will change come November 24. Is it worth trying for the status before the change comes?

Ever Wonder Which Airline Is The World’s Only One-Star Airline?

A lot of attention is paid to travel on the fine airlines of the world – 5 star airlines like Etihad, Singapore, Lufthansa, Qatar, etc. But, what about the world’s only 1 star airline? It is not even bookable by us with points!

Great Deal: Up to 23X United Miles and $20 Off at eBags

This was a great portal deal available with a healthy amount of United miles with the purchase. This was available at eBags with a possible $20 off.

Man Leads Cops On Chase Through The Marathon

The word “bandit” as it pertains to races took on a new meaning when a suspect tried to lose cops by running along the marathon course in Chicago last week.

My Slowest 5K, But Also My Proudest

Last night, I ran my slowest 5K ever, but it was a very special race that became the proudest race I have ever run. And it actually had nothing to do with me.

Make sure you check back often as some of these posts were about one or two day specials. If you don’t catch them, you will miss out!

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About the author


Charlie has been an avid traveler and runner for many years. He has run in marathons around the world for less than it would cost to travel to the next town - all as a result of collecting and using miles and points. Over the years, he has flown hundreds of thousands of miles and collected millions of miles and points.
Now he uses this experience and knowledge to help others through Running with Miles.