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Hosted by Editor-at-Large Zach Honig, Miles Away is all about the destination, and how to get there. Each episode explores either an off-the-beaten-path region or a popular, must-see travel hotspot through first-hand accounts, with TPG experts explaining the best options for using points and miles to visit. Whether you’re looking to book a ski trip for your family of four or planning a tropical getaway for some R&R, Miles Away is the podcast to get you there.

Miles Away The Points Guy

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 1.6K Ratings

Hosted by Editor-at-Large Zach Honig, Miles Away is all about the destination, and how to get there. Each episode explores either an off-the-beaten-path region or a popular, must-see travel hotspot through first-hand accounts, with TPG experts explaining the best options for using points and miles to visit. Whether you’re looking to book a ski trip for your family of four or planning a tropical getaway for some R&R, Miles Away is the podcast to get you there.

    Miles Away: Season 1 Finale

    Miles Away: Season 1 Finale

    It's here — the final episode of Season 1 of our travel-themed podcast, Miles Away! To close out, we take you on a journey all around the world, as we share some highlights from the first year. Hear from professional travelers as they detail destinations from French Polynesia to Cape Town, and everywhere in between. And, please subscribe and stay tuned for much more to come — Season 2 will be here before you know it!
     
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    • 11 min
    Austin, TX

    Austin, TX

    We're heading down to the booming capital city of Austin, TX — one of the world's best places to enjoy BBQ, live music and the great outdoors. TPG's resident Austin local Katherine Fan joins to give listeners a taste of her favorite Texas hotspot. Visitors may know Austin as a leading party destination, but the city's also growing as a global tech, food and culture hub, making it a must-see for countless tourists and business travelers alike.
     
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    • 19 min
    Battle of the Airlines

    Battle of the Airlines

    Today is a full-fledged airline battle with JT Genter (American Airlines), Scott Mayerowitz (Delta), Zach Honig (United) and Benet Wilson (Southwest). These TPGers debate the inflight product — things like the seats, fleet, catering and service — airports and lounges, frequent-flyer perks and more.
     
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    • 32 min
    Madrid, Spain

    Madrid, Spain

    Lori Zaino, senior writer at TPG and Madrid resident, explains why you shouldn't miss out on visiting one of Western Europe's more affordable capitals, and shares her tips for using points and miles to book a a luxury adventure on the cheap. You'll also learn about what makes the city so alluring, which food markets to visit and tastier alternatives to sangria.
     
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    • 15 min
    Turkish Delight Itinerary ft. Nick Ellis

    Turkish Delight Itinerary ft. Nick Ellis

    Giveaway Alert! This week, we're giving you a chance to win the luxury adventure of a lifetime, and the only way to win is to listen to this episode — two round-trip business-class tickets from the US to Turkey and three nights at the Four Seasons in Istanbul! Plus, TPG's Zach Honig and Nick Ellis discuss what makes a visit to Turkey so special, including must-visit sites, such as Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque.
     
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    • 26 min
    Flying United's Island Hopper and Visiting The Marshall Islands

    Flying United's Island Hopper and Visiting The Marshall Islands

    We head to the South Pacific to conquer a top item on many an aviation geek's bucket list: United's special Island Hopper flight, connecting the islands between Honolulu and Guam. TPG globe-trotting duo, JT and Katie Genter, share their tips for booking, making the most of each leg and enjoying some stops in paradise along the way.
     
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    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
1.6K Ratings

1.6K Ratings

Aquaspi ,

Just the right length, and actually helpful!

Love this podcast! The right questions are asked, tips are given for maximizing points & ways to get there. I look forward to each episode. Where’s season2???

E.V.ddie ,

Not good

Good audio but the shows are corporate handouts and promotions. TPG is not an objective source

Yuuneel ,

Return to podcast with new episodes

Please please
Please please
This is my therapy and I have learned so much and I feel every time I listen to it, I travel and discover new places! Thanks Zach

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