2011: The Birth of a Miles and Points Addict! - Extra Pack of Peanuts. 2011 was an especially interesting year for me in regards to miles and points; namely because before March of last year, I had absolutely no idea how frequent flyer programs worked, didn’t own a credit card, and probably had too much time on my hands.
I was as green to the miles and points world as any person in America. Wow, what a difference a year makes! Boy was I green before 2011! The Genesis It all began with a post by Chris Guillebeau at his blog, the Art of Non-Conformity. And that, my friends, is when the obsession really began. Put Me In Coach, I’m Ready for this Game! In late May, I was finally ready to pull the trigger. Whoops! This whole time, I had mistakenly believed that my credit would be fine, seeing as I had a mortgage I always paid and didn’t have any outstanding debts, or so I thought. The First of Many After 2 months, I was able boost my score into the mid 700’s, high enough to get in the game. An App-O-Rama? End Of The Year Scorecard Miles from sign-up bonuses: 460k.
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