While the airlines are not handing out miles like they were a few years ago, it is still a worthwhile investment to accrue miles. They offer free travel and loyalty perks.
I conservatively estimate my family has cashed in 40 free airline tickets over the last 20 years. Notice I said conservative. I regret missing several years of mileage accrual early in my career.
If someone offered you two free tickets a year, you would take it right?
Racking up the frequent flyer miles is not as hard as it might seem. Here are 5 tips:
Sign up – You can’t earn them if you have not signed up. I have registered my whole family for cards on multiple airlines. It is as easy as a few minutes on the internet. Make sure you have at least one airline in every major alliance.