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Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Privium Lounge now open on Saturdays.

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s private VIP service Privium is finally opening its lounge on Saturdays.

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Free Hilton Gold continues, but a quick musing on why I think it’s OK to do it.

  Back in January I wrote about how to use the Luhn Algorithm to instantly get free Hilton Gold status. In my experience attention to this promotion waxes and wanes every few months. Well, it seems that Milequest, Hack My Trip and Million Mile Secrets have caught onto the latest wave. But rather than putting the…

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Points to be Made is taking a holiday for a week

As has been alluded, I’m on the move over to the Netherlands this next week and desperately need the time to sort things out. I’ll be spending most of next week saying goodbye to loved ones or converting my old bedroom into my mother’s new office! In addition, PTBM is undergoing its migration to BoardingArea this…

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The winners of the epic giveaway…

Thank you to everyone who entered the epic giveaway competition. I used the random.org number generator and I can announce the list of winners as: Taiwan keychain: Miffsc Hong Kong mugs: Philraub * Singapore Coasters: LC Amman Teaspoon: Cheryl London Keychain: Chihchunchen BoardingArea shirt + Starbucks giftcard: BicesterTerrier, David  , JamJaw * These winners have not confirmed…

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Beginners’ Guide update: Getting airline status quickly

I’ve now added a page on the quickest ways to get elite airline status in the beginners’ guide. Enjoy!

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Beginners’ guide to Matrix ITA is now complete and live

Phew! I have FINALLY finished writing the third and final part. Being ill for the last few days didn’t help my concentration either, but at least it’s there. I’ve also restructured the guides to fall under an introduction page instead to de-clutter the main navigation bar. If you have any difficulties understand any part of…

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You can now connect via twitter

If you prefer to read your dose of PTBM on the train or on the move, then I’ve now created a twitter account: twitter.com/PTBMade Please feel free to follow me, send me love/hate mail etc. and I’ll try to respond to messages.

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Another update: forwarding addresses

I’ve added a quick instructable in the beginners’ guide about using forwarding addresses to take advantage of foreign promotions. I hope this one opens a whole can of worms for the points game!

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Added part 2 of the Matrix ITA guide

As the title suggests, I’ve now added a second part to my Matrix beginners’ guide. There’s still a third, possibly fourth part to write, but I hope what’s there so far has opened up a new perspective to many people.

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