MileValue is the only miles-and-points blog that thinks systematically about the value of your miles and how to maximize that value! Scott Grimmer is a miles aficionado and avid traveler, born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and probably currently on the road. He has earned and redeemed tens of millions of miles for himself and others. Traveling in first class for free, the 25-year-old has been to 30+ countries.
Tahsir Ahsan, the Bengali Miles Guru, was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He has been fascinated with traveling ever since he was a youngster. At 21 years old, he is currently majoring in Business Administration at the University of California, Riverside. Tahsir gets his motivation and inspiration from his mother who has been working for an international airline for most of Tahsir’s life. He has traveled the world ever since he was a toddler and has had the opportunity to visit many of the world’s most amazing wonders!
Tahsir joined the MileValue team to partner with Scott on award bookings. He will also occasionally post his insights on award bookings, mileage runs, and points accrual.
Bill Wilkes was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. The son of an American Airlines pilot, he grew up with airplanes being his home away from home. He currently works for the baseball team in Baltimore, MD assisting with Major League rules interpretation and administration. Some of his favorite destinations to travel (with miles, of course) are Spain, Argentina, and Hawaii. He hopes to visit all seven continents before he turns 30.
Bill joined the MileValue team to write Forum buzz, contribute his expertise on hotel programs, and help with the MileValue Award Booking Service.