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It is with great pride that I announce the release of the MileValue e-book on Tuesday, October 27–just 11 days from now.

What is the book?

The book will teach people who know nothing about frequent flyer miles how to book their dream trip in First Class in the next 60 days. Nothing like this book exists anywhere.

Why did I write it?

There are free resources that have all the information you need to become a miles expert, like this blog or FlyerTalk. Unfortunately they don’t present the basics of miles and points in an easy-to-follow, logical progression. Instead they present all the information you need to know as it becomes newsworthy or as it pops into the author’s mind. Frankly they are cluttered and overwhelming for beginners. By contrast, my book takes you in the exact progression necessary to go from knowing nothing to knowing enough to travel anywhere for free or just a few dollars.

Why now?

I’ve wanted to write a beginners’ book for some time, but it was always a massive project I kept putting off. Finally three things changed.

First, I’ve been seeing more of my friends succeed with miles lately. My friends are finally getting old enough to open credit cards and use the miles for big vacations like quarter-life crisis trips around the world 😉 or honeymoons. Of course I love when readers email me success stories, but when someone I love has a success story, it resonates even more. When I see my friend Jake take a honeymoon in Cathay Pacific Business Class or my friend Sean be able to take more trips home to California to see his family, it gets me excited to help more beginners.

Second, one year ago yesterday, I flew out of Hawaii, leaving family and friends behind. For the last year I’ve been moving to a new city every few days or few months. My social life is doing just fine thanks, but I definitely have more free time since I know fewer people and am part of fewer organizations in all these foreign cities.

Third, I teamed up with Ideal Me Publishing to do all the work I didn’t want to do on the book. I wanted to craft a step-by-step process that anyone can copy, to do the things I do like bartend and shower in Emirates First Class or head to Cuba for $7. I didn’t want to format an e-book, market an e-book, or deal with any of the other logistical nightmares. Ideal Me taking that junk off my plate made the prospect of finally writing the book much more appealing.

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Where can you buy the book?

A week from Tuesday (the 27th), you can buy the book right here but for now you can sign up to be notified first when the book launches here.

What should you do now?

Sign up on the waitlist page to be notified the moment the book goes on sale. As a special bonus, you’ll get a free report titled “Copy These Trips: How I Flew To Over 65 Countries In First Class Or Business For Free”  I encourage you to check it out for some actionable tips and to share it with anyone else you know who wants to travel more, better, and cheaper.

Twitter Q&A

The morning of the book release, on October 27th at 10 AM ET, I will host a Twitter chat where I will be available to answer your questions about the book and earning and redeeming miles. I’ll have more information on that in a few days, but save the date!

Bottom Line

If you follow several miles bloggers on Twitter, you’ve surely seen that when a big deal comes up, we all cover it. There might literally be dozens of posts on the same exact topic. Since I don’t have an exclusive scoop, I pride myself on writing the best post of the bunch. Hopefully you’ve noticed that I dig deeper into deals and break down ideas more succinctly and in an easier-to-understand way than other bloggers.

It’s the same with this book. It is not the only way you could learn about miles, but I worked my hardest to make sure it is the best, quickest, and clearest way to learn about miles.

I’m excited for the first success stories to roll in from people who buy the book and follow its steps. And hopefully I’ll see you in First Class soon. Don’t forget to add yourself to the notification list here, and when you do you’ll also get the free report I created called “Copy These Trips: How I Flew to Over 65 Countries In First Or Business For Free.”

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