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This is the thirty-fifth and final post in a monthlong beginner series that started here.

You did it! You passed Miles Collecting 101. You should now have the basic tools to accrue millions of miles through credit card sign up bonuses mainly, but also online shopping, dining, flying cheap paid fares, and many other ways.

So what’s next?

Your mileage education is never complete. There’s always something more you can learn, so check back daily at this blog. Hopefully you now have the basics down and can understand a few of the more complicated posts.

Keep up with your new hobby, and maybe I’ll see you at the front of the plane in the flying bed across the aisle from mine. It’s your turn to enjoy Free First Class Next Month This Month.

Here is a link to every post in the series in case you missed one. Reading the whole thing should take less than hour.

Free First Class Next Month: Table of Contents

  1. An Updated Guide to Free Travel with Miles and Points
  2. Signing Up For Travel Loyalty Programs
  3. Sign Up for Award Wallet
  4. Check Your Credit Score
  5. Putting All Your Spending on Credit Cards
  6. Bluebird
  7. Double Credit Card Miles with Business Cards
  8. Best Practices for Your First App-o-Rama
  9. Best Current Credit Card Offers
  10. An Easy Way to Meet Multiple Minimum Spends at Once
  11. Transferable Points Program Basics
  12. Category Bonuses
  13. Other Credit Card Benefits
  14. Cancelling Cards
  15. Keeping Miles Active with Dining Programs
  16. Shopping Portals
  17. You Can Earn Miles Doing Anything
  18. Airline Hubs and Alliances
  19. Searching to Redeem United and US Airways Miles
  20. Searching to Redeem American Airlines Miles
  21. Searching to Redeem American Airlines Miles
  22. Using to Redeem American Airlines Miles
  23. Using to Redeem Delta Miles
  24. Using Expert Flyer to Redeem Delta Miles
  25. Planning Awards with Wikipedia and Kayak
  26. Using Seat Guru to Pick the Best Award
  27. Using the Great Circle Mapper
  28. Using the FlyerTalk Mileage Run Deals Forum to Find Cheap Flights and Mistake Fares
  29. Using ITA Matrix to Find Cheap Flights and Fuel Surcharge Info
  30. Status
  31. Cheapskate Lodging with Hotel Promos, Hostels, airbnb, and CouchSurfing
  32. Name Your Own Price on Priceline to Save Hundreds on Hotels (Part 1)
  33. Name Your Own Price on Priceline to Save Hundreds on Hotels (Part 2)
  34. Using the MileValue Calculator
  35. The End (this post)

Other good beginners’ posts:

Two Foundational Questions in Miles Collecting

Rookie Alli’s First App-o-Rama

Best Current Credit Card Offers

Free Credit Card Consultation

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