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Merry Christmas from everyone at MileValue to you and your family.

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Christmas 2008, the View from the Conrad in Punta del Este, Uruguay

There will be no new posts the rest of the week. Check out some of these classics if you can’t take a few days off from thinking about miles!

We’ll be back Sunday with new posts about getting, maximizing, and enjoying miles.

Finally, reader Zack asked me to share something with all my readers:

If you want to do some good today, Hyatt is giving away $1 to Room to Read per social media share until 12/31/13. All you have to do to share the message and have another $1 donated is to go here and click the icon of any social media account that you have at the top of the page.

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I just made my tweet.