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A friend I met at a MileValue dinner has launched a funny web series about using miles to fly Business or First Class and then traveling on a shoestring once you arrive.

It speaks to me because I do the same thing; I remember my Emirates First Class chauffeur picking me up at my hostel in Auckland and flying Singapore First Class to Barcelona before my 5 euro bus to the city to couchsurf.

Here’s the 90 second trailer.

Here’s the first episode, flying EVA Business Class to Tokyo and then following the weird characters around; 0:52 to 1:20 kills me.

I haven’t seen the other two episodes: Etihad A380 First Class Apartment and Dubai…

…or Turkish Business and Copenhagen.

Check it out, and let me know what you think in the comments.

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