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14 Books That Inspired Elon Musk

When people ask Elon Musk how he learned to build rockets, he has a simple answer.<p>“I read books,” he reportedly likes to say.<p>Musk — who was smart …

Books

Don't Pay Fuel Surcharges, Save Money When You Book Award Tickets

Million Mile Secrets reader, Robert, commented:<p>Hello Daraius! Could you do a post or list here all of the airlines that don’t assess fuel surcharges …

14 books that inspired Elon Musk

When people ask Elon Musk how he learned to build rockets, he has a simple answer.<p>"I read books," he reportedly likes to say.<p>Musk — who was smart enough to get into a physics Ph.D. program at Stanford University and then drop out because it didn't seem that relevant to him — has always been hungry …

Elon Musk

The Top 11 Most Valuable Miles to Me

ADVERTISER DISCLOSURE (click for more info).A Delta mile does not equal an Alaska Airlines mile. The former has a more expensive award chart, imposes …

American Airlines

Great Flat Bed Award Space on New West Coast to Europe Flight for Cheaper than They Say

British Airways is launching a new route from San Jose to London on May 4, 2016.<p>The new route will be flown by a 787-9 Dreamliner with flat beds in …

Six Steps to Segment-by-Segment Searching

<b>I’m reprinting this post today because tomorrow (Saturday August 21, 2015) at 10:33 AM ET, I will be on the Rudy Maxa’s World radio show talking</b> …

You Can Avoid Airbnb’s 3% Currency Conversion Fee with This New Trick

Until a few weeks ago, you could change the payment currency on Airbnb to the host’s currency. That saved you Airbnb’s ridiculous 3% currency …

I GOT IT WRONG: Virgin Australia Miles and Singapore Miles Don’t Transfer Freely Back and Forth

<b>Update 8/5/15 at noon ET:</b><p><b>I totally messed this one up. Transfers are 1.35 Singapore miles to 1 Virgin Australia point or 1.35 Virgin Australia points</b> …

Amazing United Dreamliner Business Class Space to Rio and Santiago

I earn a commission for some links on this blog. Citi is a MileValue partner.United is offering tons of Business Class award space for the next 11 …

Rio De Janeiro

How I Booked My Friend an Award Home When There Was “No” Award Space

I earn a commission for some links on this blog. Citi is a MileValue partner.Here is just how easy and how essential it is to search for awards …

American Airlines

Ends Sunday: 25% Transfer Bonus from Citi ThankYou Points to Virgin Atlantic

Transfers of Citi ThankYou Points to Virgin Atlantic miles will have a 25% bonus through Sunday August 23, 2015.<p>You must transfer ThankYou Points in …

Comparison Table of Citi Preferred vs. Premier vs. Prestige

Citi has three cards that earn ThankYou Points and whose names start with “P-R-“. Those are about the only similarities though as the cards differ …

Top 6 Ways to Fly to Europe in Business Class

<b>Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available – The Amex EveryDay Preferred Credit Card from American Express</b><p><i>While summer award</i> …

List of Award Taxes from Major Cities in Europe, So You Return from Low Tax Countries

<b>Below is a list of the taxes for awards departing from most major European cities, flying to the United States.</b><p>My friend wrote to me:<p>Not sure if any …

5 AMEX Offers to Save Money (Target, GroundLink, Google Play, & More!)

There are a few new AMEX offers available now. Get money back when you shop and use your AMEX card!<p>I’ll tell you the best offers available. And how …

Citi ThankYou Rewards 25% Transfer Bonus To Virgin Atlantic

<b>Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Citi ThankYou Premier Card, Citi Prestige Card</b><p>Citi has …

Your Three Best Stopover/Open Jaw/Free One Way Options on United Awards to Europe

I earn a commission for some links on this blog. Citi is a MileValue partner.Last month, I helped my friend book a bread-and-butter United award to …

Awards

Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future: Ashlee Vance: 9780062301239: Amazon.com: Books

When I walked into Barnes & Noble two weeks ago, I wasn't actually looking to purchase a book. Usually, I go in, browse for 30 minutes, and get out. But when I walked around to the Physics and Science section, the first thing I saw was Elon Musk's face.<p>Inevitably, I picked it up and began reading.<p>2 …

Elon Musk

Lufthansa First Class to Europe for 40,000 Points + $311

I earn a commission for some links on this blog. Citi is a MileValue partner.<b>Updated June 3: The Asiana miles showed up today, meaning the transfer</b> …

American Airlines

How to Waitlist for a Cheaper Singapore Award

<i>Earning points and miles is the surprisingly easy part of award travel; it’s learning how to maximize value when redeeming that takes practice. In</i> …

More Info on How These Delta 5k and 10k SkyMiles Awards Work

Yesterday I reported that some Delta domestic awards cost only 5,000 SkyMiles one way, a 60% discount on the prevailing 12,500 mile rate we expect …

Delta SkyMiles Now Offering 5,000 Mile Awards in Continental United States

Delta is now offering some domestic economy awards for 5,000 miles + $5.60 one way. The standard for a Saver award within the continental United …

Why Tesla employees fear Elon Musk, as told by one of the company's cofounders

In his new book, "Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future," Bloomberg's Ashlee Vance paints a thorough portrait of Musk and what it was like to work alongside him — illustrating both the upsides and downsides that come with it.<p>J.B. Straubel, Tesla's chief technology officer …

Elon Musk

The Coolest Thing You Can Do with 12.5k to 92.5k Delta SkyMiles

ADVERTISER DISCLOSURE (click for more info).<b>Updated 5/14/15 with current prices and routing rules. Screen shots show old prices.</b>Delta SkyMiles get a …

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