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Getting started suggestions when in college?

Getting started suggestions when in college?

  1. Anonymous

    Hey Ben,

    I read the article about you in rolling stone summer 2015, which coincided with my first long haul business class to London. I’ve been hooked on flying business/ first and your blog ever since.

    The main thing that sparked my interest when reading the rolling stone article was that you are a UF grad, as that is where I am studying right now. When you were in school how did you strategize in racking up points? Any feedback would be much appreciated. Thanks!

  2. Anonymous

    Hi Tyler!

    When Ben was in school the big thing was mileage running. At that time it wasn’t uncommon for people to spend the weekends flying around the country, which is what he did.

    Nowadays it’s a bit more complicated (you can read more about the current landscape here: [URL]http://onemileatatime.boardingarea.com/2015/07/23/are-mileage-runs-still-possible/[/URL])

    The best flight deals are with discounted business class fares, particularly internationally, which can be tough with a student schedule. You may want to focus on building and strengthening your credit so that you can take advantage of those great offers too.

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