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Is the dream dead?
G’day Lucky and all other users,
I was initially enlightened to “the hobby” by an article by the Rolling Stones magazine that was published in AUS late August, last year. I am 17 and upon reading about your adventures in your teen years through the tactic of mileage runs (among many) I was so hyped that such a thing existed to allow me to fuel my obsession with flying. However,
the more I research on forums like flyer talk and the Australian Frequent Flyer, the more despondent I become. Is the dream of building up points/miles/status in such a way dead? Is it now unrealistic to dream of working the system in the ways Lucky has? Does my physical location, being AUS, limit me even further?
I have a feeling I will dislike the answers that come my way but I hope for the best
Yes miles running in general is dead, and yes living in AUS limit you further due to fever airlines and most importantly no access to US credit cards for easily earned miles.