I have peaked too early in [FF] life...

Rohit Khare (khare@pest.w3.org)
Sat, 14 Sep 96 19:18:19 -0400

You know, maybe I've just peaked too early in life. I mean, look, after this
little escapade, I have scaled the Mt. Everest of frequency programs; there is
nothing left to challenge in the system. In nine months of study I have
analyzed and destroyed my opponents, the Airline Reservation System and
Mileage Plus. What more crushing defeat is there than:

Round-the-world tix (for cheap!) 22,389 base United miles
Business, First class bonus 6,037
Premier Executive 100% matching 22,389
Threshold bonuses 22,389
MasterCard miles for tickets 8,090
TripsPlus double miles for tickets 16,180
TripsPlus initiation bonus 1,000
Avis rental (HNL) 500
Sheraton (AGR) 500
Shangri-La (HKG) 500
99,974 for a single trip

Sigh, I have so little left to achieve in this meager life...


PS. I would note, though, that the retail value of this mileage exceeds my
monthly take-home... :-)

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