Travel Rewards Credit Cards

Nov 15

“Pudding” miles in your account: How one man became a miles legend

A quick search of the internet would reveal any number of tricks, tips and wild stories about frequent flyer miles.  But travel hackers view David Phillips as one of their founding fathers.

An engineer by trade, Phillips didn’t need math skills when he noticed an American Airlines promo that offered miles for purchases of Healthy Choice pudding.  But he did need ingenuity, persistence and just a little bit of crazy to pull off a stunt that earned him over a million miles.

Rather than repeat the story, I’m going to direct you to the snopes link that tells his tale.  Enjoy it here.

Want to subscribe? Just enter your email in the box above (and to the right) and click on the confirmation. GMailers, check your Social or Promotions boxes!

Follow me on Twitter @FFMiles101 or share with the Facebook button below.

And finally, you can apply for credit cards through the Credit Cards for Charity link above. All card proceeds are donated to charity, so please do well by doing good!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.