American express platinum card

American Express Platinum: Why pay $450 when you can pay $0?

The American Express Platinum card is a very high end charge card (can’t carry a balance) that is chock full of great travel benefits.  Because of these great benefits the … Read More!

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Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Paris Vendome

Park Hyatt Paris Vendome!
After a great few days in London we were off to Paris for the rest of our trip!  Getting in the cab at the train station … Read More!

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Not sure where to travel next? Google has the Answer…of course

Many people, including myself, know that they would like to travel somewhere in the world or on a particular continent, but don’t know where we should go.  There are so … Read More!

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Backpacking Down Under: Hostel Living in Sydney!

In case you missed the first post in this series of my trip to Australia with my buddy Dave, you may want to read it before you read this one.… Read More!

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Paris: May 2014

After 4 awesome days in London we were off to Paris!! To get there we took the Eurostar train from London St. Pancras International Station to Paris Gare Du Nord … Read More!

What is the best travel credit card?

This is probably the question we get asked more than any other when people find out that we use credit cards and their bonuses to get points and miles.  Well, … Read More!

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Backpacking Down Under: The Journey There!

This will be the first post in a series on my trip to Australia with my buddy Dave. We wanted to do a little backpacking for a week or so, … Read More!

Hotel Review: Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street

After a busy 2 days in London which included a trip to Oxford/Windsor Castle/Stonehenge and an engagement by the Tower Bridge, we were off to our next hotel!! Again using … Read More!

Hotel Review: The May Fair Hotel, London

This past spring Katie and I took a 10 day trip to London and Paris.  We flew over on United and Lufthansa for a total of 60K United miles and … Read More!

London: May 2014

In May of 2014 Katie and I went to London for 4 days and had an awesome time.  Not only did we see all the big sights, we also got … Read More!

Getting Started: Hotel Points

Points can be found everywhere you look.

In this post, I’ll cover how points can be earned, and used, in the hotel world.

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Hotel Points. These … Read More!

Lounge Review: MAD – Iberia Velazquez VIP Lounge

When Katie and I were heading back from Paris this past May we flew from Paris to Madrid before continuing on to the US.  We were flying on Business class … Read More!

Getting Started: Airline Alliances

I got some airlines miles!! Now, how do I use them?…In order to get the most value out of your airline miles it is important to first understand how the … Read More!

Welcome to our blog!

Welcome to Points, M.D.! We’re Kevin (the doctor) and Joe (the Marine) and we’re here to share with you our travel experiences, photos, stories and tips we’ve learned along the … Read More!