July 14, 2011
As far as we know, you can’t take frequent flyer miles with you to use in the next life. (Nor do you earn mileage points on that trip.)
But with a little planning, you might be able to pass on these and other valuable loyalty program points to your heirs. That’s the conclusion of Texas Tech Law Professor Gerry W. Beyer and rising third year law student Mikela Bryant, who recently studied the fine print, contacted customer service reps and otherwise thoroughly investigated the rules and practices of some of the most popular frequent-flyer and loyalty point programs.