I spent this past weekend in Austin hanging out with a friend who’s heavily involved in travel hacking, and he mentioned a few techniques that he had used to manufacture
Hyatt free nights got a ton of talk when affiliate commission got involved, and there’s been so little talk about the Fairmont card, which is in some ways better.
As Stefan (from..
One reason I love meeting travel hackers is that every one has a unique “origin story” for how they became interested in the game in the first place. For example, I
Last week I wrote that — unless you’re a reimbursed business traveler — your best bet for earning as much travel as possible, as cheaply as possible, is to manufacture
Registration is open for the Discover it and US Bank Cash+ bonus categories for the fourth quarter of 2015.Discover itSign into your Discover account and click here to register to
I’m pretty sure that most of you guys have read the blog travelisfree.com if you haven’t, stop living under a rock and snap to it. The executive summary: Drew and
Between September 1 and December 31, 2015, IHG is awarding a range of points for completing a targeted set of offers. Here are the offers I was targeted for:
Yesterday Miles Per Day reported that US Bank Visa Buxx cards, which have been closed to new applicants for many months but have continued to work in the interim for existing
Before I learned the first thing about travel hacking, I still traveled, and I was still broke. So for me, travel hacking straightforwardly allowed me to take the trips I
I love cash back. I earn a lot of cash back. Cash back can be used for all sorts of purposes that other currencies are ill-suited for. Things like food
Before I get started today, it would be irresponsible of me not to state that your Avios are fine. You see, the last time I wrote about Iberia, the travel hacking
I periodically write about high-interest accounts which I think are obvious choices for people with basically unlimited access to cash. In June I wrote that Mango prepaid cards h..
Registration has opened for what I assume are the final global promotions of 2015 for Hilton HHonors and Marriott Rewards.Hilton HHonors Triple your TripBetween September 1 and D..
A lot of bloggers write weekend roundups of their own posts or posts from other bloggers they found interesting or helpful that week.So many, in fact, that it can be
A lot of people seem to treat my site as a space for “advanced” travel hackers, but I’ve never felt that way myself; in fact, I don’t think of myself
I was reading in the Forum Level 2 this morning that the terms changed on Amex Gift Cards. We have a rule where we don’t talk about what goes on
The single most important thing you can do to succeed in travel hacking is stay organized. That’s true of every single aspect of the game:If you’re booking your hotel stays
I shared on Monday that over the weekend I was the proud recipient of $1,300 in Delta voluntary denied boarding compensation, and reflected on some of the possible consequences for
Yesterday my scheduled flight out from my ancestral homeland was overbooked — very overbooked. They asked for 6 volunteers, and ended up taking 5 of them, each of whom received
I like buying Visa gift cards from Staples. I buy a lot of Visa gift cards from Staples. But the new Staples Visa gift card design has been causing me
I’m going on a mini rant here, based on a comment from Travel Blogger Buzz that I just read, here it is:
My blog has not seen a single phucking penny
I wrote yesterday that I don’t chase signup bonuses as one of my principle methods of earning miles and points. But I also consider recurring annual benefits to be worth
I earn only a small fraction of my miles and points chasing signup bonuses. There are people who get all the miles they need through signing up for new credit