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
I thought to share more of a ‘how to fish’ post here, perhaps it will spark some ideas, and hopefully you can help me refine my process.
I just received a
Invariably when I write about Ultimate Rewards transfer partners, commenters chime in that I’ve left out Southwest. And this is invariably true: Southwest doesn’t serve my local ..
Yesterday I saw Trevor at Tagging Miles musing about how he values his miles and points, but in listing the different methods he’s seen people use, he doesn’t mention the
This is a pretty straight forwards continuation of my “Cheapest Miles To…” series, where I make charts for the cheapest miles to get to a region. All the prices are from North Am..
Yesterday MileValue wrote about the partnership between Virgin Australia and Singapore Airlines, which allows points to be transferred between the two programs at a 1.35:1 ratio ..
Regular readers know the sacred cows that get repeated daily by affiliate bloggers, which drive me bonkers whenever I accidentally glance at one:”The Chase Sapphire Preferred is ..
Last month I wrote about using Amazon Allowance to generate credit and debit transactions, like those required by Wells Fargo to waive monthly maintenance fees, by Bank of Americ..
I don’t know Ben Schlappig, although I’ve been in the same, large room with him a few times. But Ben has been the subject of a recent media blitz (Rolling