Travel Hacks

Travel Hacks

Doing The Other Stuff Cheaply: How I Minimize Miscellaneous Travel Costs

We rightfully focus on free flights and hotel stays using points and miles. But how can we eliminate or minimize miscellaneous travel costs?

How Financial Independence Drives My Travel Decision Making Process

Financial Independence and travel are two of my passions. But what do I consider to be my FI travel guiding principles? Here they are!
How To Stack Rewards For Maximum Discounts & Points On

How To Maximize Your Return With – Deal Stacking For The Win!

Need to pay cash for a hotel room? Here's how to stack multiple sites together for maximum discounts & points on stays.

No ATMs? No Problem! Send Money To Yourself Before Your Trip

No ATM where you're going? US bank cards don't work there? No problem! Before you go, send money to yourself, then pick it up at your destination.

Financial Independence: Enabling Travel Without Limits

Achieving financial independence has enabled us to travel without limits. I describe a few examples of how we do so here!
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Aeroplan Adds Etihad As A Partner. Here Are The Sweet Spots.

Air Canada's Aeroplan adds Etihad as a partner, allowing for award redemptions on Etihad Airways. Here are the best sweet spots in this partnership.

Use 2 Tickets Not 1 To Save Miles On The Avianca LifeMiles Award Chart

Extract maximum value & save miles on the Avianca LifeMiles award chart by making 2 separate bookings instead of 1 ticket, but it's not always a good idea.
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Now Is The Time To Get Organized: Take Your Miles & Points Game To...

Earning, booking, and traveling are the fun parts of the points and miles hobby. Organizing isn't! Take advantage of this travel downtime and get organized.