Asia

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A recent trip to the Maldives had a 19-hour stopover in Abu Dhabi. I had been to Dubai before but not Abu Dhabi. Unfortunately, this change in our flight schedule meant we missed half a day in the Maldives. Trying to make lemonade out of lemons, I got excited to spend one day in Abu […]

View from airplane of islands in ocean

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We’ve written a bit about going to the Maldives on points/miles because so many people are interested in that. Alex went last Spring to the Maldives and can’t stop talking about it. I had a trip booked for December 2021. Unfortunately, one after another of our flights was canceled, and I finally just decided to […]

Women with parasols wearing kimonos walking down a street

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We have a lot of people wanting to go to Japan (myself include) and it is reopening (finally) on October 11th. It is definitely on my radar and I’ve been wanting to plan a trip there soon. So, basically, this post is as much for me and my research as it is for our readers. […]

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I recently returned home from a dream vacation to the Maldives. This was a major bucket list trip and it was even better than I thought it would be! If you want to do a similar vacation then you are in the right place. With credit card points and miles visiting the Maldives doesn’t have […]

Maldives beach

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Let’s talk about how to book a Maldives vacation on points since I just finished doing it for my husband and me. There are a variety of ways that you can visit the Maldives on points, which we’ve discussed before. In this post, I am going to go step-by-step through exactly how I booked this trip […]

Overwater bungalows over green-blue water

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Question. Do you know what one of the most aspirational travel destinations is?  Where do many of our readers dream of a travel hacked vacation? The answer is the Maldives, a series of islands off the coast of India. It is known for over the water bungalows, white sand, and crystal clear turquoise water. Sound […]

Thailand

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This post contains referral links. If you use these links to apply and are approved I may receive a bonus. Thanks in advance! As part of our travel hacker beginning guide, we show you how to travel the world on points.  Today we want to show you how to plan a trip to Thailand.  Thailand […]

picture of boats at Ha Long Bay Vietnam

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I have been doing some serious travel hacking for about three years and have amassed a lot of points. I have primarily used them when I travel abroad so I can fly business class – love those lie-flat seats!  Recently I went to Vietnam on award points – free/almost free trips are the best!! The best part […]

View of The Westin Dubai hotel from the pool

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Is Dubai a place you’d like to visit?  Would you like to know how you can visit Dubai on points? My husband and I went on a group tour with Fun for Less Tours in March. I did a tour of Bali and China with them a couple of years ago and it was fabulous! […]

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