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    You may have heard someone talk about fifth freedom flights and using points and miles to take one. And you may have been totally confused. We’re hear to clear up that confusion as we talk about fifth freedom flights today. A fifth freedom flight or route is flight that operates between two countries that are […]

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    When Chase increased the welcome offers on two of their Ink business cards, I knew we needed to apply for at least one of them. I’m still in the midst of working towards the Southwest Companion Pass for 2023-24, so I had my husband apply for the Chase Ink Unlimited card. Not only did Chase increase […]

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    Without a doubt, if you can get a business credit card, you will get more credit card points and miles for travel. When you first think about business credit cards, you may think that only thriving, “real” businesses can get a business credit card. Not so. The question, “can I get a business credit card?” […]

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    Recently we asked the question, “what kept you from travel hacking” until now. The majority of people mentioned time. I’m here to tell you  – don’t let time stand in the way of travel hacking! How many times have you wished you started something (that ended up being great for you) sooner? I get it. […]

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    Do I Really Need to Worry About the Chase 5/24 Rule? We get asked this question a lot. I would say that when you begin travel hacking, I would consider this rule. I know that when I started in this game, I didn’t and so I was about 3 years into the game before I […]

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    Generally, I make a point of ignoring credit card spend categories. Say what? Isn’t that a huge thing to take into consideration when you choose a card? Don’t you want to always be using the very best card to give you the most earnings in each category? Groceries, gas, dining, etc? There are two reasons […]

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    Have you ever considered flying to a destination but not leaving the airport? Neither had I until the Capital One Lounge opened at DFW. I’d seen the photos and videos online–food, cocktails, showers, Peloton bikes. I needed to go! And I’d have free access with my Capital One Venture X card. I decided to try a […]

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    Do you see us travel on business class seats and think you need to be doing that to be successful? Do you see people traveling to the Maldives and think you should plan that trip instead of Hawaii? Have you seen our all-inclusive trips at the Hyatt Ziva Cancun and think you must be doing […]

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