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    Hawaii is one of the top destinations people want to travel hack and one of the most popular destinations for family vacations. Travel hacking with a family obviously takes more points, which makes it even more important to keep going after those signup bonuses. Despite it costing more points to visit with a family, it […]

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    The Citi Premier card has a new, limited-time bonus of 80,000 ThankYou points! This is up from the usual 60,000 points offered. ThankYou points are one of our favorite points because they are transferable points. This means they can be transferred directly to one of Citi Bank’s many travel partners, which leads to more flexibility […]

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        There are a lot of great personal credit cards out there to help you travel for free but if you add business cards to your stash you open up even more opportunities! I love business cards because the majority don’t go towards your Chase 5/24 count (Chase’s rule where they won’t approve your […]

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    As a travel hacking newbie, we recognize how hard it is to keep up with all the new vocabulary and rules. Hence, we give you our Travel Hacking FAQs. We will give you a short explanation and link you to our articles that give you a more detailed explanation.   What are the basics of […]

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    “Can I use credit card points and miles and book a cruise?” This is a common question we get asked. Cruising to far-off destinations and getting to see multiple places combined with midnight buffets, parties, and entertainment is a dream of many. Let’s talk about using points and miles for cruises. First of all, yes, […]

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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 […]

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    We have noticed a common travel hacker misconception among beginners.  Many people think it is about getting that perfect credit card and putting all your spending on that card. That is a great first step. But that is what it is. A first step. You can probably get a free trip every now and then […]

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    Ever since we got into the points and miles game, my mom and I have been curious about the Hyatt all-inclusive resorts. We finally scheduled a trip to Cancun and booked both the Hyatt Zilara (adults-only) for three nights and Hyatt Ziva (family-friendly) for two nights. Originally we had booked four nights at the Zilara […]

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    At the end of August 2018, I joined my mom and my sister, Lindsey, for an unforgettable girl’s trip to Greece. Greece and Santorini, in particular, had been on my bucket list ever since I saw Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. I know I’m not the only one who felt that way after seeing that […]

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    Thanks to credit card points and miles we’ve been able to travel the world for pennies on the dollar. It has been life-changing! In this beginner’s guide, we’re going to go over all the basics you need to know so you can start working towards a nearly-free vacation!   Travel Hacking In a Nutshell When […]

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