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Common Budget Travel Myths

Travel can be pricey, and most of us who value our money are constantly on the lookout for the best ways to save a few bucks on our travel expenses. Rumors swirl around the media and by word of mouth, promising tips and tricks for saving, but unfortunately not all of those rumors have any […]

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So you wanna fly first class…here’s how to afford it

Up until last January of last year, I had never flown in first class. Ever. Since then, I’ve flown in first or business class on more than 20 flights. Did I suddenly hit the lottery? Unfortunately, no. I just learned a few methods of hacking the system that have allowed me to fly up front […]

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Best travel deal tweeters on Twitter

Yep, that’s my actual receipt above. I’m headed to Johannesburg for $494. And my brother just got back from Abu Dhabi on a round-trip flight out of Chicago for which he paid just over $200. Not too shabby, eh? When people hear of us scoring these deals, the inevitable next question is, “How do you find these?” Because […]

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Best Travel Tips Interview: Pack Me To

Too many people make excuses for not traveling due to money, time, or just not knowing how to put all the details together. So in this interview series, I plan to show how real people make frequent travel possible by sharing some of their best tips and secret strategies for making travel both easy and […]

Best Travel Tips

Best Travel Tips Interview: La Carmina

Too many people make excuses for not traveling due to money, time, or just not knowing how to put all the details together. So in this interview series, I plan to show how people make frequent travel possible by sharing some of their best tips and secret strategies for making travel both easy and affordable. […]

Best Travel Tips

Best Travel Tips Interview: The Trusted Traveller

Too many people make excuses for not traveling due to money, time, or just not knowing how to put all the details together. So in this interview series, I plan to show how real people make frequent travel possible by sharing some of their best tips and secret strategies for making travel easy and affordable. […]

Best Travel Tips

Best Travel Tips Interview: Kim from She Loves To Travel

Too many people make excuses for not traveling due to money, time, or just not knowing how to put all the details together. So in this interview series, I plan to show how real people make frequent travel possible by sharing some of their best tips and secret strategies for making travel easy and affordable. […]

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Cash back shopping portals for saving money on travel

I’ve mentioned shopping portals before as a great way to earn points and miles without traveling. All it takes is logging onto a website, clicking a link to the shopping site you want, and making your usual purchase. Voila! You get points! But shopping portals aren’t just for earning points and miles, they’re a great […]

Best Travel Tips

Best Travel Tips Interview: The World on my Necklace

Too many people make excuses for not traveling due to money, time, or just not knowing how to put all the details together. So in this interview series, I plan to show how real people make frequent travel possible by sharing some of their best tips and secret strategies for making travel easy and affordable. […]

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Finding cheap flights: Best resources

One of the most common questions frequent travelers get is: How do you afford to travel so much?  We all spout off tips about priorities and how to live on a budget and all those other things that can help, but let’s face it – some travel costs are just really expensive. The biggest culprit: […]