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How to Maximize your Hotel Point Earnings

How to Maximize your Hotel Point Earnings

With Spring Break around the corner and vacations on the mind, I thought it was time to talk about extra ways you can earn more hotel points. Now, if you read my travel hacking Getting Started guide, you know that one of the steps is […]

Travel Hacking 101 – A Get Started Quick Guide

Travel Hacking 101 – A Get Started Quick Guide

If you follow me on Instagram (find me here) you know that I’m always sharing our travels and how we’re able to offset a large portion of travel (flights and hotels) by using miles and points. I thought I’d write up a short FAQ guide […]

2018 Miles and Points Review

2018 Miles and Points Review

Happy New Year! Can you believe it’s been over a month since I posted last? Real life has gotten in the way of my hobby over the holidays. Things are winding down at work for me, kids are back in school and we’re settling back […]

Review – Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile

Review – Hyatt Regency Paris Etoile

My sister and I recently spent a long week-end in Paris (read how we only paid $85 for the flight to Paris here) One of the reasons we chose Paris is because we each had free night certificates from holding the Chase Hyatt card and […]

How I Flew to Paris for $85 Roundtrip and You Can Too!

How I Flew to Paris for $85 Roundtrip and You Can Too!

A few months ago, my sister (and fellow points junkie) asked if I wanted to go to Paris in the Fall, just the two of us, no kids, a girl’s trip! Now, the normal answer would be “there’s no way I can afford it, flights […]

How we got our family of six to Europe for less than $600

How we got our family of six to Europe for less than $600

Last summer our large family of six traveled to Europe for two weeks. We visited London, Paris, Normandy and Dublin. By using miles that we earned by flying and with credit card sign up bonuses, our out-of-pocket costs for six roundtrip international flights was less […]