How To Travel For (Mostly) Free: Nashville On Credit Card Rewards

How To Travel For (Mostly) Free: Nashville On Credit Card Rewards

Hello everyone, and welcome back to another episode of How To Travel For Free! Today's episode will be detailing our recent trip to Nashville. I'm not exactly sure how we ended up deciding on going on this trip, but I do know that my wife watches the show Nashville, and that's what prompted the conversation. Now, before you think it's ridiculous to go on a vacation based on a TV show, MAYBE WATCH IT SOMETIME AND JUDGE FOR YOURSELF! Yes, I watch the show too, and yes….I'm on team Deacon (almost bought the Team Deacon shirt!). But seriously, when we started telling people about our trip … [Read more...]

How To Travel For Free: Free Flights To Europe On Miles

How To Travel For Free: Free Flights To Europe On Miles

I think it's no surprise that I like free stuff (see here and here). If I can get something for free, I'll put in a little extra effort to make it happen. And when it comes to free travel, I'm all about getting as many miles as I can for as little out of pocket as possible. I then use those miles in ways that gets me the most travel :) We're heading off on our Free Hawaiian Vacation soon, and I have already started planning our next 2 trips (I may have a miles problem). I wanted to visit my grandpa down in California, and then head off to Tahoe for a long weekend on the lake with the … [Read more...]

How To Travel For Free: 5 Ways For Couples To Get A Free Trip To Hawaii

How To Travel For Free: 5 Ways For Couples To Get A Free Trip To Hawaii

We're back again with some awesome free travel tips for the sophisticated! Paying for travel is so 2012! So let's jump into another "how to travel for free" adventure! As always, you can find the best rewards cards and more free travel posts on my Free Travel page Couples Love Hawaii Science has proven that if you in a relationship, you and your significant other will WANT to go to Hawaii at some point. Science has also proven that Hawaii is CRAZY EXPENSIVE to get to and from. And ever since I wrote my post about how I got free tickets to Hawaii for me and 6 family members, I've gotten tons … [Read more...]

How To Travel For Free: Hawaii Trip Update

How To Travel For Free: Hawaii Trip Update

Hello everyone! I hope you didn't miss me too much. Just finished up another busy tax season, got promoted at my day job and tried to see my family in between. It's been nuts! During that time, I also kept the wheels a turnin' on our epic Hawaii trip plans. Last we left off, I had put all the puzzle pieces together on getting 7 free tickets to Hawaii for our family, and was about to book the tickets. Let's see how that turned out. 7 Free Roundtrip Tickets To Hawaii We are heading to Hawaii to celebrate my mother-in-law's 50th birthday, and to have a 10 day getaway from reality. Since … [Read more...]

$500 In Free Travel: Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard Review

$500 In Free Travel: Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard Review

Free Travel has obviously become a passion of mine over the last 18 months. I went from rockin' a cash-only budget, to booking a Free Trip To Hawaii in less than 2 years, and it just gets better and better. But this did take a little bit of work. I did a few months of research and analysis before jumping into the credit card rewards game, and had figured out the fun tricks to get us free flights and hotels. I signed up for all the best bonus cards, redeemed for 3+ trips last year, and reaped about $10,000 in travel rewards in 2013 alone! But deep down, I really wished that all the rewards … [Read more...]

How To Travel For Free: 4 Cities in 8 Days

How To Travel For Free: 4 Cities in 8 Days

Welcome to another episode of "How To Travel For Free" (or at least, that's what I'm calling it now). This is where I help people travel without having to pay out of pocket for any of the hotel or airline expenses. My goal is always for them to be on a budget 1st, then take advantage of their awesome budgeting discipline and apply it to credit card churning for travel rewards. Let's see what we have in the mailbag today. Hi!  I've been a big fan of the blog since I started reading earlier this year, and I love how you take reader's scenarios and give advice.  I have a question for you about … [Read more...]