frequent flyer miles Archive

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How to Enhance Your Travel Budget With Free Flights and Hotels

  Lots of people who say “I wish I could travel more” just plain haven’t made it a priority. If travel is way down the list after your ginormous house, two new cars, your pets, your latest gadget fixations, and other trappings, then it’ll remain just a wish. If you really have

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Some Tried and True Vacation Savings Advice

We just passed the time of year when seemingly every media outlet is publishing predictions, “what’s hot,” “where to go this year,” and other round-ups that are generally useless and silly. That’s because though most editors hate to admit it, things don’t change that much in travel in the space of one

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Six Ways to Travel More on Your Current Income

“I wish I could travel more, but I can’t afford it.” I haven’t heard this common excuse from a homeless person or someone who has been out of work for years, because then I might believe it. Instead I’ve heard it dozens of times from people who earn more money than I

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To Find Great Travel Deals, Look for Alternate Answers

Why do some people always seem to travel for cheap and others search in vain for deals that elude them? Often it comes down to a combination of patience, persistence, and creativity. As creative thinking author Roger Von Oech advised, often you need to find “the second right answer.” Next week I’m

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My Travel Hacking Successes: Lots of Free Flights in 2012

This year I’m flying round-trip to Budapest, round-trip to Southeast Asia, and probably to South America and back—without buying plane tickets. No, I’m not going to any of those places on a press trip: I’m cashing in miles. Many people are surprised to hear that I’ve never attained elite status on any