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5 Ways Travel Has Changed My Life

I’m posting this guest article on Labor Day, a day it seems fitting for me to take a break from writing new posts on this blog, which I’ve been doing since 2003. I’m giving the floor to a friend I’ve known
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The Basic Strategy Guide to Free Flights and Hotel Rooms

Earning free flights and complimentary hotel rooms doesn’t require riches or celebrity. It also isn’t all very difficult or complicated if you have a decent credit rating.  It’s easiest in the USA, where the whole “perks for loyalty” idea got codified
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How to Earn Money Back From Your Travels

Are you getting something back every time you book a flight, a hotel, a rental car, or a local tour? If not—by at least one method—then you’re leaving money on the table when you travel. You’re giving up the opportunity to
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Follow these 7 Steps to Get a Cheaper Vacation This Year

I hate to hear people say “I wish I could travel more.” Most of what you can and can’t do in life is a matter of priorities. If you want to do something badly enough, you’ll find a way to make
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How to Buy Your Way into VIP Travel Status

Are you always in the last group to board the plane, stuck in a middle seat, scrounging for an outlet in the airport waiting area? Do you stand in long lines at customs or security while those business travelers whip through