Confessions of a Hypocritical Travel Blogger | I Don’t Do App-O-Ramas

Tweet One of the goals of Help Me Travel Cheap is to share my travel knowledge and insight so you can benefit from what I’m learning about nearly free travel. But the other day I realized that there is one piece of advice I’ve shared on this blog that I don’t actually follow. So, you […]

How to Get Approved for Two Citi Card Applications on the Same Day

Tweet Update: It appears as if getting approved for two personal Citi cards at the same time is, at best, highly unlikely.  Proceed with caution. While responding to a reader’s email, I started to point them to my post that explains the hows and whys of a using the two browser trick to get approved […]

How to Get an Almost Free Around the World Trip with 6 Credit Card Approvals

Tweet Greetings from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Yesterday, we burned another 100,000 miles. I flew with my wife and three kids from New York City to Buenos Aires, Argentina (via Santiago, Chile).  We’re here for two nights before heading down to San Carlos De Barlioche.  Tickets here cost us 100,000 BA miles (accumulated from a single […]

2 Simple Steps to Go from Zero Miles to a Free Business Class Ticket to Europe

Tweet Sometimes it’s possible to get bogged down by all the numbers, miles, and points on this blog.  So today I want to talk in very practical and specific terms about how you can turn credit card sign up bonuses into a free business class ticket to Europe. Updated April 2012.  This tip no longer […]