How Much Did it Cost to Book Our Homemade Around The World Tickets?

Tweet There’s been a few dissenting voices over the life of this blog. Folks who think the stuff I’m teaching is a scam. Folks who think that I’m just trying to set up a trap for you so I can make a profit. Ask my friends. This is stuff I love to talk about. It […]

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 […]

How to Make Your Own Lowest Rate Guarantee with Southwest | I Saved $500+

Tweet Typically, when you buy plane tickets it’s like timing the stock market. With stocks, you pick the best day to make your investment and hope that prices go up, not down afterward.  Usually, when you buy plane tickets you buy the ticket and hope prices go up, not down.  This method of buying plane […]

Use Booking Buddy and Get 18 US Airways Points

Tweet This Miles Buzz thread talks about getting an extra 18 US Airways Points when you use their shopping portal to book travel via Booking Buddy. I looked at it and made a dumb math mistake.  For some reason I multiplied the cost of tickets by 1.8. Hmmm.  I thought that if I spent $1000 […]

Refund Airline Tickets | How Do You Get Your Money Back?

Tweet In a few ways, traveling is like investing.  You watch for the price trends, anticipate future prices, and then eventually you lock in your price by buying your tickets. Well, not really.  Most people just remember, hey I forgot to buy plane tickets, so they jump online and buy the tickets. One of the […]

Hotwire and Priceline: How to Guarantee the Lowest Price

Tweet Hotwire.com and Priceline are consistently the cheapest travel options.  Hotwire It is important to remember that both of these sites are opaque travel sites (you do not know some exact details when you book) so you must have some flexibility.  If you are unfamiliar with the opaque travel websites you should read an introduction […]