A few years ago, a close friend of mine told me about something called “travel hacking.” He explained to me the art of using points to pay for travel and accommodations.
At first I thought he was joking.
“People actually get to travel the world for free using points? Who are these people? Because everyone I know who has one of those cards has never gotten a free anything,” I said.
But, after further explanation, he convinced me that it can be done. By the end of the day I had signed up for my first rewards credit card and I was well on my way to learning the ways of travel hacking.
Fast forward a few years and I’ve gotten free flights on several different airlines. I’ve been all over the U.S. My family of four traveled for free a couple of years ago and I’ve managed to get . . . → Read More: How to Travel the World For (Almost) Free