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Everything you want to know about accumulating airline miles and hotel loyalty points and redeeming them for free and discounted travel.

If you want to earn points towards free flights aboard Southwest Airlines, one of the easiest ways to do that is with a Southwest co-branded credit card. Chase currently offers three Southwest personal credit cards in addition to two business cards. These cards can be an excellent way to load up your Southwest Rapid Rewards …

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For longer that I’ve written this blog, I have been a part of the travel rewards community. Collecting frequent flyer miles and other travel loyalty points is daily part of my financial and travel planning. Miles and points save my family thousands each year on travel and enable us to travel much more often and …

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Family vacations can be expensive. Disney destinations in particular often get a bad rap for busting the family vacation budget. If you pay full freight for Walt Disney World or Disneyland trips, they can totally be budget killers. But I know you don’t want to do that, right? You want the secrets to save big. …

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For the past 4+ years, I’ve been very involved in the travel hacking world – earning and burning frequent flyer miles and other travel loyalty points to help my family travel on the cheap. I’ve said before that I’m purposefully and happily a bit of an intermediate at this game.  There are several reasons for …

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of IHG Rewards Club. All opinions are 100% mine. One of the most important tools in my family’s travel arsenal is travel loyalty points. Travel can be expensive, but families can do more of it and do it cheaper by maximizing the benefits these loyalty …

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Although I don’t blog about it often, I’ve been involved in the frequent flyer miles and points community for several years now.  Sometimes referred to as travel hacking, the miles and points hobby involves looking for innovative and lucrative ways to earn travel rewards points on the cheap to redeem for “free” travel.  There is a …

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I spent this weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina attending the Family Travel for Real Life conference.  Family Travel for Real Life (or #FT4RL as you may have seen on Twitter) is a conference founded by Dia at The Deal Mommy to promote diverse perspectives in the family travel and miles and points spheres.  The mission …

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Very excited for our traveling family to be featured on Mommy Points this week.  I’ve been a reader of hers for about 3 years (almost since the beginning), and I can honestly say that I owe at least a few premium cabin flights and free hotel nights to her advice. While I’m certainly a miles and points junkie, it …

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