How can you travel free? Flights and hotel stays are usually the most expensive parts of travel, but it’s fairly easy to get one or both of those covered by changing one thing.
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I’ve traveled to France, Greece, Japan (twice), Thailand, Argentina, and Mexico without ever paying for a flight. I’ve stayed in a few fancy hotels I would usually have no business booking. And though I don’t travel Very as much as I used to, I can’t remember the last time I paid for a domestic flight. All my flights are free. My hotel stays are often discounted and I get free upgrades. Let me be very clear about this: 1. I am. Not wealthy. 2. The Only I have a low mortgage and a 3% rate of interest on the debt.
How did I manage to travel so much while staying within my means? By maximizing my credit card points and perks, I’ve essentially made my biggest travel expenses — like flights and hotels — free. In this blog post, I’ll explain the details of how you can curb your travel expenses with your credit card rewards.