How to Get the Best Miles or Points Redemption

1. WORK BACKWARDS

Read blogs like The Points Guy or Upgraded Points and browse posts on top mileage redemptions.

Also, pick your next credit card based on your lifestyle - are you a foodie, do you want to redeem points for a hotel, do you want to have premium lounge access and global entry? Click here for more info. 

2. GET SPECIFIC

Google the destination and bank, airline, or hotel partner you are using to redeem with.

Use keywords

like this

3. READ

Become a true travel miles enthusiast by reading the ins and outs on earning miles and points.

 

Maximize your strategy by becoming familiar with terms like travel hacking and churning. 

Fortunately, travel hacking experts like 10xtravel and Nomadic Matt, have creative guides on strategizing your points and miles earnings.  

10xtravel Book 

Nomadic Matt Book

4. LISTEN

Throw on some of these podcasts while you're in the car or on your daily commute, and learn how to travel hack like a pro.

 

The Kevin Rose Show #17

Hacking, Travel & Points w/ Chris Hutchins 

Listen Money Matters

The Easiest Way to Practice Travel Hacking with Credit Cards

Bigger Pockets

Financial Freedom, House Sitting & Travel Hacking with GoWithLess

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