Travel Hacking 101

Travel Hacking 101

Are you curious about the world of miles and points? Wondering how you can travel with your family for almost free?

We have a lot of articles to help you book travel and pick your next card, but this is where we recommend getting started.

These articles are aimed at teaching beginners about travel hacking and helping you avoid some common mistakes.

Start with the Intro to Travel Hacking to learn more about what travel hacking is and who it’s for. From there, you can pick any of the other posts to keep learning. When you feel like you have all the information you need, dive in and pick your first card!

intro to travel hacking

Wondering what travel hacking is and whether you should try it? Get the basics and find out whether travel hacking might be for you.

Pick your first travel cardPick your first travel card

Our guide to picking your first card for earning miles and points. Be on our your way to earning free travel!

Opening credit cards doesn’t have to hurt your credit score. Follow these tips to keep your score high while opening cards for points.

Chase 5/24 Rule

Understand the Chase 5/24 rule so you can make the most of travel hacking. What is it, why is it important, and how can you stay under it?

Organize travel hacking

Make the most of travel hacking with these 8 steps to stay organized. See our tips for keeping track of points and cards and more.

Dos and Don'ts of Travel Hacking

Find out what you should do – and what you shouldn’t do – to make the most of travel hacking. Nine dos and nine don’ts to help you succeed.

trips on points

There are so many options for using your points! If you’re looking for ideas, check out these 10 ways you can use your hard earned points.

annual fees

Are you avoiding opening travel cards because of annual fees? Find out when and why annual fees may be worth it.

You're on your way to saving
big money on Travel!

Check your inbox for your Quick Start Guide to Miles & Points!