Traveling Across the Globe


Not sure where to go or what to see?  Curious about how YOU can Finance the Trip of your Dreams without breaking the bank?  Then check out or Example Itineraries and gain a quick understanding of how to Travel the Globe like a Boss.

Example Trips


Best Current Credit Cards


If you're already familiar with the benefits of Churning Rewards Points and just want to find the Best Credit Cards that are available now, look no further.  Here is a list of the Best Airline & Hotel Cards currently vying for the opportunity to finance your vacation.

Credit Cards


A Beginners Guide to CreditCard Churning


If you’re like most people, you’ve spent 51 weeks saving up for that one-week Dream Vacation.  You’ve searched online to find the Cheapest Flights and Hotels, and you might have even used Frequent Flier Miles for part of your trip.  
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Last Minute Deals and Other Churning News

Sometimes an Offer 'Too Good to Be True' Might not be around for too long.  If that's the case you have to strike while the iron is hot.  Here you can find a list of Last Minute Opportunities and Current Deals tha...

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Direct Links for Airline Rewards Programs

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Using Vanilla Gift Cards & Money Orders to Meet Minimum Spends

Using Vanilla Gift Cards & Money Orders to Meet Minimum Spends

In 2016, a lot of the old fashioned 'easy' methods for MS are no longer viable.  However, there is still one tried and true method that only involves a little more work.  This option involves using your new CC ...
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Useful Traveling Resources – Air and Hotel Redemption Guides

Useful Traveling Resources – Air and Hotel Redemption Guides

Links to Rewards Maps, Planning Tools, Points Calculators So you've got points and want to spend them.  OR you want to play a trip and get the best value from the cards you'll be signing up for.  Here's a grea...
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Puerto Rico Winter Escape – Paid for with Points

Puerto Rico Winter Escape – Paid for with Points

Puerto Rico Trip for Two We chose to visit Puerto Rico in March to escape the seemingly incessant Cleveland Winter.  Originally, the 51st state wouldnt even be on my radar... but thanks to the SouthWest Compan...
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Comparing Hotel Points – New Orleans [Hyatt, Hilton, & IHG]

Comparing Hotel Points – New Orleans [Hyatt, Hilton, & IHG]

One of the hardest parts of determining which card to get, is the burden of figuring out 'which card gives you the most bang for your buck?'  specifically when 'paying' with points.  This matter is further comp...
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Relaxing Costa Rica Nature Retreat

Relaxing Costa Rica Nature Retreat

Costa Rica is now part of the new 'non-US' destinations that SouthWest flies!   A round trip to Costa Rica averages 25,000 Points, which means one SouthWest credit card can get you and your special someone ther...
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Credit Score Details – Churning FAQ

Credit Score Details – Churning FAQ

Most people immediately think opening 5 credit cards in a year as damning to your Credit Score.  The irony is is the opposite is often true. Credit scores are calculated by looking at the data found in a cre...
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Last Minute Deals and Other Churning News

Last Minute Deals and Other Churning News

Sometimes an Offer 'Too Good to Be True' Might not be around for too long.  If that's the case you have to strike while the iron is hot.  Here you can find a list of Last Minute Opportunities and Current Deals ...
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EuroTrip – Italy Ireland & England on the Cheap

EuroTrip – Italy Ireland & England on the Cheap

In 2012 I went on a Solo Trip to Italy, England and Ireland.  I had already been to Italy before, but missed out on Florence.  London and Ireland have always been high on my 'To See' List,  and I was excited to...
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How and Why to Get the SouthWest Companion Pass

How and Why to Get the SouthWest Companion Pass

If you're here, its because you have at least one friend (or God-willing, a Loved one) and want to travel the US/Caribbean with them for FREEish.  The Companion Pass basics are outlined in SouthWest's own words...
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Why SouthWest RapidRewards is the Best Card for US Travel

Why SouthWest RapidRewards is the Best Card for US Travel

When people ask me ''What's the Best Card to earn Miles on?"  I usually ask where it is they want to go.  If its within the US including Puerto Rico, then the answer is by far any of SouthWest's RapidRewards ca...
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Traveling Tricks

Bringing your own Water Bottles with save you money at the airport, and elsewhere
A Reusable Water Bottle can be filled AFTER you go through Security Check in with water fountain H2O, and re-used indefinitely to save you $...
Bring your own reusable water bottle to save money at the airport
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Pack a 0% Liability Credit Card in your Checked Luggage, Just in Case Your Wallet Gets Stolen.
Prepare for the Worst, Hope for the Best
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In Japan you can buy phenomenal Waygu Beef at any average supermarket. Twice the Flavor, Half the Cost!       ...
You Can Cook Your Own Amazing Food & Save Money for Nice Restaurants
Hakone Boat
A Poncho that folds up smaller than a pop-tart might save your wardrobe one day.
Bring a Small $3 Poncho to Keep in Your Travel Bag Just in Case