A Week in Kauai All on Miles and Points

  The Setup Our first big trip for 2018 was off to Kauai! This was both Beth's and I's first time to anywhere in Hawaii and we had a great time. Now of course with us being frugal and into miles and points we were able to save a significant amount of cash by using miles and points for our flights, hotel, and even on the rental car. To summarize, these are all the options we used to get to Hawaii near free! 90,000 United miles for 2 nonstop economy flights from Denver to Lihue, Hawa...

Our 3+ Week Honeymoon on Airline Miles & Hotel Points!

3 week honeymoon started at the Westin Punta Cana
Our Honeymoon Beth and I just finished up celebrating our wedding day with our loving family and friends just a couple days ago and we have now embarked on our 24 day honeymoon visiting the Dominican Republic, Italy, and Croatia! Before we get to our honeymoon a special thanks to all of our friends and family who support us and made our wedding day a truly amazing day. As for our honeymoon many of our friends did not really understand how we can an afford such a long honeymoon across the w...

Analysis: American Airlines Award Chart Old vs New

Overview American Airlines has been the go to frequent flyer program for any travel hacker since both United and Delta devalued their award chart and went to a revenue earning scheme. However, with the integration of US Airways and American Airlines nearing completion it was time for serious change on the award chart. Keep in mind changes were expected as some of the awards were dirt cheap compared to other airlines especially for Business and First class redemptions. While there have been c...

How I Am Able to Travel Cheaply! Miles & Points to the Rescue!

Andaz Papagayo Hidden Beach
  How I Am Able To! A lot of my friends and family are always bewildered on how many trips I go on. They always ask me "How do you travel so much?!?". Well I am not rich. But I do have some tricks! First, I really do not spend that much when I do travel... My secret weapon is the world of miles and points. By utilizing airline miles and hotel points I am able to travel more and stay at places I would otherwise not be able to afford. Second, I am really fortunate that I currently have l...