Travel for FREE with Points and Miles: Credit Card Travel Hacking 101 (Part 1)

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How to Travel for FREE with Points and Miles. Welcome to Travel Rewards for Beginners. In this guide, we unlock the secrets of Credit Card Travel Hacking 101. Learn how my wife and I amassed over 1.7 million points and miles to travel six months through Europe and Asia without draining our life savings. From how to earn points and miles, to ways you could redeem them, this is your ultimate guide to flying first class and staying in 5-star hotels without breaking the bank.

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0:00 How to Travel Free with Points and Miles
1:33 Disclaimer
2:07 Travel Rewards for Beginners
2:53 The 4 Major Types of Points and Miles
2:59 #1 Airline Miles Explained
3:16 #2 Hotel Points Explained
3:25 #3 Transferable Credit Card Points Explained
3:37 Chase Sapphire Preferred Transfer Partners
4:07 #4 Fixed Value Points Explained
4:24 Capital One Venture X Overview
5:02 How to Earn Points and Miles
5:08 Method #1: Credit Card Welcome Bonuses
5:36 What is a Minimum Spending Requirement?
6:12 How to Meet a Minimum Spending Requirement
6:32 Method #2: Spending
6:50 Credit Card Bonus Categories
7:30 Method #3: Credit Card Travel Portal
7:58 Method #4: Credit Card Shopping Portal
8:33 Creative Strategies to Maximize Travel Rewards
8:40 Creative Strategy #1: Large Purchases
9:25 Creative Strategy #2: Add an Authorized User
10:02 Creative Strategy #3: Pay for Work Travel
10:30 Ways to Use Points and Miles
10:58 Epic Travel Hacking Example
11:43 Get Clear on Your Goal
12:30 Useful Links and Resources

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