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Travel Hacking and Maximizing Your Credit Card Rewards with Travel AF

Travel Hacking and Maximizing Your Credit Card Rewards with Travel AF

Update: 2023-11-14
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Want to get free and discounted travel through credit card points? Learn how from Austin Riffe, the Founder of Travel AF, as he shares his favorite credit card tips and travel hacking strategies for saving on flights, hotels, etc.

Austin also shares the strategic advice that helped him get out of debt in less than a year (while still being able to travel!).

Travel AF is “your personal trainer for inexpensive yet luxurious (award) travel”. They offer personalized points strategy planning, coaching and support, and award travel booking services.

Whether you’re a travel lover, frequent flyer, business owner, or someone wanting to optimize their spending, tune in to start saving money on flights, hotels, and more.

Happy traveling, everyone!

 

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Topics Discussed:

  • How travel hacking works.
  • The benefits of travel hacking.
  • Tips for getting out of debt (without cutting out travel).
  • What to look for in travel credit cards.
  • How to find and cancel subscriptions and recurring expenses.
  • Shifting your mindset around saving and spending money.
  • Austin’s journey into travel hacking and starting an online business.
  • Airline loyalty program devaluations.
  • Dos and don’ts of opening and closing multiple credit cards.
  • Transferable programs.
  • “The Chase Trifecta” Strategy - Sapphire/Reserve, Chase Preferred, and Chase Freedom X

 

Questions Answered:

  • What is travel hacking and what are the benefits?
  • What was your job before starting Travel AF? Do you do it full-time?
  • What expense categories did you have to reduce the most to get out of debt?
  • Why are airlines devaluing frequent flyer miles?
  • How many credit cards do you have open and how long do you keep them open?
  • What are the best travel credit cards for travel hacking?
  • Does having a lot of cards adversely affect your credit score?
  • How can I transfer credit card points to other companies or hotels?
  • How much do you charge to help someone plan and travel hack a trip?
  • and more!

 

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Full show notes and the podcast transcript will be up shortly on www.badassdigitalnomads.com.

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Travel Hacking and Maximizing Your Credit Card Rewards with Travel AF

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