(New) Unbelievably Cheap Points Hotels

Since I’ve now updated our Complete Maps, I decided to go through each chain and pick out the best deals. The idea is that category 1 hotels can cost a fraction of the top tier hotels, and yet some are actually really nice or in great locations. For example, you...

11 Best Stopovers with Alaska Miles

Yesterday I not only talked about how Alaska allows stopovers on oneways, but then shared some weird routings to get two tickets out of 1 award. Today, in this post, I want to go over the best 11 stopovers that you can do with Alaska miles. Really, it will go over...

Alaska Miles’ Legal Boomerang with Stopover

I’m going to show you how to get a oneway to Hawaii and a later ticket to Asia… for the same price. But this is just one of the many amazing uses of Alaska miles. With all the other airlines devaluing, and getting rid of stopovers, Alaska is a great...

The (only?) Delta SkyMiles Award Chart

Just as we made a tool, the Delta Miles Calculator, we now put together an award chart for international flights. People seem to be confused about the difference, so let me explain why they are so different. The Delta SkyMiles Calculator is for domestic flights...

Best Use of Asia Miles (Cathay)

I first wrote a Best Use of Asia Miles in 2013, and the last time was 2014. That’s a mistake because it’s actually an interesting transfer option for Citi ThankYou Points. I think this will be an improvement on my older posts, as I now better understand...
We have spent the majority of our marriage traveling full time, living out of hotels.   All the while, we list our expenses publicly, budgeting $25,000 a year for our nomadic life while still staying in mostly 4 or 5 star hotels across ~20 countries a year.
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