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Join me for a TV show about travel hacking

Join me for a TV show about travel hacking

I recently got approached by production company that would like to give ‘travel hacking’ some limelight. It’s too early to say what exactly we will do on the show but each episode will feature a different aspect of travel hacking. I’m looking for one or more candidates who are interested in appearing on the show. […]

Posted on May 23, 2016 by in Mighty Travels Premium

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How Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan just destroyed their own successful miles buying franchise – overnight!

How Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan just destroyed their own successful miles buying franchise – overnight!

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan has been one of the most aggressive in selling miles on a discount with the frequent sales. They have a boutique set of partners and offered redemptions that were very reasonable on most partners. Several airline loyalty programs have discovered that selling miles can be a profitable business. Although nobody knows […]

Posted on April 1, 2016 by in Alaska Mileage Plan

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What I love (and hate) about travel hacking

What I love (and hate) about travel hacking

What I love about travel hacking Amazing destinations The last few years I was lucky enough to travel to amazing destinations. Many of them would have never appeared on my radar normally. Guam to Irkutsk in one trip? Berlin, Tel Aviv and Siem Reap in another one? Flexibility Purchasing last minute airfare can be ruinous […]

Posted on February 18, 2016 by in Mighty Travels Premium

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4 tricks for an extreme low cost Round-the-World trip using 50,000 Miles and $357

4 tricks for an extreme low cost Round-the-World trip using 50,000 Miles and $357

Do you have 50,000 United MileagePlus miles (United is a 1:1 Chase Ultimate Rewards transfer partner) and $357? If so, let me show you how to build a travel-hacking round-the-world trip. Trick #1 – Fly WOW air to Reykjavik, Iceland WOW air continues to file one-way flights sub-$200 (one-way) during summer from Boston and Baltimore. […]

Posted on April 9, 2015 by in AAdvantage, TOP Travel Destinations, United Mileage Plus

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What’s the best loyalty program?

What’s the best loyalty program?

What is the best loyalty program? For MightyTravels readers, AAdvantage, Alaska Airlines and United Mileage Plus will come to mind. Here's what US News thinks: JetBlue TrueBlue Southwest Rapid Rewards Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Southwest and JetBlue offer some of the least rewarding loyalty programs in the industry and still get top marks in the […]

Posted on August 19, 2014 by in Travel Deals

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