Travel Hacking

Starwood Hotels: Starwood Elite Status (4/5)

by Living Proof on July 10, 2014

in Travel Hacking

LivingProof

The following is the fourth article of a five part series covering points earned for Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) hotels. The following was written by my brother, an avid travel hacker who has qualified for Platinum Elite Status in the SPG program.

Introduction

FI Fighter has asked me to share some of my Travel Hacking tips for hotels! I have extensive experience [click to continue…]

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ScreenHunter_40 Jun. 27 14.53

The following is the third article of a five part series covering points earned for Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) hotels. The following was written by my brother, an avid travel hacker who has qualified for Platinum Elite Status in the SPG program.

Introduction

FI Fighter has asked me to share some of my Travel Hacking tips for hotels! I have extensive experience [click to continue…]

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ScreenHunter_23 Jun. 26 17.25

The following is the second article of a five part series covering points earned for Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) hotels. The following was written by my brother, an avid travel hacker who has qualified for Platinum Elite Status in the SPG program.

Introduction

FI Fighter has asked me to share some of my Travel Hacking tips for hotels! I have extensive experience [click to continue…]

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–Aloft – Element – Four Points – Le Meridien – Sheraton – Westin – W – St. Regis–

The following is the start of a five part series covering points earned for Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) hotels. The following was written by my brother, an avid travel hacker who has qualified for Platinum Elite Status in the SPG program.

Introduction

FI Fighter has asked me to share some of my Travel Hacking tips for hotels! I have extensive experience [click to continue…]

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AA_Executive

Not one to ever want to let a good deal go to waste, I made an 11th hour attempt to secure yet another American Airlines Citi Executive card. I was informed by a fellow travel hacker and reader of this [click to continue…]

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airport-2

Up to this point in my life, I haven’t done much traveling. That is about to change, as I rapidly wind down the last lap of my engineering career. I’m about to switch gears [click to continue…]

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load_gift_cards-17

Now that the Vanilla Reload game is no longer viable (unless you are able to locate VR cards at a non-CVS store), I’ve been forced to resort to other means for loading my Bluebird card. Since I’m unable to locate VR cards in [click to continue…]

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Seattle-13

This past weekend, I attended the Frequent Traveler University (FTU) program in Seattle. While there, one of the first things I noticed was the diverse range of people in the crowd — young bucks, people around my age, and mostly older folks who are probably the best suited to play the [click to continue…]

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Vanilla Reload: The Party’s Over!?!

by FI Fighter on April 4, 2014

in Travel Hacking

vanilla

Vanilla Reloads… A travel hacker’s dream product. We had an awesome run while it lasted, but like most things in life that are too good to be true, there eventually comes an end. Effective [click to continue…]

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App Party #3

by FI Fighter on February 24, 2014

in Travel Hacking

Debt

Now that closing Rental Property #5 is complete, I’ve decided to shift gears and refocus on the other critical component that will help make early financial independence more enjoyable — travel hacking! Typically, when I am trying to close escrow, I hold back from opening any [click to continue…]

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