Free Trips and Tricks

Get the most from your miles

Various strategies for maximizing airline miles including working within the routing rules, finding open award seats and utilizing airline alliances and partnerships.

Southwest Airlines Overview: Earning, Redeeming & The Companion Pass

A full Southwest Airlines overview including how to earn and redeem points and why the Companion Pass is one of the best deals in travel!

Hilton HHonors Overview, Elite Status & Earning Points

A complete Hilton HHonors overview including: elite status, earning points and redeeming for award nights.

IHG Rewards Club

A detailed look at IHG Rewards Club including: elite status, ways to purchase and earn points for hotel redemptions.

Airline Mileage Expiration Policies & Extending The Life of Your Miles

Complete rundown of airline miles expiration policies and the various ways you can extend the life of your miles through earning and redeeming.

How to Keep Points from Expiring

Dealing with miles/points expiration and techniques for extending their life!

Significant Other Points

Taking advantage of double dip opportunities by amassing and utilizing points and elite status from your significant other.

Keeping Track of Your Miles & Points

Information and a brief review of Award Wallet, the best overall service for tracking your miles & points across a number of loyalty programs.

When is an award night a good deal?

When to use points for a hotel award and when it makes more sense to use cash instead.

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