ravel hacks. The verdict: I spent $639.89 on $4736.67 worth of travel, and used 247,300 points, including credit card, hotels, and airline miles. Now, this total includes only what I saved using various travel hacks, not the total I spent on travel. However, $4,096.78 saved is not bad. Here, I will break down exactly where all that money was spent, where I saved, and how I could have done better had I known better.
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Monthly Cost of Living in Chiang Mai, Thailand
In November, my fiancé and I spent one month in Thailand. This was my third time going to Thailand (and his millionth). Knowing different money-saving tricks, both for budget traveling in general and in Thailand, was helpful in navigating this month abroad. This allowed us to keep our cost of living in Chiang Mai low. […]
How I Used Air Miles from Buying A $3 Coffee to Fly Roundtrip to Aruba
Disclosure: There’s a credit card link in this post, however it is not an affiliate link. I do not make any commission off of the referral for this particular card. Just FYI. This is a pretty simple story, and an introductory on how you can use credit cards to fly for free. Back in 2020, […]
Wedding Hacking: The Journey of Saving Money on a Wedding and Honeymoon
Before we swipe a single credit card for the wedding, I want to make sure we fully taking advantage of this opportunity. From bridesmaids gifts, to wedding invitations, to decorations, venue, catering, you name it—every expense is going to be optimizes to get the most out of it, and the most bang for our bucks.
Pay off Student Loans in Two Years
The exact steps I took, to pay off $38,497 in student loans in two years to travel more. These are all of the numbers. You can do it too.