Ever since I wrote my travel hacking book, I opened up my inbox to the “how do you do it?”-question. Nothing wrong with that – keep them coming! But if you’ve ever heard me speak at a public or online event, you’ll understand the point of me writing that book was to answer the “how do you do it”-question to begin with. Again, please, keep the questions coming!
In this post, I’ll answer the top travel hacking questions I get all the time – based on some of the content of my travel hacking book. If you like what you see here, please consider buying yourself a copy (my publisher makes me say that). Thank you.
1. How can you choose a great travel destination that is achievable via points/miles?
How can you choose a great travel destination that is achievable via points/miles? Click to read more on points/miles.
2. Are travel credit cards a great way to fund travel? Or are cashback cards more effective?
Are travel credit cards a great way to fund travel? Or are cashback cards more effective? Click to read more on funding travel with credit cards.
3. Is it better to choose a popular destination or an undiscovered destination?
The short answer: The goal is to pick whichever destination you’ve always wanted to see, but never did (yet). Make it your focus to go there. Click to read more on picking your destination.
4. Is it better to book far in advance, or more last minute?
Both can work, but it’s either/or: I book my tickets either a few months in advance, or last-minute. Click to read more on the timing of booking travel.
5. How do you find the best flights?
Even though I usually fly for free, my most important goal is always to pay less than average. Here’s how I find the best flights and pay less than average. Click to read more on booking flights.
6. Is it better to stay in an Airbnb or get a hotel?
Is it better to stay in an Airbnb or get a hotel? Once all the flights are booked, I go back to my list of accommodations and simply fill in the blanks. Click to read more on Airbnb.
7. How Does Travel Hacking Really Work?
Join my online course and upgrade your experiences with flights, hotels, free trips – it’s all inside. I share step by step how I implemented the travel hacking principles from my book The Freedom Project. Using screen recordings of my own accounts, I show you exactly how I go about booking free airfare, getting upgraded in hotels (including Las Vegas) and how I’m currently able to get a free Bahamas trip every year.Travel Revolution