Here are some of my favorite online travel hacking resources (you’ll see I’m a big fan of Million Mile Secrets) – specifically those that help you figure out the credit card bonus hacker game. I’ll be updating this list in 2016 so check back soon.
TRAVEL HACKER BLOGS
CREDIT CARD RESEARCH
HOT DEALS – collection of the best current deals, good place to start!
Bank Reward Cards
TIPS & OTHER INFO
Beginner’s Guide to Miles and Points
Airline Award Charts
Airline Frequent Flyer Program Sign-Up
Reconsideration – how to get approved after initial decline
40 ways to complete minimum spending requirements
Cycling credit cards – when to reopen cards you previously closed
91 Day Rule – with great tips on how to handle doing blitzes
The Points Guy App – lots of helpful information at your disposition
Award Wallet – View all your mileage plan balances and expiration dates
Pocket – Save and organize helpful articles (travel, credit card bonuses, etc.)
Credit Sesame – check your credit score
Credit Karma – another credit score resource
You Need A Budget (YNAB) – budgeting software
331 Days From Today – helpful tool for figuring out when you should start looking for flight award seat availability, especially if traveling during high season. Book early!
Mobile Passport App – article a new way to expedite your journey through customs at certain airports in the U.S.