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Six Best Ways to Fly to Hawaii Using Points

Anya Kartashova By: Anya Kartashova 5

For those with an acute need to relax, a curiosity for other cultures and no passport, Hawaii is a perfect vacation destination. It’s sunny, picturesque and easygoing. Just think about it. You, chilling, on a beach, in Hawaii. It’s a nice visual, isn’t it? Unfortunately, short of an occasional airfare sale, flights to Hawaii aren’t […]


Is Now the Best Time of Year to Open the World of Hyatt Credit Card?

The first part of the year in the points and miles world might as well be referred to as “Companion Pass Season” when you consider how many people are trying to earn the Southwest Companion Pass. But, I’ve long found that there are other cards to consider where the application time impacts their value. One […]


Why You Should Ditch Your Debit Card

By: Anna Zaks 3

I’ve only been interested in points and miles for a few years, but I’ve always used some kind of credit card for everyday purchases, never a debit card. When I see people use a debit card at the store or in a restaurant, I can’t help but wonder why? But don’t worry, I don’t start […]


Goodbye EBook, Hello New Online Course!

By: Bryce Conway 0

Hi Travel Junkies, I am moments away from deleting the ebook that was absolutely crucial to building the 10xTravel that you see today. That’s right, the ebook is about to be history. Toast. It’s contents scattered to the digital winds of the internet never to be seen again. “Why am I doing this?”, you might […]


9 Sneaky Travel Fees and How to Avoid Them

By: Caroline Lupini 4

There are a few things that I despise more than hidden travel fees that chip away at my (or your) vacation budget. Unfortunately, these fees have become much more prevalent as hotels, airlines, and other travel companies fight to display the lowest rate on travel booking websites — but are those low rates giving you […]


Ultimate Guide to Understanding and Improving Your Credit Score

By: Bryce Conway 0

This is a 5,000+ word guide on how to become a master of all things credit and credit scoring. Yup, you read that right. 5,000+ words. I am not a big fan of using 5,000 words when 500 will do, but a topic this important demands a thorough write up. Why? Your credit score is […]


5 Easy Romantic Getaways on Points

Matt Brown By: Matt Brown 0

Travel using points and miles doesn’t always have to involve flights across the world. While an around-the-world ticket flying business class to tons of destinations would be awesome, most people’s schedules don’t allow enough time to pull this off. Instead, taking a long weekend getaway is more what they’re after. Whether you’re trying to escape […]


How to Travel Solo in Peru Including Machu Picchu

For solo travelers, Peru might seem like an intimidating destination at first. A lot of visitors start in Lima and then fly to Cusco to see Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley—there are plenty of organized tours and treks to cover local attractions. As a result, many unique destinations get skipped. However, from its coastline […]


Chase Sapphire Reserve Update: Why the CSR is Still The King of Premium Travel Credit Cards

By: Travis Cormier 9

Let’s be honest, the press surrounding the changes to the Chase Sapphire Reserve hasn’t been great. There are lots of people saying how the original king of premium cards is officially dead! I’m going to share a little secret with you: it isn’t. In fact, The CSR is still the reigning king of premium travel […]


Southwest Personal Cards Now Offering 75k Bonus Points!

By: Bryce Conway 0

Hey Travel Junkies, Great news today, particularly for those of you who are currently working toward that coveted Southwest Companion Pass. The Southwest personal credit cards are now all offering signup bonuses of 75,000 points! The 75,000 bonus points are tiered, you earn 40,000 after $1,000 spend in the first 3 months and an additional […]