Getting Started: Travel ✈️ on the Cheap With Miles and Points

by Aaron Hurd | at Minnebar 16 | 9:25 – 10:10 in Theater | View Schedule

You probably have seen people traveling the world sipping champagne in airline lounges or enjoying luxury hotels in places like the Maldives. Have you ever wondered how they do it?

Come find out.

Aaron Hurd is an expert in miles, points and loyalty programs who has written hundreds of articles for Forbes, The Points Guy, Rolling Stone, Robb Report and many other publications. He has spent thousands of hours teaching people how to use credit cards and travel rewards to elevate their travel experiences.

If you are curious about how travel rewards work, are already playing the game or just want to get more rewards out of your everyday spending, this session is for you. We will cover:

  • What are miles and points?
  • Which miles, points and rewards programs are relevant to YOU
  • The quickest ways to accumulate miles and points
  • How to use use travel perks of credit cards
  • Under-appreciated perks of credit cards
  • How to identify the credit cards that will be most valuable to you
  • YOUR questions

Feel free to reach out to me prior to the session at aaron[take this out]hurd[at]


Aaron Hurd

Aaron Hurd is a travel rewards expert and freelance writer He has been published by Forbes, Rolling Stone, The Points Guy, Robb Report and several other outlets and has been cited in numerous national publications. He loves that he can spend thousands of hours a year helping people access new travel adventures, discover new places and make better use of personal finance products.

In addition to freelance writing, he runs a strategy consultancy where he helps businesses design loyalty programs to reward customers and increase engagement in ways that benefit both loyal customers and the businesses they engage with.

He is on Twitter at @aaronmhurd and has a personal website.

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