Travel Hacking 101: Luxury travel on the cheap with miles and points

by Aaron Hurd | at Minnebar 17

You may have seen Instagram influencers posting pictures of business class flights or overwater villas in the Maldives. But how do they do it?

In Travel Hacking 101, I’ll teach you how you can use credit card welcome bonuses, spending offers and perks to put more cash in your wallet or enable the aspirational travel of your dreams. In 40 minutes, you’ll learn:

How to leverage credit card welcome bonuses to get miles and points How to use miles and points for travel How perks like airline lounge access can elevate your travel experience What is airline and hotel elite status, how you should pursue it, and how you can get it easily.


Aaron Hurd

Aaron Hurd is a nationally recognized expert about credit cards, loyalty programs and travel rewards. He has been published by The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Rolling Stone and dozens of other outlets.

In 2020, he left a corporate job to pursue freelance content creation and now spends most of his time helping people access new travel adventures, discover new places and make better use of personal finance products.

In addition to freelance writing, Aaron runs a strategic consultancy where he helps clients reexamine their business processes and learn how to run their businesses better.

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