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Travel Hacking News – Ep. 5

By Ryan Kangail | Apr 25, 2018

Here’s another episode of “Travel Hacking News” brought to you by none other than myself, Ryan from Travel Freedom.  Today I’ve rounded up five articles that may help you in your travel hacking endeavors.  Articles like these helped me find my way and now I’m here to pass on the good stuff. First off, for…

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Southwest Companion Pass – BOGO Free Flights for Two Years

By Ryan Kangail | Apr 24, 2018

 If you haven’t heard of the Southwest Companion Pass, you’re about to be enlightened on what I would consider to be the best deal in the airline industry.  Receiving a Southwest Companion Pass is achieved by earning 110,000 Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards miles in one calendar year. While that may sound impossible for the regular…

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Travel Hacking News – Ep. 4

By Ryan Kangail | Apr 18, 2018

Hey, there Travel Tribe!  Hope you’re having a great week so far.  I just wanted to catch you up on what’s happening in  travel hacking news today.  There seems to be a lot of news around issues with planes this week, but I’m sure you’ve seen enough of that elsewhere.  Let’s check out these articles…

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Travel Hacking News – Ep. 3

By Ryan Kangail | Apr 17, 2018

What’s up Travel Tribe?!?  It’s that time of the day again.  Travel Hacking News presents the best articles I’ve seen today.  Hopefully one of them will catch your eye, or maybe all of them will.  Reading articles like this, is how I became a travel hacking expert and how I’m able to travel pretty much…

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Travel Hacking News – Ep. 2

By Ryan Kangail | Mar 21, 2018

Hola Travel Tribe! I just got back from Riviera Maya, Mexico, and I’ve got some more great travel hacking news for you.  My goal is to help as many people as possible learn how to use points and miles to travel like they’re rich.  These “Travel Hacking News” posts are a mixture of recent blog…

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Budget Hawaii Vacation – How I Saved Over $1300 on Flights

By Ryan Kangail | Mar 21, 2018

This week I booked a 16 night Hawaii vacation, for my wife and I, to celebrate our one year wedding anniversary.  It’s our favorite place to travel, and it’s where we went on our honeymoon. I’d been waiting for reward space on flights to open up for the date range we had available, and finally…

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Travel Hacking News – Ep. 1

By Ryan Kangail | Mar 1, 2018

What’s up Travel Tribe, Today’s “Travel Hacking News” post will be the first of many, which will feature blog posts from around the travel hacking community.  Reading these types of articles is how I learned to create my own Travel Freedom.  If any of them spark your interest, absolutely give them a read.  The more…

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Value of a Credit Card – Chase Sapphire Preferred

By Ryan Kangail | Jan 5, 2018

The value of one credit card signup bonus can be enormous. Credit card signup bonuses are the points or miles that a bank is willing to give you when you sign up for their credit card and meet an initial spending level that they designate. A typical credit card signup bonus could be 50,000 points…

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GoPro Hero Review

By Ryan Kangail | Nov 30, 2017

TRAVEL PHOTOS AND VIDEOS THAT LOOK PROFESSIONAL Do you like taking photos and videos while on vacation?  I’m guessing your answer is either “yes” or “no, but my significant other does”.  Of course you want pictures of your awesome vacation so that: A. You can show off to your friends on social media, and B.…

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Hydroflask Review

By Ryan Kangail | Nov 22, 2017

WATER BOTTLES SAVE MONEY AND OUR PLANET “Five dollars for a bottled water?!?  Seriously?  This is robbery, but I’m dying of thirst during my layover.”  I’m sure you’ve felt this way before, while at the airport or traveling in general.  Instead of buying bottled water over and over again, at the airport, at the hotel, and…

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6 Ways to Save Money on Travel

By Ryan Kangail | Nov 22, 2017

There are numerous ways to save money on travel expenses.  While I talk about them a lot and it’s the main topic of Travel Freedom, points and miles are not the only way to save massive amounts of money while on vacation.  In fact, points and miles can’t always be used, so it pays to…

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Nike Vapor Drawstring Bag Review

By Ryan Kangail | Nov 6, 2017

I’m sure you have certain things that you always take on vacation.  I sure do, and the list keeps getting longer as I find new cool products.  This blog post is the first of a weekly series, that will bring forward products that I love and can’t live without when traveling.  From the time you…

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5 Huge Travel Hacking Benefits

By Ryan Kangail | Nov 3, 2017

Free flights… Upgraded to first class… Free hotel rooms… Upgraded to a suite… Free food and drinks in that fancy airport lounge… Sounds nice, right?!? These are some of the travel hacking benefits and perks available to anyone who decides to travel hack using credit cards to earn miles and points. EXPERIENCES FROM TRAVEL HACKING…

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