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One of the main reasons I started Points With a Crew is to show regular families that you CAN travel more than you think you can
Want to learn how YOU can travel for free TOO?
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The basic idea – how my family of 8 travels for pennies on the dollar
Points With a Crew focuses on collecting tons of airline miles and hotel points to travel for free or cheap.
By FAR the easiest way to get airline miles and hotel points is through credit card signups. As long as you pay your bills on time and have good credit already, you can think of opening a new credit card for the signup bonus as “spending” a bit of your “excess” credit
(SEE ALSO: How signing up for credit cards affects your credit Part 1 and Part 2)
In many cases, you can get enough miles and points for your next family trip with only 1 or 2 new credit card signup bonuses and simply putting the money you’re already spending on your existing credit cards on to these new cards for a few months instead.
You CAN do it
If this all seems a little overwhelming, you’re not alone! While I would not ever recommend signing up for a credit card just because some guy on the Internet said so, if you have a basic grasp on personal finance, the basics of travel hacking aren’t hard to understand, and if you have questions along the way, I’m happy to help!
You’ll want to give yourself a bit of time (don’t start planning now for a trip in 3 months), and the more flexibility you can give yourself with your dates and locations, the easier it will be to get the miles you need
Read my Beginner’s Guide, think it over and then let’s make it happen!
What are you waiting for? Send me an email at dan at pointswithacrew dot com and let’s get you started planning that next trip!
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