First thing, this is both what credit cards are for and advanced technique at the same time. The basic goal of travel hacking (and credit card use in general) is NEVER PAY INTEREST. Say it out loud with me: NEVER PAY INTEREST!!! Got it? Because none of this travel stuff makes any sense if you’re paying the man.
But, sometimes, you have to think ahead. Let’s say you have a big international trip coming up. You know – you just know – you’re going to go nuts and spend everything on everything. It’s not a great idea, but when are going to be back, right? Okay, so here’s what you can do (and if you’re independently wealthy – or have already saved up a travel budget, which is recommended – feel free to skip this whole post): Continue reading “Tips, Tricks & Tactics: Shifting Payments to Hack a Travel Budget”