Abroaders Podcast

Credit cards offer more value than just  earning free travel through reward programs. In today’s episode, AJ and Erik take a look at 4 types of benefits included with most credit cards that can save you thousands of dollars, over the life of your account. You’ll also get an inside look at Erik’s frequent flyer account earnings from 2013 bonuses and how you can leverage the same strategies to earn even more points in 2014. You can find shownotes for today’s episode at www.abroaders.com/ccbenefits

Direct download: 013_-_Credit_Card_Benefits.mp3
Category:Travel Hacking -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Where you stay and who you live with can have a massive impact on your experience abroad. Do you want to meet locals and learn the language? Be in the right neighborhood for site seeing? Need to get some work done? In today’s episode, AJ and Erik break down hotels and hostels, staying with locals, and renting a place. You’ll get straightforward advice about the benefits and drawbacks of each and a handful of resources to start planning your next trip right away. You can find shownotes for today’s episode at www.abroaders.com/accommodation.

Direct download: 012_-_Finding_Accommodation_Abroad.mp3
Category:Lodging -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Booking an award ticket is the big payoff that makes it worth all the effort of accumulating points. In today's episode, AJ and Erik will cover best practices for booking with points including real-life examples. You'll also get your weekly dose of entrepreneurial inspiration and a sneek peak at website updates, content, and software being built behind the scenes at Abroaders. You can find shownotes for today’s episode at www.abroaders.com/booking. 

Direct download: 011_-_Booking_Award_Tickets.mp3
Category:Travel Hacking -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Carnaval in Brazil is one of the most famous and popular celebrations on earth. Each year millions of international visitors head to Rio de Janeiro to join the fun. In this week's episode, AJ and Erik share some tips for making the most of your Carnaval experience and host a round table chat about the experience with a handful of Abroaders who joined them this year. You can find shownotes for today's episode at www.abroaders.com/carnaval2014

Direct download: 010_-_Carnaval_2014.mp3
Category:Locations & Events -- posted at: 6:24pm EDT

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