Abroaders Podcast

Having trouble negotiating fees and airline with banks and airlines? Banks and Airlines give the wrong information about the rules all the time. This week you'll learn techniques for getting the right person on the phone who is empowered and willing to give you what you want. You'll also learn some advanced hacks to take advantage of airline standard operating procedures to put them in a position where they have to offer a free change. Shownotes at http://www.abroaders.com/dial/

Direct download: AP2009020-20The20Art20of20Dodging20Bank20and20Airline20Fees.mp3
Category:Travel Hacking -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

There is less than a week to take advantage of a one-to-one transfer ratio between Amex Membership Rewards and British Airways Executive Club. In today’s episode, Erik breaks down the 6 factors you should consider before moving transferable points to a partner program. You’ll also learn if you’re likely to get good value from BA Avios points going forward or whether you’re better off saving your Amex points for a different transfer partner.

Packing light can save you a lot of energy and cash on an extended trip, but it can be tricky to get the right mix of gear. This week we dive into some packing strategies and cover some essential gear that delivers maximum value without taking up too much space. Shownotes at http://www.abroaders.com/packing

Direct download: AP_088-What_Are_Your_Packing_Essentials.mp3
Category:Travel Hacking -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Erik discusses the tricks to make sure your international flights go as intended that he's learned from travel. Erick discusses some of the techniques to make connecting flights and visa issues involving flights go as easy as possible. Tune into learn how to use some airline booking rules to your advantage and how to make sure you never have any hiccups during travel!

Direct download: AP_087-Do_You_Have_Proof_of_Onward_Travel.mp3
Category:Travel Hacking -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

This week Erik and AJ discuss living in Medellín and enjoying the sites in Columbia while working and traveling abroad! 

Direct download: AP2008620-20Medellin.mp3
Category:Travel Hacking -- posted at: 8:00am EDT