Abroaders Podcast

Learn about Erik's personal redemptions as he and AJ discuss the ins and outs of making redeeming flights. Tune in to learn how to maximize your savings through Amex Membership Rewards transfers and other airline rules to make the most in your travel adventures. http://www.abroaders.com/redemptions

Direct download: AP081-Featured_Travel_Redemptions.mp3
Category:Travel Hacking -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

ANA's new reward chart offers unique opportunities for travel savings and adventure. Tune to learn the sweet spots of the new chart as well as weekly travel savings updates by AJ and Erik. 

Direct download: AP_08020-20ANA27s_New_Redemption_Chart_New_Realms_to_Explore.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

Negotiating with banks for annual fees can be really difficult. Tune in this week to learn negotiation tips from Erik as he goes over scripts he used to get fees waived or to get bonus points challenges.Learn the techniques the Abroaders team uses to help mitigate and control annual fees in the travel savings equation. http://www.abroaders.com/calls

Direct download: AP_079-In_the_Negotiation_Trenches_with_Big_Banks.m4a
Category:Travel Hacking -- posted at: 9:00am EDT

Booking reward travel can be complicated! Erik and AJ review how to best maximize your current points holding when booking reward travel to get the most value. Learn how to consider the types of currency, origin and destination, and timing your flight. Tune into episode 78 to start planning your travel with credit card points for the next year as well as opportunity to get a free card consultation for the British Airways Avios to help jumpstart your travel! http://www.abroaders.com/choices

Direct download: AP_078-Which-Points_Should_You_Save_for_Next_Time.mp3
Category:Travel Hacking -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

Some rewards cards have annual fees as high as $450. Can it really be worth paying that much money just for some benefits and the ability to earn points? Well, it all depends on exactly what you value and how much percieved value you'll be getting from the extra benefits the card provides. Tune into episode 77 to hear a breakdown of 5 high annual fee cards and why they may or may not be a good fit for you. Shownotes for todays episode can be found at ttp://www.abroaders.com/fees/

Direct download: AP-77_2.m4a
Category:Travel Hacking -- posted at: 7:58am EDT