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Earn More Frequent Flyer Points to Fly Free


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Travel Expert Lenore Greiner shows you how to start traveling for free by finessing your frequent flyer points.

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Earn More Frequent Flyer Points to Fly Free

  1. 1. Demystifying Frequent Flyer Programs
  2. 2. Presented by Lenore
  3. 3. How to Cheaply Grow Your Points/MilesEasier than you thinkInvest the time to fly freeBe strategic
  4. 4. Airfare - Your Biggest Travel CostSlash it by finessing your FF mileageFly free, get free lodgingEnjoy VIP perks with elite statusLounge access, pre-boarding, exclusivedeals and more
  5. 5. Skyrocket Your Free Travel OpportunitiesOptimizing your earnings requires work : Manage several airline FF programs Learn about the partner airlines Manage credit card award programs Learn about partner car & hotel programs
  6. 6. Worst Way to Earn?Flying on a paidticket(Except when strategic)
  7. 7. Earn Points the Smart Way#1 Educate yourself#2 Plan your strategy#3 Use the right tools#4 Doing daily stuff#5 Bitch
  8. 8. #1 Educate YourselfLearn your airline’s FF programHang out with the Big Boys on FF forums &blogsLearn your airlines’ partnersLearn how to earn without flying
  9. 9. #2 Plan Your StrategyWhere are you traveling?Which program has the highest value?Premium travel? (First & Business class)Earn elite status for the VIP treatment
  10. 10. Use The Right ToolsCredit card sign up bonuses- biggest source of FF milesFF eShopping sites/DiningprogramsTravel Hacking CartelBuy miles promos/bonusmile alerts
  11. 11. Earn with Everyday StuffBuy house/carGet an insurance quote - up to 2,000 milesNetflix - up to 3,000 milesSubscriptions, surveys & cable TV signupsTax preparation Always check the fine print!
  12. 12. Track the DetailsTripIt Pro app - bestSpreadsheet/Google
  13. 13. 6 Quick TricksTack on another stopover/destinationAlways talk to an agent when bookingAlways check out your airfareKnow your airline’s partner dealsShop until you drop for milesBuy miles strategically during promotions
  14. 14. Let’s Do This!Open FF accountsLearn from the masters inforums/blogsApply for credit cardsJoin Travel Hacking CartelUse the TripIt appGo catch your plane See You at 35,000 Feet!
  15. 15. 30,000 Free Points OfferSPG Amex 25K point signup bonusGet 10K after your 1st purchaseGet 15K after spending $5,000 in 6 monthsTransfer points to 30 airline partnersReceive a 5K point bonus!
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  17. 17. Thank You!Please... Follow me on Twitter: @LenoreGreiner Like on Facebook/TravelGearForWomen