Award Travel 101

Award Travel 101

Welcome to the Award Travel 101 Podcast! Founded in 2013 with just 20 members, the Award Travel 101 Facebook group teaches members how to travel the world using points and miles. Today, a community of over 100,000+ people from around the world share, teach and learn how to travel anywhere on any budget. Where are you going with Award Travel?

Episodes

March 1, 2024 41 mins

The Award Travel 101 Podcast is brought to you in part by Thrifty Traveler Premium. Get Thrifty Traveler Premium deal/award alerts sent straight to your inbox. Use promo code “AT10” for $10 off your first year. Recent finds include:

  • Business Class to Europe for 50K points
  • Tapei for 75K miles
  • Business class to Hawaii for $582

You can find these at ThriftyTraveler.com/Premium

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The Award Travel 101 Podcast is brought to you in part by Thrifty Traveler Premium. Get Thrifty Traveler Premium deal/award alerts sent straight to your inbox. Use promo code “AT10” for $10 off your first year. Recent finds include:

  • Starlux Business Class to Taipei for 75K miles
  • Business Class to South America for 39K points
  • Roundtrip to Hawaii for under $500

You can find these at ThriftyTraveler.com/Premium

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February 16, 2024 47 mins

 The Award Travel 101 Podcast is brought to you in part by Thrifty Traveler Premium. Get Thrifty Traveler Premium deal/award alerts sent straight to your inbox. Use promo code “AT10” for $10 off your first year. Recent finds include:

  • Qatar First Class "Nerd Alert" to Australia for 100,000 points
  • JetBlue Mint to London, England for $1,856 round-trip
  • Business Class to Paris for 50,000 miles

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February 9, 2024 41 mins

Get Thrifty Traveler Premium deal/award alerts sent straight to your inbox. Use promo code “AT101” for $10 off your first year. Head to ThriftyTraveler.com for more details and check out their Google Flights guide. Recent finds include:

  • ANA First Class "NERD ALERT" for 73K
  • Business Class for $2,627 round-trip to India
  • Business Class to Istanbul and beyond for 45K

You can find these at ThriftyTraveler.com/Premium
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February 2, 2024 52 mins

Get Thrifty Traveler Premium deal/award alerts sent straight to your inbox. Use promo code “AT101” for $10 off your first year. Head to ThriftyTraveler.com for more details and check out their Google Flights guide. Recent finds include:

  • Round-trip business class to Japan for $1,925 (or 125,000 points)
  • Business class to Hawaii for 55,000 miles
  • Business class to Germany for 55,000 points

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Get Thrifty Traveler Premium deal/award alerts sent straight to your inbox. Use promo code “AT101” for $10 off your first year. Head to ThriftyTraveler.com for more details and check out their Google Flights guide. Recent finds include:

  • Business Class to Europe for 55K points
  • Premium Economy to Singapore for $1,249 R/T
  • Business Class to Portugal for 45K miles

You can find these at ThriftyTraveler.com/Premium

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January 19, 2024 57 mins

Get Thrifty Traveler Premium deal/award alerts sent straight to your inbox. Use promo code “AT101” for $10 off your first year. Head to ThriftyTraveler.com for more details and check out their Google Flights guide. Recent finds include:

  • Delta One Business Class to Europe for 50K points
  • Cathay Pacific First class to SE Asia starting at 125K points
  • Business Class to Hawaii 40K points

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January 12, 2024 42 mins

Get Thrifty Traveler Premium deal/award alerts sent straight to your inbox. Use promo code “AT101” for $10 off your first year. Head to ThriftyTraveler.com for more details and check out their Google Flights guide. Recent finds include:

  • Business Class to Ireland for 50,000 points
  • Aruba in Mint (lie-flat) for 35,000 points
  • Business Class to Spain for 34,000 miles

You can find these at ThriftyTraveler.com/Premium

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January 5, 2024 47 mins

Get Thrifty Traveler Premium deal/award alerts sent straight to your inbox. Use promo code “AT101” for $10 off your first year. Head to ThriftyTraveler.com for more details and check out their Google Flights guide. Recent finds include:

  • Round-trip to Southeast Asia (Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Singapore, etc...) starting at 68,000 points
  • Business class to Switzerland for 50,000 points
  • Round-trip to Punta Cana for 16,000 miles
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Get Thrifty Traveler Premium deal/award alerts sent straight to your inbox. Use promo code “AT101” for $10 off your first year. Head to ThriftyTraveler.com for more details and check out their Google Flights guide. Recent finds include:

  • R/T Business class to Lima for $1,620
  • R/T Emirates Business class to Milan for 108K
  • O/W Business class to Australia/New Zealand for 63K

You can find these at ThriftyTraveler.com/Premium.

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December 22, 2023 49 mins

 Welcome back to the Award Travel 101 Podcast — from the original Facebook community created for miles and points enthusiasts. Angie, Allison, and Joe jump on the pod to share the 100K Member Celebration Winner, their newest cards, trip updates, and to bring you an Airing of (2023) Grievances!

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December 15, 2023 53 mins

Allison and Jackie take over the pod to discuss the news and to share more about their recent trip to Rio de Janeiro to see Taylor Swift in concert.

The Award Travel 101 Podcast is brought to you in part by Thrifty Traveler Premium. Get Thrifty Traveler Premium deal/award alerts sent straight to your inbox. Use promo code “AT101” for $10 off your first year. Recent finds include:

  • Business Class to London for 49,000 mil...
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December 8, 2023 42 mins

Get Thrifty Traveler Premium deal/award alerts sent straight to your inbox. Use promo code “AT101” for $10 off your first year. Head to ThriftyTraveler.com for more details and check out their Google Flights guide. Recent finds include:

  • R/T to Hawaii for 24K miles
  • R/T to Japan starting at 35K points
  • R/T Business class to S. America for 41K points

You can find these at ThriftyTraveler.com/Premium.

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December 1, 2023 50 mins

Get Thrifty Traveler Premium deal/award alerts sent straight to your inbox. Use promo code “AT101” for $10 off your first year. Head to ThriftyTraveler.com for more details and check out their Google Flights guide. Recent finds include:

  • Business class to Paris for 40K
  • Business class to New Zealand for 63K
  • Business class to India and Middle East for 68K

You can find these at ThriftyTraveler.com/Premium.

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Justin fell into travel rewards programs accidentally as he was working his way through various casino programs. Listen as he and Joe discuss some of the dead deals of the past to learn more about what you can look for in the future.

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November 17, 2023 44 mins

Angie's back to catch up on all of the news and to discuss how we can better manage all of our award programs.

Get Thrifty Traveler Premium deal/award alerts sent straight to your inbox. Use promo code “AT101” for $10 off your first year. Head to ThriftyTraveler.com for more details and check out their Google Flights guide. Recent finds include:

  • Business Class to Italy for 58K
  • United Polaris to Australia for 75K
  • R/T to Europe ...
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November 10, 2023 38 mins

Award Travel 101 Podcast partner and founder of Thrifty Traveler Premium, Jared Kamrowski, joins Joe to discuss how Award Travel fundamentally changed his life and experiences.

Get Thrifty Traveler Premium deal/award alerts sent straight to your inbox. Use promo code “AT101” for $10 off your first year. Head to ThriftyTraveler.com for more details and check out their Google Flights guide. Recent finds include:

  • JetBlue Mint to Eur...
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November 3, 2023 47 mins

Get Thrifty Traveler Premium deal/award alerts sent straight to your inbox. Use promo code “AT101” for $10 off your first year. Head to ThriftyTraveler.com for more details and check out their Google Flights guide. Recent finds include:

  • Business Class to Europe and North Africa for 30K
  • Round-trip to Europe in Economy for 27K
  • Business Class to New Zealand for 49K
  • Business Class to Tokyo for 60K

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October 27, 2023 46 mins

Get Thrifty Traveler Premium deal/award alerts sent straight to your inbox. Use promo code “AT101” for $10 off your first year. Head to ThriftyTraveler.com for more details and check out their Google Flights guide. Recent finds include:

  • Delta One Business Class to Europe for 39K
  • First Class to Australia for 109K
  • JetBlue Mint for for under $2K R/T to Europe

You can find these at ThriftyTraveler.com/Premium.

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Get Thrifty Traveler Premium deal/award alerts sent straight to your inbox. Use promo code “AT101” for $10 off your first year. Head to ThriftyTraveler.com for more details and check out their Google Flights guide. Recent finds include:

  • Business class to Rome for 58K
  • Business class to Tokyo for 60K
  • Premium Economy to Europe for 36K R/T

You can find these at ThriftyTraveler.com/Premium.

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