New Beginner’s Guide: 10 Easy Steps to Big Travel With Small Money!
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Do you want to travel the world, but are on a budget? Are you new to the world of rewards travel and wondering where to start?
Welcome to Million Mile Secrets! Our new Beginner’s Guide can show you the ropes! Even if you aren’t new to miles & points, this is a good resource to share with your friends and family when they ask how you’re able to travel so much!
Emily and I always loved traveling, but weren’t sure how we could afford it. Rewards travel made traveling possible, and now we can go almost anywhere. We’ve taken our parents to see the Maldives, adopted a dog for a day in Hawaii, and rode elephants in India.
We created this guide to show you how to do the same!
How to Find the Beginner’s Guide
You can click the direct links in this post. But if you need to find the guide later, click on the “New to Miles & Points” tab at the top of the web page.
What Will You Learn?
The guide will give you an overview of how you can collect lots of miles and points and travel for free (or almost free).
It answers important questions such as:
- What’s the catch?
- Will this hurt my credit score?
- Do I have to apply for credit cards, and how many cards should I apply for?
- How can I complete high minimum spending requirements?
- When should I cancel a credit card?
Share This Guide With Your Friends!
Whether you’re new to miles & points or an expert, we hope you will use this guide to help your family and friends learn about this hobby and show them how they can do it too!
Use the “Share” button at the top of the page to help your friends get started.
Emily and I have benefited so much from this hobby over the years, and want you to do the same! We’ve saved hundred of thousands of dollars on travel and visited places we never imagined seeing.
We created this Beginner’s Guide to answer your questions on how to get started collecting miles & points. After reading it you’ll be on your way to lots of Big Travel with Small Money!
Let us know what you think!
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