The Abroaders Guide to Points & Miles
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The Abroaders Guide to Points & Miles

Save up to 90% on flights using travel loyalty programs
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3 students enrolled
Last updated 1/2017
English
Price: $25
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Includes:
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Book international, round-trip flights for $150 or less using points earned from normal spending.
  • Choose the right rewards credit card and type of frequent flyer points to maximize savings.
  • Manage their personal finances and maintain a healthy credit score.
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Requirements
  • There are no prerequisites for this course.
Description

Travel shouldn’t be expensive! Banks, airlines and frequent flyer programs have created a huge opportunity for the savvy traveler to reduce the cost of flights by 90% or more. This course is about earning and redeeming travel loyalty points to achieve your travel goals at a huge savings.

In this course, you’ll learn how to:

  • Build and maintain healthy credit
  • Choose the right travel loyalty programs
  • Earn points from your everyday spending
  • Find and book flights with points

Your time is valuable, so we’ve created a fast track that includes free expert help with picking the right rewards cards and planning your next trip. Just tell us where you want to go and we’ll design a strategy just or you—absolutely free.

To start planning your next trip, just head to the Abroaders website and create your free account.

This course is designed for United States residents. If you are from outside the U.S.,most concepts and strategies for redeeming points will still apply, but many of the rewards cards and loyalty programs discussed in the course will not be available to you.

Join us, and change the way you think about global travel.

Who is the target audience?
  • Students should be citizens or permanent residents of the United States to take this course.
  • Students should be able to exercise self control with personal finances.
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Curriculum For This Course
31 Lectures
03:47:27
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Introduction
4 Lectures 13:35


The goal of this lecture is to explain how it is possible to save on travel using the techniques in this course.

Preview 02:46

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Earning Points
11 Lectures 01:25:27


Ways to Earn Points
10:30


Your Credit Score
05:47

Checking Your Credit Report
02:21

Rewards Credit Cards
11:15

Signup Offers
11:35

Application Rules
09:56

Applying for Cards
08:45

Getting Applications Approved
08:16
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Redeeming Points
11 Lectures 01:52:06
Program Basics
08:25

Partnerships and Alliances
05:15

Award Pricing 1
13:20

Award Pricing 2
08:03

Booking Rules
14:25

Transferrable Programs
10:44

Taxes and Fuel Surcharges
08:08


Where to Search
11:32

Getting a Free Award Nexus Account
08:27

Advanced Strategies
08:27
About the Instructor
Erik Paquet
4.7 Average rating
25 Reviews
1,235 Students
2 Courses
Entrepreneur, Teacher, and Student

Erik is co-founder of Abroaders—a travel agency that helps you use frequent flyer points to travel more and pay less.

Abroaders has a unique process that guides travelers through the complexity of earning points, managing rewards credit cards, and maximizing the savings from frequent flyer programs. With more than a decade of experience in the industry, Erik has an intimate understanding of travel loyalty programs, airlines, and banks

Erik has worked as the head of operations for Abroaders from 25 different countries, almost exclusively using points and miles to book flights on world class airlines. He has been featured on numerous travel and entrepreneurship publications including BoardingArea and has given educational presentations on travel at the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Dynamite Circle entrepreneurs conference in Bangkok, Thailand. Erik graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in Economics and Spanish.

Anthony Dunn
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3 Students
1 Course
Co-founder of Abroaders.com

AJ Dunn is co-founder of Abroaders—a travel agency that helps you use frequent flyer points to travel more and pay less.

AJ has booked more than 30 international flights in the last six years using frequent flyer points. As head of business development and marketing at Abroaders, he is responsible for spreading the word about the huge savings opportunities available to travelers who understand how to leverage their loyalty. 

Abroaders has a unique process that guides travelers through the complexity of earning points, managing rewards credit cards, and maximizing the savings from frequent flyer programs. With more than a decade of experience in the industry, AJ has an intimate understanding of travel loyalty programs, airlines hotels, and banks.