Travel Hacking - Earn Free Flights Across the World! US ONLY

This is for US residents only. Credit cards offer HUGE sign up bonuses! Learn how to cash them for free flights!
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Instructed by Son Han, CPA, CFA Lifestyle / Travel
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  • Lectures 21
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
    30 day money back guarantee!
    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

This is ONLY for US Residents.

Do you have a dream destination in mind? We can get you there!

Within 1 hour you will have gained the knowledge that it took me 5 years to obtain.

I'm giving you this knowledge so you can be inspired to travel but also have a means to travel. Everybody wants to see other countries but they just don't know how to make it work. I will show you how to overcome the biggest obstacle - the plane ticket.

Over the past 5 years I've traveled to over 10 countries and my flights have been FREE! I paid the taxes on the ticket and that's it! I do this by taking advantage of credit card sign up bonuses.

In this course you will learn how to do the same.

This course is for students who live in the United States.

This course is NOT for students who have a significant amount of credit card debt.

What are the requirements?

  • You must have at least good credit which is a FICO score above a 650
  • You must be a US citizen to take this course

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Use credit card sign up bonuses to earn free flights around the world
  • Learn what days are the best to get the cheapest flight
  • Learn travel hacks like avoiding ATM fees and foreign transaction fees on credit cards
  • Learn how to meet minimum spending requirements to get the sign up bonuses
  • Learn which credit cards are the best
  • Learn how rewards programs work and how to leverage them to your benefit

Who is the target audience?

  • You must be a US Citizen to take this course
  • If you have a lot of credit card debt, do NOT take this course
  • If you have a FICO score above a 700 - you can take advantage of the sign up bonuses
  • If you are just entering college and you are building your credit, this course will set you up for free flights for the rest of your life

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Welcome to the class! Our Introduction!

A quick introduction to what we are going to learn.

Travel stories - follow me on Twitter!
Section 2: Your Dream Destination in 18 Months
Inspire Yourself

Think of your dream destination. A few videos to inspire you.

Question for Students
1 question
Section 3: Who Should Not Be Doing This

You should not take this course if you have massive amounts of credit card debt. You should take my personal finance class first and get your debt in order.

Confirming Your Understanding
1 question
Section 4: Summary on How to Hack Travel

Step by step guide on how this works. Demystfying all of it.

Section 5: Your Credit Score

Learn about your credit score, what credit score you need and how to improve and maintain your credit.

Credit Score
1 question
Section 6: Meeting the Spending Requirement

Learn how to meet your minimum spending requirement and different methodologies to meet it. Never meet your spending requirement through buying things you do not need.

Pay your entire credit card bill every month (or week)
1 question

This lecture explains how paying fees for a transaction can be worth it. It also explains the benefits of Cash Float.

Section 7: Never Pay $1 of Interest

Never pay any interest on credit cards. Never, never, never. That's how these credit card companies make so much money. So don't do it!

1 question
Section 8: Best Credit Cards

Credit cards with the best sign up bonuses.

Section 9: Getting Your Points Within a Week

By sending a secure message and kindly asking for your points, you will receive them in about 7-10 business days.

Section 10: How Rewards Programs Work

This explains the different reward programs, their airline partners and how the programs work.

Section 11: Annual Fees

You should generally never pay the annual fee. I only pay the annual fee on my Chase Sapphire Preferred and Chase United Credit Cards because of the benefits. It is a cost/benefit analysis for me and it is profitable for me to pay the annual fees on both cards.

Section 12: Churning Credit Cards

This is how you can get the same sign up bonus more than once.

Section 13: Business Credit Cards

Sole proprietorship allows you to sign up for a business credit card and rack up the reward points.

Section 14: Other Credit Card Benefits

This explains airline fee credits and checked baggage fees. Some of the most lucrative credit card benefits to take advantage of before cancelling your credit card.

Section 15: Credit Card Rewards vs. Checking Account Bonuses

This explains the difference between credit card sign up bonuses and checking account bonuses.

Taxable Rewards
1 question
Section 16: Traveling Tips From Son

These are tips and tricks I have learned over the past 5 years.


This lectures has tips on cash and credit cards while traveling.

Section 17: Our Conclusion! Thank you!

A recap of what we learned.

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Instructor Biography

Son Han, CPA, CFA, Loves teaching on Udemy!

Son loves finance and traveling. His lectures are about personal finance, hacking travel (via financial modalities) and accounting. He is a vagabond and is currently traveling the world. He loves to surf as well!

Son Han received his B.B.A. and Masters degrees from The University of Texas at Austin in 2008. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas and a Chartered Financial Analyst. 

On a personal note, Son volunteers with educational non-profits focusing on K-12 education. He will be living in Juba, South Sudan for the next year working with Medecins Sans Frontieres.

If you haven't felt it yet, Son loves to teach!

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