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Am I Eligible For a Business Credit Card?

Am I Eligible For a Business Credit Card?

There’s a myth out there that you have to operate a big company with multiple employees in order to be eligible for business credit cards. This is NOT true. This article will talk about who can qualify for a business card, what is required, and what one needs to...

Check Your 5/24 Status INSTANTLY

Check Your 5/24 Status INSTANTLY

There are several articles about how to count your 5/24 number. This article shows you how to do it 1,000,000,000% FASTER. If you’re familiar with the Chase 5/24 Rule, feel free to skip to the AMAZINGLY AWESOME news section. If not, here’s the background:   What Is...

How Free Travel Increases Your Credit Score

How Free Travel Increases Your Credit Score

In this post, we’ll talk about how free travel impacts your credit score. I’ll give you some of the facts that bust credit score myths, and then I’ll show you my personal story. Won’t this hurt my credit? This is the number one question people ask. Free Travel seems...

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Am I Eligible For a Business Credit Card?

Am I Eligible For a Business Credit Card?

There’s a myth out there that you have to operate a big company with multiple employees in order to be eligible for business credit cards. This is NOT true. This article will talk about who can qualify for a business card, what is required, and what one needs to...

Free Hotels in California, Arizona, and Hawaii

Free Hotels in California, Arizona, and Hawaii

Airfare is normally the biggest value when people get into the world of free travel. There’s no denying that. You can get enormous value when you use points for free flights, especially in business class. However, to ignore the free hotels would be like scraping the...

Check Your 5/24 Status INSTANTLY

Check Your 5/24 Status INSTANTLY

There are several articles about how to count your 5/24 number. This article shows you how to do it 1,000,000,000% FASTER. If you’re familiar with the Chase 5/24 Rule, feel free to skip to the AMAZINGLY AWESOME news section. If not, here’s the background:   What Is...

How We Did It: 6 days and 5 nights in Hawaii

How We Did It: 6 days and 5 nights in Hawaii

This is part of a series explaining how Travel Freely members travel for free.   We just got back from a super fun and relaxing trip to Kauai, the Garden Island of Hawaii. This was a babymoon for my wife and I, but it was also the first time back since our honeymoon...

6 Reasons Why We Love the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card

6 Reasons Why We Love the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card

Travel Freely is all about maximizing your free travel in the easiest way possible. So, start here with the Chase Sapphire Preferred card. It’s the easiest recommendation for beginners who are getting started with the best rewards credit card. It’s been around for a...

How Free Travel Increases Your Credit Score

How Free Travel Increases Your Credit Score

In this post, we’ll talk about how free travel impacts your credit score. I’ll give you some of the facts that bust credit score myths, and then I’ll show you my personal story. Won’t this hurt my credit? This is the number one question people ask. Free Travel seems...

Travel Hotspot: Peru

Travel Hotspot: Peru

Machu Picchu was a major travel dream for my wife and me. But, it was way down the list compared to some other, more realistic travel. In my mind, we would never go there. Too many other expenses were piling up at home. Even though we saved $3,000 by painting our new...

All Aboard for the Southwest Companion Pass

All Aboard for the Southwest Companion Pass

The companion pass is quite simply the best thing in free travel for most domestic travelers (although Southwest has several int’l destinations now). If you don’t take big international vacations, you’re probably always looking to Southwest for the best deals on...

Being strategic about upcoming annual fees.

Being strategic about upcoming annual fees.

At Travel Freely, we are all about a lifetime of free travel, which means maximizing your sign-up bonuses. So there's a strategic decision to be made when your annual fee is coming up. We believe there’s a best strategy for these decisions in order to maximize your...