Drew (of travelisfree.com) and Dave host the Travel Is Free podcast, where the goal is to have great conversations about travel, travel hacking, deals, frequent flyer miles, and interview experts on all of the above.
Nick of Frequent Miler on #40kFarAway23/10/2019 Duration: 59min
The folks at Frequent Miler had a contest to go as far as they could with 40,000 points and $400. Nick got Citi TY points, Stephen got Amex MR points, and Greg got Chase UR points.
Traveling Full-Time on Miles & Points w/ Katie & JT Genter27/09/2019 Duration: 01h17min
Katie & JT Genter live out of hotels and travel the world (300,000 flown miles a year) while collecting and using miles & points, all while writing for The Points Guy.
Drew's A "Sell-Out"? & Dave Can't Even Japan!20/09/2019 Duration: 01h34min
Discuss the comments of Drew being called a sell-out on his post about going to TPG/RV. And David has a series of epic failures with his last minute trip to Japan.
Ep 10: United Stopovers, ANA Miles, Hotwire Trick, and more!09/08/2019 Duration: 01h21min
Carrie joins Drew and Dave to discuss everything from the early days of full-time travel to technical problems with booking miles tickets with ANA and United.
Getting Travel Discounts (Corporate, Employee, Travel Agent discounts)27/06/2019 Duration: 01h09min
Drew pitches Dave to invest in his crazy idea to get huge travel discounts. First discussing corporate codes, and buying employee discounts.
Best Travel Rewards Cards & Rules14/06/2019 Duration: 01h11min
What are the best travel rewards credit cards? What do travel & miles/points experts use and apply for? Why? What are the rules on what cards you can get?Stefan (of Rapid Travel Chai) joins Dave and Drew (of travelisfree.com) for Episode 8 of the Travel Is Free podcast.
Ep 7: The Devil's Advocate Unmasked and Podcasted... and Mileage Running.06/06/2019 Duration: 55min
Julian Kheel, the artist formerly known as "The Devil's Advocate", joins the podcast.Greg, the artist still know as "The Frequent Miler", also joins, which is extra interesting because The Devil's Advocate wrote "Bet You Didn't Know" on Frequent Miler until he quit to take an offer at TPG... which we discuss.Mostly I facilitate a debate between Julian's mileage running and Greg MSing $500,000 a year for Delta Status (for him and his wife).Song credit: "Human" by Sean Heathcliff
Why Amex MR is Best & Partner Loop Holes /w Nick of FrequentMiler30/05/2019 Duration: 01h13min
Nick Reyes starts out arguing that American Express Membership Rewards are better than the holy Chase UR points. In fact, the entire episode is about Amex MR transfer partners, mostly because we were excited about Avianca LifeMiles loop holes.Find our guests Nick and Greg at thefrequentmiler.com
Ep 5: Greg, The Frequent Miler23/05/2019 Duration: 01h08min
Dave and Drew have Greg, from TheFrequentMiler.com to discuss MS (ebates), blogging, and frequent flyer miles.Support the show
Ep 4: Gary Leff of ViewFromTheWing16/05/2019 Duration: 01h24min
Gary Leff is the guest of the Travel is Free Podcast episode 4. Gary is the godfather of miles and points blogging, and has become one of the most knowledgable people in all the miles and points world.Support the show
Stefan Krasowski Pt 2: Getting To "Expert" in Miles & Points08/05/2019 Duration: 01h01min
Stefan joins Drew & Dave to talk about becoming an expert in miles and points. Whether it's testing the terms and conditions or networking, everyone is looking for "their own little honeypot".
Stefan Krasowski Pt 1: Visiting Every Country On Earth08/05/2019 Duration: 57min
Stefan Krasowski of RapidTravelChai joins Dave and Drew on the Travel Is Free Podcast. Split in 2 episodes, Part 1 discusses Stefan's travel goal to visit every country on earth, how he only has 1 left, and the adventures along the way.
Ep 2: Spencer Howard on Award Availability01/05/2019 Duration: 44min
This week Drew (of travelisfree.com) and Dave interview Spencer Howard who has a newsletter sending on "award alerts" when he finds groups of business and first class availability for groups. It can be hard finding long haul business and first class flights for your favorite frequent flyer programs, and he sends out the best of deals.
Ep 1: How The Game Has Changed24/04/2019 Duration: 57min
Drew and Dave host the Travel Is Free Podcast and discuss how they've seen the world of frequent flyer miles change over the years and reminisce about the best deals they've had.Support the show