5 Tips for Maximizing Your Points

I get asked often how I travel so much, but really there’s no simple answer to that.  It’s a combination of many things: keeping an eye on flight deals, searching message boards, taking crazy routings, and last but certainly not least, using points.  Points tickets have allowed me to make some spectacular trips, but I do spend a great deal of time trying to optimize them.

For many years I was a loyal Aeroplan customer, part of the Star Alliance network.  However, after continued devaluations of the program, and the fact that United was the partner in the US, I made the jump over to Alaska Airline’s Mileage Program.  Although the program is not part of an alliance, they have many great partners you can redeem on.  I feel that this program is the best for me in terms of point redemption opportunities, but everyone is different. Continue reading

More blogs on Vegan Travel

In addition to keeping up with my blog here (really, there are more posts coming soon), I’ve also been blogging over at a site called Vegan Travel. It’s a great community of like minded, wanderlust driven, compassionate people. Most of the site focuses on sharing travel tips with a vegan slant, hoping to make things easier for the next traveler in the area.

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I’ve got a few blog posts up on the site already, mostly focused on the food I’ve had while travelling on my recent trip.  Here is what’s been published so far.

And my general info page here!

If you want a slightly different take on my travels, please check out the blogs, and the rest of the site for that matter.  And keep your eyes peeled for upcoming posts about my trip to Australia and the Great Barrier Reef!

Just keep swimming 🙂