Using Frequent Flyer Miles | How I’ve Been Able to Fly 36,000 Miles and Spend 37 Nights in Hotels in 2012

I'm committed to living a frugal and simple lifestyle, and I travel more than most people would be willing to dream about. How? I already tried to explain it once on my travel blog when I wrote how to get an almost free around the world trip with six credit card applications.  But, I realized I haven't explained it here, and you folks are the most likely to wonder how can I afford to travel … [Read more...]

Money Saving International Travel Tips | Lessons Learned from Three+ Months of Travel

I was writing a random post about our furlough, and at the very end of the post, I realized that there was a great opportunity for me to share some of the things we did on furlough to save money traveling. However, the suggestions were too many to tack onto the bottom of that post, so I decided to break up my thoughts into an independent post. Money Saving Travel Tips 1. Fly Southwest … [Read more...]

A First at MH4C … A Credit Card Product Promotion | 100,000 British Airways Bonus Miles Offer

In nearly two years of blogging I’ve (to the best of my memory) never promoted a credit card on this blog.  I do, however, know for a fact that I’ve never done an entire post on a single credit card. However, this offer seemed too good to pass up. First, a story. Several months ago, British Airways was offering an opportunity to get 100,000 miles with a credit card sign up.  For some … [Read more...]

How to Easily Earn Airline Miles | Become an Airline Points Junkie Today

I minimize the travel related posts at Money Help for Christians because I have a family travel blog where I share all my best money saving tips for travel.  Of course, learning to earn airline miles for free flights is a great way to save money on vacations.  So today I decided to reach out to a fresh audience and let you know about how to earn (mostly) free vacations. I’ve always enjoyed … [Read more...]

25 “Must Visit” Online Travel Sites For Planning A Vacation

Traveling can be a lot of fun, but some folks feel intimidated by the travel planning process.  As a result, they often overpay for vacations because they only do one travel search on a single website.  One of the best ways to save money on vacation is to spend a little extra time on the front end researching the best price. If you prefer to use miles and get free travel then you might consider … [Read more...]

15 Ways to Save Money When you Fly on your Family Vacation this Summer

A couple of days ago I posted the article: Ten Ways to Save Money on Your Family Road Trip This Summer.  In case you plan to fly on your family vacation here are some suggestions and tips for you. I am assuming you are planning on taking a family vacation this summer.  I hope you're planning on doing it with cash, but I suspect there is not much I can do to change your mind if you're not. So my … [Read more...]

Ten Ways to Save Money on Your Family Road Trip This Summer

I am assuming you are planning on taking a family vacation this summer.  I hope you're planning on doing it with cash.  My ultimate goal is to help you make your family road trips as cheap as possible. Photo by Global Jet Family Road Trips Money Saving Tips Set a vacation framily road trip budget. I know vacations are supposed to be a time of freedom and liberation.  No rules and no … [Read more...]