Award Travel 101 Podcast Episode 21: Crafty Way to See Taylor Swift, Ways to Earn Hotel Free Nights Award Travel 101 Podcast Episode 21: Crafty Way to See Taylor Swift, Ways to Earn Hotel Free Nights

Award Travel 101 Podcast Episode 21: Crafty Way to See Taylor Swift, Ways to Earn Hotel Free Nights

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The Award Travel 101 podcast is back with a crafty way that to see Taylor Swift, a roundup of ways to earn hotel free night credits, and answers to your questions. If you want us to air your question, send us an email or reach out to us in the Award Travel 101 Facebook Community.

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Award Travel 101 Podcast Show Format

We break each show into six sections:

  • Question/Win of the Week — asked or shared by members of the Award Travel 101 community
  • News & Enhanced Offers
  • What Bonuses Did We Get — which will tell you what credit cards we're working on and why
  • Trip Updates
  • Highlight Feature
  • What You Didn't Know — a feature dedicated to a big or small tip that will help you better maximize the value you receive from your rewards.

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Previous Episode Show Notes

Award Travel 101 Podcast Episode 21 Show Notes

Question of the Week (From the Award Travel 101 Group)

Diane Ketcham asks: What are the advantages and disadvantages of booking one-way travel?

News & Enhanced Offers

Trip Updates

  • How does Taylor Swift impact both Allison and Mike?
  • Allison is planning a new trip to Rio De Janeiro
  • Mike booked a trip to Pittsburg to see his son’s favorite YouTuber and has a trip to Europe soon, including a Ted Lasso tour

What Bonuses Did We Get?

Highlight Feature: All the ways to earn hotel free-night certificates


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What You Didn't Know

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Where To Find the Award Travel 101 Community

For questions, you can join us in the free 95,000+ member Award Travel 101 Community.

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