Award Travel 101 Podcast Episode 9: Freedom Bonus Categories, Award Travel Wins, and Meet Jerod Morales Award Travel 101 Podcast Episode 9: Freedom Bonus Categories, Award Travel Wins, and Meet Jerod Morales

Award Travel 101 Podcast Episode 9: Freedom Bonus Categories, Award Travel Wins, and Meet Jerod Morales

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The Award Travel 101 podcast is back with more Award Travel 101 member wins, program updates, and Award Travel 101 group moderator Jerod Morales shares tips for flying his whole family of six in business class. If you want us to air your question, send us an email or reach out to us in the Award Travel 101 Facebook Community.

Award Travel 101 Podcast Show Format

We break each show into six sections:

  • Question of the Week — asked by members of the 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.

How to Listen to the Award Travel 101 Podcast

Episode 009 — Sapphire Lounge Opening, New Bonuses, Meet the Mods (Jerod Morales), and Business Class for Six

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Previous Episodes

Award Travel 101 Podcast Episode 9 Show Notes

Is it possible to fly business class with a family of six? Well, today I have the perfect guest to share how to build travel experiences for an entire family of six. I have Award Travel 101 moderator and AwardWallet author Jerod Morales.

Miles & Points for the Win

Katy Krouth: Booked United Polaris business class to Thailand and back on a special Round-The-World adventure. Whether big or small, you can share your miles and points wins too in the Award Travel 101 community!

Stephanie Staiano: QSuite to South Africa — with AT101’s help she was able to (earn) select the right cards, meet the sign-up bonus, and (burn) book for 190k per person round-trip from East Coast figuring out Avios and Qatar. Stephanie: Don’t worry about the cents per point police. Travel rewards are there so you don't have to shell out your hard-earned cash. Congrats on the booking!

News & Enhanced Offers

What Bonuses Did We Get?

Jerod's newest card apps:

Trip Updates

Joe: Renewed kid's passport

  1. Cancun (Le Blanc, not on points) but booked flights on Southwest Rapid Reward points
  2. Alila Ventana
  3. Paris: Flying Blue can be great for families

Highlight Feature: Meet the Award Travel 101 Mod Jerod Morales & Family Travel

How’d you get introduced to travel rewards/loyalty programs

What You Didn't Know

  • T-Mobile — huge savings when traveling on select plans
  • Clear US customs departing Dublin (DUB) — great with family

Where To Find Us

For questions, you can join us in the free 91,000+ member Award Travel 101 Community. If you want to dig into some of the less discussed strategies, our Award Travel 201 community is filled with those who want to dig into the weeds a little more. To book time with our team to discuss how to better your earning and burning strategies, check out Award Travel 1-on-1.

You can also email us or find us on Twitter or Instagram. If in-person meetups interest you, register for our next event Let's Go Crazy with AT in the TC. Tickets are now on sale!

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