(This is part of a series introducing the new personal finance guide for missionaries: Money for Missionaries: A Personal Finance Primer for Missionaries, aka M4M, now available from Amazon. Or, get it as a free bonus when you buy BFFM.)
Earlier, we learned how to stack our rewards on major purchases so that we can get up to 10% – not just the measly 2% you can easily get from using a credit card.
One of those major purchases will most likely be airfare for your whole family overseas. You will also want to be using the best program if you want to get the most out of your stacked rewards.
The good news is that there is already a lot of great information out there to help you decipher all the frequent flyer plans out there.
So instead of re-inventing the wheel, let me point you to the best resources to get you started.
Best Frequent Flyer Resources.
Help me travel cheap – sign up to receive free emails and download the ebook. Basic explanation of airline alliances, frequent flyer plans, and how to earn and use miles. He also points you to other great resources.
Most notably, you can use Chris’ resources from the Art of Non-Conformity to become a true travel hacker. You can buy a guide, but I would recommend joining the travel hacking cartel for just $1 for one day. (Again, not affiliate links.)
Yes, there are forums out there to help you get the most out of your frequent flyer miles, but you will get a headache trying to follow them. First use one of the resources above, and then you can decipher other resources much more easily.
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