Entries by Joel

Positioning flights (Advanced travel-hacking strategy)

A positioning flight is a flight someone takes out of a different airport than their own when they can fly for cheaper from that airport. It’s a bit of an advanced strategy experienced travelers use to get cheaper international flights. The advantage: Someone living in L.A. might only be able to find flights to Paris […]

Coronavirus, Travel, & Social Responsibility

I’ve gotten a lot of heavy criticism from subscribers stating that I’m irresponsibly encouraging travel during this critical time and I wanted clear a couple of things up for anyone who might feel the same. To be clear: I completely agree with the social distancing that is going on. Given what we know about the […]

5 ways to get $1000 to $12,000 out of 5 minutes of work

Yesterday, a free subscriber emailed stating she likes the idea of our service but can’t afford to upgrade. She said she can only afford to travel out of necessity for things like weddings/funerals, etc. I was covering for Brooke (our AMAZING customer-support person), and I basically said – “If you only travel out of necessity, […]

“Squish like grape”

Remember this scene from Karate kid?   Walk right side road – Safe. Walk left side road – Safe. Walk middle of road – sooner or later… Squish like grape. Want to find a pretty good deal every once in a while? Stick to the right side of the road & go to kayak.com. Sometimes […]