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2. The Most Common Travel Hacking Misconceptions The Travel Hacking Mom Show

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Are you interested in Travel Hacking but…
In the back of your mind, do you worry about the impact on your credit score? Or the time and money required to see results?
You're not alone! When we first started Travel Hacking, we had similar questions! These are common concerns for people just starting out.
But here's the thing: Travel Hacking is a skill, and like any other skill, the more you practice and understand the process, the better you'll get at it.
In this episode, we'll address some of the most common misconceptions about Travel Hacking and answer frequently asked questions like:
How much money do you need to spend to earn points? How do you maintain a high credit score while Travel Hacking? How much time does Travel Hacking take? How many credit cards do you need to use? We'll also share our #1 tip for keeping your cards organized, and an app you can use as a travel hacking tool to track your points, miles, and credit card offers.
This will help you stay on top of your progress and make the most of your Travel Hacking experience and make your next trip a breeze!
It may sound overwhelming at first, but don’t psych yourself out. If we can do it, anyone can! By understanding the common misconceptions and frequently asked questions and by staying organized and consistent, you can become a pro at Travel Hacking and enjoy the benefits of free or discounted travel.
More Of What’s Inside:
How does travel hacking impact your credit? The misconception is that you just get one card The power of sign-up bonuses  How to use credit cards to break up your expenses Planning your card applications around life events How it’s easier than ever to get started with travel hacking in 2023 Our favorite app for traveling Everyone can make time for this (even the busiest moms)  And much more!  
Links:
 Free Gifts and Resources To Start Your Travel Hacking Journey:
Free Webinar: How to Start Traveling for Nearly Free Best Current Credit Card Offers: Best Rewards Card Offers | Travel Hacking Mom Award Travel Academy: Award Travel Academy Our Website:
https://travelhackingmom.com Connect With Us:
Newsletter signup: https://travelhackingmom.com/newsletter Instagram: Alex + Pam + Jess | Points & Miles (@travelhackingmom) TikTok: travelhackingmom's Creator Profile Facebook group: Travel Hacking Mom Group | Facebook Links For This Episode: 
Minimum Spend Checklist. https://travelhackingmom.ck.page/658aed1f46  
Episode Minute By Minute:
0:02 What’s inside today’s episode 0:38 Traveling hacking misconceptions 1:02 Will Travel Hacking Ruin Your Credit Score? 2:27 What makes up your credit score 5:22 Why Alex doesn't look at cards APRs 6:17 The power of sign-up bonuses 8:58 How many credit cards Pam opens within a year 10:26 Why you DON'T have to spend a crazy amount of money to earn points 14:31 How Alex earned points from paying medical bills 16:35 Why Travel Hacking can fit into even the busiest schedules 18:34 Age isn't a limit! Pam is a grandma of 21 grandkids and still Travel Hacks 20:42 The best and easiest way to stay an organized Travel Hacker

Are you interested in Travel Hacking but…
In the back of your mind, do you worry about the impact on your credit score? Or the time and money required to see results?
You're not alone! When we first started Travel Hacking, we had similar questions! These are common concerns for people just starting out.
But here's the thing: Travel Hacking is a skill, and like any other skill, the more you practice and understand the process, the better you'll get at it.
In this episode, we'll address some of the most common misconceptions about Travel Hacking and answer frequently asked questions like:
How much money do you need to spend to earn points? How do you maintain a high credit score while Travel Hacking? How much time does Travel Hacking take? How many credit cards do you need to use? We'll also share our #1 tip for keeping your cards organized, and an app you can use as a travel hacking tool to track your points, miles, and credit card offers.
This will help you stay on top of your progress and make the most of your Travel Hacking experience and make your next trip a breeze!
It may sound overwhelming at first, but don’t psych yourself out. If we can do it, anyone can! By understanding the common misconceptions and frequently asked questions and by staying organized and consistent, you can become a pro at Travel Hacking and enjoy the benefits of free or discounted travel.
More Of What’s Inside:
How does travel hacking impact your credit? The misconception is that you just get one card The power of sign-up bonuses  How to use credit cards to break up your expenses Planning your card applications around life events How it’s easier than ever to get started with travel hacking in 2023 Our favorite app for traveling Everyone can make time for this (even the busiest moms)  And much more!  
Links:
 Free Gifts and Resources To Start Your Travel Hacking Journey:
Free Webinar: How to Start Traveling for Nearly Free Best Current Credit Card Offers: Best Rewards Card Offers | Travel Hacking Mom Award Travel Academy: Award Travel Academy Our Website:
https://travelhackingmom.com Connect With Us:
Newsletter signup: https://travelhackingmom.com/newsletter Instagram: Alex + Pam + Jess | Points & Miles (@travelhackingmom) TikTok: travelhackingmom's Creator Profile Facebook group: Travel Hacking Mom Group | Facebook Links For This Episode: 
Minimum Spend Checklist. https://travelhackingmom.ck.page/658aed1f46  
Episode Minute By Minute:
0:02 What’s inside today’s episode 0:38 Traveling hacking misconceptions 1:02 Will Travel Hacking Ruin Your Credit Score? 2:27 What makes up your credit score 5:22 Why Alex doesn't look at cards APRs 6:17 The power of sign-up bonuses 8:58 How many credit cards Pam opens within a year 10:26 Why you DON'T have to spend a crazy amount of money to earn points 14:31 How Alex earned points from paying medical bills 16:35 Why Travel Hacking can fit into even the busiest schedules 18:34 Age isn't a limit! Pam is a grandma of 21 grandkids and still Travel Hacks 20:42 The best and easiest way to stay an organized Travel Hacker

25 min