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I’m a champagne girl on a beer-drinker’s budget. As such, most of my long-haul flights are in business class, for LESS than the price of an equivalent economy ticket!

How do I manage this magic? It’s all about travel hacking and earning points with the right credit cards. If you live in the U.S., these are the best credit cards for travel hacking.


Chase Sapphire Preferred

Chase Sapphire Reserve

AMEX Business Platinum

Chase Ink Business

The Hilton Honors American Express Business Card

Avianca Airline Miles

Southwest Credit Cards

IHG Rewards Club