Posted on: Feb 11, 2015

By knowing how to make the most of credit card rewards, travel the world for free! Discover how

1. Apply for several credit cards at the same time

Credit pulls are not so important for your credit score. This is 10% of your credit score. However, it’s better if you limit number of credit pulls. That’s why you want to apply for 3 cards at once and get only 1 credit pull. Here is how you want to do this: you need to open three different browsers (Chrome, Internet Explorer and Firefox), fill in your details and then you click on apply on your 3 browsers within 60 seconds. You will then have only one credit pull on your credit score.

2. Understand what are the best airlines & alliances

There are 3 major airlines alliances: Star Alliance, One World and SkyTeam. These alliances are very helpful to travel the world. For example, Lufthansa and United belong to the same alliance (Star Alliance). That’s why you can travel on Lufthansa flights with United miles (for example: New York to Frankfurt and then Frankfurt to HongKong in Lufthansa First Class for 140,000 miles)

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 3. Find out what is the best airline for you
Depending where you want to travel, you want to understand what is the best airline for you: destinations offered, quality of service, award availability. If you travel to the UK on a regular basis, British Airways is definitely the airline you want to consider. You have to know that BA is also a great mileage program for short flights in the US (9,000 Avios points for a round trip ticket from New York to Miami)
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