Travel Is Free Podcast



Drew (of and Dave host the Travel Is Free podcast, where the goal is to have great conversations about travel, travel hacking, deals, frequent flyer miles, and interview experts on all of the above.


  • Nick of Frequent Miler on #40kFarAway

    23/10/2019 Duración: 59min

    The folks at Frequent Miler had a contest to go as far as they could with 40,000 points and $400. Nick got Citi TY points, Stephen got Amex MR points, and Greg got Chase UR points.

  • Traveling Full-Time on Miles & Points w/ Katie & JT Genter

    27/09/2019 Duración: 01h17min

    Katie & JT Genter live out of hotels and travel the world (300,000 flown miles a year) while collecting and using miles & points, all while writing for The Points Guy.

  • Drew's A "Sell-Out"? & Dave Can't Even Japan!

    20/09/2019 Duración: 01h34min

    Discuss the comments of Drew being called a sell-out on his post about going to TPG/RV. And David has a series of epic failures with his last minute trip to Japan.

  • Ep 10: United Stopovers, ANA Miles, Hotwire Trick, and more!

    09/08/2019 Duración: 01h21min

    Carrie joins Drew and Dave to discuss everything from the early days of full-time travel to technical problems with booking miles tickets with ANA and United.

  • Getting Travel Discounts (Corporate, Employee, Travel Agent discounts)

    27/06/2019 Duración: 01h09min

    Drew pitches Dave to invest in his crazy idea to get huge travel discounts. First discussing corporate codes, and buying employee discounts.

  • Best Travel Rewards Cards & Rules

    14/06/2019 Duración: 01h11min

    What are the best travel rewards credit cards? What do travel & miles/points experts use and apply for? Why? What are the rules on what cards you can get?Stefan (of Rapid Travel Chai) joins Dave and Drew (of for Episode 8 of the Travel Is Free podcast.

  • Ep 7: The Devil's Advocate Unmasked and Podcasted... and Mileage Running.

    06/06/2019 Duración: 55min

    Julian Kheel, the artist formerly known as "The Devil's Advocate", joins the podcast.Greg, the artist still know as "The Frequent Miler", also joins, which is extra interesting because The Devil's Advocate wrote "Bet You Didn't Know" on Frequent Miler until he quit to take an offer at TPG... which we discuss.Mostly I facilitate a debate between Julian's mileage running and Greg MSing $500,000 a year for Delta Status (for him and his wife).Song credit: "Human" by Sean Heathcliff

  • Why Amex MR is Best & Partner Loop Holes /w Nick of FrequentMiler

    30/05/2019 Duración: 01h13min

    Nick Reyes starts out arguing that American Express Membership Rewards are better than the holy Chase UR points. In fact, the entire episode is about Amex MR transfer partners, mostly because we were excited about Avianca LifeMiles loop holes.Find our guests Nick and Greg at

  • Ep 5: Greg, The Frequent Miler

    23/05/2019 Duración: 01h08min

    Dave and Drew have Greg, from to discuss MS (ebates), blogging, and frequent flyer miles.Support the show

  • Ep 4: Gary Leff of ViewFromTheWing

    16/05/2019 Duración: 01h24min

    Gary Leff is the guest of the Travel is Free Podcast episode 4. Gary is the godfather of miles and points blogging, and has become one of the most knowledgable people in all the miles and points world.Support the show

  • Stefan Krasowski Pt 2: Getting To "Expert" in Miles & Points

    08/05/2019 Duración: 01h01min

    Stefan joins Drew & Dave to talk about becoming an expert in miles and points. Whether it's testing the terms and conditions or networking, everyone is looking for "their own little honeypot".

  • Stefan Krasowski Pt 1: Visiting Every Country On Earth

    08/05/2019 Duración: 57min

    Stefan Krasowski of RapidTravelChai joins Dave and Drew on the Travel Is Free Podcast. Split in 2 episodes, Part 1 discusses Stefan's travel goal to visit every country on earth,  how he only has 1 left, and the adventures along the way.

  • Ep 2: Spencer Howard on Award Availability

    01/05/2019 Duración: 44min

    This week Drew (of and Dave interview Spencer Howard who has a newsletter sending on "award alerts" when he finds groups of business and first class availability for groups. It can be hard finding long haul business and first class flights for your favorite frequent flyer programs, and he sends out the best of deals. 

  • Ep 1: How The Game Has Changed

    24/04/2019 Duración: 57min

    Drew and Dave host the Travel Is Free Podcast and discuss how they've seen the world of frequent flyer miles change over the years and reminisce about the best deals they've had.Support the show