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Nov
2018
Travel in 2019 – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 16
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /31440
On Travel in 2019 Season 2 Episode 16 of the Driftr Podcast, we discuss an in-depth review shopping through credit card portals and staffing your card offers on our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful city of Cairo, Egypt and discuss our thoughts on Travel in 2019.
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31

Oct
2018
Homeless While Traveling? – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 15
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /31200
On Homeless While Traveling? Season 2 Episode 15 of the Driftr Podcast, we discuss an in-depth review of the Discover IT Card during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful city of Montreal, Canada and discuss our thoughts on What happens when you get evicted from your short term housing?
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Oct
2018
Get Gains While 10,000 Miles Away – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 14
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /30820
On Get Gains While 10,000 Miles Away Season 2 Episode 14 of the Driftr Podcast, we discuss an in-depth review of the CapitalOne VentureOne Rewards Card during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful city of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and discuss our thoughts on how can you be healthy or exercise efficiently while traveling.
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16

Oct
2018
Planning to Play? Or You Just Play Planning? – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 13
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /30250
On Planning to Play? Or You Just Play Planning? Season 2 Episode 13 of the Driftr Podcast, we discuss an in-depth review of the CapitalOne Venture Card during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful country of Croatia and discuss our thoughts on how do you organize a SUCCESSFUL group trip?
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10

Oct
2018
Betta Watch My Shoes – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 12
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /30280
On Betta Watch My Shoes Season 2 Episode 12 of the Driftr Podcast, we discuss an in-depth review of the new American Express Gold Card during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful location of Marrakech, Morocco and discuss our thoughts on what shoes do you wear when you travel.
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02

Oct
2018
PSA: Travel is Dead…Or Is it? – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 11
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /30430
On PSA: Travel is Dead...Or Is it? Season 2 Episode 11 of the Driftr Podcast, we discuss an in-depth review of a Credit Card State of Emergency during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful location of Quito, Ecuador and discuss our thoughts on State of Travel in 2019.
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31

May
2018
What Level Is Your Petty? – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 10
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /30510
On What Level Is Your Petty Season 2 Episode 10 of the Driftr Podcast, we discuss an in-depth review of Marriott's New Credit Cards and Existing Credit Card Changes during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful location of Madrid, Spain and discuss our thoughts on experiencing any Drake-level pettiness while traveling.
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09

May
2018
New Flight, New Life – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 9
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /30410
On New Flight, New Life Season 2 Episode 9 of the Driftr Podcast, we discuss an in-depth review of SPG's New Credit Cards and Existing Credit Card Changes during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful location of Maui, Hawaii and discuss our thoughts on How travel has changed our lives for the better.
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02

May
2018
Don’t Get Me Sick! – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 8
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /30610
On Don't Get Me Sick! Season 2 Episode 8 of the Driftr Podcast, we discuss an in-depth review of Citi Thank You Premier during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful location of Lima, Peru and discuss our thoughts on Health Concerns when traveling to another country.
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25

Apr
2018
Who Needs Hobbies Anyways? – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 7
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /30620
On Who Needs Hobbies Anyways? Season 2 Episode 7 of the Driftr Podcast, we discuss an in-depth review of Citi Prestige during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful location of Venice, Italy and discuss our thoughts on Hobbies picked up through Travel.
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21

Mar
2018
Get Travel Vouchers or Fly Trying – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 6
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /29700
On Accepting Travel Vouchers for Flights? When to Do it or Not Do it, Season 2 Episode 6 of the Driftr Podcast, we discuss an in-depth review of Foundational Cards: Chase Sapphire Preferred vs American Express Premier Rewards Gold vs CapitalOne Venture Rewards during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful location of Vancover, Canada and discuss our thoughts on when to accept or decline travel vouchers
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07

Mar
2018
Where is My Comfort Animal with Special Guest Dr. Cherese Sullivan – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 5
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /28920
On Where is my Comfort Animal, Season 2 Episode 5 of the Driftr Podcast, we discuss an in-depth review of Chase Ink Business Preferred during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful location of Singapore, Singapore and discuss our thoughts on how to travel with pets, with special guest Cherese Sullivan
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27

Feb
2018
BAE Don’t Fly??? – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 4
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /29820
On BAE Don't Fly???, Season 2 Episode 4 of the Driftr Podcast, we discuss an in-depth review of American Express Business Gold Credit Card during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful location of Melbourne, Australia and discuss our thoughts on how do you handle when BAE doesn't travel.
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Feb
2018
Text Me 10,000 miles away – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 3
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /28040
On Text Me 1,000 miles away, Season 2 Episode 3 of the Driftr Podcast, we discuss an in-depth review of American Express Platinum Business Credit Card during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful location of Yangon, Myanmar (Burma) and discuss our thoughts on how do you communicate while traveling? Sim cards or International Plans.
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07

Feb
2018
Baecation and the Door of No Return – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 2
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /28860
On Baecation and the Door of No Return, Season 2 Episode 2 of the Driftr Podcast, we discuss an in-depth review of American Express Business Blue Credit Card during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful location of Accra, Ghana and discuss our thoughts on when do you buy tickets for a significant other in a relationship?
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01

Feb
2018
Peacocks and Boo Trips – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 1
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /28490
WE are back! Season 2, Episode 1 of the Driftr Podcast. On Peacocks and Boo Trips, we discuss an in-depth review of Chase Ink Business Preferred Card during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful location of Reykjavik, Iceland and discuss our thoughts when is the proper time to buy a flight for a love interest?
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30

Oct
2017
Glitch Fare: Dallas to Melbourne, Australia for $185 R/T
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /7430
Glitch Fare: Dallas to Melbourne, Australia for $185 R/T
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22

Sep
2017
We Ain’t Got No Name with Kiarra Sandoval on Ripped Radio Network
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /4580
Join Driftr Podcast Co-Host Kiarra Sandoval, on a Special Radio Show airing on Ripped Radio Network.
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20

Sep
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 16
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /27560
On Episode 16 we discuss the Question of the Day: Where can you go on vacation/baecation outside of the Caribbean, an in-depth review of AMEX Centurion (Black) Card during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful location of Addis, Ababa and discuss our thoughts on evacuation protocol for a hurricane.
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14

Sep
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 15
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /25680
On Episode 15 we discuss the Question of the Day: What is your favorite travel app, an in-depth review of Chase Freedom and Freedom Unlimited Card during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful location of Johannesburg, South Africa and discuss our thoughts on putting off big purchases on your credit card.
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08

Sep
2017
Error Fare: New York to London, UK & Reykjavik, Iceland for $356 R/T
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /4870
Take advantage of this deal through Icelandair to head to London, UK & Reykjavik, Iceland out of New York, NY.
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07

Sep
2017
2 in 1 Flight Deal: Houston to Bali for $560 R/T, with Singapore for $674 R/T
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /3750
Take advantage of this deal through Singapore Airlines via Houston to Bali for only $560 for a roundtrip! Also option to visit both Singapore and Bali for only $674!
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07

Sep
2017
2 in 1 Flight Deal: Boston to Netherlands & Iceland for only $365 R/T
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /2220
Take advantage of this deal through Icelandair to head to Amsterdam, Netherlands and Reykjavik, Iceland out of Boston, MA.
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06

Sep
2017
American Express Targets Millennials With No-Fee Delta Credit Card
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /00
AmEx has been tinkering with co-brand offers since Costco loss. JPMorgan, United Airlines also rolling out a no-fee card
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06

Sep
2017
Error Fare: Miami Guatemala & Costa Rica for $321 R/T
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /3120
Take advantage of this deal through Avianca to head to Guatemala City, Guatemala, and San Jose, Costa Rica out of Miami, FL.
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06

Sep
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 14
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /19730
On Episode 14 we discuss the Question of the Day: How do you overcome jetlag, an in-depth review of American Express EverDay and Everday Preferred Card during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful location of Cartagena, Colombia and discuss our thoughts Airline Vouchers: Take them or Leave them.
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01

Sep
2017
Error Fare: Miami to Buenos Aires, Argentina for $321 R/T
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /3970
Error Fare: Miami to Buenos Aires, Argentina for $321 R/T
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30

Aug
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 13
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /16901
On Episode 13 we discuss the Question of the Day: What flight aggregators do you use for finding flights, an in-depth review of Chase Sapphire Preferred during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful location of Siem Reap, Cambodia and discuss our thoughts Credit Card Application Limits and the Strategy behind applying for credit cards.
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30

Aug
2017
2 in 1 Flight Deal: Los Angeles to New Zealand & Fiji for only $909 R/T
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /2100
2 in 1 Flight Deal: Los Angeles to New Zealand & Fiji for only $909 R/T
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27

Aug
2017
3 in 1 Flight Deal: USA to Hong Kong, Bali, & Germany for only $1134 R/T
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /2190
3 in 1 Flight Deal: USA to Hong Kong, Bali, & Germany for only $1134 R/T
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23

Aug
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 12
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /12010
On Episode 12, we hosted a special episode, having a live studio audience asking questions during our the Question of the Day, an in-depth review of American Express Premier Rewards Gold Card during our Cards and Points segment, and took a trip to the beautiful location of Berlin, Germany.
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17

Aug
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 11
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /12272
On Episode 11 we discuss the Question of the Day: How do you find the best picture taking spots, an in-depth review of Chase Sapphire Reserve during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful location of Santiago, Chile and discuss our thoughts on No Fee ATM Access Checking Accounts.
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16

Aug
2017
2 in 1 Flight Deal: Boston to London, UK & Reykjavick, Iceland for only $350 R/T
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /2270
2 in 1 Flight Deal: Boston to London, UK & Reykjavick, Iceland for only $350 R/T
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10

Aug
2017
2 in 1 Flight Deal: New York City to London, UK & Reykjavik, Iceland for only $357 R/T
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /2820
2 in 1 Flight Deal: New York City to London, UK & Reykjavik, Iceland for only $357 R/T
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09

Aug
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 10
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /12950
On Episode 10 we discuss the Question of the Day: What do you when your flight is cancelled and you don't find out until you get to the airport, an in-depth review ofAmerican Express Platinum Card (Personal) during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful location of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil and discuss our thoughts on using ride shares abroad.
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06

Aug
2017
2 in 1 Flight Deal: Washington, D.C. to Rio De Janeiro & Iguazu Falls, Brazil only $539 R/T
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /3470
2 in 1 Flight Deal: Washington, D.C. to Rio De Janeiro & Iguazu Falls, Brazil only $539 R/T
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06

Aug
2017
3 in 1 Flight Deal: Miami to Columbia, Bolivia and Lima, Peru only $403 R/T
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /3340
#3 in 1 Flight Deal: Miami to Columbia, Bolivia and Lima, Peru only $403 R/T
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31

Jul
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 9
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /12620
On Episode 9 we discuss the Question of the Day: How many countries have you traveled to, an in-depth review of Chase Ultimate Rewards Credit Cards during our Cards and Points segment, took a trip to the beautiful location of Zurich, Switzerland and discuss our thoughts on rental cars vs public transportation.
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30

Jul
2017
New York to many Asian destinations only $487 R/T
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /2670
New York to Fuzhou, China for only $396 R/T
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28

Jul
2017
Four huge airlines on three continents are creating a virtual super-airline
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /00
Four huge airlines on three continents want to create a virtual super-airline. They plan to spend more than $1 billion to do it.
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27

Jul
2017
Minneapolis to France and Iceland for only $487 R/T
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /2770
Minneapolis to France and Iceland for only $487 R/T
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26

Jul
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 8
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /11920
On Episode 8 we discuss the Question of the Day: What is the 1 thing you can't travel without, an in-depth review of Chase Ultimate Rewards Program during our Cards and Points segment, take a trip to the beautiful location of London, England, and discuss our thoughts on economy vs basic economy.
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24

Jul
2017
2 IN 1 TRIP: New York to both Bolivia & Peru for $492 r/t
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /2930
2 IN 1 TRIP: New York to both Bolivia & Peru for $492 r/t
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20

Jul
2017
New York to Fuzhou, China for only $396 R/T
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /2840
New York to Fuzhou, China for only $396 R/T
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18

Jul
2017
2 in 1 Flight Deal: Washington D.C. To Madagascar for $756 r/t, including Ethiopia for $809 r/t
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /2890
#2 in 1 Flight Deal: Washington D.C. To Madagascar for $756 r/t, including Ethiopia for $809 r/t
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17

Jul
2017
2 in 1 Flight Deal: Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur & Bangkok $376 r/t
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /2830
2 in 1 Flight Deal: Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur & Bangkok $376 r/t
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15

Jul
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 7
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /11570
On Episode 7 we discuss the Question of the Day: When is the best day to book flights, an in-depth review of American Express Membership Rewards earning credit cards during our Cards and Points segment, take a trip to the beautiful location of Bali, Indonesia, and discuss our thoughts on travel packages: the good, the bad, the expensive.
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14

Jul
2017
Error Fare: Portland, Oregon to Guangzhou, China $296 r/t
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /2980
Error Fare: Portland, Oregon to Guangzhou, China $296 r/t
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13

Jul
2017
The Traveler’s Bill of Rights: Tarmac Delays
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /4050
What happens when you have a 3 hour delay while sitting on the tarmac? Do you know your traveler's bill of rights and how you can get compensation?
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11

Jul
2017
Error Fare: Non Stop from Los Angeles to Auckland, New Zealand for only $533 r/t
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /3860
Error Fare: Non Stop from Los Angeles to Auckland, New Zealand for only $533 r/t
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06

Jul
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 6
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /6550
On Episode 6 we discuss the Question of the Day: Top Place You Want to Travel To, American Express Membership Rewards, take a trip to the beautiful location of Paris, France, and discuss our thoughts on Group Travel vs Solo Travel.
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03

Jul
2017
Back in time: Curve lets you switch the bank card you paid with after each transaction is complete
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /00
A fledgling fintech startup is embracing time travel with a new feature that lets users switch the bank card they use for a transaction after they’ve already made the transaction.
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27

Jun
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 5
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /5020
On Episode 5 we discuss the Question of the Day: Fondest Travel Memory, points for flights or points for hotels during our Cards and Points segment, take a trip to the beautiful location of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, and discuss our thoughts on Group Travel vs Solo Travel.
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20

Jun
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 4
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /4320
On Episode 4, we discuss the Question of the Day: Is Global Entry/TSA Pre-Check worth the investment, cover how to hit minimum credit card spends during our Cards and Points segment, take a trip to the beautiful location of Tokyo, Japan, and discuss the difference between Being a tourist vs Being a traveler.
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14

Jun
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 3
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /4280
On Episode 3, we discuss the Question of the Day: Best meal or snack you ever had on an airplane, cover Points or Cash Back during our Cards and Points segment, take a trip to the beautiful location of Nairobi, Kenya, and discuss Airbnb vs Hotels vs Hostels.
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30

May
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 2
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /4210
On Episode 2, we discuss the Question of the Day: How much do you tip, cover Points 101: Difference Between Transferrable Points and Redeemable Points during our Cards and Points segment, take a trip to the beautiful location of Havana, Cuba, and discuss Rights when on an overbooked flight.
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23

May
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 1
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /5854
On Episode 1, we discuss the Question of the Day: How do you disconnect during Travel, cover Credit Bootcamp 101 during our Cards and Points segment, take a trip to the beautiful location of Barcelona, Spain, and discuss Glitch Deal Etiquette.
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