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Nov
2018
Travel in 2019 – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 16
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /29670
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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Oct
2018
Homeless While Traveling? – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 15
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /29550
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 /29420
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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Oct
2018
Planning to Play? Or You Just Play Planning? – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 13
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /29380
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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Oct
2018
Betta Watch My Shoes – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 12
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /29300
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.

02

Oct
2018
PSA: Travel is Dead…Or Is it? – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 11
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /29440
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.

31

May
2018
What Level Is Your Petty? – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 10
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /29210
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.

09

May
2018
New Flight, New Life – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 9
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /29140
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.

02

May
2018
Don’t Get Me Sick! – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 8
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /29250
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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Apr
2018
Who Needs Hobbies Anyways? – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 7
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /29600
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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Mar
2018
Get Travel Vouchers or Fly Trying – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 6
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /28800
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

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 /27930
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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Feb
2018
BAE Don’t Fly??? – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 4
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /28870
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.

11

Feb
2018
Text Me 10,000 miles away – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 3
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /27050
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.

07

Feb
2018
Baecation and the Door of No Return – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 2
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /27800
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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Feb
2018
Peacocks and Boo Trips – The Driftr Podcast Season 2, Episode 1
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /27340
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?

20

Sep
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 16
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /26180
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.

14

Sep
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 15
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /23940
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.

06

Sep
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 14
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /17990
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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Aug
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 13
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /15130
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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Aug
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 12
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /10610
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.

17

Aug
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 11
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /10820
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.

09

Aug
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 10
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /11500
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.

31

Jul
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 9
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /11200
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.

26

Jul
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 8
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /10720
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.

15

Jul
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 7
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /9920
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.

06

Jul
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 6
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /5480
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.

27

Jun
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 5
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /3710
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.

20

Jun
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 4
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /3210
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.

14

Jun
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 3
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /2990
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.

30

May
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 2
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /3070
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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May
2017
The Driftr Podcast – Episode 1
Posted by: Brian Fontenot /4384
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.