Travel Codex Forum

  1. Administration

    How the forum works, and discussion on making it better.
    1. Introduction to Travel Codex

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      Latest: You might be a travel hacker Grayson Wong, Sep 24, 2016 at 8:10 PM
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    2. Suggest New Resources/Categories/Forums

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      Latest: Search Feature Not Working? MS Skier, Sep 16, 2016
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  2. Main Forum

    General topics that do not fit in any other category.
    1. General Miles & Points

      For the topic without a home.
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      Latest: This article is hilarious 2 reasons. a$]-[u, Sep 25, 2016 at 12:06 AM
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    2. Budget Travel Strategies

      When travel hacking and manufactured spend have their appeal, some people just try to save money by traveling on the cheap.
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      Latest: How to use a TurnAround Open Jaw wisely Grayson Wong, Sep 24, 2016 at 8:22 PM
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    3. Tools & Advice

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      Latest: Square accounts F10, Aug 1, 2016
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    4. Off Topic

      Anything not directly related to miles and points.
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      Latest: Spotting MS'ers in the wild? Grayson Wong, Sep 24, 2016 at 8:25 PM
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    5. Meetups & Events

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      Latest: Dallas Meetup secret traveler, Sep 5, 2016
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    6. Refer a Friend

      Use this forum to share your referral links with others -- and also use someone else's link so everyone can benefit.
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  3. Manufactured Spend

    Share the latest tips on minting miles. An upgrade is required for access to some content.
    1. Tips for Newbies

      Use this thread to share advice with newbies who may not have access to the rest of the Manufactured Spend forum.
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      Latest: Paypal Digital Gifts eGiftcards Compromised couches, Sep 24, 2016 at 7:31 AM
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    2. Reselling

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    3. Short-Term Deals

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      Latest: Cash back at giftcards.com vaibhav1203, Sep 21, 2016 at 9:26 AM
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    4. Credit Cards

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      Latest: JP Morgan Reserve Abe, Sep 9, 2016
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    5. All Things PayPal

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    6. Prepaid Cards

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      Latest: Is Bluebird 100% dead? KrissyK90, Sep 22, 2016 at 7:54 AM
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    7. Banks and Deposit Accounts

      Discuss everything you want about banks, EXCEPT credit cards.
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    8. Shopping Portals

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      Latest: Acorns - Found Money Abe, May 17, 2016
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    9. Regional Opportunities

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      Latest: MSP Bear, Sep 19, 2016 at 6:13 PM
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    10. Everything Else/Random Questions

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  4. Travel Hacking

    Learn how to save on airfare with creative tricks and strategies. An upgrade is required for access to some content.
    1. Tips for Newbies

      Share advice here for newbies who may not have access to the rest of the Fuel Dumping forum.
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    2. Mileage Runs

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    3. Fare Construction

      Learn more about fare rules and combining fares to save money.
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      Latest: Hipmunk update? Tony A., Mar 9, 2016
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    4. Fuel Dumping

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    5. Hidden City Ticketing

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    6. Low Base Fares

      These fares may be a starting point for using a variety of tricks.
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  5. Air Travel

    Discuss the opportunities of specific airlines and their loyalty programs.
    1. Search Tools & Services

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      Latest: Flight Search Services sancio, Apr 8, 2016
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    2. Airline Alliances

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    3. Mistake Fares

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      Latest: Australia super cheap --- Tony A., May 1, 2016
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    4. Discounts and Sales

      Published discounts that are available to all customers. This is NOT the place for mistake fares or tricks!
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      Latest: LAX to DXB Sale FlyingCajun, Apr 29, 2016
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  6. Accommodations

    You'll probably spend more time sleeping in a hotel than you will on the plane. Learn how to cut this expense and maximize the benefits of loyalty.
    1. Mistake Rates

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      Latest: Club Med workaround tskiddan, Aug 6, 2016
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    2. Best Rate Guarantees

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      Latest: BRG success in Las Vegas? nagain, May 9, 2016
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    3. Discounts and Sales

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    4. AirBnb, VRBO, & Other Rentals

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      Latest: How to Use Airbnb Anabelle Pickle, Sep 6, 2016
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  7. Ground Transportation

    Need to get around? For everything between the flight and your hotel, you'll find a place to discuss it here.
    1. Trains and Ferries

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    2. Mass Transit

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  8. Destination Tips & Trip Reports

    Inspire and help others when planning their next great adventure.
    1. North America

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      Latest: Weekend in NYC purl15, Jul 18, 2016
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    2. Mexico, Caribbean, & Central America

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      Latest: Ziva Rose Hall Jamaica, mon Ivan De Leon, Sep 20, 2016 at 9:59 AM
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    3. Europe

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      Latest: Warsaw or Belgrade? thadeus_d3, Sep 1, 2016
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    4. Middle East

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      Latest: Dubai VWTim, Mar 15, 2016
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    5. Asia

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      Latest: SE Asia Autumn 2016 FlyingCajun, Aug 10, 2016
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    6. South America

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    7. Africa

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    8. India

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    9. Australia/Oceania

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