Two amazing hacks for hacking travel hackers’ travel hacks

The proliferation of travel bloggers and sites can be great for us. No flight deal, credit card offer, or free Uber ride gets missed if you follow the right travel hacking sites.

What is a hack? A trick or a little-known, yet effective, method of doing something.

What is travel hacking? Basically, it’s using points, miles, flight deals, and credit card sign-ups to make possible travel that would otherwise be nearly impossible without wealth.

Below, I’ll list a few of my favorite travel sites, but first:

Here are a couple things to keep in mind when browsing travel sites:

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Why Uber’s stubbornness on in-app tipping will cost them in battle with Lyft

Things are getting awkward between riders and drivers in California and Massachusetts. After a recent court settlement, Uber is now allowing drivers in those states to use signs in their cars to solicit cash tips from passengers.

So when your driver turns around and smiles at the end of your ride, that’s now not always just a friendly goodbye. Though they believe it’s just the opposite, Uber’s message to passengers is clear: Carry cash or risk your rider star rating taking a dip. Continue reading