Manufactured Spending 2022: My Year End Review – Great Success

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Manufactured Spending is a highly lucrative method to generate enormous amounts of miles and points. I've covered severed well known methods over the years, but here's my full recap for Manufactured Spending 2022 even though we still have December left. Photo by Lukas on Pexels.com Elite Statuses Earned Hyatt Globalist I stayed about 20 or … Continue reading Manufactured Spending 2022: My Year End Review – Great Success

Manufactured Spending: The Beautiful Art of Stacking

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Manufactured Spending(MS for short), is my primary method of generating tens of thousands of points each year. This method can sometimes be tedious, but when I take a nice trip with Jen, it all feels worth it. A sub-segment of MS that I utilized emphasizes the important art of extreme deal stacking. This means double … Continue reading Manufactured Spending: The Beautiful Art of Stacking

Manufactured Spending: Is there Anything Left after 2022?

Manufactured spending is an art and the process of artificially spending with credit cards to generate miles and points. This creates tremendous value and this post will cover what still works in 2022 and beyond. Photo by RODNAE Productions on Pexels.com Why I Manufactured Spend? Before we get into the weeds of what methods still … Continue reading Manufactured Spending: Is there Anything Left after 2022?

A Big Thank You to Jen: The Food Curator & My Awesome Other Half

Strictly Travel was a fun venture I started back in 2019. Originally, this was a way to learn how to blog as well as working on my programming skills. Prior to founding Strictly Travel, Jen and I were fresh out of college and just beginning to understand miles and points. Although Jen doesn't write much, … Continue reading A Big Thank You to Jen: The Food Curator & My Awesome Other Half

Last Chance: Chase Sapphire Reserve 80,000 Signup Bonus (Ends 11/30/2022)

Chase's luxury credit card, the Chase Sapphire Reserve is currently offering an elevated signup bonus of 80,000 points after $4,000 of spend in the first three months. This card carries a hefty annual fee of $550 but also comes with a slew of benefits. One of these is a $300 annual travel credit which effectively … Continue reading Last Chance: Chase Sapphire Reserve 80,000 Signup Bonus (Ends 11/30/2022)

World of Hyatt Credit Card: An Honest Review

World of Hyatt Credit Card, Official image by Chase The World of Hyatt credit card offered by Chase was the only co-branded credit card offered by Hyatt until the recently launched Hyatt business credit card. This credit card has become a staple in my wallet as I chase(no pun intended) Hyatt Globalist Status each year … Continue reading World of Hyatt Credit Card: An Honest Review