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Bitten by the travel bug? Then you need these revenge travel hacks

Editor’s note: This content is sponsored by BDO and was produced by BrandRap, the sales and marketing arm of Rappler. No member of the news and editorial team participated in the production of this piece. After spending most of the past two years staring at the same four walls, people are now slowly coming out of their homes and looking to embark on new adventures as borders reopen. Flights are getting filled again and tourist spots no longer look like ghost towns. It’s as if life is coming back to its vibrant self (but with better health and safety precautions).…

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Points and Miles to Sydney, Australia

I have long wanted to go to Australia and New Zealand as my London-based daughter and her husband have raved about both. I knew that their summer happens during my cold, snowy Colorado winters, so I started planning. Knowing that ANA business class to Australia was a great deal, I began my search there!  It took days, it seemed,  but luckily, I had a lot of flexibility, and finally found 120K business roundtrip flights from LAX-SYD!! Woo hoo! And I could get a free stopover in Tokyo. You’ll be able to read all about the flights here. This is all…

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Pack your bags you’re going on a guilt trip. Shawn Younai shares travel hacking secrets to save you money.

Whether for business or pleasure, traveling is a big part of the average American’s life. One of the downsides to taking a personal or business trip is the costs incurred, and the reality is you’re guilty of not saving money. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics 2019 Consumer Expenditure Survey, the average household in the United States spent around $4,580 on vacation/travel expenses, including transportation, lodging, food, and leisure. About $2,500 was spent on transportation, approximately $1,500 on lodging, and  $650 on food. The remaining $430 was spent on entertainment Oddly enough the average salary for people over 25…

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