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Hey there, you’re reading an outdated post! The updated series from April 2015 can be found here.

This is the first post in a monthlong series. Each post will take about two minutes to read and may include an action item that takes the reader another two minutes to complete. I am writing this for an audience of people who know nothing about frequent flier miles, and my goal is that by the end, you know enough to fly for free anywhere you want to go.

In May, I flew from Los Angeles to Paris in a seat that turns into a six-foot fully flat bed. And in January, I’ll be flying to New Zealand in a seven-foot first class bed and back in a seven-foot business class bed. How would you like to do that for free?

Flat Beds, Champagne, and Pennies. Not Middle Seats, Peanuts, and Dollars.

Last September, I flew from Los Angeles to Central America roundtrip for $170. Can you afford that? How about a cross-country flight for $150 roundtrip or a 4-star hotel for $65 a night?

 

82,725 miles I’m flying this year, mostly for free and up front. Keep reading to find out how I do this for pennies.

In this series, I’m going to be showing you the tricks that experts use to fly for free (plus tax) in first class anywhere in the world. By next month, you’ll be a pro at earning frequent flier miles for doing things you already do and redeeming them for dream first-class vacations you thought you could never afford.

In addition to frequent flier miles, I’ll be teaching you about how to find incredibly cheap cash fares and hotels, so that you’ve got a full arsenal of ways to travel cheaply or for free.

If you have two minutes a day, you can enjoy Free First Class Next Month! Check back tomorrow when we take the first step to Free First Class Next Month!

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