Joining me today is someone who last year set out to take 12 trips in 12 months but who smashed that goal by taking 20 trips in 12 months, and, here’s the kicker, did it all while employed full-time, Jen Ruiz from JenOnAJetPlane.com and author of The Affordable Flight Guide.

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In This Episode

  • 05:25 Where Did The Idea Come From?
  • 09:23 Why Travel?
  • 12:40 Planning vs. Winging It
  • 14:25 What Were The 20 Trips? And How Long? Solo?
  • 19:20 Budget? Mastering Frequent Flyer Points
  • 27:30 Tools & Tips For Booking Flights with Cash (& Not Points)
  • 36:00 Travel Burnout Due To Work Schedule
  • 43:09 Maximizing Your Time During Your Trips
  • 49:30 How Has Traveled Changed For Jen Since Quitting Her Job
  • 55:10 Saving Money While In A New Place
  • 01:00:22 Biggest Travel Mishaps
  • 01:06:10 What’s Next For Jen

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