When it comes to traveling, insider knowledge has definite benefits, from trading up for a better seat, to making trades to get a free five month stay at camp in West Virginia -- now that's Living. Reap the benefits yourself, thanks to Travel Hacking Cartel.
From a globetrotting author on a mission to visit every country in the world (only 140 to go!), Hacker's a members-only travel tips club divulging awesomely helpful info on how to score free miles, perks, and upgrades without actually being a frequent flier, a concept so awesome you'd be Madden not to listen. Broken down into three membership tiers aligned with general travel styles, the basic Economy plan scores you text message/email updates on late-breaking airfare deals, plus a slew of comprehensive video tutorials covering everything from redeeming obscure airline/credit card promos, to using only 100k miles to score an around-the-world ticket on Air Canada (though considering how white they are, their ups are somewhat suspect). Business Class members score additional helpful vids, plus texts/emails for hotel deals, while First Class ("for connoisseurs only") lands you nuggets of wisdom tailored to those particularly concerned with premium travel, including clever ways to turn a biz class ticket into a seat in First, and the easiest ways to score coveted Elite status, though if you're good looking enough to sign with them, people probably just give you everything anyways.