Are you excited for this Istanbul, Turkey travel hacking and highlights?
Hi! Day #4 of a favorite travel image challenge. However, I decided to add a twist to the challenge, and I wanted to mention travel hacking strategies and highlights!
Like some of you, ✈ I wished I was better at travel hacking, and I decided to do some research to look for sweet spots, so I can reference it for future travel!
So, #SAVE this post if you want travel hacking strategies about Istanbul, Turkey!
Just for background, I have been nominated by @jesslynn4686 for the 10 day favorite travel image challenge.
Every day I will post an image from my travel pictures that I love, without explanation, and nominate somebody to take the challenge.
That’s 10 days. 10 travel photos. 10 nominations. 0 explanations.
I will nominate another person every day.
Anyways, now moving on to the travel hacking strategies and highlights!
Here’s are the 5 highlights of things to do:
1) The Blue Mosque
2) Hagia Sophia Museum
3) Topkapi Palace Museum
4) Grand Bazaar
5) Galata Tower
Hotels: Grand Hyatt Istanbul at 12,000 points per night. Hyatt is a 1:1 transfer on @chase.
Hostel: There are many in Istanbul, use the @capitalone purchase eraser to wipe out the charge.
@aircanada @aeroplan which has transfer partners with @americanexpress, @capitalone, and @marriottbonvoy
****Aeroplan passes surcharges from several Star Alliance partners. However, award tickets booked on airlines such as SWISS and United will only come with the standard taxes and fees.
@americanair which has a transfer partner with @marriottbonvoy
@avianca which has which has transfer partners with @americanexpress, @citi, @capitalone, and @marriottbonvoy
@klm @flyingblue which has transfer partners with @chase, @citi, @americanexpress, and @marriotbonvoy
@turkishairlines which has transfer partners with @citi and @marriotbonvoy
Thank you @10xtravelblog for the research!
Please note, I have not stayed at every single accommodation and flew at every airline mentioned, but like many of you I want to save this in my back pocket when travel is safe again to book.
I’m tagging @jasminkizil for this post! Please note, none of my friends are required to provide any travel hacking tips. I only provided them, so I can easily reference this post for a future trip!
Swipe ↔️ for the travel hacking details. Link in my bio for this travel hacking guide in an article. Feel free to send this post to a friend, so you can you have this ready when traveling is safe again!