Travel Fanboy: A Budget Travel Podcast
By A. Bauer
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A podcast for travel enthusiasts on a budget. Adam provides city travel guides and insights on maximizing your time and money utilizing points and loyalty programs. A podcast to help you have a top-shelf trip at a happy hour price!
||CleanTFB #22 - Easy Caesars Status and Han in the ME3||In this episode, I give a little hint on getting a higher tier status with Caesars and I chat with Han about his ME3 experience.||1/10/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB #21 - TFB in 2019||A mini 2019 primer and look back on my 2018. A few laughs, a few tears, plenty of jeers.||1/4/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB #20 - Louisville Trip Report and New Zealand From Scratch With Spencer of Straight to the Points||On this episode, I talk about my recent trip to Louisville, and Spencer from Straight to the Points shows us how to get to New Zealand from Scratch.||12/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB #19 - Being Your Own Elite with the Milenomics Team||On this episode, I’m joined by Sam and Robert who form the Milenomics team. They teach us how to use points and miles to take the trips we want, not the trips our available points and miles might otherwise dictate. They detail how we can be our own el||11/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB #18 - Louisville||In this episode, I chat with Tony Synder of Vice Lounge Online fame as he helps me plan my upcoming trip to Louisville. Tony, a fellow bourbon buddy, has plenty of great tips to get the most out of a 48-hour stay in bourbon country.||11/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB #17 - Squirrels, A New Cash Back Approach, and 3 All-inclusive Tips||In this episode, I give my HT of the Week to an inspiring animal spirit of the travel world. I also discuss my latest thought experiment on earning 2% cashback straight into a brokerage account. Finally, I round out the episode by giving three tips for||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB #16 - Convince TFB: Airbnb||In this first of a 263 part series, "Convince TFB", friends Cassie and Craig try to convince me that Airbnb is worth the cost savings. Craig and Cassie like the personal touch and big space Airbnb's can provide. Will it be enough to convince TFB? Listen||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB #15 - Squabbles and Segments||In this high-end J fare of an episode, I debut two new segments and talk with Kyle Askine of the Due for a Win Podcast (http://www.dueforawin.com/). We discuss why cash back cards are not to be overlooked in the credit card game. A big thanks to Kyle fo||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB SE - Castle Hot Springs||In this special edition episode, I talk with Maureen, current resident manager at Castle Hot Springs resort in Arizona. We discuss the property's interesting history, some of its famous guests, and how they are preparing for visitors this fall. Having v||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB #14 - Point Valuations and Chase Transfers||In this episode, I take some listener review feedback and discuss how point valuations are calculated and when and how to transfer points from Chase's Ultimate Rewards portal to dedicated travel transfer partners. Join the Bunker crew on Patreon (htt||8/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB #13 - Detroit||In this episode, I talk with Mike Geeter, a lifelong Detroit area resident and stand-up comic. We talk about his career in comedy, the Detroit comedy scene, and, of course, his favorite spots in Detroit. I know that for many, Detroit may seem like an od||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB #12 - Good Credit Cards for Casual Travelers and Points/Miles Newbies||In this episode, I talk about some good credit cards for earning miles and points for those who travel casually or are new to navigating the points and miles world. Let me know if there are any cards you think should be added to the list! You can suppor||7/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB #11 - Vegas Trip Report||In this episode, I detail my recent trip to Las Vegas for the Zorkfest and 360 Vegas Vacation festivities. The entire weekend was a blast. I met a number of incredible people, learned a ton of great info, and drank some of the best bourbons around. Does||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitTFB SE: Live From Zorkfest||In this special edition of TFB, we hear my performance at Zorkfest 2018's Podcaster After Dark event. A big thanks to the Zorkfest team for the great setup and fantastic weekend. Be sure to listen to other presenters, Vital Vegas and You Can Bet on Tha||6/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB #10 - New Orleans City Guide with Mark Bologna of Beyond Bourbon Street||In this episode, I talk to Mark Bologna of the Beyond Bourbon Street Podcast. Mark is New Orleans native and full of incredibly useful information for NOLA visitors. New Orleans is such a culturally rich and exciting city with a ton to offer. I’m so h||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB #9 - Points and Miles with a Family in Mind||In this episode, I chat with Joe from asthejoeflies.com (https://saverocity.com/asthejoeflies/). He takes us through his strategy of acquiring and spending points and miles efficiently for family travel. We also discuss good family lodging and destinati||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB #8 - Chicago City Guide||In this episode, I take you to my hometown of Chicago and discuss some of the best places to eat and drink for your next visit to this great summertime city. I get some help from fellow Chicagoan, Han (https://twitter.com/hanchicago), a fellow fan of ba||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB #7 - Getting out of Economy with Gilbert Ott of God Save the Points||In this episode, I talk with Gilbert Ott of God Save the Points about getting out of economy and into first class on a budget. Gilbert is a points and miles expert and leaves us with salient tips to elevating your travel experiences inexpensively. Relev||4/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB #6 - Mob Bar Crawl with Scott Deitche||In this episode, I chat with organized crime author Scott Deitche. As a fan of good cocktails and rich history, I loved hearing Scott's picks for some of the best bars with mob ties and a colorful past. Be sure to follow Scott on Twitter (https://twitte||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB #5 - A Guide to Ultimate Rewards and Amex Membership Points||In this episode, I discuss some ways to get the most out of your Ultimate Rewards and Amex Membership points. It's a fairly involved show, so I provided a transcript of the link below if you'd like to follow along. Thanks to all the Patrons for your con||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB #4 - Los Angeles Budget Guide||In this star-studded episode, I'm joined by Chris from the Faces and Aces Podcast (http://www.facesandaceslv.com/) to talk about, of all things, wait...LA? Chris is an LA native and provides us with some fun and unique things to do on a visit in this t||2/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB #3 - Churning, Burning, and your Credit Score||Adam likes to take credit for everything, but this episode is about being cautious as it relates to burning cards. Knowing how your score is paramount to making good credit decisions. Burning and churning for bonus points works well for some, but is it||2/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB #2 - Las Vegas on a Budget Guide||Of course, Adam returns to Vegas in the second episode. Provided is a guide on the best budget-friendly hotels, restaurants, and gambling conditions. Join Adam as he ventures up the Strip and heads downtown, exploring inexpensive options on the way.||2/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTFB #1 - The Three Alwayses for Budget Travelers||In his triumphant and long-awaited return to podcasting, Adam discusses three must-dos for budget travelers as they plan their trips. For more, head to TravelFanboy.com.||2/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
The BEST travel podcast in existence
Adam's tips and tricks have helped me navigate Vegas on three separate occasions. Now, he's providing travel tips for other locations as well. It just doesn't get better than this! Funny, informative, and engaging. Subscribe to this podcast ASAP!
Great podcast! Keep sharing your tips and thank you for making the show. A request....please talk about using Chase UR portal for buying flights vs transferring to partner airlines, and other tips you have on redeeming miles and points.
Adam does a great podcast
Vegas seems to be his specialty but he’s doing some great podcast, bourbon street New Orleans was Great