When I was a student, I had always avoided using credit cards because it was so easy to get myself in debt. Maybe you are in the same boat and want to avoid the temptations, or maybe you don’t trust credit cards because of the risk of identity theft. Whatever your reason, don’t let the lack of credit cards stop you from earning frequent flyer miles.
A lot of people have the misconception that swiping your credit card is the only way to earn frequent flyer miles. Partly this is due to credit card companies constantly offering 4-5 figure bonuses when you sign up. It is certainly true that credit cards help with earning miles faster, but the reality is that it just isn’t for everyone.
If you have been stuck trying to earn miles without a credit card, here are 5 sure-fire ways that had helped me get more frequent flyer miles out of my everyday lifestyle.