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I haven't paid for a hotel room in 10 years - here's how I stay for free

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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You can use hotel points for award nights with brands like Hilton, Marriott, Hyatt, and IHG.
The best programs offer high-value redemptions for a reasonable number of points.
You can earn points from hotel credit cards or by transferring from flexible rewards programs .
Read Insider's guide to the best travel rewards credit cards .
I haven't paid out-of-pocket for a hotel in over ten years, and I doubt I ever will. The vast majority of the time, I use hotel points earned from rewards credit cards. And the only time I'll pay cash...
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