Allen grew up in Asia and Vancouver with fond memories of traveling in business class and living in luxury hotels on his parents’ business trips. Now that his parents are retired, Allen is determined to not only fly his family on a budget but also in style again through the strategically using his points and miles.
Allen works full time in a local tech company and hosts monthly points and miles seminars for his coworkers under: “Travel Tips with Chao”. He is the in-house travel consultant both at work and at home for his extended family. He always encourages beginners that he only applied for his first credit card not long ago in June 2012, and on everyday spend with three weeks of vacation time a year, he is able to strategically collect at least half a million miles a year.