Transcript for You May Be Able to Save Money Traveling During the Holidays
Many sane people do their best avoid to traveling during the holiday unless you're Paula Faris traveling with three children. Oers deliberately throws themselves right into the chaos. ABC's kendis Gibson chartered a w50id adventure and learned how you can save money along the way. Reporter: I'm on a mission -- I need to fly 14,000 miles before the end of this month. And it won't be easy. Millions of other travelers will be taking to the skies this holiday season, one of the busiest travel times of the year. Why would I do something so crazy? Because I need the miles to reach the next level status with my airliner. I'm planning a mileage runs. The first is to accrue miles cheaply and the second is cheaply we let status. Here at JFK, I meet with Jim Kelly. All types of travelers. To get that elite status, I'm going to take S consecutive flies starting in New York City. Then back to New York City, all in 52 hours. 40 hours to go. 19 hours into this trip. But unfortunately for me it wasn't enough. I'm still 400 points short. I could cry right now. Lot of airlines these days are E deucing the amount of miles you can earn. But still there are ways to save on your holiday travel this year. Tip number one, be flexible on your schedule. Fly to other airports. Reporter: Tip number two, consider using a low-cost carrier. See what the total price will be to fly. Reporter: If all else fails, tip number three, use frequent flier miles. As for my mileage run, success and my airline status coming days later yet to another flight to Miami. For "Good morning America," kendis Gibson, ABC news, new York. We're all comparing one another status on various airport right now. I'm low. If you're -- You get some free pretzels. All right, thank you, kendis by the way. Coming up on "Good morning
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