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Kelli Carstensen




  • Europe,
  • Australia,
  • Luxury Travel,
  • Solo Travel

Based in

Portland, Oregon

Languages spoken

English, minimal French

Profile details


A world adventurer raised in California and based in Oregon that loves searching for perks, deals & point redemptions.

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Travel style

I'm a Travel Enthusiast on a mission to turn ordinary journeys into extraordinary adventures. With a knack for blending luxury and budget-friendly tactics, I've crafted my own unique approach to travel that's all about maximizing experiences.

My travel mantra revolves around finding the sweet spot between indulgence and smart spending. I'm the kind of person who relishes in scoring those business-class flights through clever points hacks, and then balances it out with stays at upscale hotels with added perks. I've got a passion for the nitty-gritty of travel. Flexibility is my game, off-peak times and mid-week escapades are my playground. I enjoy crafting personalized trips that seamlessly blend relaxation days with unique adventures, all the while allowing ample time to savor the local cuisine!

Kelli's travel guides & trip reports

Favorite hotels

InterContinental Cascais – Estoril

Sublime small luxury stay with a garden, outdoor terrace and oceanfront views.

Fora Perks
  • $100 food / beverage credit.

  • Breakfast daily.

  • Upgrade & extended check-in/out whenever possible.

Shangri-La Sydney

A sleek skyscraper stay with unmatched views of Sydney Harbor Bridge and the iconic Opera House.

Fora Perks
  • $100 hotel / resort credit.

  • Breakfast daily.

  • Upgrade & extended check-in/out whenever possible.

Get in touch with Kelli

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Travel Advisor

Kelli Carstensen