I like to flip between talking about matters of finance and travel. Life is a bitch, and we have to figure out how to get through it. In the past I have talked about ‘game ever..
I wrote a few weeks ago about Toys R Us making 8% its new normal for credit card rewards. Now, it’s possible to do even better: on Saturdays in November and Thursdays now through..
Just got a note from philosophy, one of my little luxury faves: free ground shipping no minimum at philosophy! use promo code ‘shipfree’ to redeem. offer valid 10/31 to 11/03..
The Weekly News Roundup is a collection of headlines from around the internet that caught the attention of the Tagging Miles team. Content on these blogs do not necessarily refle..
Last summer I made another attempt to surprise Bonnie with a trip – this one for our anniversary this past February. This trip to the little island of Roatan is one of our favori..
“A company that helps you find the perfect credit card is now worth $1 billion,” said a recent headline in Business Insider:
Credit Karma, a credit-tracking personal finance s..
True Deal Mommy Confession: changes in daylight savings time kick me in the booty. It’s like jet lag that lasts for 2 weeks! This year I’m happy to have a new tool in the bat..
In the summer of 2013, we took one of the best family trips ever. We explored many areas of the USA, starting from Colorado and ending in California (and going to many places i..
I apologize for the break that this blog has taken over the past few weeks. It’s been an eventful run, and not related to travel or parenting at all. Work took over my free tim..
So you’ve looked at lots of posts and done research on award booking sweet spots and the best uses of miles to Europe. Or Hawaii or Alaska or wherever you’d like to go. And one t..
Just saw a no-brainer of a deal on Fandango as I’m a huge fan: Free movie download of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire on VUDU + you could win a trip to the world premiere in Lo..
I recently applied for a Baby Passport. These are needed for Babies that are United States Citizens traveling oversees only. For domestic travel a Birth Certificate is sufficie..
Who: 2 adults and 2 kids (ages 7 and 9)
When: August 2013
Where: Hyatt Regency Indian Wells (California)
Hotel Status at Time of Stay: Hyatt Diamond
We had the pl..
CowBoom (Best Buy’s outlet store) is offering 20% off for everyone using code “treat” on 10/28 and 10/29. Cowboom offers promo codes all of the time, but they’re generally for..
Groupon has one I like today: $15 for $30 or $25 for $50 at The Body Shop. Note this is in-store only.
I’ve mentioned that The Body Shop often gets short shrift in the batt..
Choice Hotels just got added to the Points.com site and is having an 8 hour flash sale on 2 days this week:
For 8 hours only, receive a 50% bonus when you purchase Choice Priv..
This is the second in a string of posts on Small Business Travel Rewards programs. Definitely check out my post on United’s PerksPlus program if you fly United, Lufthansa, Austr..
FlyFrontier.com is planting a firm flag in Washington DC and I just saw some super-low fares to Miami: $29 one way today only. Dates are Thursdays only in Jan and Feb, but to add..
Let me start out by saying – this is not for everyone. In fact, as I start this post, I’m not even sure if this is for me. Really, I started looking at alternatives after exp..
Total no-brainer if you were thinking of joining anyway or you let your membership lapse: $45 for a Sam’s Club Plus Membership with a $20 Sam’s Club Gift Card & 4 Free Merc..
An opinion (that I disagree with) is that creating zero cost points (URs in this case) via MS is optimal. The logic behind the statement.. Because free points cannot be beaten? T..
I wrote about the Marathon Visa earlier in the year. Unlike a lot of gas station cards and rewards programs which give you rebates based on the amount of gas you purchase, this c..
I’ve mentioned before that I like to stalk Amazon’s Warehouse Deals page from time to time. It’s the black hole where all the returns, dented boxes and stuff getting close to sel..
The Deal Kids are grown out of Sesame Street but still can’t resist poking through the box at the Let’s Imagine Elmo I brought home from Beaches Moms. That tells me that if y..
Last month, I stayed at the JW Marriott Khao Lak in Thailand. For context, the resort is about 90 minutes north of Phuket Airport. For further context, this was my 5th time visit..
We spent Saturday night in Baltimore, Maryland – one of our favorite places to go for a quick family getaway. There is so much to see and do in Baltimore (see here for a prev..
There. I ripped off the band-aid. $800/night is the lowest low season price for 4 in the lowest level room at Beaches Turks and Caicos. There’s..
Reason for Choosing
My wife ended up staying at the Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows for few days while in Denver for work. It’s not to0 far from the airport, only about ..
Here’s a new one as Amazon rolls on with the Gravy Train: $5 off $25 with Amazon One Button App. A similar promotion launched in the summer so you may not qualify if you did it t..