One Easy To-Do to Travel More for Less
“When eating an elephant, take one bite at a time.” Creighton Adams
My friend Trevor and I were recently discussing how intimidating starti..
The speakers are tweaking their talks, the menu is set, the pre and after-dinners are (mostly) booked, and I’m gathering up the massive pile of FT4RL door prizes to
Deal Girl enjoys Tea on the Titanic, June 2013
My friend Maria wrote a fun post about luxuries she won’t give up being a Mom. It got me thinking about what
The DC Travel and Adventure show is next weekend March 7-8. The Travel Adventure Team knows how much I love the show and gave me ten(!) pairs of tickets to
Just saw some news that will interest many of you: Target has launched RedPerks, a new rewards program app, in select markets. It’s not in DC yet, but you can
Best. Junk. Mail. Ever.
This is an unexpected entry in the Souvenir Stories series.
February is a bucketful of suck. The last time it was this cold in DC was in 1934:
Just got a head-turning offer from Rocketmiles: Earn 5,000 Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards bonus points with your first booking by 2/22. I don’t see a “stay by” date so it
Hyatt Regency Da Nang Resort, Vietnam, where we’ve cashed in our Rite Aid Rewards.
After a deal is done, I find it helpful to look over the results and take away
Details from my amazing room at Palazzo Gattini, Matera, Italy, August 2014
Shout out to Luxury Link for my amazing hotel in Matera: Palazzo Gattini. I had a wonderful 3 night stay
Megabus just opened up their schedule all Spring and true to form, every single bus has $1 seats. They go QUICK, so don’t ask, just book. They do allow
Just a quick note today as I’m setting the agenda for Family Travel for Real Life March 7th in Charlotte, NC. Still a few tickets left if you’d like to
I’ve gotten some blowback this morning and would appreciate your take. No wrong answers here as I attempt to answer the question for myself, too.
The context: most of you know
Guys, Valentine’s Day is fraught with marketing trying to convince you that we want this crap: flowers, cheap trinkets, (gag)-grams. I’ve already told you to get her out for a s..
Deal Mommy Tested. I put in my business name and my home address and the promo code worked! You input it at the very last screen. Get $50 off your
Happy to see this back: $25 Parking Panda for $12.. Then use “LOVE20″ at checkout to take it down to $9.60. Unfortunately, if you’ve bought this in the past you
Hotels.com, following the lead of sites like Orbitz and Luxury Link, has started a referral program. Tracked by email, Hotels.com offers $40 off your 1st purchase of $300 or more.
The Kitchen Sink at Beaches and Cream. Walt Disney World, Jan 2015
Vacation Mom took leave of her senses. That’s the only excuse I have for ordering the Kitchen Sink, a
Highlights from Fantasia Gardens Mini Golf at Disney World, Jan 2015
I’m performing an experiment: Can you experience a Disney World Vacation without visiting the theme parks? To..
Ebates is giving 1% cash back on most categories, but 5% on gift cards! Many gift cards are sold via sellers “giftcardmall” or “Paypal Digital Gifts” at face value, and
Deal Kid’s most recent additions to his Vinylmation collection. At $4 each instead of $14, it’s a lot easier to indulge him!
So you’ve made it to the House of Mouse
Our view in 3 days. Photo courtesy radisson.com.
Remember that bit about leaning into winter? Yea, not so much. I tried, I really did. But when fares from $29 to Florida
Late Jan/Feb is the best time of the year to stock up on discount gift cards as there’s a ton of after-holiday inventory. Just got an email from Raise Use
Rare one today: Amazon Prime is down to $72/year today only for new members. This is a terrific deal for Amazon Prime, which is normally $99/year.
Prime is amazing if you