I’ve gotten two offers in the past few days for my upcoming South of France trip for a la carte Economy Plus. In true BYOE style I have no airline status so am
Hello from the Radisson Blu Carlton Hotel in Bratislava!It’s been a hectic few days, so I’m taking it slow today and thought I’d check in with some thoughts on the
After close to a month at Disney World in the last year (and ten Disney World Resorts stays) I’ve come to appreciate staying on site. Between extra magic hours, extravagant themi..
I’ve been doing a fair amount of tinkering with my Provence on Points* trip this summer and wanted to share my lessons learned with you. 4,500 Thank You Points and dropping a de..
This post is part of the Dear Deal Mommy series where I- you guessed it- answer reader questions. I’m happy to help with travel dilemmas whenever I can and encourage you to
I always wonder how much of our travel “sticks” and although our trip to Vietnam was memorable I certainly didn’t think it would shape Deal Kid’s worldview as much as it has. So
I’m just back from my 2nd trip to the Canary Islands and I’ll cut right to the chase: Why haven’t you been yet? I could do a listicle of all the
Every trip to the mouse house I learn someting new. On this Disney World trip I learned a hack about finding the best Disney World Resort Rooms in your booked
(Apologies for the listicle format, the post just worked better this way.) Greetings from Kona Cafe, where my french press 100% Kona is on its way. I’ll be able to savor
Just a quick update today to Deal Dad’s hospital stay in Gran Canaria. Thanks to you who asked about him- I’m happy to report he is doing much better. But
Hijinks at the Hyatt ChesapeakeI’m writing this post at the indoor pool of the Hyatt Chesapeake watching Deal Girl and her BFF float on a raft while playing a game
Five Star Service You Don’t Want
I’ve long been an advocate for travel insurance and usually see some pushback. Objections usually run along “XXX credit card has trip cancellati..
Every time I travel with the Deal Kids I learn something new- or in this case re-learn what I’ve forgotten. Here in Gran Canaria I’ve learned that taking American Kids
I’m happy to help with travel dilemmas whenever I can and encourage you to reach out with this Dear Deal Mommy series, at email@example.com as well as via Facebook or
I’ve seen a lot of angst in the points and miles blogosphere lately. With few exceptions (Check out PFDigest’s “Hot Deal”) most “State of the Union” posts I’ve seen carry a tinge
(Sorry for the clickbait headline, couldn’t resist.) I was reviewing the list of Starwood hotel category changes that go into effect March 1 and came across my favorite SPG hote..
Events like the Travel and Adventure Expo this past weekend are both fun for the kids and educational for me. 2016’s show had definite highlights but also seemed less attended
One of the tips Disney experts throw around is “renting DVC points is a great way to save money on Disney World hotels”. Renting DVC (Disney Vacation Club) points has
Thanks to all of you that helped with Camp Mom Solo– your ideas helped me narrow down the swarm of destinations in my head. I settled upon the south of France
Over the weekend Tokyo Disney came up on Twitter and I realized I never summarized my thoughts on the happiest place in Japan. While I enjoyed and recommend Hong Kong Disneyland,
This post is part of the Souvenir Stories series, where I share the stuff that takes me back once I get home.
Snowzilla has arrived with a roar. We’re over two
With over 10 trips to Disney World in the last five years I’ve become an expert at house of mouse hotels. I’ve shared whether to book Disney World hotels on or
Last weekend my partner and I went to New York City to see Hamilton, the hit new Broadway musical. As a newly minted Diamond member of Hyatt Gold Passport, I