I’ve gone off and disappeared again, as the day job moves furiously to close the 4th quarter. I should be able to get back to this regularly soon, especially now
Where: Hyatt Carmel Highlands, Overlooking Big Sur Coast
When: Summer 2013
Who: 2 adults and 2 kids (ages 7 & 9)
How: Using Hyatt points for a hotel that was going for over
Yesterday ANA released a new award chart that appears to take take effect for travel booked after April 12, 2015. Travel is Free has done a great job introducing and
I’ve been spending what free time I have working on the Forum, and we are starting to see some interesting conversations unfolding there. At a high level the Forum is
Holy cow I bet you all thought I had retired hah!? No such luck! Sorry folks
So I had a recent business trip over to Europe, once again went on
Ok last week was a bit busy for me and slow for deals. Hopefully this week will the the inverse. So let’s get into it:
Sears 30x through Alaska portal
I wrote a brief guide to baby stuff a while back in honor of Matt’s young ‘un. It’s been several months, so it’s probably a good time to write a
If you are in the miles and points game for any period of time greater than, say, one month – eventually you’ll start to notice a lot of all caps
After reading about the Banana Republic credit card’s generous marketing promotions over at MilesAbound, I was inspired to get my own to see what would happen. I can’t complain–I..
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
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
“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 sit..
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
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
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
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 pleasure of spend..
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
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
Hey, how is everyone today? I hope no one is having a blue week, if you know what I mean…
Ok guys and girls, while cruising around the Sears website (since
Acadia National Park with Kids
In August 2014, we took a ten night road trip through New England. The northernmost stop on our trip was Acadia National Park in Maine. We
I’m curious – will the card change?
Last week, I had a short twitter conversation with @tmount, @KennyBSAT, and @FreequentFlyr (follow me @asthejoeflies!) about whether the 10,00..
There’s a really neat American Express Sync offer called Shop NYC and if you spend $50 you would receive $10 back and you can use it up to 3 times
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