As I mentioned last week, In order to get to Maui and back I stitched together 3 legs using a single Alaska Airlines companion ticket. While folks on the West
Let’s get right to it… 1. Disney will once again be bookable through with Chase Ultimate Rewards Let’s start off with an optimistic prediction. It’s bizarre how Disney is selecti..
So you’ve probably noticed that Marie Kondo’s tidying up method has quickly entered the zeitgeist. She has a book (which my wife read) and a new Netflix show so everyone
We mix things up a little bit with a super informative chat with Steve Kriese. While he hosts the DCL Podcast (Disney Cruise Line) in his free time, by
I was excited to hear that Disney’s Free Dining Promotion was going to be offered for our upcoming Labor Day weekend trip to Disney World, but when I actually compared
We’re back discussing a few bonuses this week along with some terrible news from Bank of America. Along while discussing how and why to combine CNB points across household members
With flights secured to Italy in April, I set out to find some family friendly hotels in Europe bookable with points. Our inbound flight lands in London, and we’re flying
I started writing this blog because I was frustrated by how imprecise and inaccurate the mainstream travel hacking bloggers I was reading at the time were. In some ways that
With the news of the new sign up bonus for Chase’s Southwest cards, people are understandably rushing to earn a new companion pass. The new cards all offer 30,000 Rapid
I just glanced at my Robinhood app and realized that I joined on January 8, 2016, which made yesterday my third anniversary of using the app. That seems like as
What a week! I bring you alohas (that means “hello”) from Maui, the second largest island in the state of Hawaii (or as the locals call it, “the aloha state”).
We’re into 2019 with our first No Annual Fee Edition podcast, covering an important topic everyone needs to hear. Why you should almost never use someone else’s link to apply
We’ve touted the value of agency exclusive offers in the past. We’ve been doing “research” (read: planning trips) for August 2019 so we thought we’d share some of our findings.
A lot of us have gotten the City National Bank Crystal Visa Infinite card lately, with good reason: It’s a fantastic product. Though it has a hefty $400 annual fee
Editor’s Note: It appears from feedback a few readers have given me that Lemoney.com is not paying out community Cash back, and hasn’t for approximately the past 6 months. The
Much like our Havasupai Falls, Grand Canyon trip, this roadtrip through northeast Mexico turned into a waterfall trip.
This looks remote… and is remote… But car rentals are cheap..
I hope all of you had a safe, happy & prosperous 2018. As I’ve done in years past I’ll offer up my predictions for 2019 here during these first few
Happy New Year! If you’re like me, you’re using the calendar turn as a kick start to nailing down 2019 travel plans. Due to, well, life, I’m way behind where
This website had the unfortunate timing of launching right when Chase ended the ability to book Disney packages. While you could still book all things Disney (tickets, packages, ..
One of my resolutions for 2019 here at asthejoeflies is to write more content that families that want to travel will find useful. To that end, I’ve decided to try
It’s January 1, which means a new calendar year of airline/travel credits from Amex Platinum, Citi Prestige, etc. I just want to share an interesting experience from December wh..
Happy New Year everyone! Jordan from Windbag Miles joins us to ring in the New Year with our destination of the week, the Faroe Islands, which aren’t where Tr..
Sorry for the lack of posts recently. I had significantly less time for this hobby after moving to San Diego, between working more hours and enjoying the sunshine. But here I ..