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
Update: It’s rare that a post becomes obsolete a week after writing it. Marriott released its new rewards chart and doubled/tripled the price of this hotel to 25K Marriott points
You guys know I’m a huge fan of vacation rentals. From saving on food to 2 TVs to that all important closing door I recently mentioned it’s hard for me to
Next month I’m headed to Disney World to research the next edition of Disney World Hacks. For the return I’m utilizing my favorite hack: the one way car rental. To get to
You may have seen that IHG Rewards Club points are on sale this week for just under .6 cents each. You’re seeing so much about them mostly because points sales earn
If I ever apply for a job as an award ticket booker, this post will be my resume.
Camp Mom 2014: A glimpse into Matera, Italy, where this vessel of wine
Wyndham recently announced a new promotion: stay twice and get a free night. If you’re someone who follows points you’ve probably read about it at least ten times by now. I
Deal Girl got a Google Home Mini for Christmas. At a Black Friday $29.99 with a $25 Google Express rebate, it was a no-brainer of a gift.Turns out we all
I just had a booking experience that surprised me and wanted to see if any of you have more data re: booking United with Avios. I didn’t know this was
One hazard of raising kids as a travel hacker is that you raise the bar of surprise. While we try to keep the Deal Kids grounded for Deal Girl’s birthday
UPDATE: My buddy Ed over at Pizza in Motion has provided a counterpoint.My rebuttal is at the bottom of the post.Greetings from Chicago! I’m here with Deal Girl on a
In Case You Missed Part 1I recently spent a week at Ka’anapali Beach in Maui on a press trip. I know, tough gig. However, I assure you plenty of work
You’re in Ka”anapali no matter where you stay.
I recently spent a week at Ka’anapali Beach in Maui on a press trip. I know, tough gig. However, I assure you plenty
So many trip reports out there tell you about all of the best hotel points redemptions. While I’m not immune to the $2500/night redemption I’m finding more and more of my travels
This is a guest post from fellow points/miles enthusiast and TDM friend Ben Komenkul. Ben recently checked out the new Marriott EMC2 in Chicago and I asked him to share
Marriott Platinum benefits include free breakfast at the Westin Maui.
Last Night I Scored a Transcontinental Upgrade on United. Even better, it’s the third upgrade on United I’..
Image via eclipsewise.com
As you may know I’ve spent the last six weeks in South America. That’s about the only excuse I can give for not already having plans for the
There’s a lot not to like about visiting San Pedro de Atacama with kids.First and foremost, it’s completely isolated even from the rest of Chile. It’s a two hour flight
I’m going to begin this post the same way I end it- by imploring you to put Iguazu Falls on your wish list. Words won’t begin to describe it so
If you’re in a couple and have just discovered the magic of travel hacking, chances are you’ve got a reluctant spouse. I hear “my husband won’t get on board” or
If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram you may have noticed photos of me on a private jet. I haven’t cashed in a trust fund- but I have cashed
Camp Mom South America is only two weeks away and I need your help. I don’t know if it’s the new continent thing, if it’s the off-season part or just
As I move away from hotel points and more towards vacation rentals I thought it would be handy to create an Airbnb miles and points guide. You can both earn