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
ThankYou Points have always confused me. I collected some (about 36K) back in the day via bank account automation and being CitiGold, and had a handful of ThankYou Points from
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’..
I know. You’ve barely recovered from summer and you’re rushing headfirst into the mess that marks every new school year: back to school nights, school supply lists, and paperwork..
If you poll frequent travelers, I think you’ll get a mixed response on whether folks use or don’t use packing cubes. Until recently, I hadn’t even tried using a packing
When I revealed Camp Mom South America many commenters objected to my decision to stay two nights in Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay. “It’s no more than a day trip from Buenos Ai..
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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
This past weekend, my wife and I flew southwest down to Orlando for ResellingDO 5. On the flight home we saw a curious sight: bags were left on a couple
Much of South America- at least Chile and Argentina- felt first world to us. We could drink tap water, find clean public toilets, use our smartphones and generally not worry
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
Last week, I had the opportunity to fly EVA Air’s Hello Kitty plane, unfortunately I was very close to missing that opportunity. You see, a friend and I were booked
I recently read an article from a travel concierge (I forget who, so no link) that brought up a really great idea, especially for family travel. Since we now travel
Ok, sometimes it is literally sunshine and rainbows. Renaca, Chile, July 2017.
True Deal Mommy Confession: I threw the Deal Kids’ soccer ball into a ravine. To be fair they were
Many airlines choose to serve caviar in first class. Perhaps even more airlines choose not to serve caviar in first class. But the fact remains, some airlines work hard to serve ..
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
Welcome to the new week! Here is your Monday Roundup – those great posts that you might have missed with the craziness of the weekend.
Citi has announced additional changes to
I consider myself fairly well informed on all things travel. I read the books, searched the blogs, and thought I was ready. However, I missed the importance of this crucial
In what is an excellent example of cooler heads prevailing with respect to the electronics ban, it appears that the US Pre-Clearance Facility in Abu Dhabi does in fact provide
This post is sponsored by Allianz Global Assistance (AGA Service Company) and I have received financial compensation.
Five Star Service You Don’t Want
We’re about to leave for C..
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
I’m writing this post to clear an earworm. I’m also writing it in response to a number of posts I’ll reference below, but it’s mostly to get EVERYTHING IS AWESOME
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