A while ago I wrote How To Easily Know Your Hotwire Hotel and shared how I got a brand new boutique Hyatt hotel in NOLA for $89, that was going for over $200!
Become a Patron!I’ve written many times before about higher education, mainly from the perspective of financing it. Thanks to Aunt Becky, for the last few weeks the national spot..
While doing some research I found 4 great airline award charts to make use of Emirates Miles that would make this 100% Capital One transfer bonus a killer deal.
For example, 48,0..
Last calendar year we managed $296,874.42 in Airbnb + Homeaway revenue (full screenshots below), and during our current 24 day vacation we rented out our personal apartment for a..
Become a Patron!I started this blog because the more I learned about the personal finance industry, the more I saw the same problems that are pervasive in my other line
If you entered the travel hacking game through the big credit card affiliate bloggers, you probably know that folks who rely on credit card signup bonuses to build their points
While I’ll spend most of the time talking about the new SLH (Small Luxury Hotels of the World) properties that Hyatt bought and now added to their points program, the map
First, I’ll give my list of hotel deal ideas, and then my thoughts on each one.
List of hotel deal ideas:
Cap1 10x on hotels.com + Hotels.com Rewards 10% back = 20%
0:37 Chase Hyatt Offer: 2 Free Nights + $50 Statement Credit (link) Unclear whether this is limited to Category 1-7 (30,000 category) -or- 1-8 (40,000 category) Alternate offer o..
Since I first made this list of Best Rate Guarantees in Sept 2013 a lot has changed! Orbitz and Expedia dropped their $50 coupons (which many of us probably abused) and IHG
I planned to do this post at the end of writing about our trip, but realistically, that might never happen so I wanted to do it now. I used a bunch
Aparna Mathur is a Resident Scholar, Economic Policy, at the American Enterprise Institute, a libertarian think tank with an excellent kitchen that I periodically visit when I wa..
Hainan is a recent transfer partner of Capital One – which is extra awesome because many people got in on the 200,000 sign up bonus! The Cap1 transfer rate to Hainan is
On today’s episode we’re joined by a special guest, Shane Rowley, who’s been to Necker Island, Richard Branson’s private island in the British Virgin Islands,..
Earlier this month I’d started to notice that some of the promotions that had popped up fairly regularly in the past hadn’t shown up recently. No sooner did I wonder
I’ve had some stuff on my mind lately and I’d appreciate your input. Before I lay out my thesis, let me reiterate some north star principles I try to follow:
We’re back this week with another extended episode where we cover: News: 0:45 Southwest announces flights to Hawaii (link) Flying as soon as March 17th (wow, that’s quick) When I’m
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When Disney recently released summer 2020 itineraries I jumped on an itinerary that makes not one, but two stops (a double dip) at Disney’..
I mentioned that when planning our Japan trip I had to book a hotel for 40K Ultimate Rewards points per night in exchange for a chance to visit Tokyo DisneySea. It
There’s been a lot of chatter about Marriott’s Bonvoy program lately. Specifically about whether they play games with award availability and what their “no blackout” policy actua..
The recent debacle in New York over Amazon’s plan to open an office there under the hilarious marketing slogan of “HQ2” (or maybe HQ1.5, or maybe HQ2.14159?) gave finance journal..
In a previous post, I posted the revelation that the uncapped anniversary free night from the Chase IHG card finds a lot more availability at Intercontinental Bora Bora Thalasso ..
Over at Running with Miles, Charlie Barkowski has been doing yeoman’s work tracking the “Small Luxury Hotels” eligible for Hyatt Category 1-4 free night certificates, meaning pro..