True Deal Mommy Confession: I think I’ve crossed the line into old-lady land. Let me explain:
There are some crazy low deals right now traveling to Asia via Europe from November to April 2015. As in $130-$300, which combined with a mileage ticket home gets you around the world for about $500.
I’m certainly not averse to ninja-style travel: heck, I just did a 1 day trip to Mexico City. Back in my employee days, I convinced one client to comp me a flight to Iceland for a day because it was cheaper than getting back to DC from Boston. (THAT made for a fun expense report!)
But here’s the thing…I would only have 4 days to complete the trip, either over President’s Day or MLK birthday. I wouldn’t even get to leave the airport in Asia (Toyko), having only 3 hours between flights to get home. In Europe I’d have 2 days, not including transit time between Milan and Prague.
In a former life, I would have already bought the ticket because it’s a heck of a story. But I haven’t pressed that “book now” button…and I don’t think I will. I just don’t think the juice is worth the (coach seat) squeeze.
So, I ask you…am I just being a fuddy-duddy, or would you pass this up too? Are any parents doing this trip?