No, I don’t want to buy a drink!

   1) Our cruise saga. The cost breakdown. 2) No, I don’t want to buy a drink! 3) Jamaica me crazy! 4)  Stingrays can ruin a honeymoon This vacation could not have come at a better time. I needed to de-blog in the worst possible way. It literally started to mess with my mind. Being without…

Points and deals update, Purple Cow

1) According to Point Chaser blog, you can apply for a second CITI Executive AAdvantage card that comes with 100000 miles sign-up bonus, even if you already have one. It does have a steep $10000  minimum spend in 3 months,  $450 annual fee and $200 credit. More info and a link to apply HERE 2)…

Churning butter, anyone?

I mentioned on Friday that according to some reports, Amex will stop giving out  repeat bonuses starting May 1st, an activity referred to as “churning” in this hobby.  Chase has been restricting it for some time, though in practice, many have gotten the bonus again after waiting 2+ years after closing the card. The truth is,…

Miles and points, toys, Kronberg

  1) American Express will supposedly start imposing one bonus /per card/ per lifetime rule starting May 1st. If you have had a card in the past, canceled it and want to get the bonus again, you may want to do it before the deadline. 2) A good post on The deal mommy containing tips…

Our cruise saga. The cost breakdown.

1) Our cruise saga. The cost breakdown. 2) No, I don’t want to buy a drink! 3) Jamaica me crazy! 4)  Stingrays can ruin a honeymoon I wrote about cruising for a family before in this two-part  post HERE and HERE I will not repeat myself on all the advantages of this type of travel…

Points and deals update, Happy

1) $100 off $1000 travel package on Travelocity. Read more details HERE 2) Check your Amex “Offers for you”. Some recent added ones are for iTunes and Regal Entertainment group as well as  others. 3) If you plan to fly Jet Blue before April 30th and haven’t yet signed up for their frequent flyer program,…

I challenge you to escape from your kids!

For the most part my posts cover deals applicable to a family, whether paid with points or cash. However, I am a great believer that all couples need to get away by themselves occasionally. So far, we have only gone  for just  one night at a time and always within driving distance. I am considering…