Hyatt Diamond Status-Good Till the Last Drop

Leana recently wrote about letting go of her remaining Hyatt Diamond Suite Upgrades (DSUs). I am in a similar position since I received a total of eight upgrade certificates after getting matched to Hyatt Diamond status last year. My family used one upgrade certificate at the Hyatt Regency Orlando Airport hotel before our cruise last…

Dumping Chicago for Netherlands (Sort of)

Some of you might remember my post on using Spirit miles and Wyndham points for a short anniversary trip to Chicago. The idea was to get away as a couple while my in-laws took the kids on a separate trip. Everything was set but as fate would have it, for various boring reasons they had to…

New Chase Sapphire Reserve: What We Know at this Point

Update: Official application link with landing page is out. This offer pays me commission (though I posted direct link as soon as it became available).  Unfortunately, it appears that 5/24 rule does indeed apply. 🙁 First, let me say that I hate myself a little for adding yet another post on this card. Even though…

Zumba Is the Opposite of Miles and Points Hobby

This post is of “filler” variety and a bit on PG-13 side. So, I apologize in advance to anyone who gets offended as a result. I just wanted to relate my experience and hopefully entertain folks while they are waiting for Chase Sapphire Reserve to hit the stores. I’ve mentioned before that I started doing…