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Best and Worst Uses of FastPass+ at Disney World: This article on Allears.net advises on the best and worst uses of FastPass+ at Disney World. I was struggling with whether to pick Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run or Slinky Dog Dash, but now I have my answer! Do you agree with these first-pick choices?
Today is the Best Day to Get $1 Fares on Megabus: Today, Megabus opened sales through September 8. Opening day is the best day to snag those $1 bus fares. I’ve had great luck getting $1 tickets, but unfortunately I’ve had to cancel 2 Megabus trips due to my hectic schedule. Third time’s a charm?
Alaska Airlines Joining Oneworld Alliance: Huge news this week that Alaska Airlines is joining Oneworld Alliance. Alaska used to have a partnership with AA, but in the last few years that partnership dissolved. Well, it will be back! Find out the good and bad of this new development from One Mile at a Time. And speaking of airline alliances, this is a good reference post by TPG for the big 3 alliances.
You Can Now Book “The Hamptons” with Points!: From Miles Talk, there is now a hotel in the Hamptons that is bookable with Hyatt points. The Hamptons is so pricey in the prime summer months. It’s still pricey on points, but at least points take some of the sting out of the cash prices.
5 Fun, Cheap Things to do in San Francisco with Kids: Ian from Family Flys Free has a great write-up of things to do in San Francisco that don’t cost an arm and a leg. I was in San Francisco a few years ago with my kids, and they would have loved several of these things, especially the Musee Mecanique. Although not cheap, my kids thoroughly enjoyed the Exploratorium. They said it’s the best museum they’ve ever visited.
Wealthy Parents: Stop Making Excuses and Start Saving for College: Some of you know that college has been on my mind since my oldest son started high school. This article from Holly at Club Thrifty is like a swift kick in the pants.
Happy Valentine’s Day, and enjoy your weekend!
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Nancy lives near Dallas, Texas, with her husband and three kids. Her favorite vacations include the beach, cruising and everything Disney.