And by all-in, I mean staying just 1 night. I’ve written about Accelerate promo from IHG and the fact that it can be quite lucrative for some families. That said, I personally had no plans to participate in it. We have a lot of IHG points, and no major vacation plans coming up this fall. […]
Going to Sanibel Island Again, Plus Other Obscure Beaches in Florida
One or more of these credit card offers may no longer be available. See our Hot Deals page for the latest offers. This trip started out as just another beach getaway. There wasn’t anything special about it, and we weren’t flying to an exotic locale. Except, this time was different. On the day we were […]
Why You Should Treat Your Hotel Points Like You Would Stocks
I’ve mentioned that recently I made a very non-sexy IHG redemption, getting only 0.51 CPP. Why was it non-sexy? Well, according to my post, I speculatively value IHG point at 0.5 cents. What I mean by that is I would be willing to pay this much to acquire it. Or would I? The more I […]
Is 50% Off Sale on Caribbean IHG Properties Worth It?
In all likelihood, if you are an IHG member, you probably have received this email: Obviously, the reason for this sale is the hurricane season and the fact that the kids are in school. So, why am I writing about it? Because some of these places (like Aruba) lie outside of the hurricane belt, and […]
Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze on New “Accelerate” Promo from IHG?
The answer is: It depends on your plans and your individualized offer. By now, you’ve probably heard about this new IHG promotion. I debated on whether to write about it, but some of my readers only follow this blog (I’m looking at you, Jen). And this is a big deal as far as deals for […]
Fifty Shades of Hotel Points
I’ve mentioned many times that hotel points have their place in your vacation fund toolbox. Sure, vacation rentals are usually a better fit for a family of four or more. However, there are times when you have no choice but to reserve a hotel room. That’s what happened to my husband recently. Once in a […]
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