See our Advertiser Disclosure here. Disneyland Resort in California has been closed for almost a year now due to the pandemic. Die-hard Disneyland fans are chomping at the bit to get back in the parks. Soon, fans will get that chance. Well, sort-of. “A Touch of Disney” is coming as a special ticketed event to […]
Why I Canceled Our Staycation Vacation
I’ve mentioned many times that I try to pick destination first, then work my miles and points stash around it. That said, we do short family getaways in Florida where the purpose is just that: to get away. Usually, what matters most is that city has some kids’ activities and that it’s located within short […]
Is Epcot “Weak Sauce” Compared to Magic Kingdom?
One or more of these credit card offers may no longer be available. See our Hot Deals page for the latest offers. My post on Magic Kingdom was quite popular, so I’ve decided to follow up with my review of Epcot. Originally, we planned to take the kids to this park, but through a series […]
Why I Hesitate to Recommend Chase Fairmont Visa to Families
An update: The card has been officially discontinued. My mission with this blog is to cut the fat, so to speak, when it comes to industry information, and focus only on offers applicable to a normal, middle-class family in America. Do I do a decent job at it ? I honestly don’t know. I hope so! […]
Does Redeeming Miles for Business Class Tickets Send the Wrong Message to Your Kids?
So, spending miles on business class is a waste, right? Wrong. The answer is: It depends. Generally, I prefer to stretch my miles because we earn them through sign-up bonuses only. The gravy train could come to a screeching halt any moment, and I am very cognizant of that fact. Last week I saw an […]
Is it Crazy To Collect Hotel Points Through Everyday Spending?
A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post on family lodging options in London that you can get via hotel points. I got an interesting comment from my reader Leticia, which I wanted to highlight. “Those sound like good deals for families, however, it’s hard for me to imagine how to accumulate so many […]