HotelStorm Saved Me Lots of Money
The Douro Valley Train (Linha do Douro) to go wine tasting on your own is touted as a cheap alternative to organized tours but is it worth doing even though it’s cheap? This post is about our day wine tasting…
A Self Driving Safari in South Africa is the Most Affordable Option and the BEST Way! This post is about my experience doing a self driving safari in September 2018 in Kruger National Park, one of the best parks for…
A business class reward ticket is typically twice the amount of miles as a coach class ticket. Another way to look at it is you can fly twice in a cramped seat on two vacations rather than just one vacation…
Another Cheap Trip to Las Vegas Using MyVegas Rewards
I think the Southwest Airlines Companion Pass is the BEST cheap trick to travel. In 2016, we managed to take 8 free flights using all points for my husband’s flights and the Southwest Companion Pass for my free flights.
Manhattan is one of the world’s most expensive cities. But it’s possible to visit Manhattan on the cheap.
Thanks to our Southwest Airlines Companion Pass, we had the chance to take a quick trip from Los Angeles to Portland, which has been on our radar for quite some time because it seems like everyone loves Portland. The Companion Pass and some IHG points enabled us to have free airfare and one night hotel free, which sure helps a lot for a quick 3-day vacation.
One of my husband’s bucket list dreams was to drive the Highway 1 from the end of mainland Florida to Key West. It’s easy to stay on budget on the trip, except for accommodations in the town of Key West but if you plan early enough, you can get a credit card with bonus points and use them to make it a lot easier on the pocket book.
Food is the number one reason we love New Orleans and history is a distant second. Fortunately we had Club Carlson e-certificates for 2 free nights and enough points for a third night, and we used Southwest Airline’s Rapid Rewards for Bob to fly free and I am his free companion.