How we booked Japan for $388 [$13,600 Value] and you can, too!

Ryan and I just returned from an unforgettable week in Japan!  We visited temples, spotted a Geisha heading to work, walked through the bamboo forest, ate our weight in sushi, hung out with monkeys, drank some good sake, hung out with some friendly deer, ate Kobe beef, and drove through the streets of Tokyo dressed … Continue reading How we booked Japan for $388 [$13,600 Value] and you can, too!

Save thousands on a 5 night trip to Disney World (Updated 2018)

In less than a year, you can book a 5 night Disney World hotel stay and flights to Orlando for almost nothing! Note: Some offers mentioned in this post are no longer available. Click here for an updated list of current credit card sign up bonuses.  Update July 2018:  The SPG credit card is still … Continue reading Save thousands on a 5 night trip to Disney World (Updated 2018)

We Saved Over $4500 on a Ski Trip in Whistler, Canada

Update 4/17/18: SPG and Marriott Rewards will be integrated into one loyalty program beginning August 1, 2018.  At that time, any existing SPG points will become points in the new program at a ratio of 1:3 (1 Starpoint=3 points in the new program).  Current SPG and Marriott redemption charts will be eliminated and one award … Continue reading We Saved Over $4500 on a Ski Trip in Whistler, Canada

Maximize AAdvantage Miles with American Airlines Off-Peak Dates

Redeem your AAdvantage miles for American Airlines off-peak dates when possible In addition to the two tiers of awards tickets in the American Airlines AAdvantage program, there is another important element to consider.  American Airlines considers certain dates in certain regions off-peak.  Not every region has off-peak dates, but if you're in the early phase … Continue reading Maximize AAdvantage Miles with American Airlines Off-Peak Dates