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7 Tips To Booking Cheaper Flights

Sometimes I’m so deep into my own mind that I forget to share the basics of travel hacking. Often friends ask “help me find a cheap flight” to a particular destination, to which my usual reply is something like “it doesn’t work that way” or “ok I’ll help but I [...]

March 27, 2017 DD Daddy Posts 2

Activating Lounge Access With The Chase Sapphire Reserve

The Chase Sapphire Reserve Card (CSR) is the new heavy hitter card in the points and miles world. I’ve gone over some of the benefits of the CSR in a previous blog post here. One of the major perks  of the card is a Priority Pass membership, which allows you and [...]

March 22, 2017 DD Daddy Posts 0

Global Entry Giveaway

Global Entry is amazing! Once you apply and are accepted, you can cut the immigration and customs lines every time you enter the United States for five years. Plus when you add the “Known Traveler ID” aka your personalized Global Entry ID number, you customarily will get TSA Precheck, which allows you [...]

March 16, 2017 DD Daddy Posts 0

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Orlando

  We decided to stay at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando this past weekend. This is our fourth time visiting this property and each time we’ve been lucky to stay in Room #1240, one of few junior suites with a private enormous terrace. To sum it up, WOW. [...]

March 13, 2017 DD Daddy Posts 0

How The New Amex Policy Impacts Families

If you’ve heard me rave about Amex Centurion lounges, it’s because they are awesome. I actually try to get to the airport within 45-60 minutes of boarding my flight to enjoy a chef-inspired meal and a massage for free at the Amex Centurion lounge in MIA. One of the beloved perks of the [...]

March 9, 2017 DD Daddy Posts 0

The Credit Card Perk I’ll Miss The Most

Last year I was approved for the Citi Prestige and at the time, was one of the most exciting cards to hit the market. Being a Citi Prestige cardholder meant being able to play three free rounds of golf per calendar year at over 2,400 public and private courses worldwide. That’s six free [...]

March 6, 2017 DD Daddy Posts 0

How Credit Card Applications Impact Your Credit

As someone who relies primarily on credit cards to fund vacations for my family, I’m constantly monitoring my credit score through Credit Karma and Credit Sesame. Almost instantly after I apply for a new credit card, the hard inquiry on my credit from the credit card issuer appears on the mentioned websites and [...]

March 1, 2017 DD Daddy Posts 0

Saving On Your Next Disney Vacation

Living in South Florida, Disney is an easy 3 hour drive up to see Mickey and friends. Prior to becoming parents, Disney was not at the top of our vacation list but now with Disney princess-obsessed twins, we make it a habit to go up every other month for a [...]

February 27, 2017 DD Daddy Posts 0

Music Aids The Mind

From birth, parents instinctively use music to calm and soothe children, to express their love and joy, and to engage and interact. For toddlers and preschoolers, music making can be a dynamic social learning experience. Benefits of music for children include learning cooperation, sharing, compromise, creativity, and concentration – skills [...]

February 13, 2017 DD Daddy Posts 0

Club Bebe Voyage

I recently discovered a cool Facebook group for globetrotting parents called Club Bébé Voyage. To join it, you need to be invited by a member who’s already in the club. Here’s the ground rules on how it works: Once registered, your request will be approved, and you’ll be granted access to [...]

February 8, 2017 DD Daddy Posts 0