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How Chase Reversed My Point Transfer Due To Hurricane Irma

Chase Ultimate Rewards Transfer Reversal The favorite flexible points currency of many points enthusiasts are Ultimate Rewards from Chase. Having a Chase premium credit card like the Chase Sapphire Preferred, Chase Ink Preferred or Chase Sapphire Reserve allows you to [...]

September 14, 2017 Posts

How You Can Experience Cathay Pacific First Class

Cathay Pacific is easily one of the best airlines in the world and is well-known for having one of the most special first class cabins in the sky. I was pumped to share with you when I was able to [...]

August 23, 2017 Posts

My $11,000 First Class Seat

You may recall last year I booked Japan Airlines in first class from the U.S. to Tokyo for 62,500 AA miles and $5.60. The experience was memorable and I was thrilled to experience my first long-haul premium first class flight. [...]

July 25, 2017 Posts

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 [...]

March 1, 2017 Posts

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 [...]

February 27, 2017 Posts

Hawaii With Chase Ultimate Reward Points

Hawaii. Everyone wants to visit Hawaii. Up until a few months ago, Hawaii was NOT on my bucket list. Everyone wants to visit Hawaii for their honeymoon or to get married or for the ultimate vacation. Living in Miami, I’ve [...]

February 22, 2017 Posts

Miles and Points – How And Where Do You Start?

It’s been entirely too long since I blogged about a topic I hold near and dear: travel rewards points and miles. If you think that racking up tons of airline miles, hotel points, and credit card rewards to travel around the [...]

July 19, 2016 Posts

Would You Rather Have A New Vacuum Or A Trip To St. Lucia?

Travel hacking is the art of collecting frequent flyer miles and points to travel for free or as close to free as possible. The best part is the majority of miles are earned without ever stepping foot on a plane. Many [...]

June 5, 2016 Posts

The Gift Of Travel

The power of travel rewards combined with booking a flight for a loved one is the pinnacle of success in my current state as a points and miles enthusiast. Nothing tops the euphoric feeling I get from redeeming miles for [...]

April 26, 2016 Posts

Costa Rica Trip Review – Andaz Papagayo

DD Mommy and I recently visited the Andaz Peninsula Papagayo in Costa Rica as many of you know who follow me on social media. Last year we went to Paris and Amsterdam for our 4 year wedding anniversary but this year [...]

April 12, 2016 Posts