Miles For Family
Tulemar Resort vs. Hyatt Andaz Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo
Note: I’m currently traveling and may not be able to respond to comments/emails immediately. Last month, my family stayed at Tulemar Resort in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica (see my review here). Four years ago, we visited a different part of Costa Rica and stayed at Hyatt Andaz Costa Rica Resort...
Points With a Crew
Where to put a car seat on an airplane?
A car seat is the safest place for a child, even on an airplane. But what are the rules of where it can go?
Miles For Family
Last Call for 75k Bonus, 200k Amex Business Platinum Bonus and More
Note: I’m currently traveling around Europe. See our Facebook page to follow along! American Express Business Platinum Card 200k Bonus: Amex Business Platinum Card (non-affiliate link) has an elevated welcome bonus of 200,000 points after spending $20k in the first 3 months. That spend is too high for many small...
Miles For Family
Travel Accessories I’m Bringing to Europe
For my imminent trip to Europe, I’m bringing a few new travel accessories as well as ones I’ve used on prior trips. Note: I am not affiliated with Amazon or these products.   Travelon Anti-theft Crossbody Bag On previous trips, I’ve used a regular handbag and/or a belt bag/fanny pack....
Miles For Family
It’s Not Luck, It’s Strategy (Plus Hot Offers for Free Travel!)
I’m heading into a big summer travel season, maybe the busiest summer of travel yet for me and my family. Usually, when I post photos on my personal social media, I get some comments like “you’re so lucky you get to travel so much” and “I wish I could travel...
Points With a Crew
Chase Sapphire Preferred® Review – 75K offer ENDING SOON
The Chase Sapphire Preferred may be the single best credit card out there, if you were just starting out or could only get one card. The combination of ...
Miles For Family
Quick Update: I got last-minute tickets to Anne Frank House!
Last month, I lamented on a post that I was unable to get Anne Frank House tickets in Amsterdam because I neglected to set a reminder on my calendar. Tickets are released every Tuesday at 3 a.m. CST for 6 weeks later, and they usually sell out in a few...
Miles For Family
Back from Alaska Cruise on Princess: Watching Glaciers and Getting Fancy
As a kid growing up in Belarus, I was fascinated by stories written by Jack London. I imagined myself in the wilderness of Alaska, but figured that reading his books was as close as I would ever get to it in real life. Jack London’s photo in a museum in...
Points With a Crew
Trip Report – 9 Days In Europe With a Family Of 4
We recently returned from a 9 day trip to London and Paris with 2 of our kids - it was an epic trip and we're already busy planning the next one!
Miles For Family
Booked: Award Flights to Japan for 5 people!
Our family trip to Japan in 2025 is ON! I just booked award flights using miles and points (mostly from credit card signups). British Airways Avios for Japan Airlines Flights My goal was to fly on Japan Airlines nonstop from DFW, with me and my husband in premium economy and...
Points With a Crew
What’s the worst hotel you’ve ever stayed at?
Now I once stayed in a hotel where the front desk said the only room they could give me was one that had (and I quote) "something wrong with it". I took the room, but it ended up being the worst hotel ....
Points With a Crew
Should Children Be Allowed To Sit In Business Or First Class?
It's the flip side of the "should children be banned from airplanes?' argument - should there be an age limit on flying premium cabins?
Pizza in Motion
Up To 16 Points Per Dollar On Dining, Bilt Rent Day June 1st
I earn affiliate credit if you sign up for the Bilt Rewards Mastercard using links in this story. Bonus points for dining is on the menu this month for Rent Day.  On June 1st (only) Bilt Rewards members can earn up to 16 points... The post Up To 16 Points Per...
The Travel Sisters
30 Best Father’s Day Travel Gifts For Dad
Shopping for a travel gift for Father's Day? We have put together a list of the best travel gifts for dad that he will love. The post 30 Best Father’s Day Travel Gifts For Dad appeared first on The Travel Sisters.
Miles For Family
New Bill Could Impact Credit Card Rewards, The Cost of a Free Trip and More
Could an Obscure Illinois Bill Crush Credit Card Rewards? Check out this post on MilesTalk about a bill in Illinois that proposes no credit card interchange fees on taxes and gratuities. What will the impact be for miles and points collectors? How my 7-day European Trip was Free (With Some...