Travel Deals and Articles For The Week

Tweet Travel Articles Get Rich Slowly has a fantastic vacation money saving tip Take Only Photographs: Frugal Souvenirs.  Seriously, I bet 98% of souvenirs purchased are in the city dump within a year. A Travel Around The World asks Frequent Flyer Programs, do they really pay off?  I’ve asked myself that question before.  The answer […]

How to Get a Passport for Kids

Tweet Applying for infant passports or a passport for kids is not uncommon with the number of families who travel now.  All passengers traveling by air internationally are required to carry their own passports – yes, even newborns and infants.  Kids may be little, but they need their own passport. All of our children have […]

25,000 Bonus Starwood Points With American Express

Tweet I’ve never hid the fact that I love to get free travel.  One of the best ways I’ve found to help build points account balances is credit card rewards.  It’s not just about getting the credit cards, but about signing up when they have the most lucrative rewards. This is one of those times.  […]

Travel Article Roundup

Tweet A weekend with nothing to do is a terrible thing.  So I’ll give you a few great articles to read.  The best thing is that reading these articles can help you save money, and you know I love to travel cheap. Some Thoughts on Inexpensive Vacations 10 “beyond the basics” things to pack for […]

Best Travel Stroller for Airports

Tweet Sometimes when I walk around airports, I can’t believe the size of some of the strollers parents are pushing around. I don’t know if those SUV-sized strollers are more for the baby or for the parent.  Either way, those are not a good idea for traveling by air – unless you like to have […]

Vacationing With Extended Family: Rent Two Cars Or A Van?

Tweet It’s a little early, but we’re planning a family vacation that is about nine months out.  We’ll be vacationing with my parents which is great because there are a lot of advantages to vacationing with extended family. Since we are going to be staying in a condominium, we know that we’ll need our own […]

How to Get Your Kids to Fall Asleep in a Hotel Room

Tweet When possible, our preference is to sleep in condos when we travel as a family.  But, sometimes we end up in one hotel room.  We don’t ever enjoy having to move around in stealth mode while we wait for the kids to fall asleep. Most recently, we had adjoining rooms in a hotel in […]

AAdvantage 1000 Point Sign Up Bonus + Roundup

Tweet If you are not yet a member of the American Airlines Aadvantage points program, you can earn 1,000 bonus points for signing up (if you fulfill some American requirements), if you allow me to refer you.  You only get the bonus if (1) you are referred to the promotion, and (2) you complete a […]

10 Tips for Traveling as a Single Mother With Kids

Tweet I always wonder how single moms manage to do everything alone.  Traveling is no exception.  Thankfully, I am not a single mom, and I am blessed to have a wonderful husband. However, I have traveled as a single mom and have learned a few things.  Traveling as a single mom can be easier if […]