Revealed: With the Right Strategy, British Airways Changes Can Be Awesome for Travelers

Tweet Most travel blogs I’ve been reading tend to bemoan the fact that the British Airways program totally gutted some of their best redemptions. Most of the feedback has been negative. In fact, there is only one voice out there (that I’ve read) that is talking about the positive aspects of the British Airways Avios […]

Our Hotel Booking Strategy for New Zealand

Tweet Not surprisingly, when I travel I always like to travel cheap.  While I wish I could report back that I scored the best hotel deals for our  vacation in New Zealand, I was a little disappointed with the results. But they could be worse. We had several thousand ThankYou Reward points from back when […]

Family Camping Holidays | 8 Ways To Enjoy Camping As A Family

Tweet Planning a family camping holiday can be a great way to have a lot of fun together as a family and travel cheap at the same time.  By the way, when I talk about camping, I’m referring to the ‘real’ stuff – none of this sleeping in a $75,000 mansion on wheels.  Just you […]

Spirit Airlines Charging for Carry-ons| The State of Domestic US Air Travel

Tweet This week, Spirit Airlines announced that they will be charging $45 to stow a  carryon in the overhead compartments onboard one of their aircrafts.  Good news, bad news, or just plain make you mad news? When I first read the reports, I thought it was stupid.  Another airline finding another creative way to make […]