How to Plan a Free Trip to Disney World: Free Tickets

Posted by Madison on September 16, 2015

We’re planning a trip to Disney World! Taking your family to Disney doesn’t have to cost thousands of dollars. My goal is to take our family on a “free” Disney trip by redeeming points, using credit card miles, finding deals and promotions to pay as little money out of pocket as possible. First I showed […]

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How to Plan a Free Trip to Disney World: Redeem Hotel Points

Posted by Madison on September 8, 2015

We’re taking the kids to Disney World! However, I’m planning to spend as little money out of pocket as possible. Some friends mentioned that they spent just under $10k for their Disney World trip… I don’t know about you, but that just isn’t something I’m willing to do! Instead, I’ve spent the last few months […]

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5 Budget Friendly U.S. Destinations off the Beaten Path

Posted by Kristen on August 24, 2015

Traveling outside of your home country can be a great experience. Whether you’re studying abroad or visiting a foreign place with your family, it’s nice to get an experience you can’t get at home. However, in many cases, traveling outside of the country is going to cost much more. If you’re yearning for that foreign […]

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Be Aware of These 4 Dangers of Timeshares

Posted by Don on June 1, 2015

Back in the 1990’s and early 2000’s timeshares were all the rage. Pay an upfront fee and a small annual maintenance fee and you had your annual vacation booked. But the advantages of timeshares typically end there. Below are 4 dangers of timeshares that you need to be aware of before buying into one. Dangers […]

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4 Tips for a Great Summer Vacation

Posted by Don on May 20, 2015

Now that spring has arrived, many people are starting to look at booking their summer vacations. Before you book at that first place that looks good, here are a handful of tips that will help to ensure you have a great trip and also can help you keep your costs in line. Tips For A […]

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Use a Best Rate Guarantee for a Free Hotel Room

Posted by Madison on March 30, 2015

After we spent the holidays on our free trip to Steamboat, I was hooked on a new hobby, finding ways to travel for free. Many of us are familiar with earning points and redeeming them for free nights using hotel rewards programs. Then I stumbled on a fascinating way to pick up free rooms without […]

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How We Earned a Free Trip to Steamboat

Posted by Madison on February 11, 2015

I love to ski, and luckily my kids all share the same love of the sport. It’s a great family activity, but as everyone knows it is not inexpensive family fun. I wanted to take the kids out west to ski in the mountains, but my desire to do everything on the cheap seemed like […]

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5 Overlooked Low Cost Vacation Ideas

Posted by Don on July 9, 2014

Summer is here and for many, that means getting away for a week and going on vacation. But let’s face it, vacations can cost a lot of money. What if you are living on a budget and don’t want to hand over all of your hard earned money just to get away? You could save […]

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Tourist attractions may be jam packed with visitors, but these places are attractions because, for one reason or another, they’re definitely worth seeing. Whether it is history, tradition, or entertainment, these places have something to offer everyone. These attractions are popular destinations with people heading out of town this summer. You’ve probably heard the term […]

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Hostels 101: A Cheap Way to Travel

Posted by Kristen on April 2, 2014

Our Spring Break travel series continues! Have you considered a hostel? What is it and why is it so cheap? If you’re watching your pennies but want to get out and see the world, hostels could make it a reality. Travel being expensive and hostels being unsafe are just a few of the common travel […]

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