Celebrating a Third Birthday at Disney World for Free

These days throwing kid birthday parties often costs hundreds of dollars even if you don’t go overboard. However, did you know that as long as the trip starts while your little one is still two years old, you can celebrate a third birthday at Disney for free? Imagine rides, princesses, characters, and more instead of ordering invitations, coming up with themes, and cleaning up after countless preschoolers at home…

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Mission Complete: Save Money for 120 Days with Price Protection from Aviator Red MasterCard

I love my rewards credit cards for many reasons, and one of those reasons has nothing to do with the miles and points they earn me, but rather the price protections they provide. Stuff goes on sale all the time, and it can be massively annoying when something you bought today shows up for half price the next time you notice it online or in the store. Sometimes retailers give you a price protection guarantee for a week or two,…

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American Airlines Sending Out Free Elite Status Trials

Today lots of lucky folks received free American Airlines elite status trials in their inboxes. The free American Airlines elite status is good for five months and there is a way to extend it by flying American Airlines enough during that time frame. While there is no way to know exactly what triggered the targeted offers, perhaps it was related to the relationship with Alaska Airlines changing effective January 1st…

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Why Someone in Your Family Needs to Have a United Credit Card

Today my mom and I were putting together the final touches of our big trip to Vienna and the Christmas Markets that is scheduled to happen in late 2018. Specifically, we needed to book her flight from Houston to New York City where we are spending a few days with the whole family doing fun NYC Christmas activities before my mom and I head on to Europe and the rest of my crew heads back to Texas. When booking a 12,500…

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Sign Up Bonus Doubling for the Priceline Rewards Visa

The sign-up bonus for the Priceline Rewards Visa is doubling starting next week from 5,000 to 10,000 points after the first purchase. These points can then be used for up to $150 towards Priceline.com purchases. Not only are the points worth 1.5 cents each towards Priceline purchases, but you can get 10% of them back, and earn 5x on Priceline purchases.

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Lots of Sam’s Clubs Closed Overnight Without Notice

If you were one of the people in the miles and points world who loaded up on Walmart gift cards to use at Sam’s Clubs last quarter when Walmart was one of the Chase Freedom bonus points categories, or if you simply like jumping on one of the many Amex Offers that involve Sam’s Club (this one was my favorite), be aware that you may need to find a new favorite Sam’s Club in light of today’s sudden closing of…

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Interesting Way to Save Money on a Disney Cruise

You can save money on a Disney cruise, or really any cruise, by taking the journey when the ship is repositioning from one port to another. In some cases, the savings can be more than 50% or more off other similar cruises by simply by looking for the times when the ship is repositioning. Here’s an example of how to drop your daily per person day average cost from over $300 to $127 on a Disney cruise…

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