September is here and that means that some big limited time credit card offers are ending very, very soon. In fact, the public United MileagePlus® Explorer Card 50,000 mile offer is advertized to end tomorrow – September 2nd. The current temporarily increased offer is for 50,000 United miles after spending $2,000 in the first three months and also a 5,000 mile bonus by adding an authorized user who also makes a purchase in the first three months. The normal sign-up bonus for this card is 30,000 miles, so it would not… Read the Rest.
As you likely know, I like to plan way in advance and use miles and points when cash prices for hotels and airfare are high. It’s a simple strategy that has taken us around the world. Normally this strategy works great, but it can backfire when things don’t work the way you hope. I like sharing success stories much more than unsuccessful stories, but I think there are lessons to learn in each so here is how a mess-up on my part (and a stingy hotel policy) cost us 84,000… Read the Rest.
While I am always happy to share my own traveling stories with my family, there are tons of other great traveling families out there with kids of different ages, different numbers of kids, and who have had different experiences than me. As part of my “Little C’s Traveling Friends” series, I am sharing different family’s stories so we can all learn from their experiences. If you would like to be a part of this series just shoot us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Julianna and her husband were frequent and exciting… Read the Rest.