Pampers Diapers on Sale Via Amazon


In what I’m sure will win the “most boring post on a Saturday morning” award, I wanted to share that Amazon currently has Pampers diapers available cheaper than normal by stacking discounts and a coupon. I get an uncanny level of excitement out of saving a few dollars on diapers! If you stack the Amazon Family Subscribe and Save discount + the new coupon you can click, you can get a box of 144 size 4 Pampers Diapers for $26.47. Similar deals…

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How I Plan to Use My Delta SkyMiles

Delta SkyMiles Credit Card

A couple of years ago I found myself in the position of really, really wishing I had Delta SkyMiles at the ready, but coming up empty handed. They were by far the best type of mileage currency for the award I wanted to book at the time, but because I had bought in hook, line, and sinker to the “SkyPesos” description of SkyMiles, I had neglected to focus on earning any significant number of miles within that program. The truth…

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Increased 70,000 Mile Sign-Up Bonus From Delta Platinum Cards!

Delta Jet

The time to get new rewards credit cards is typically when their sign-up bonuses are at their highest levels, and right now the Delta co-branded cards from American Express have shot up their sign-up bonuses for a limited time! Specifically, the Platinum versions of the cards really have my attention with a 70,000 miles sign-up bonus as I have never seen them higher…even over the summer when they were increased it was “just” to 60,000 miles. Each of the Delta Amex cards is…

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Frontier Airlines Now Offers TSA Pre✓!


I have some great news if you like to take advantage of the sometimes insanely low Frontier Airlines deals, but you also aren’t fond of long security lines. Frontier now (finally) offers TSAPre✓!!! This announcement brings the total number of airlines that participate in TSA Pre✓ to 19 including: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant, American Airlines, Cape Air, Delta Air Lines, Etihad Airways, Frontier Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Lufthansa, OneJet, Seaborne Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, United Airlines, Virgin America and…

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One-Way Hertz Rentals From $9.99 to Florida and Atlanta!

Cruising in a Hertz convertible

While I often fly to get from Point A to Point B as quickly as possible, there is something special and iconic about a leisurely road trip where you can sightsee, stop, and explore at will. I personally love the idea of a true one-way road trip where the point can really be to enjoy the journey without having to double back to turn in the car. The biggest problem with that one-way road trip strategy is, as I bet you…

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Ditching the Spreadsheet and Finding Your Special Destination


Some trips, some places, some moments are just special. I don’t mean special as in someone else made your coffee and you didn’t have to go to work that day special, though of course that is special. What I mean are the places that are really and truly breathtakingly special. They are the places where you feel at home even though you may be thousands of miles away from your own bed. They are the destinations that imprint on your soul. They are…

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Get Up To 1,250 Free Points in 60 Seconds or Less

Free Miles

Who doesn’t love free and easy miles and points?! If you are a fan of free and easy miles then here a few opportunities to add some free points to your stash…and while you are at it, you can do it for the whole family! Get 1,000 Free Virgin America Elevate Points Via two different but similar offers you can get up to 1,000 free bonus points from Virgin America. Elevate points are often worth around 2.1 cents each in my test…

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Our Best Starwood Points Redemption Ever?!

Slopeside Westin Whistler

One of my primary approaches to maximizing miles and points for our family’s travels is to plan and book our “big” award trips as far in advance as possible. There is something to be said for pouncing on last minute award availability, but when you have four people in the family, are dealing with peak travel times, and are at the mercy of the school schedule, that last minute approach frequently isn’t viable. Many programs allow you to book awards 11…

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New $50 Bonus Promo for Hyatt Credit Cardholders

Hyatt Lost Pines

In each of the last two years those with the Hyatt co-branded credit card have received a percentage of their redeemed Hyatt points back thanks to some pretty lucrative promotions exclusively available to cardholders. In fact, as long as you registered in time, Hyatt cardholders still get 10% of their points redeemed for Hyatt stays back through October 31, 2016. New Promo for Hyatt Credit Cardholders In addition to that promotion, they are now kicking off another promotion for Hyatt cardholders in which registered Hyatt…

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Best Credit Card Sign-Up Bonus For SPG Points


Now that Marriott and Starwood have merged (and unless you have been offline for days), you probably are aware of the basics of the merger including the 3:1 ratio of points transferred between Marriott to Starwood, elite status matching between programs, and that SPG and Marriott will essentially operate as two separate programs likely until 2018. If you want more details on those merger basics, head to this post. The Best Card for SPG Bonus Points May Not Be a SPG Card…

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