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We are currently on a trip that we have looked forward to basically since I knew I was pregnant with Little C. She was due on Christmas Day, has a Christmas themed middle name, and we are a “Christmas Crazy” family, so clearly she had to have the NYC Christmas experience as soon as she was even marginally old enough to appreciate it. Since she is almost 3, and is no longer scared of Santa, this was the year to take the big trip.
I will be posting plenty on our amazing trip once we get back home, but for now here are some teasers of what miles and points made possible. This truly was an example of miles and points being utilized for a family focused trip in a very fine way. Awesome for the little one, and awesome for her parents.
Sitting in BusinessFirst on the way to Newark in the new United 787 Dreamliner.
Going swimming in the huge tub in the Andaz Splash Suite…and “talking to Grandma” on the bathtub phone.
Experiencing the Miracle on 34th Street.
Getting a good look at the big city – she loves it.
Eating delicious sushi in a fancy Manhattan restaurant.
Standing under the twinkling lights.
Licking your chops while starting at your room service breakfast that was free courtesy of Hyatt Diamond status.
The trip is truly as amazing as I hoped it would be…and it’s not over yet. We brought my parents along as well – also on miles and points. This trip would not be affordable if we weren’t traveling using our “hard earned” miles and points. Can’t wait to tell you all about it once we get home. This is a trip I highly recommend to all Christmas loving families.