Road Trips

Category Archives for Road Trips.

Earn 4x Fuel Points Right Now and More!

From today (7/27) through 8/9/16 you can earn 4x Fuel Points on eligible gift card purchases at the Kroger family of grocery stores (ie not on variable load Visa gift cards or Kroger gift cards)! This is great news for those who like to earn points, save money on gas, and take summer road trips…or just drive in general. My Kroger store has gift cards to a huge number of retailers, so this is a great opportunity to not only earn 4x fuel…

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Hi Ho Silver(Car)!

This is a guest post from my dad, Grandpa Points. He and my mom are in their mid-60’s, are (mostly) retired, and are ticking off “bucket list” destinations quicker than they ever thought possible thanks to miles, points, and travel deals. They have an intense love of this country, of its National Parks and treasures, and have no problem with a clean budget hotel room and an economy airline seat on a budget airline as long as it gets them…

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Enjoying Wonders in Your Own Backyard

To start this long Memorial Day Weekend off I’m going to not share a travel deal (just yet), but instead share some images that symbolize the transition from spring to summer, at least around here.  My dad, Grandpa Points, is a photographer by trade, and a nature lover by blood, so he and my mom spent some time a few weeks ago driving around Texas enjoying some of the natural beauty that flocked the fields.  I love traveling to experience…

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Five Ways to Make Road Trips Better

Earlier this week I wrote a post about road trips and ten reasons why my family generally does better in the air as opposed to on the road. Of all the reasons why we prefer to fly much of the time, the main reason is that we generally just don’t have the time for a road trip. My husband has two weeks of actual vacation days per year, and I have no desire to burn half of those driving to…

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10 Reasons Flying is Better Than Road Trips

Driving instead of flying?  What was I thinking?  We just got back from a mini-road trip that I didn’t even consider to be an actual road trip until we were in the middle of it.  We were attending the wedding of a dear friend that on paper didn’t seem that far away, but it was easily a five hour drive one-way thanks to traffic and potty breaks when it would have under an hour in the air if we flew. …

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