Category Archives for Destinations.

Staying at the Andaz Costa Rica Resort With Kids

At just 15,000 Hyatt points per night, the Andaz Costa Rica resort is one of the best point redemption values that Hyatt has to offer whether you are looking for a family or adult-oriented trip. From pools to nature tours and horseback rides, here’s a look at staying at the Andaz Costa Rica with kids…

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Inside the New Andaz Costa Rica Beach House

The Andaz Costa Rica is one of the best hotel redemption values in the world at just 15,000 World of Hyatt points per night for a world-class resort. The property recently opened up a brand new private Beach House, so let’s take a look inside the new amenity available to guests at no extra charge…

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Visiting Lake Tahoe on a Budget, The Sequel

Visiting Lake Tahoe is a treat for those who make the journey out West. The crystal clear blue water, the tall trees, the massive rocks, and even some springtime snow make for a joyful experience that can be enjoyed even on a budget. Here are Grandpa Points’ thoughts on their recent return to Lake Tahoe…

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Chartering a Boat in Grand Cayman to Visit Stingray City

With a young child and nap schedules to contend with, we couldn’t find a stingray tour that met our needs so we chartered a boat in Grand Cayman to visit Stingray City. Here’s our experience chartering a boat from Crazy Crab to visit the stingrays, Starfish Point, and Kaibo on Grand Cayman with our family…

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My Ten Most Loved Travel Memories

In honor of Valentine’s Day, yesterday I wrote about ten places I would love to visit using my miles and points in the coming years. When you combine the realities of young family life with lofty travel goals, I know it may take more than a few years to get to all of those spots (if I ever do), but that’s okay. Half of the fun is planning and dreaming. How lucky we are that some of these travel dreams…

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