We Are Using Rob’s 50,000+ BarclayCard Arrival Miles For Our Train Fares From Amsterdam To Paris-Another $580 Saved

  This past spring, Rob applied for the Barclaycard Arrival Plus World Elite MasterCard which had a limited time 50,000 Arrival Mile bonus offer and no fee the first year.  Back when Rob got the card, I knew we would get a FREE $500 for travel, but didn’t know how we would use it.  Recall that when you […]

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Paris

    Trip Of A Lifetime With My 18-Year-Old Daughter   We Are Saving $9,700 When We Head To Amsterdam And Paris This Christmas   We Are Using Rob’s 50,000 BarclayCard Arrival Miles For Our Train Fares From Amsterdam To Paris     […]

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Ride The Eiffel Tower Zip Line

If you happen to be in Paris this week, you can ride a zip line off the Eiffel Tower!  Get more info here.  Unfortunately it won’t be there any longer when we hit Paris this December.  It is only there through June 11th for the French Open.                 […]

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I Transferred Some SPG Points To My Marriott Rewards Account And It Was Fast And Easy

  Remember, if you link your SPG and Marriott Rewards accounts you can transfer between the two programs.  I linked my SPG account and my Marriott Rewards account awhile ago.  I just recently did my first transfer between my two accounts. Recall that the points transfer at a three-to-one ratio if you are are transferring from […]

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We Are Saving $9,700 When We Head To Amsterdam And Paris This Christmas

  And here are the details as to how it’s being done… We Are Headed To Amsterdam And Paris And We Saved $2,700 On Flights Using Avios Points   Christmas In Amsterdam-3 Nights, 2 Rooms, $2,500 Saved With Chase Ultimate Rewards   I Have 9 Months To Accumulate 360,000 Marriott Rewards Points To Save $4,500 […]

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We Are Headed To Amsterdam And Paris And We Saved $2,700 On Flights Using Avios Points

I still consider our free family trip to London on British Airways BUSINESS CLASS one of my biggest accomplishments in playing the points and miles travel game.  With a combination of Avios points and two British Airways Travel Together Tickets, we saved about $12,000! on those flights. The way the Travel Together Ticket works is that […]

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