Southwest Companion Pass

Southwest Companion Pass

Travel
112/365 The Southwest Companion Pass is just about the best deal in the travel hacking world. One person gets to fly with you for free (plus taxes, usually $5.60) for the rest of the year, plus the next year. It's so great! Both Bryan and I had Companion Passes in 2016-2017, and the kids were our designated companions. This meant…
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Fee-Free Visa Gift Cards at Staples

Fee-Free Visa Gift Cards at Staples

Earning Money, Travel
107/365 Starting tomorrow, you can pick up some fee-free Visa gift cards at Staples. I use my Chase Ink Business Plus to get 5x Ultimate Rewards at office supply stores. While Chase no longer offers this card, you could use my referral to get the Business Preferred (which does not get 5x at office supply stores), and then downgrade to…
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Top 10 Gadgets for Travel

Top 10 Gadgets for Travel

Disney, Travel
105/365 Over the years, we've accumulated a selection of things to help make traveling, especially with kids, a lot easier. Here are our top ten. If you'd like to take a gander at the full list of our tried and true, check out my Amazon Recommendations page. Otherwise, if you see a product you'd like to purchase, the titles are…
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Trip Report: Flagstaff

Trip Report: Flagstaff

Feature Articles, Travel
104/365 When I say we rarely get snow in Phoenix, I mean it. The only time I remember snow on the ground in Phoenix was when I was in high school. I took the day off, it was such a momentous occasion. (I probably would have had more fun if I'd gone to school that day, but hey, that's what…
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2018 Top Nine

2018 Top Nine

Disney, Feature Articles, Travel
96/365 Over on Instagram, everyone (and their dog) is posting their Top Nine. I went to the app associated with the concept and generated mine, too. It was very boring, with some of my Swagbucks and deals posts showing up as the most popular in my feed this year. So I decided that I would make my own Top Nine.…
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