Category Archives: Cheap Travel

My São Paulo Vacation Rental and What to See

  The São Paulo Vacation Rental review is the first part of a long overdue report on my accommodations during in Brazil.  As I’ve mentioned already, we didn’t stay at a single hotel during this trip. We booked  vacation rentals in all 4 cities: São Paulo, Iguassu Falls, Salvador, and Rio. This was my first tripContinue Reading

Lifestyle Tropical: Great $50 PP All Inclusive Deal in a 1bdrm Suite in Dominican Republic Is Back

I’ve posted about the LifeStyle Tropical many times over, and now, their last GREAT deal is back for bookings into June, also via Groupon. If you want a cheap all With this deal, you get a 1-bedroom suite and access to the VIP venues meaning top shelf liqueur. Please read my latest post and, for thoseContinue Reading

From $170 Round Trip: Boston, Baltimore and New York to Martinique on Norwegian Air

If you need a winter break from the freezing temperatures of the Northeast winter, you are in luck. You can find a roundtrip flight to the Caribbean, French-speaking island of Martinique for less than $200! Although, the French-speaking bit is incorrect. Martinique is a France territory, albeit with a strong creole influence, which is why Norwegian Airlines, being aContinue Reading

Flying to Hamburg and Iceland Tomorrow

  A few months ago, in the midst of the Club Carlson world crisis, I decided I’d been postponing visiting Iceland for way too long. Since Delta was the only airline to get me there nonstop, I started looking, then kept looking and couldn’t find two simple awards to get there for 4 days (didn’tContinue Reading

Insane Sale to LA: $115 from Chicago, $144 from New York and more cities ROUNDTRIP! Hurry up!

  As per Flight Deal and Thrifty Traveler, American Airlines has an incredible sale between LA and a few other cities: Minneapolis – $158 New York – $150 Chicago – $115 (Non-stop) Balitmore – $166 Washington (DCA) – $186 Boston – $150 Philadelphia – $150 Use ITA Matrix software or Google Calendar to search for theseContinue Reading

Fantastic Deal at an SPG Miami South Beach Hotel

I used to love TravelZoo, but I’ve been disappointed with their pickings lately, and by lately, I mean the last couple of years. This deal, however, seems to be a real McCoy. The cheapest $119 rate is not the best offer here, although it is a fantastic deal for an oceanside South Beach resort—you won’t findContinue Reading

The New IHG PointBreaks List: 7/27-10/31

  Thanks to Loyalty Lobby, we now know how the new list of IHG PointBreaks will look (comes out on Monday, 7/24). The list is not published yet, but when it is you will find it at this link: IHG PointBreaks List 7/27-10/31 Unlike the last list that was exclusively full of duds, this one really hasContinue Reading

Airline Fare Wars: USA to Mexico for $188-$209

I love to see airlines fight. Per Flight Deal, there is a price war going on right now between AA and United. United has been attacking American / US Airways fares this week to Mexico. American is finally returning the favor out of: Newark [EWR] Chicago [ORD] San Francisco [SFO] Denver [DEN] Houston [IAH] Cleveland [CLE]Continue Reading

Girona, Spain is the Gem of Costa Brava—Photo Report

Girona is a city in Costa Brava, Spain, and the capital of the namesake province. It’s also one of the oldest cities in Catalonia that dates to the pre-Roman times. We spent about 4 hours in Girona on the way back from Figueres, and I regret we didn’t have time for more. The beauty ofContinue Reading

Vacation Rentals Pros, Cons, Savings, and Trade Offs | Case Study: Paris

  This is the second part of my “case study” on vacation rentals. Read Part 1 here: Vacation Rentals Pros, Cons, Savings, and Trade Offs: Part 1 Full Disclosure: I have received a consideration from FlipKey in writing this post. The opinions, recommendations, and editorial content are entirely mine and have not been provided, edited, reviewedContinue Reading

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