There are a variety of ways to save money at Disney. Some are as simple as making a grocery stop on the way from the airport to the park. There are a number of other ways to save money, but some present challenges. Here’s a quick tip to solve a common issue.
There are plenty of opportunities to save money on hotels if you search for them. 6% might not seem like a lot but it really adds up over time, especially when you consider that certain types of discounts/rebates are stackable.
Today’s Daily Getaway is a 20% discount on various values of Marriott gift cards. In case you’re not familiar, Daily Getaways are daily deals sponsored by the US Travel Association. Some are better than others, so you need to think about whether you can take full advantage of the offer before buying. For the more popular offers, they will sell out quickly, which means being around right when they go on sale each day at 1:00 pm EDT. Some offers will sell out in hours, some in minutes. It’s also important […]
Don’t forget to enter my giveaway for $99 SIM cards for free data when traveling internationally. Bluebird, REDbird, gift cards, Walmart Money Center. These are all terms you’re very familiar with if you engage in “manufactured spending”, where you create spending that costs little to nothing but earns you lots of points/miles from a credit card. It’s a typical strategy for maximizing the generous sign-up bonuses many card companies are offering now. One of my readers (Anton) relates the following story to me about a problem they encountered. I’ve paraphrased […]
With today marking the first day of Hanukkah, I’ll now be giving away 2 Starbucks $5 gift cards each day until the end of the year. I’m giving the gift cards away using Starbucks’ Tweetacoffee service. So, all you have to do is follow me on Twitter and I’ll randomly select people each day. Just a quick aside for those of you not on Twitter. I avoided signing up for years thinking that I needed to be an active participant. What I missed was the fact that I could subscribe […]
Costco is having an even bigger sale than the last one on iTunes gift cards for the next ten days. A $100 pack of iTunes gift cards is $79.49 through December 1st: That amounts to a 20% discount, and you can still get another 2% off if you’re a Costco Executive Club member. Apple rarely discounts their merchandise, especially gift cards. But, Costco has had two great discounts since starting to carry Apple products again this summer. If you’re on my Christmas list and have an iPhone, at least you know […]