“My Next Vacation” – Italy

“My Next Vacation” – Italy

In the next installment of “My Next Vacation,” I’m going to take a look at what it takes to get to Europe! As you may recall, this series is intended to outline a step by step process to get you on your next vacation for pennies on the dollar. You’ve heard it from me and probably … Continue reading

“Wait, You Did What?”

“Wait, You Did What?”

Yes, it’s true. For the first time in many, many years, I paid for an international ticket that was not a mistake. And not just one! (we are a family of four after all…) For those of you who follow MPPT on Facebook, there was an incredible sale this morning to Belize. And it turned … Continue reading

“My Next Vacation” – Hawaii

“My Next Vacation” – Hawaii

I’ve decided to start a small series called “My Next Vacation” to outline a step by step process to get you on your next vacation for pennies on the dollar. You’ve heard it from me and probably from others that it is possible to take a once-in-a-lifetime trip for a mere fraction of what it would … Continue reading

Intercontinental Asiana Saigon Review

Intercontinental Asiana Saigon Review

Our next stop on our Siem Reap and Vietnamese adventure was Ho Chi Minh City. After a 4 hour delay getting out of Siem Reap, we arrived into Ho Chi Minh City, grabbed our Vietnamese visas and luggage, and were off to the Intercontinental Asiana Saigon. Upon departing the airport, we realized that Ho Chi … Continue reading

Park Hyatt Siem Reap

Park Hyatt Siem Reap

Our first stop on our latest family adventure was Siem Reap and the hotel we chose was the Park Hyatt. This property used to be called the Hotel de la Paix but was bought and converted to a Park Hyatt in 2013. It is considered one of the nicest in the city. Prior to arriving, I … Continue reading

Awesome New Credit Card Offer!

Awesome New Credit Card Offer!

So first off, let me apologize to my three loyal readers for not writing anything much these past few months. I’ve now become more accustomed to my new lifestyle which consists of being Mom first and award booker second and everything else a distant third. And it has been wonderful. Really wonderful. But I’ve not carved out time … Continue reading

New Credit Cards Worth Considering

New Credit Cards Worth Considering

We’re having a great summer and life is crazy right now so writing hasn’t been as consistent as I’ve hoped, but I did want to point out a couple of great credit card offers from Chase that have returned which are definitely worth considering. The first is a 50,000 United miles bonus after spending $2,000 in … Continue reading

Mexican All-Inclusive?

Mexican All-Inclusive?

It seems that I’m on a winter break theme here at MPPT. I guess I can never get enough of the allure of warm, crystal blue waters when weather is so cold here in the dead of winter. Anyway, while discussing options for a family member’s 40th birthday bash, I realized just how great of … Continue reading

New Marriott Rewards Credit Card Offer

New Marriott Rewards Credit Card Offer

So, did anyone get in on the great fare to Grand Cayman last week? I contemplated it but have vowed to slow down our travel pace, especially with our eldest starting Kindergarten…  Anyway, now I’m kind of wishing we did… At least for a long weekend… Chase has come out with an updated offer on … Continue reading