Posted in July 2014

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

Fare War! Winter Travel to the Caribbean!

Fare War! Winter Travel to the Caribbean!

Looks like US Airways and American Airlines are targeting United’s hubs in good, old fashion, fare war style! I just retweeted The Flight Deal’s alert (don’t forget to follow me @milepointtravel on Twitter), but I thought I’d lay out a few more details here. There is a round trip fare published from Newark to Grand Cayman … Continue reading

From Venice to London to Home!

From Venice to London to Home!

Our second day in Venice we slept in a little bit and then headed to Ca’ Macana mask shop where the mask for Nicole Kidman in Eyes Wide Shut was made. The kids perused the selections and luckily didn’t break anything, but they are just not old enough to appreciate them so we didn’t buy … Continue reading

The Floating City

The Floating City

We spent our last morning in Austria wandering around the streets of Innsbruck before we packed it up and headed out for our ten minute walk to the train station. We arrived a little early and just killed some time before the train to Venice arrived. There was a mad rush for seats, but we … Continue reading

The Hills are Alive!

The Hills are Alive!

With our rough start to Austria a distant memory, we were up and off to Hallstatt despite the drizzly day that greeted us on Monday. There was a little trepidation amongst our group on whether or not we should make the hour and a half drive considering the weather. Upon arrival, we were glad we … Continue reading