This Is Probably One Of The Coolest Cruises You Will Have Ever Heard Of

Lots of people like cruising. Granted, I’m generally not one of them, but I know many people (including Joe) who are. Yet, for all of my not being thrilled with them, this cruise just intrigues me:

  • It’s 117 days/116 nights long
  • It goes all around the world
  • You stop at 43 destinations in 23 countries on 5 continents
  • 15 shore excursions are included

So yeah, I’m thinking this cruise might be better than stopping at Nassau and some woman asking me, “Hey Shorty, you want your hair braided?” (trust me, that is NOT the way to become my friend. It will get me to give you side eye, though. Just ask the woman in Nassau who tried that in 2001). Here’s more info…

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YMMV Travel Deals: Thur., Aug. 9, 2018

When we see travel deals, we always want to spread the word. So as we see them, we make sure to let you know. They run the gamut from hotels to flights to points to miles to car rentals and even stuff you need while you’ll traveling, like equipment, Uber discounts, theme park tickets, food for when you’re on the road, etc.

Heads up that some of these deals might be really limited in time or amount, or some could go on for days or longer. Some deals might be good for some people and not so much for others. There may be better deals out there and we just don’t know about them. We take no responsibility for any transaction you may or may not do; we’re just telling you what’s we’ve seen that’s out there at that very moment and it’s up to you to decide if it’s something useful, beneficial and worth it for you, and if you can take advantage of it before it’s too late.

Here’s what’s out there today:

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A Legit, Decent Discount On Disneyland Tickets, Including 1-Day Tickets? Why, YES!

You don’t see many decent and legit discounts for tickets to Disneyland. With Undercover Tourist, you can get $5 off a 2-day ticket (a park hopper tickets costs $50 more than a 1-park ticket, but the discount is still just $5). Or if you have a BJ’s or Sam’s Club membership, you can shave a few dollars off, as well. And I guess those and other discounts are OK. But if you want a 1-day ticket to Disneyland, there are NO decent discounts. Well, until now…

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Important Things To Bring On A Road Trip (Or Even Just For A Long Ride In The Car)

Who doesn’t love a road trip? Your spend hours in the car, talking, singing (OK maybe arguing a little bit here and there), seeing parts of the country that you may have never seen before.

We’ve given some advice for road trips in the past, from how to find out what restaurants, gas stations, hotels, etc. will be at the next exit, to learning what kind of interesting things will be along your route, to the pros and cons of the various map/GPS programs out there and even what to bring and NOT to bring in your suitcase. But what you bring specifically for the actual road trip can be just as important as all of those and, in some extreme cases, might just save your life.

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Which Credit Cards Provide Trip Delay Insurance

One of the big perks of having a premium travel credit card is the travel protections the card provides, like trip delay insurance. Travel delays or cancellations are a part of life but knowing the costs that you incur will be reimbursed makes one less thing to worry about. All you need to do is make alternate plans to get to/from where you were going and arrange to be comfortable until that happens.

Trip delay insurance is something you don’t think about until you need to use it. Say you show up to the airport for your plane and it’s delayed 30 minutes, then 60 minutes, then 2 hours and eventually you’re told that there’s no way to get you to where you were going until the next day. You’ll need to find somewhere to stay, somewhere to eat and a way to get to/from those locations. Most people will get on a very long line to see if the airline will give them a free hotel night or a meal voucher. If you used a card that provides trip delay insurance, you know that you’ll be reimbursed the reasonable cost of a hotel, meals, taxi/Uber and travel essentials during your delay and can make your own plans without having to wait.

Up until now, I used my Citi Prestige for travels where trip delay coverage was important. However, Citi just changed the rules for claims made for trip delays and it’s time for me to find out if I have another card that provides better coverage.  Continue reading “Which Credit Cards Provide Trip Delay Insurance”