What To Do When You Need A Place To Stay When The Concert’s Over

I purchased tickets to see Ed Sheeran in concert in Tampa, FL many months ago. However, it was only two weeks before the show that my concert buddy and I decided that it might be a good idea if we got a room for a night after the show. Driving to Tampa from Orlando takes about 90 minutes in the best circumstances, not taking into account post-concert traffic. We didn’t know what time the concert would end, but we knew it would be late.

Since we waited until the last minute, hotel rooms weren’t cheap. Raymond James Stadium in Tampa is located right off a local main road; great city planning there, Tampa. The nearest set of hotels are located about three miles away, across the street from the Tampa Airport. I looked at the available options and every hotel with rooms was charging over $250 a night. That was way too much for a single night stay where I just needed a bed for a few hours before driving home the next morning.

I decided to check if any of the hotels had rooms available for points and luckily I found one that did.

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Get Concert Tickets For $25 Or Less With This Ticketmaster Offer

Ticketmaster is currently running a special where you can tickets to many concerts for $25 or less. The sale runs from now through September 3rd but there are only a limited number of tickets for each concert available at this special price. When searching, you just need to unlock the END OF SUMMER, NO BUMMER tickets with the password SUMMER.

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You won’t find discounted tickets for Beyonce or Garth Brooks but there are many concerts at, for example, House of Blues in Orlando that still have tickets available.  Continue reading “Get Concert Tickets For $25 Or Less With This Ticketmaster Offer”

Increasing Bag Fees, Loyalty Program Updates, A Closing Attraction & More

HAPPY SUNDAY y’all – we hope you’re enjoying your weekend! Here are some travel articles we’ve seen recently that we think you may like:

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“Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Live Mix!” Is LIVE! And We Have The Whole Show On Video!

Joe and I just got back from Epcot and I gotta tell you – the brand new Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live! show TOTALLY rocked the audience’s socks off on its opening day!

Hailed as part of Walt Disney World’s “Incredible Summer,” Star-Lord and Gamora from Guardians of the Galaxy host and perform in this rockin’ 20-minute cosmic show that showcases popular classic songs from Awesome Mix Volumes 1 & 2. The concert also features a 7-piece alien band from Xander (the Xandarian Chamber Orchestra) and the entire show has audiences singing along and dancing in their seats. Don’t believe me? Here’s the entire, unedited show. Enjoy!

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United Airlines is At It Again, Hyatt Is Cracking Down & More

Hey y’all! Here are the articles we’ve recently seen, written by others, that we learned from, made us think or maybe made us chuckle a little bit. We hope you enjoy them!

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