An Unforgivable Points Mistake, Plane Changes at JetBlue & Virgin, AMEX Playing Hardball With Points, & More!

Happy Sunday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along.

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Four Seasons Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort Offering Free Night, Gift Card Package

The 443-room Four Seasons Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort opened in WDW’s Golden Oak residential community in 2014. The hotel itself is glorious, with, “impeccably designed deluxe suites, adults-only pool, 5-star dining, state-of-the-art fitness center and world-class spa to Disney Character Breakfasts, In-room Celebrations, 5-acre water park and a complimentary kids’ camp.” Benefits of staying at the hotel include Extra Magic Hours and the ability to take advantage of FastPass+.

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The Four Seasons Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort has been a AAA Five Diamond hotel for the past two years; it’s one of only 10 in the state, and the only one in Orlando.

Besides all that good stuff, they currently have a 4th night free offer, as well as a gift card package that you may want to look into.

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What Credit Cards Are In Our Wallets? (September, 2018)

It’s been almost a year since I’ve gone over which cards Sharon and I are carrying in our wallets. Since we each have a different approach to earning miles and points, mine being obsessive about earning the maximum points for each transaction, and her desire to exert the least amount of thought into the process (Note from Sharon: Hell yeah! LOLOL!), the cards we carry are different.

There’s a method to my madness, as I manage to balance the two approaches and come to a plan where we maximize earning while minimize effort (and still keep our marriage together). (Note from Sharon: Again. Hell yeah!)

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How To Earn Points Towards Restaurant Discounts With Every Reservation

OpenTable is an online restaurant reservation service company that started in San Francisco in the late 1990s and within a few years was available across the U.S. and in several countries around the globe.

Joe and I have been members of OpenTable since 2007. Being able to make a reservation without a phone call has been lovely for this woman who doesn’t like talking on the phone ;-), but we also like it because with most reservations you get either 100 or 1000 points that can be redeemed for money off at member restaurants. OpenTable has over 40,000 restaurants to choose from in nearly a dozen countries, so it’s a nice way to build up points even when you’re traveling. It’s also a cool way to make reservations at some restaurants on Walt Disney World property, even if they have no availability on Disney’s Advance Dining Reservation software.

Here’s how it works…

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Opening of Toy Story Land, Replacement of Beloved Plane Snack, Update on Target Gift Cards & More

Happy Sunday y’all! We hope you had a good week! Here are some travel articles we’ve recently seen that we think you may enjoy.

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