Manufactured spending. What does that mean? It’s not apparent from the name, but a good guess would be that it has something to do with spending money in relation to travel since I’m writing about it on a blog dealing with points, miles and travel.
I’m personally no expert on the topic. I know some of the basics of what’s involved in the process. I’ve dabbled with some of the more straightforward methods here and there, but I’m not a regular practitioner.
For those of you who know what manufactured spending is, there’s not going to be anything new in this article, unless you want to read someone who has a basic understanding of the topic explaining it to someone who has never heard of it before.
I don’t think there’s a set definition of manufactured spending or MS. My best attempt at it is that manufactured spending is any method used to spend money multiple times through a financial instrument, to earn some form of reward.
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Happy Wednesday 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.
Continue reading “Ways To Avoid Baggage Fees, How To Get To The Gate Without A Ticket, Ways To Make A Disney Vacation Cheaper, How To NOT Drive A Plane, & 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.
Continue reading “An Unforgivable Points Mistake, Plane Changes at JetBlue & Virgin, AMEX Playing Hardball With Points, & More!”
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+.
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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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!)
Continue reading “What Credit Cards Are In Our Wallets? (September, 2018)”