Even though I love to cruise, I know some people prefer life on land. For some, the risk of motion sickness is just not worth the cost of attempting a cruise. Others fear being out on the water with no land in sight. I cannot imagine missing out on such vast beauty. Still others are afraid […]
On our trip to Tampa, Florida, we planned to do several things in the city and spend a day at Busch Gardens. When planning the vacation, we considered a hotel near the theme park because of price. We chose the Courtyard Marriott Downtown instead, after considering three important factors.
When we take a multi-day road trip, I despise (yes, DESPISE!) paying a lot for a hotel along our route. We need a clean place to sleep — and maybe free breakfast for my hungry teens. We don’t want to pay for amenities we won’t use. Yet, to get a decent night’s sleep, we usually […]
Today’s post about getting the best travel rates is a follow-up to the last one, “How to benefit from flexible travel dates.” Linda commented, “I really appreciate this. Is there an easy way to tell when prices will drop for certain expenses?” That’s a great question! The short answer to the question is yes. You can […]
So, you’re going to Disney! Will you stay at a hotel at Disney or will you stay off property? There are so many great hotels in Orlando that this is one of the hardest decisions to make. We’ve been to Walt Disney World at least 20 times, and have stayed on property and off property. […]
Standard U.S. hotel room Vacation. Does that make you think cramped hotel room? Lots of dinners in restaurants? Kids, toys, clothes and junk everywhere? While the “traditional” hotel vacation is still widely used, there are so many other options out there. When considering vacation lodging, the first thought that might come to mind is “hotel.” In […]