Category Archives: Southwest

Southwest Companion Pass Will Take You to Costa Rica!

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Southwest will begin flying to Costa Rica March 7, 2015!  This is especially great news for folks with the Southwest Companion Pass.  Because the Companion Pass allows you to bring a companion on your flights for nearly free!

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The View From the Costa Rica Marriott Hotel San Jose in Costa Rica

The Southwest Companion Pass is the best deal for domestic travel and it’s becoming 1 of the best deals for international travel to destinations just south of the US like Mexico.  I’ll explain!

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“The Lights Went Down, a DJ Appeared Out of Nowhere, Strobe Lights Came on and the Restaurant Filled up With Dancers”

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Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!

Miles & Points Interview:   Saving for a Dream

Nancy’s blog Saving for a Dream focuses on traveling with a family of 5, living on a tight budget, and how to save money on Disney vacations.  Her goal is to be debt-free (including mortgage), travel with her family, pay for her kids’ college education, and be financially independent during retirement.

And she’s giving away a $25 Disney gift card.

Saving For A Dream Interview With Nancy

Colorado Vacation: Cabin in the Mountains

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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Cancellation Policies of Major US Airlines & Online Travel Agencies

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Miles and points enthusiasts are usually meticulous in planning their travels, but sometimes life gets in the way and we have to change our plans or cancel altogether.

Or other times folks might jump on a low or mistake fare and realize afterwards that it doesn’t work for their schedule.

If you need to change your plans, airlines and online travel agencies (OTAs) like Orbitz, Expedia, and Priceline all have different cancellation policies.  And with airlines, fare rules can be rather complicated.   So here’s a rundown of what to expect when you cancel a ticket!

Cancellation Policies Of Major US Airlines And Online Travel Agencies

Changing or Cancelling a Ticket? Do You Know Your Airline’s Policy?

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Reminder: Use Your Chase Sapphire Preferred for Dining and Earn 3X Points Today

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If you have the Chase Sapphire Preferred card, you can earn 3X points on dining today.

With Chase Sapphire Preferred you get 2X points for dining every day.  But on the 1st Friday of the month you earn 1 extra point per dollar when eating out.

Reminder Use Your Chase Sapphire Preferred For Dining And Earn 3X Points Today

3X Chase Ultimate Rewards Points Gives You an Excuse to Order Dessert

How You Can Earn Even MORE Points

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“My Wife and I Will Soon Be Living in a House Less Than 200 Square Feet”

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Welcome to the next installment of our interview series where folks share their thoughts about Big Travel with Small Money!

Miles & Points Interview:   The Rich Life

On his blog The Rich Life, Casey shares his experiences in buying and reselling products to collect miles & points.  He also documents his journey building a Tiny House.

The Rich Life Interview With Casey

Casey With His Wife in London

How and when did you start collecting miles and points?

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