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Emily & Her Mom Visit Family Around the US for (Almost) Free!

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The best thing about collecting miles and points is being able to visit friends and family.  My mom and grandma both have birthdays in May, and it was a great opportunity to visit with them.  Thanks to our Southwest points and the Southwest Companion Pass, I was able to book all of our flights using points and we only paid $5 for each 1-way ticket!

My mom and I went to 4 states in less than 4 weeks:  New Mexico, Texas, Kansas, and Ohio.

In Albuquerque, we got to see my cousin who we had not seen in almost 15 years!  In Austin, we ate at the Fresh Baked food truck and went out for BBQ.  In Kansas City, I graduated and met Steve Wozniak, who signed my Macbook!  And in Toledo, I spent time catching up with my grandma and my dad.

Emily Uses Southwest Points To Visit Family

Thanks to our Southwest Points, My Mom and I Were Able to Visit Family Around the US

Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Winter Getaway to Kauai: Part 13 – Conclusion and Blog Giveaway

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Emily Jablon:   Daraius and I went to Maui, Hawaii in March 2013.  We loved Hawaii so much that we decided to return, but this time to Kauai.  Kauai is more laid back and less built-up than Maui.

Conclusion And Blog Giveaway

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We went to Kauai over Valentine’s Day week, which made for a very romantic getaway.  Using our miles and points made it even better!

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Winter Getaway to Kauai: Part 12 – Flight From Kauai to Austin

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Emily Jablon:   Daraius and I went to Maui, Hawaii in March 2013.  We loved Hawaii so much that we decided to return, but this time to Kauai.  Kauai is more laid back and less built-up than Maui.

We went to Kauai over Valentine’s Day week, which made for a very romantic getaway.  Using our miles and points made it even better!

Winter Getaway to Kauai – Trip Report Index:

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Winter Getaway to Kauai: Part 11 – Shave Ice Bigger Than Your Face and More Yummy Meals!

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Emily Jablon:   Daraius and I went to Maui, Hawaii in March 2013.  We loved Hawaii so much that we decided to return, but this time to Kauai.  Kauai is more laid back and less built-up than Maui.

Eating In And Around The Grand Hyatt Kauai

Shave Ice at Jo-Jo’s

We went to Kauai over Valentine’s Day week, which made for a very romantic getaway.  Using our miles and points made it even better!

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Winter Getaway to Kauai: Part 10 – More South Kauai Eats!

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Emily Jablon:   Daraius and I went to Maui, Hawaii in March 2013.  We loved Hawaii so much that we decided to return, but this time to Kauai.  Kauai is more laid back and less built-up than Maui.

South Kauai Eats

The Tastiest Spring Rolls This Side of Kauai

We went to Kauai over Valentine’s Day week, which made for a very romantic getaway.  Using our miles and points made it even better!

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