Category Archive: Budget Tips

$50 off $100 hotel purchase at Orbitz and last day to activate 5% bonus for Chase Freedom

Today is a big day for the credit card travel world. Orbitz just posted a great deal for anyone looking to book a hotel in the upcoming months. From now through December 31st,… Continue reading

Barclay World Arrival Plus Mastercard changes

I recently wrote about the newcomer Capital One Venture card and the competition it provides for my regular everyday card Barclay World Arrival Plus. With some new changes being announced for Barclay World… Continue reading

Visa Checkout New Offer- Another $15 free

A couple months ago I wrote about a free $15 offer for Chase Sapphire Preferred cardholders who used Visa Checkout. Well the offer is now back and this time for anyone holding a… Continue reading

Awesome Manufacture Spend Updates for free travel

Credit cards with high sign up bonuses are the key to scoring countless free flights around the world. But the challenge of signing up for all these cards is that to get the… Continue reading

Visa Checkout Current Offers including $15 free

Good news for those of you with Visa Checkout! And great timing for those of you interested in signing up for it as well. Right now there are a couple great offers to… Continue reading

Yosemite Itinerary and Final Spending

For our weekend trip to Yosemite we traveled over the long Labor Day weekend. Here’s what our schedule looked like: Friday Land at Sacramento Airport at 8:00pm Drive 2 hours to Tuttletown Recreation… Continue reading

Peru Final Spending for 2 weeks

We went wayyyyyyyy over budget for our Peru trip! Though it still doesn’t look too bad in comparison to what the trip is actually worth, I was pretty disappointed. Our breakdown is below,… Continue reading

Final Cancun Spending

Here it is! Our final expenses from our Cancun trip for the July 4th weekend. A few notes: 1. The swimsuit purchase added to our total when an unnamed individual forgot his for… Continue reading

Our Cancun budget: $0 spent

Our trip to Cancun is coming up in just a week and a half! Swimming with whale sharks has been on my bucket list and I’m so excited to check it off the… Continue reading

Seattle Expenses

We loved our time away this weekend in Seattle! It was definitely a bit out of our norm as we tend to go on a really big trip each year where we’re gone… Continue reading