How to Get To Disney World for Almost Free

How to Get To Disney World for Almost Free

Update: We've cut $100 off the plan!

Below you'll find a blueprint for a family of four to go to Walt Disney World for about $100 $1.10, including airfare, 5 nights at a hotel on Disney property and 4 days in the parks. This trip has a street value of $4,000-$5,000 and should take less time to put together than the average Disney-bound family needs to save for their vacation.

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8 Reasons To Get an American Express Platinum Card

8 Reasons To Get an American Express Platinum Card

The American Express Platinum Card was once "the" travel charge card, as the first premium card on the scene. But lately, American Express has faced more competition from other card issuers, and as a result, the Platinum American Express card has gotten even better! The card is chock full of prestige and benefits, but weighed down by the hefty $550 annual fee. If you consider $550/year a deal breaker for you, we're asking you to reconsider. 

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What Are My Points and Miles Worth in July 2020?

What Are My Points and Miles Worth in July 2020?

We post a lot about credit cards here on our blog, as well as elsewhere on Brad's Deals. Each credit card offers a different sign-up offer and earning currency, usually "points" or "miles." What's the difference between all of them? And, most importantly, what are they worth?

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Best Credit Cards for Gas in July 2020

Best Credit Cards for Gas in July 2020


One of the most common expenses in the average American's monthly budget is keeping gas in the tank. If you live in a car-centric city like I do, getting even a few cents per gallon off your gas costs can mean big savings over the course of a year. Fortunately, there are a few credit cards out there that can save you up to five percent on every dollar spent on gas purchases. For a more generalized roundup of great credit card deals, see our article on the best credit cards with signup bonuses.

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Best Credit Card Signup Bonuses for July 2020

Best Credit Card Signup Bonuses for July 2020


Here is a current list of our top four favorite credit card signup bonus offers. Consider all of of these to be highly recommended. If you’re new, I realize that it can be scary to apply for any credit card, but if you are diligent about paying your bills on time and in full, the rewards are endless.

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This Is The Best Way To Use IHG Rewards Points

This Is The Best Way To Use IHG Rewards Points


IHG is one of the largest hotel chains out there, with over 4,600 hotels worldwide. Its brands span from budget, like Candlewood Suites and Holiday Inn Express, to luxury like InterContinental. So, with a new offer out for the IHG Rewards Club Premier credit card that offers 140,000 bonus points, you may have wondering how best to use the program to your advantage.

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Citi Premier Credit Card Review

Citi Premier Credit Card Review

There are five main credit cards that earn Citi ThankYou Rewards points, and each have their advantages and disadvantages. The Citi Premier Credit Card is one of them, and sits in a mid-tier position for both benefits and cost. Let's dig into the details and see if the Citi Premier Credit Card deserves to be in your wallet.

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What Is It Like to Visit Zion National Park Right Now?

What Is It Like to Visit Zion National Park Right Now?

This past weekend, my wife and a few friends of ours decided to get out of the house and travel to some of Utah's national parks to enjoy a long weekend. We've been itching to travel since the pandemic began, and found that a road trip to do some outdoorsy activities was within our comfort zone. Here's how our trip went, and how some hotels and attractions are responding to the coronavirus pandemic.

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How To Earn United MileagePlus Status and Upgrades

How To Earn United MileagePlus Status and Upgrades

United's MileagePlus program has undergone some changes, to say the least, over the past few years. We've seen the elimination of award charts, award-routing loopholes, the introduction of dynamic award pricing, and now, a complete revamp on how one earns status and upgrades. Let's dive into what it takes to be an elite in the United MileagePlus program in 2020.

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The Complete Guide to the United MileagePlus Program

The Complete Guide to the United MileagePlus Program

United MileagePlus miles are some of the most valuable in the travel world.  Not only is United a carrier with a large, global route map, it has some great partners in Star Alliance to fill in its service gaps. Unfortunately, the program has changed a lot over the years, largely negative for frequent flyers. Let's dive into the details on what makes this program special.

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