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Easy Travel Budget

Easy Travel Budget

Do You Have a Travel Budget We live in a society of instant gratification and that can get us travelers in financial trouble if we are not careful and don’t have a budget in place to help fund our trips…

Spring Break Cruise ’16

Spring Break Cruise ’16

  The Planning Begins Our spring break cruise with Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) has come and gone and, unfortunately, the cruise itself has done nothing to change my previous review of that company.  NCL is quite simply the worst cruise…

10 Travel Freebies for 2016

10 Travel Freebies for 2016

  Let me start by giving credit and thanks to Avital Andrews from Smarter Travel for these great travel freebies. I always enjoy sharing information that I have found useful on to others, especially when it travel freebies and great…

Best Month to Travel

Best Month to Travel

Ever wonder the best month to travel to get the best deals while still having a great experience?  There are the best times to travel due to big events such as the Super Bowl in February, but that will cost you…

10 Things I Wish I Knew Starting Out – Part 2

10 Things I Wish I Knew Starting Out – Part 2

I Wish I Knew Now for the completion of the top ten things I wish I knew when starting out in the reward and loyalty point game.  Continued from part one. TIP #6: Solicit Advice from the Pros by Following…

Cruising with Points

Cruising with Points

One area of travel that does not seem to have many loyalty point options is cruising.  My wife and I are currently looking to sail next year (which will be our eight) so we are beginning our search now for a…

Travel Freebies

Travel Freebies

Everyone loves free stuff, especially when it’s actually helpful and has value.  Below are some travel freebies that I have found over time that I feel are actually worth paying for, but love them even more since they are free.  Everyone…

Hawaii Travel Plans (Part I – Lodging)

Hawaii Travel Plans (Part I – Lodging)

By Jon Mohatt (Aka Travel Brainstorm) I know the goal of many of my readers, and those of similar blogs, is to travel in luxury for free, but sometimes you just don’t have the flexibility or opportunity to travel when…

Key West Getaways for $66

Key West Getaways for $66

Enjoy Affordable Key West Getaways by Jon Mohatt, aka Travel Brainstorm As I mentioned in my last post I am in the process of retiring from the Air Force, so to celebrate, my wife Courtney and I wanted to spend a…

Travel for Less Beginner Series: Step VI – Final Tips and Tricks

Final Tips and Tricks by Jon Mohatt We’ve now come to the end of the travel for less beginner series.  I hope it has been helpful and rewarding.  I thought I would wrap up by sharing a few final tips…