6 Must-See Theme Parks Around the World

Summer is the most popular time of the year for visiting amusement parks in North America, but if you’re traveling a bit further afield than Florida, you’ll discover that many of the most exciting new developments are happening in other parts of the globe. Having worked in theme park operations for more than two decades, TPG…

Maximizing Purchases and Redeeming Awards at Disney Resorts

Disney World is known for many things, and being inexpensive isn’t one of them. In this post, TPG Senior Points & Miles Correspondent Jason Steele explains the best ways to use points and miles toward a Disney vacation, and ways to maximize purchases while you’re there. For Disney fans, there’s no resisting the lure of…

Best Destinations to Ring in 2015

When the New Year’s ball drops between Wednesday, December 31 and Thursday, January 1, where will you be? No worries if you’re still undecided, because travel booking site Kayak.com has sifted through a confetti spray of data to determine New Year’s destinations that attract the most searches and have the lowest airfares – and the TPG Team has added a few…

Contest Roundup: Kenya, Disney, Honolulu, New York City

Check out the week in travel contests and sweepstakes for your chance to win trips to Kenya, Disney Resorts, California, Honolulu or New York City. Win an Adventure for Two in Kenya From Sobek Travel Enter to win a free trip for two including economy airfare on Sobek’s Travel “Undiscovered Kenya” adventure plus a daypack and duffel…

Win Trips To Las Vegas, Disney, India, Brazil & Nantucket

There are a few fun travel contests and sweepstakes going on around the web this week. Here are my top picks to win some great travel prizes! Win a Trip to India: You could win an eight day trip to India for signing up for SmarTours mailing list by July 8, 2014. The prize trip includes international…

Travel Sweepstakes Roundup: Win Trips to Asia, Colorado, Sing with Shania Twain In Las Vegas & More

There are a few fun travel contests and sweepstakes going on around the web this week. Here are some of TPG’s top picks to win some great travel prizes! Win A Trip To Asia: Macy’s has partnered with Delta to honor Asian Heritage Month by sponsoring a prize trip to one of the following destinations:…

Video SRQ: What is the Best Credit Card to Use to Book a Disney Cruise?

Update: The offer mentioned below for the Capital One Venture Rewards Card has expired. View the current offer here. TPG Reader Jamie recently went on a Disney cruise with her family, but is now wondering how she could have been smarter about booking their trip: “My daughter turned five in March so my husband and…

Destination of the Week: Disneyland

For today’s Destination of the Week,  TPG contributor Kathy McDonald takes us around the happiest place on earth: the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. WHAT TO DO There’s no getting around the Disney legend in Anaheim, California. Here you’ll find the happiest place on earth – Disneyland – opened by Walt Disney 58 years ago and conceived…

Family Travel Series: Is The Disney Credit Card Worth It For a Cruise?

This is part of the Family Travel Series on Choosing a Cruise by TPG Director of Operations, Danielle. Other posts include: Choosing a Cruise While Maximizing Points, Is the Disney Credit Card Worth It For A Cruise?, How to Choose a Cruise Based on Points, Using Frequent Flyer Miles for Cruise Flights, How to Get a Passport for Your Child….

Take 10 Seconds to Register for a Million US Airways Miles and VIP Disney Vacation

While I may not be the luckiest person when it comes to contests, almost every time I post about them I end up getting emails from TPG readers who end up wining. Last year one TPG winner won big in the Southwest 10 million point giveaway and recently a TPG reader emailed me that he…