Young and Thrifty’s AirBnB Review

When we went on our amazing bucket list trip to Omaha to see Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger we knew we wanted to go about a year in advance for the actual Berkshire Hathaway Annual General Meeting (See Part 1 and Part 2 of my once in a lifetime experience if you...

How to Save Money on a Cruise

In my early (or maybe mid thirties) I went on my first ever cruise from Vancouver to Alaska.  My traveling companions were cruise veterans, but I was a cruise virgin.  It is a bit surreal seeing over 2000+ people on a large ship and options after options of dining...

Best Way to Use Aeroplan Miles

Yes, I am well aware that Aeroplan isn’t the best points program and there are others that are much better without the hassle of Aeroplan. However, being that Air Canada kind of has a monopoly in Canada, and points are easy to collect (they are ubiquitous in the...

Sedona on a Shoestring

I went down to Sedona in Arizona on a last minute flight, it was only $220 Canadian return from Vancouver, including taxes.  I didn’t even have to succumb to flying on Allegiant Air!  Not sure why it was so cheap, I wonder if it is perhaps because it close to...

What is Credit Card Churning?

For the first time in a while, I have only one credit card in my wallet, and admittedly it feels kind of weird.  I usually have more than one credit card (as evidenced by my credit card travel hacking spree), you know to get cheap airfare.  It will probably be only a...

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