How to Save Time and Money at Disney World

Disney World is one of my favorite places to go. No matter how old I am, it's always magical. But it can also be overwhelming when planning your first trip there. There's so much to see, but so many other people wanting to see it too! And if you're not careful, it can turn into a pretty expensive trip. My family has been to Disney World 7 times - we've stayed on site and off site. We've driven and we've flown. We've tried it every which way. And it's been a blast every single time. But if you're looking to keep your trip affordable while getting the most out of it, here are some simple ways to save time and money at Disney World: 

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Carnival vs. Royal Caribbean

If you’re looking to take a cruise (which I would highly recommend), one of the first things you need to decide is which cruise line to go on. Which means you're probably looking at Carnival vs. Royal Caribbean. And frankly, you can’t go wrong with either of them. But there are many pros and cons to each. Depending on your budget, ages of kids, and favorite types of entertainment and activities, you’ll want to look closely to make sure you pick the best one for you and your family! So here are the major differences when it comes to Carnival vs. Royal Caribbean:

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Best Travel Apps

We are living in a time when people can't fathom going anywhere without their cellphones. So, it's no surprise that traveling has become extremely reliant on smartphones as well. Whether it's just navigating through a new city, finding the best local restaurant, or sending you travel alerts, travel apps can enhance your overall experience if you find the right ones. So we have waded through all the options out there (okay, so maybe we haven't tried every single one, but we've done our research) to give you the travel apps that are game changers for traveling.

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Best Travel Rewards Cards for Beginners

About two years ago, I had just graduated from college and gotten my first “real” job working 40+ hours a week. In addition I was in a fellowship program which pretty much sucked up the rest of the time I didn’t devote to sleep. Within a month of this, I examined my life and decided it was time to start living my dreams when it came to travel. 

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Why Use a Travel Agent?

We are in the twenty first century. I get it. Everyone has everything at their fingertips thanks to the internet. So when it comes to planning a vacation, why can't you just do it yourself? You can. If you want to. But there are several advantages to using a travel agent - from saving time and money, to tapping into their expertise and having them on hand if anything goes wrong. Don't write them off just yet.

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