25. Perks, Planes, and Paradise: Our Caribbean Island Travel Hacks
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Hello fellow explorers! We're the Travel Hacking Moms—Alex, Pam, and Jess, and we're excited to take you along on our recent Caribbean adventures! Starting with Aruba, Pam recounts how she masterfully use Marriott free night certificates. It was a trek from the US west coast, but United miles and a clever flight booking made it possible. She first stayed at the Marriott Resort & Stellaris Casino—and, wow, what a place! Despite some reservations about the ‘casino’ aspect, she fell in love with the resort’s atmosphere.  Then she 'hotel hopped' over to the Renaissance Wind Creek Aruba. The highlight? Flamingo Beach, with its unique blend of snorkeling and lounging alongside pink flamingos! Next stop, Grand Cayman. Alex's tale of her stay at the Kimpton Seafire is fascinating. Thanks to a sign-up bonus, she extended her stay from two nights to four—all by purchasing 35k points during a 100% bonus period. The breathtaking Seven Mile Beach and top-notch service added a cherry on top of her luxury stay. Finally, Jess recaps her stay at the Park Hyatt St. Kitts. Caribbean luxury at its finest! We're not just sharing our experiences but also showing you how to hack your way using reward points, securing affordable flights, and nabbing the best deals. Remember, rewards and points can fluctuate, so keep an eye on that 30-day calendar! So, are you ready to travel hack your way to the Caribbean like we did? Hit play now to hear our full adventure and start planning your own! For more travel hacks, be sure to check out the links below. Happy travels! ✈️   Links:  Free Gifts and Resources To Start Your Travel Hacking Journey: Free Webinar: How to Start Traveling for Nearly Free Best Current Credit Card Offers: Best Rewards Card Offers | Travel Hacking Mom Award Travel Academy: Award Travel Academy Our Website: https://travelhackingmom.com Connect With Us: Newsletter signup: https://travelhackingmom.com/newsletter Instagram: Alex + Pam + Jess | Points & Miles (@travelhackingmom) TikTok: travelhackingmom's Creator Profile Facebook group: Travel Hacking Mom Group | Facebook Episode Minute By Minute: 0:00 What’s inside today’s episode! 0:45 How to travel to the Caribbean for nearly free and getting to Aruba 5:29 Our top places to stay in Aruba 10:23 Alex’s top hacks for getting to Grand Cayman 13:50 A glimpse inside Kimpton Seafire in Grand Cayman 19:14 Jess’s #1 pick for where to stay in the Caribbean 21:28 Why we have a glowing review of the Park Hyatt St. Kitts 25:28 Insights and wisdom from Pam we can all learn from 26:51 Our current roadmap for future Caribbean trips  
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