Review: Radisson BLU Madrid Prado

After my dad used cash and points for three nights at the Westin Valencia, I had to pick up the Madrid hotel and after researching the various options, I decided that the Radisson BLU Madrid Prado was the perfect nexus of quality, cost (free!) and location. I was excited, too, about staying at another Club Carlson Category…

Are Credit Card Annual Fees Ever Worth Paying? I Say Yes: The Case for Pre-Paying Vacations at 90%+ Discounts

In the last part of my recent vacation post highlighting the true price – in terms of miles, points and dollars – I included in the overall monetary cost the annual fees from some of my credit cards. Since I was using the points or miles gained – the black line of the ledger –…