Sometimes, we get so caught up in international experiences that we forget there are amazing destinations right here in the United States. One of my daughters has been taking her family to Florida almost yearly, and they have the BEST time. Let’s do a Friday Family Vacation to Florida this week!
My daughter, Kelly, loves the Seaside, Destin, and Panama City areas. She stayed at a Hyatt Place in Panama City this year for a couple of nights and thought it was great. Let’s head there.
Kelly used Southwest Rapid Rewards to get her family to Panama City. Be sure and check out their 30-day calendar to book the cheapest flights if you have flexibility in your dates.
If you have a family of four and can find good prices, you can fly for about 100K total. Even less if you have the Southwest Companion Pass. You could use the signup bonus from any Chase cards that earn Ultimate Rewards or a Southwest credit card to do this.
She usually stays in an Airbnb while in Florida, and you can certainly do that and then “erase” your cost if you book with a Capital One Venture or Venture X card. She did spend one night at the Hyatt Place Panama City Beach / Beachfront, though, and her youngest LOVED it.
It is located right on the beach, and they had so much fun building sand castles, burying each other, and playing in the water.
This hotel is a category 4 hotel, so you could even use a free night annual certificate to stay here. With two queen beds and a sofa bed, it can fit a family of six and comes with free breakfasts! Talk about a money-saver!
Our family can have a 4-night stay here with just one credit card signup bonus. They can stay longer if P2 also gets the card.
Friday Family Vacation to Florida is totally doable with 2-3 credit card signup bonuses for your family. Start planning now to create those magical family memories on the beach!
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2 Comments on Friday Family Vacation to Florida
Hey there, Travel Hacking Mom! First off, I want to say that your Friday family vacation to Florida sounds like an absolute blast! I couldn’t help but get excited as I read through your article and soaked in all the wonderful details. It’s clear that you put a lot of thought and effort into planning this trip, and I must say, you’ve inspired me to start planning my own family getaway.
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