We love to share reader success stories with each of you! They are inspiring to us and others, and let people know that travel hacking really works. Here’s a story from one of our Instagram readers, Brittany. She travel hacked a trip to Disney World to really save costs.
Our Disney trip was amazing! Here’s my points breakdown again! We had a ton of Ultimate Rewards burning a hole in our pocket, so we decided to book a trip to Disney!
We transferred 72,000 Ultimate Rewards to Hyatt and booked 6 nights at the Hyatt Place Orlando/ Lake Buena Vista. We picked this Hyatt location because their standard rooms sleep 5 (we are a family of 4, but our kids won’t sleep together), and they offered free breakfast. The location was directly across the street from Disney Springs and within 5-8 minutes of all the Disney parks! I would highly recommend it!
We used Southwest points for our flights. It was 86,366 points for 3 people and we used our Southwest Companion Pass for our 4th family member to fly for free!
After arriving in Orlando, we rented a car using Ultimate Rewards points. We booked through the Chase travel portal and used 23,844 points.
The only money we spent was $1,900 on park tickets, $100 for parking, $100 for gas, and $1,400 for food and souvenirs while at Disney. We obviously used credit cards for all this spending and earned points!
Our last Disney trip was 2 years ago before I started travel hacking; that trip was almost $9,000. This trip was $3,500—so way over 1/2 off for a MAGICAL trip! Thanks again!!!
Thanks, Brittany for sharing! We are so thrilled to see your success! Who doesn’t love a travel hack to Disney World? Please send over your success stories so we can feature you, too!
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