Reader Success Story to Disney World


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.


Travel Hacking Disney World

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!!!


Boy and girl hugging in front of castle

How cute are Brittany’s children in this picture? Looks like they were loving this trip!

Bottom Line

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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