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A Family Guide to Exploring Dublin

About a six-hour flight from the East Coast, Dublin makes a great family-friendly destination with its friendly people, walkable streets and central location to explore the rest of the country. Families can fly there entirely on miles by booking with Aer Lingus, the national airline of Ireland, which offers flights for 26,000 miles per person during their “off… Continue reading

Flights to Paris & Lyon 15% Off on WOW Air Through July 16
Arc de Triomphe

Who wants to go to France? I do! We just went to Paris in June and I’m ready to go back :). WOW Air is celebrating Bastille Day with 15% off flights to both Paris and Lyon, France. WOW Air flies from the U.S. to Reykjavik, Iceland, and then on to major European cities. You… Continue reading

Huge Ryanair Sale for Flights in Europe Through 7/12, Prices Start at 9.99 Euros
Ryanair Plane

Ryanair is a discount airline in Europe that offers some of the cheapest seats you can find for flights between major European cities. It’s often quite a bit less than taking a train, especially between destinations that are further apart. We flew Ryanair once on our trip to Europe, flying from Paris to Bologna. While… Continue reading

European Vacation on Miles Part 5: Tuscany
Tuscan countryside view San Gimignano

This summer, my family took our very first trip together to Europe — and we did the flights from the U.S. to Dublin and most of the intra-Europe flights on miles! We saw some amazing things, ate some of the most fantastic food imaginable and dipped our toes in speaking other languages. It was priceless…. Continue reading

European Vacation on Miles Part 4: Bologna, Italy

After our week in Paris, we hopped a Ryanair flight to Bologna, Italy. I’d always wanted to fly Ryanair, as I have seen their super cheap airfare and wondered if the experience would, as a result, be horrific, as are some U.S. discount airlines. Flying Ryanair On the whole, it was not bad and cost… Continue reading

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