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Hyatt Regency Lisbon in Portugal [In-Depth Hotel Review]

Hyatt Regency Lisbon in Portugal [In-Depth Hotel Review]

My wife and I spent 4 nights at the Hyatt Regency Lisbon in late February 2024, and we honestly considered rearranging our trip to stay longer. The hotel was that great. The Hyatt Regency Lisbon is the first (and still…

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Marriott Albany [In-Depth Hotel Review]

Marriott Albany [In-Depth Hotel Review]

Albany! If the mere mention of the state capital of New York doesn’t send a shiver of excitement down your spine, then, well, congratulations, you’re a perfectly normal human being. Despite its storied history, central location, and obvious political importance…

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Thompson Washington D.C. by Hyatt [In-Depth Hotel Review]

Thompson Washington D.C. by Hyatt [In-Depth Hotel Review]

I had 2 expiring free nights in my World of Hyatt account and wanted to get a new tattoo to commemorate finishing my goal of visiting every country in the world. Looking around online, I found an artist I liked…

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7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Stay at the Dream Midtown, a Hyatt Hotel in New York

7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Stay at the Dream Midtown, a Hyatt Hotel in New York

There are numerous hotels you can choose from in New York City. In fact, there are so many that it can feel overwhelming. Let me help you out by winnowing down your choices by 1. I’d like to let you…

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Hawks Cay Resort: A Florida Keys Getaway [Detailed Review]

Hawks Cay Resort: A Florida Keys Getaway [Detailed Review]

The author traveled as an invited guest of Hawks Cay Resort. All opinions are the author’s own, and the hotel had no input in any part of this review. Hawks Cay Resort, located in Duck Key, Florida, is a family-friendly waterfront…

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Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows [In-Depth Overwater Bungalow Review]

Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows [In-Depth Overwater Bungalow Review]

I recently went on a trip with other members of the Upgraded Points team to check out Walt Disney World and all the many amenities it offers (who am I kidding, I go to Disney World even when it’s not…

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Disney’s BoardWalk Inn at Walt Disney World Resort [In-Depth Hotel Review]

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn at Walt Disney World Resort [In-Depth Hotel Review]

The author stayed as an invited guest of Walt Disney World Resort. All opinions are the author’s own, and Walt Disney World Resort had no input in any part of this review. The experience of staying in a Disney Deluxe…

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How To Rent Disney Vacation Club Points [2024]

How To Rent Disney Vacation Club Points [2024]

If you’re not ready to commit to a Disney Vacation Club membership or simply want to stay in a Disney Vacation Club villa for cheaper than usual, renting Disney Vacation Club points from a current owner can save you a…

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Dream Midtown, a Hyatt Hotel in New York City [In-Depth Review]

Dream Midtown, a Hyatt Hotel in New York City [In-Depth Review]

Choosing where to stay in New York City is always a tough decision, as there are hundreds of hotels. Of course, there are the major hotel chains, including Marriott, Hilton, IHG, and Hyatt. However, there are also tons of individual…

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The Chatwal – The Unbound Collection by Hyatt in New York City [In-Depth Review]

The Chatwal – The Unbound Collection by Hyatt in New York City [In-Depth Review]

If you’re headed to New York City and going to Times Square to see top-notch shows, there’s no better location for a hotel than The Chatwal, part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt. Just steps from every major Broadway theater,…

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Marriott’s Grand Chateau, a Marriott Vacation Club Resort in Las Vegas [In-Depth Review]

Marriott’s Grand Chateau, a Marriott Vacation Club Resort in Las Vegas [In-Depth Review]

Fabulous Las Vegas. We recently visited as a group of 7 people while 5 relatives visited my wife and me from Brazil. My wife’s brother-in-law was dying to see Las Vegas as an easy hop from our Orange County, California,…

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Grand Hyatt São Paulo in Brazil [In-Depth Hotel Review]

Grand Hyatt São Paulo in Brazil [In-Depth Hotel Review]

My family and I recently had an excuse to visit São Paulo, Brazil, for a long weekend, which opened up the opportunity to visit some hotels that have long been on my radar. São Paulo is a massive city with…

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Why a $55-a-Night Hostel Is My Favorite Hotel Chain for Families in Europe [MEININGER Kraków Centrum Review]

Why a $55-a-Night Hostel Is My Favorite Hotel Chain for Families in Europe [MEININGER Kraków Centrum Review]

Planning my family’s winter break travels through Denmark and Poland had me facing a common dilemma: Where to land on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day that would likely still have businesses open? Given Kraków’s famous tourist attractions and Christmas market,…

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The 12 Best Disneyland Hotels To Book With Points [2024]

The 12 Best Disneyland Hotels To Book With Points [2024]

Though there are Disney parks all around the world, including in Southern California and Florida (and let’s not forget Disney Cruise Line), Disney vacations can be cost-prohibitive for a lot of families. Thankfully, there are ways to bring down the…

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Hampton by Hilton Gdansk Old Town [In-Depth Hotel Review]

Hampton by Hilton Gdansk Old Town [In-Depth Hotel Review]

My family of 5 traveled to Gdańsk, Poland, a bit by chance. After exploring where we could fly from Copenhagen, Denmark, for around $50 per person, Gdańsk was a top contender to help us reach a new country quickly and…

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The 12 Best Aloft Hotels To Book With Points [For Max Value]

The 12 Best Aloft Hotels To Book With Points [For Max Value]

Showcasing aspirational and luxurious hotel redemptions is fun. However, many travelers look for more reasonably priced and practical hotel redemptions. This is where Aloft shines as a budget-friendly mid-tier Marriott Bonvoy hotel brand. Aloft is primarily known for its “different…

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Four Seasons Resort Tamarindo, México [In-Depth Hotel Review]

Four Seasons Resort Tamarindo, México [In-Depth Hotel Review]

The Four Seasons Resort Tamarindo, México, opened in November 2022, making it one of the newest Four Seasons properties in the world. And it’s totally different from anything else you’ll find in Mexico, especially the Pacific coast of Mexico. Closest…

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Le Méridien Columbus, The Joseph [In-Depth Hotel Review]

Le Méridien Columbus, The Joseph [In-Depth Hotel Review]

The author stayed as an invited guest of Le Méridien Columbus, The Joseph. All opinions are the author’s own, and the hotel had no input in any part of this review. My husband and I recently enjoyed a quick staycation…

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Sheraton Grand Salzburg [In-Depth Hotel Review]

Sheraton Grand Salzburg [In-Depth Hotel Review]

When staying in Salzburg, Austria, there’s 1 large hotel that nearly everyone recommends: the Sheraton Grand Salzburg. The Sheraton is one of the larger hotels in the city and doesn’t fit the typical Sheraton profile; it’s a step up. It’s…

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Gild Hall, a Thompson Hotel in New York City by Hyatt [In-Depth Review]

Gild Hall, a Thompson Hotel in New York City by Hyatt [In-Depth Review]

Getting and maintaining World of Hyatt elite status is not easy, as the brand has a smaller presence compared to the other major hotel chains. But having World of Hyatt status is a boon if you’re a frequent traveler, as…

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The Principal Madrid in Spain [In-Depth Hotel Review]

The Principal Madrid in Spain [In-Depth Hotel Review]

The author was traveling as an invited guest of The Principal Madrid. All opinions are the author’s own, and the hotel had no input in any part of this review. Madrid’s dizzying array of hotels can make it hard for travelers…

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