At Disneyland, Genie+ is effectively the new fast pass service that allows users a shortcut to some of the lines in the park. If you pay for this service, on top of the already high-priced tickets, you will have access to lightning lanes, the shorter lines that replaced the previous fast pass lines. You can pay for Genie+ when you buy your tickets for the entire duration of … [Read more...] about Is Genie+ Worth It at Disneyland?
A day in the happiest place on earth can be a magical experience, but if you spend your entire day waiting in lines to go on three or four rides, it makes the time much less enjoyable. Especially when it is hot outside or you are traveling with children, avoiding long waits can be a critical task. Over the past few times at Disney’s California parks, including Disneyland and … [Read more...] about 3 Best Strategies For The Most Rides at Disneyland
After a day at Disneyland and a hotel night down in Orange County, we needed a hotel that was closer to LAX before jumping on the inaugural Delta flight to Papeete, Tahiti the following morning. While there are a number of great airport hotels in Los Angeles, once our plans were finalized to go to the Lakers game, we wanted a hotel within walking distance to Crypto.com … [Read more...] about Hotel Review: Hilton Checkers Los Angeles
After making our way up from Anaheim and enjoying the lovely LA traffic, we wanted to enjoy our last night in California by watching the Lakers play at Crypto.com arena. This actually ended up being a much cooler experience than I originally anticipated, and I was very happy I went. Seeing LeBron play basketball is a treat in and of itself, but getting to watch it from the … [Read more...] about Lakers vs. Nuggets: Box Seats
Many people who know me, or have read Nonstop Points before, know my love for the Southwest Companion Pass. While I could go into detail describing the ins and outs of this “elite status” on Southwest, the short story is that it allows the pass holder to bring a companion with them on any Southwest flight for just the taxes and fees. This means that you could fly around the … [Read more...] about Trip Report: Southern California 2022