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
The California Disney parks (Disneyland and Disney California Adventure) have been my favorite theme parks for some time with the true magic of Disney, but a little bit smaller than Disney World in Orlando. It’s been nearly four years since I was last at Disneyland, so I figured while in Southern California, I may as well check out the new Star Wars area of the park. I was also … [Read more...] about The Happiest Place on Earth: My One-Day Disneyland Experience
I am not too often impressed with domestic hotels. I have found that they are frequently less likely to offer elite benefits to guests, and the overall experience, compared to their international counterparts, have been lacking. To say the least, the Sheraton Park pleasantly surprised me. From a few days before the stay until checkout, I had a rather good experience with … [Read more...] about Hotel Review: Sheraton Park Hotel Disneyland
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