Planning, Travel Cost

This is Part 3 of our series on the Auto Train.  Visit Part 2 here.

Arrival for Loading

Once you have your tickets (and accommodations), all you need to do is show up to enjoy your trip.  You must arrive no later than 2:00PM (two hours earlier than the scheduled train departure). … Read the rest

Planning

AwardWallet
AwardWallet

Once we started to collect miles and points for free travel, we needed a way to keep track of them.  After looking into several websites, we finally settled on AwardWallet.com.  AwardWallet is a web site that allows you to track your accumulated points and miles across lots of different award programs. … Read the rest

Disney Parks, Food Cost, Planning

You’ve made your travel plans, picked the perfect days to visit the parks, and gotten your tickets.  You’ve even planned out your outfits for the park.  What’s left to do?  Dining, of course!  One of the fantastic benefits of choosing a Disney vacation is the multitude of dining options they offer in the parks and resorts. … Read the rest

Planning, Travel Cost

One of our favorite ways to get to Walt Disney World is Amtrak’s Auto Train.  The Auto Train runs between Lorton, VA (outside of Washington, DC and close to our home) and Sanford, FL (very close to Orlando).  The train accommodates passengers and their vehicles to make the trip up or down the I-95 corridor.  … Read the rest