I won’t pretend I got onto a long-distance bus because I thought it would be the most pleasurable way to travel. It’s always been cumbersome and slow, winding through every possible stop, going off the freeway to take the slowest possible route through every hamlet. Also, a bus can’t travel any faster than regular highway speeds. Planes and trains can go faster.
One good incentive to look for on a credit card is an interest free credit card for a period of up to 12 months or a card that you don’t have to make payment on for up to 12 months. This can be good for many people who need a credit card to help them make it through for a few months while they are looking for another job or are in college.
Disney vacation packages generally come with complimentary park passes for one to two days. However if you choose to book your vacation on your own a piece at a time you should know you can still save money by purchasing multiday passes. Get a park hopper pass for three days and you will have unlimited access to all the Disney theme parks in the area, including Epcot, MGM-Studios and Animal Kingdom.
Earlier this week I received a ticket for “Parking under a viaduct”, with municipal violation #9-64-110(F) handwritten on the ticket. This doesn’t seem fair to me: there’s no sign, an officer told me it was okay, and I just moved here. Do I have a shot at beating this?
Before you return the car make sure the gas level is at where it was when you picked the car up. The Car rental company adds on anywhere from $0.10 to $0.20 per gallon extra on top of the current days gas prices. Since gas is already at an all time high, I doubt you want to pay anymore than you have to. So put gas in it before you get back to the Rent a car Seychelles agency.
To protect the savings on your Disney vacation you should be aware of the money drains you will encounter. Number one is the Disney merchandise for sale at the park. These items are extremely high priced and you can purchase them elsewhere a lot cheaper. So if your little one simply must have a Disney Princess T-shirt, run to the mall in town instead of purchasing it at the park.
And wait till you see the vehicles and how they are equipped! How about built in bars, tv’s and a pounding stereo system just to name a few? The interior trim and features in all these cars is just incredible.
Ask the Parking Ticket Geek is a weekly column on The Expired Meter that doles out advice on fighting Chicago parking tickets and other parking related issues.