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Haunted Hotels, Pet Cafes & Our Fantastic Last Minute Bookings to Hawaii, Japan & Taiwan!

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MtM Podcast – Haunted Hotels, Japan, Taiwan

On this episode Shawn is joined by Joe Cheung to recap his recent trip to Hawaii, Japan and Taiwan. The trip was booked mostly last minute, built around a Starlux business class redemption home. Shawn discusses his time in Hawaii including why the Grand Hyatt Kauai has lost some luster, his last minute ANA A380 Flying Honu business class redemption, why Japan has become such an amazing family travel destination, being haunted at the Grand Hyatt Taipei and why last minute travel continues to work for him. Another amazing trip mostly paid for by miles & points!

Episode Notes

  • 00:00 Introduction and Overview
  • 08:50 Review of the Grand Hyatt Kauai & Using Hawaii for Japan travel
  • 15:31 Using Points for last minute flights and accommodations
  • 21:37 Pet cafes, cool Japanese culture & why Japan might be the best family friendly travel destination for Americans
  • 27:45 Stay at the Hyatt Centric Ginza
  • 31:38 Budget-Friendly Option: Hyatt Regency Tokyo Bay (For Disney but also Tokyo too?)
  • 35:16 Unforgettable Experience at Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea
  • 39:38 Haunted Grand Hyatt Taipei & Flying in Style with Starlux Airlines
  • 45:44 The Thrill of Last-Minute Trips

I hope you enjoy this episode!

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Shawn Coomer
Shawn Coomer
Shawn Coomer earns and burns millions of miles/points per year circling the globe with his family. An expert at accumulating travel rewards, he founded Miles to Memories to help others achieve their travel goals for pennies on the dollar. Shawn also runs a million dollar reselling business, knows Vegas better than most and loves to spend his time at the 12 Disney parks across the world.

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