Now that you’ve pawned your grandma’s wedding ring and mint condition Charlie’s Angels lunch box to fund a ticket to Disneyland, you might as well get your money’s worth. And efficiency is the key to getting the most bang for your buck. Approach Disneyland like an obsessive-compulsive gamer dungeon-crawling through World of Warcraft. In other words, leave no stone unturned and no hidden Mickey unseen.Disneyland has always been all about the details. That antique telephone
A lot of people think there is some top-secret way to find cheap tickets to Disneyland, and only your weird, kitsch-obsessed friends know about it. Unlike other cookie-cutter amusement parks where you bring in a sticky Coke can or text PUKERIDE to 99999 to get a massive discount, Disneyland doesn’t offer promotions. Yet, every year, new rumors spring up about a friend’s cousin’s neighbor who called some secret number, lit a candle, and was escorted into the park for only $20 through
... Club Memberships If you belong to AAA, the AARP, a credit union, or a shopping club you might qualify for a discount on admission to major theme parks. 2. Plan Ahead Start planning your trip a few months in advance. You will have more flexibility to choose the less expensive dates and you might find special advance discounts. Booking early can also give you a chance to take advantage of travel packages that include airfare, hotels and park admission for lower prices. 3. Buy Tickets Online Go to the amusement park’s main website to buy your tickets before you leave the house. You will have a chance to look at all of the ticket packages available without worrying about the long line behind you at the gates.4. Carry What you Need Pack up all of the things you think you’ll need for a day and an evening at the park. You can store ...
As a general rule, things that are legal everywhere might be fun, things that are illegal everywhere are no fun — murder, for example — and things that are illegal in some places are always fun. Think recreational soft drug use, gay wedding receptions, etc.Gambling falls into that third category, but gaudy, smoke-filled casinos and Russian Roulette games in the back of a Chinese restaurant are so twentieth century. Instead, with a little research and an open mind, you can find ways to gamble creatively
I’m extremely fortunate because my commute to work involves nothing more than a flight of stairs. If you’re not so lucky, you’ve probably wished for something — anything — to help you pass the time. Long drives, traffic jams, road work — it’s enough to make you spend money on audiobooks!Before you open your wallet, consider stocking up on podcasts. For a total price of zero, you can find a virtually endless selection of entertaining shows to ease your drive.You’re
It may be April 1, but this is no joke: Comedy Central’s new iOS app lets you watch full-length episodes of “The Daily Show,” “Key & Peele,” “South Park,” and more–all for free.@#!$ yeah!Before this, various Comedy Central shows had their own apps, but most of them (like The Colbert Report’s) let you watch only clips. Now you can see the latest episodes of over a dozen shows, in their entirety, the day after they air.In other words, at long