Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort Review: New Pools, Dining, and More!

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All the details on the amazing new DVC Studio Villas at the Polynesian, as well as updates to the pools, dining, and lobby. Lots of details to help you plan your stay in a DVC room or just visit the resort. A Disney World Resort Review from The Frugal South.

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort received a major upgrade in 2015 with a redesign of the lobby, upgrades to the pools and dining, and addition of the DVC villas and bungalows. I had the pleasure of staying at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort this spring, and here’s my review of all that’s new at the resort!

If you are interested in a review of one of the amazing new DVC Studio Villas at the Polynesian,

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Amazon: Up to 80% Kindle Award Winners – Today Only!

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Today only, get up to 80% off select award-winning titles on Kindle, all $3.99 or under! It’s no secret I love reading books on my Kindle so anytime I get a chance to grab a new read for cheap, I take it!

There are best sellers and award winners alike on sale today – you can check out all of the titles here!

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Gymboree: Up to 70% Off the Back the School Collection!

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I know July seems too early to start thinking about back to school, but I don’t want you to miss savings up to 70% off at Gymboree this week!

You’ll find lots of cute items in the Gymboree Back to School Collection,

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What To Expect at Disney’s Value Resorts (And What NOT To Expect)

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Disney World Value Resorts offer incredible bang for the buck, but they aren't for everyone! Here's what to expect at Disney's Value Resorts in terms of rooms, amenities, transportation, cost and more.

I’ve stayed at all five of Walt Disney World’s Value Resorts at least once, and one of them MANY times. I think they offer a fantastic  (and affordable) vacation experience for most people, but they certainly aren’t for everyone!

In this post, I’ll share what you should expect at Disney’s Value Resorts and what you won’t find there. If you are interested in my picks for the best and worst of the Value Resorts and my recommended resort for families and first-timers,

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Orbitz: 18% Off Hotels Today Only – Good For Disney Resorts!

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Today only save 18% on hotel reservations at Orbitz when you enter the promo code FLASHSALE at checkout! This code IS good for Walt Disney World Resort hotels, so if you have any interest in making a trip before the end of the year, you can always book now and cancel up to 7 days before check-in!

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Boxed.com: $15 Off Your First Order +$25 Off with an Amex Offer!

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I tried out Boxed.com for the first time recently and got some FANTASTIC savings that I want to pass on to you! If you are new to Boxed and have an American Express Card, you can get $40 worth of FREE groceries or household items!

Boxed is an online warehouse club (think Costco or Sam’s Club) but there’s no membership required to get their low prices. 

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80,000 Point Sign-Up Bonus For The IHG Rewards Club MasterCard!

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One of my favorite cards for free travel is offering the best sign-up bonus ever! The InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) Rewards Club MasterCard from Chase is offering an 80,000 point sign-up bonus for a limited time through this link from Million Mile Secrets.

Why did this card make my list of top five favorite credits cards for free travel with points and miles?

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Free Sample of Maple Holistics Natural Hair Care

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Head over to the Maple Holistics site and fill out this form to get your free haircare sample! Choose from shampoo, conditioner, massage oil or pet shampoo. 🙂

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The BEST Amazon Prime Day Deals Handpicked for You (Up to 70% Off)

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Here are the best Amazon Prime Day deals handpicked for you! These deals are only available to Amazon Prime members, but you can always take a 30-day free trial to get access to these deals and cancel later if you decide you don’t want to keep the membership.

I’m taking advantage of the low prices to buy for upcoming birthdays, special occassions, and holidays!

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Disney’s Polynesian Resort Studio Villa Review

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All the details on the amazing new DVC Studio Villas at the Disney's Polynesian Village Resort!

At the top of my Disney World bucket list was staying at Disney’s Polynesian Village resort, and I finally checked that off last month! In this review, I’ll share my experience staying in a Standard Disney Vacation Club (DVC) Studio Villa.

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All the details on the amazing new DVC Studio Villas at the Disney's Polynesian Village Resort!

The Polynesian received a major upgrade in 2015 with a redesign of the lobby,

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Target July Beauty Box Only $7 Shipped!

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I’m not sure how long this will be available, but for now you can grab the July Beauty Sample Box from Target for only $7 with free shipping! The items are valued at $30 and I love the chance to try new-to-me products without committing.

Thanks, Hip2Save!

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Amazon Prime Day is 1 Week Away + Get $10 Free When Your Stream Amazon Video!

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For the past few years Amazon has offered incredible deals on a day in July it calls “Prime Day”. Last year there were prices lower than Black Friday on MANY popular items and great prices on everyday essentials.

This year Prime Day is Tuesday, July 11th! I suggest delaying any purchases from Amazon until then (if you can) because odds are that you will save money by waiting for the Prime Day offers!

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2017 Goals Update: $3,300 in Debt Payoff and More…

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It’s hard to believe 2017 is already half over, isn’t it? I try to remember to review my goals every quarter, and though I missed the first quarter (oops), at least I’m checking in now.

Goal #1: Pay Down Debt

My first goal for the year was to pay down the $5,000 in debt we acquired during our kitchen remodel last year. I ‘ve been monitoring the balance every month and am happy to report that I’ve already paid down $3,300 of the balance!

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Free Sample of Vichy’s Mineral 89 Face Moisturizer

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I’m always on the lookout for free samples for you guys… head over here to request a free sample of Vichy’s new face moisturizer, Mineral 89. 

Thanks, Money Saving Mom!

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Join Dollar Tree’s Value Seeker’s Club!

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If you love Dollar Tree like I do you can sign up for their loyalty program here to get access to members-only contests, money-saving party ideas, crafts, recipes, exclusive product sneak peeks & more!

Dollar Tree's Loyalty Program

I’ve been a member of the Value Seekers Club for a while and love knowing about special sales at Dollar Tree! You can sign up here for free and you’ll even be entered to win a $100 shopping spree.

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Why Book Your Vacation With A Disney Travel Agent? (Hint: It’s The Amazing Perks!)

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Guest Post by Siera Duiser

As you may have seen, The Frugal South recommends booking your Disney World vacation with Siera at Destinations in Florida, but you may be wondering why. There are many benefits included for your family when you book your vacation with a Disney travel agent!

The best part about booking your Disney World vacation with Siera at Destinations in Florida is that it is completely free to you.

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CardCash: Extra 6% Off Restaurants = 25% Off Cracker Barrel, Dunkin’ Donuts Gift Cards + Lots More!

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My favorite source for discounted gift cards is offering an additional 6% off all restaurant gift cards this weekend!

Just head over to CardCash and enter promo code LIBERTY at checkout for your bonus savings. Here are some of the great deals (with promo code added) I found:

  • Cracker Barrel: Up to 25% Off
  • Dunkin’ Donuts: Up to 25% Off
  • Panera Bread: Up to 25% Off
  • Landry’s Restaurants (Such as T-Rex and Rainforest Cafe at Disney World): Up to 20% off
  • Starbucks: Up to 15% Off
  • And more!

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Schoola: Celebrate with 50% Off Through 7/5!

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Schoola, my favorite source for quality secondhand clothing, is offering 50% off through July 5th with the code AMERICA!

Grab any clothes you need for yourself or you family at huge savings while you can.

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