Archive for the ‘Travel’ Category

Travel planning can be a lot of fun, but it can be easy to overlook certain things that can make your trip more expensive than it needs to be. Try to put an end to the following booking mistakes the next time you plan any travel, and you may notice a significant savings: Reserving your […]

Frequent flyer miles can easily make air travel more affordable. Airline miles are part of an award system that most commercial airlines offer, and customers can redeem miles for discounted or free airfare. Although customers must still pay tax for their ticket, this can still save hundreds or thousands of dollars. But if you haven’t […]

   Accommodations can quickly increase the cost of any trip, but they don’t have to. If you’re trying to save a little more on your next vacation, consider any of these following lodging options instead, which are often cheaper than traditional hotel accommodations:  Hostels Also known as “youth hotels,” these types of accommodations can be […]

Although there are a lot of great tricks and tips for saving money while traveling, the following are some common ways that those traveling for work, in particular, can save on some common business travel expenses: Combining trips If you know that you’ll have to turn right around and go on another business trip just […]

Fall can be a great time for travel—whether you enjoy leaf peeping, outdoor activities in the cooler weather, or you’re just looking for an inexpensive getaway. A lot of the same destinations that were prime for summer travel, are just as lovely, if not more so, during autumn and are often cheaper to visit. If […]

With summer quickly approaching, many kids throughout the country will have a couple months off from school—the perfect time for the whole family to go on a memorable vacation. Here are some ways your family can have a fun-filled summer vacation without breaking the bank: Eat and stay free Maybe not the adults, but there […]

If you plan to do a lot of traveling, a sturdy set of luggage can be a good investment. Although great luggage doesn’t come cheap, there are ways to score a terrific deal and not have to break the bank: Check outlet stores A mall or a department store might not always be the best […]

If you’re getting ready to go on vacation, you may have been advised to bring traveler’s checks with you instead of credit cards or too much cash. Printed with a set value, traveler’s checks can be cashed or redeemed, a little at a time, once you’ve arrived at your destination and need money. Traveler’s checks […]

If you’re getting ready to plan for your next vacation, you may have considered the thought of hiring a travel agent. But are you better off using a travel agent or booking your own trip? Disadvantages Travel agents can often get you lower rates for your trip, but sometimes, they may not be the absolute […]

Whether you’re an avid traveler or you’re going on your first vacation in years, you may have wondered if you need to purchase travel insurance before you go. While travel insurance isn’t a requirement, for some people, it could prove to be beneficial. There are various types of travel insurance coverage out there, so there […]