Category: Travel

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8 ways to save on Thanksgiving travel

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Between the long lines, sold-out flights and sky-high airfare prices, holiday travel can be a stressful experience. While there isn’t much to be done about the …

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A guide to avoiding holiday flight disasters

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Holiday travel is intense, especially if you are flying cross-country or internationally. You can minimize (figurative and literal) bumps, but there’s no failsafe for flight or …

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8 things to do to make traveling with kids a breeze

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If you’ve never traveled with kids, it’s easy to assume your getaway will go without a hitch. Pack ’em up in their cutesy car seats, grab …

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5 smart devices to help you navigate New York City

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New York City is unlike any other metropolis in the world. It’s crowded with skyscrapers, bursting with traffic and inhabited by folks who always seem to …

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6 things airlines don’t want you to know

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Americans are taking to the skies in record numbers. In 2017, nearly 50 percent of Americans flew. By comparison, in 1977, just 25 percent of Americans …

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The best local breweries in each state

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Looking for an excuse to head to the nearest bar after work? Look no further: September 28 is Drink Beer Day. Celebrate this important national holiday …

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What you can’t miss on the newest cruise ships

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I’m a millennial and I love cruising. It’s not hard to find articles out there reporting cruise lines are attracting my generation by offering fancy cabins …

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6 ways to get the best bang for your buck when using your travel rewards

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Navigating the travel points redemption process for maximum value can often seem mystifying, but it doesn’t have to be. By following a few basic guidelines, even …

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Strange things you can be fined for in every state

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There are a ton of laws in America — some of them obvious, some of them not so obvious. While in some states you can own …

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4 ways to beat jet lag

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Your flight is ready to board, and you’ve booked your dream hotel. Your itinerary is the perfect balance of relaxation and seeing the sights. But there’s …

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Traveling to Europe? Leave this tech at home

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It can be hard to decide what to pack and what to leave behind. Being away from the United States is pretty fun — you get …

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How to find the cheapest gasoline anywhere you go

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There are two gas stations very close to my house, each within a couple of miles, and both are name-brand companies you’d recognize. They both sell …

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The 10 most dangerous countries for American tourists

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Summer vacation is a time to relax and unwind, or to hop on a plane and explore the world around you. But, popular destinations for Americans …

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11 ways to save on a last-minute summer trip

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So you blinked and — oh, look! — summer’s at its end, and you’ve yet to reach an island. Or beach. Or national park. Or even …

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The best back-to-school weekend staycations in each state

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The month of August always sounds the alarms — the return to the classroom is near. For many families, this is the sign that it’s time …

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10 things I learned living out of my super bike for 3 months

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Maybe you think I’m crazy. You wouldn’t be the first. Sometimes I think I’m crazy, and I actually rode Voodoo for three months. Who? Oh, of …

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9 ways to make your time at the airport less miserable

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While the airport isn’t normally seen as a hip place to spend your free time, most of us must endure the experience so we can travel. …

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The best small towns to visit in each state

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When it comes time to pick your next travel destination, some of the more common cities might top your list. New York City, Boston, Los Angeles, …

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7 best rewards cards to beat summer prices at the pump

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Nationwide gas prices were projected to hit four-year highs this summer, at an average of $3 per gallon. If you plan to do a lot of …

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6 wineries worth traveling to

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When you think of wineries, you probably imagine large estates and sprawling vineyards, not Hawaiian volcanoes or Malibu safaris, but that’s exactly what these travel-worthy wineries …

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50 free things you can get when traveling

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Vacations don’t come cheap, or else we’d be jetsetting all the time. There’s the cost of the travel itself, plus food and those hidden expenses that …

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7 money moves to make before your end-of-summer vacation

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If you’re planning to hit the beach, lake or a favorite hotspot during the last few weekends of summer, there are some big financial to-dos to …

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11 ways to save money on your summer trip in 5 minutes or less

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The cost of a summer vacation can quickly grow out of hand and over budget — especially if you didn’t plan for hidden summer expenses. If your …

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Does travel insurance cover medical incidents on a plane?

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Picture this: It’s the first day of vacation, and you’re on a plane headed for blue skies and turquoise water. You’re feeling a little funny, and …

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How to handle your money before starting a job overseas

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For some people, getting to work abroad is a perk — a chance to see the world. For others, it may be a necessary evil, forced …

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29 insider New York City tips everyone should know

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Let’s say you’ve just moved to New York City and you want to master it like a veteran New Yorker. And you don’t want to waste …

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How to save on RV rentals this summer

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If you’re up for a new type of vacation, a RV adventure may be worth considering. Not only does renting a recreational vehicle let you take your …

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How to preserve your smartphone & laptop battery life while traveling

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Technology is a part of modern life, and that means lithium-ion batteries are too. They’re the engine that powers your iPhone, tablet, laptop or electric vehicle. …

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11 summer getaways that don’t feel cheap (but are)

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Traveling even short distances can be expensive during peak vacation months like July and August. But with creativity and planning, having a holiday on the cheap …

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6 easy ways to save when you’re on vacation

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For many of us, vacationing is an excuse to go into full-blown relaxation mode. While you should certainly enjoy yourself, you don’t need to leave your …

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Earn money & see the world on a working holiday

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Most people would love to drop everything and travel for six months or more, but let’s be realistic: Almost nobody has that kind of money. Luckily, …

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19 Expensive Mistakes to Avoid at Disney

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On top of being a household name and aspirational destination for children everywhere, remember that Disney is also a $152 billion juggernaut. From movie studios and …

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6 cheap family vacation destinations

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Summer’s the perfect time to get away with the family, but vacations can be expensive, especially if you’re bringing the whole family. Between airfare, car rentals, …

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Best road-trip gadgets: Don’t leave home without this car-friendly tech

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With summer here, it’s time to start planning your next road trip. And, whether it’s to see family in the next state, explore somewhere new with …

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Travel hacks: 6 ways to save on Airbnb

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If your heart is set on seeing the world, you’ve probably spent some time browsing through Airbnb. The short-term rental marketplace was founded in 2008 as …

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These are the best beaches in every state

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Nothing says “perfect summer day” like relaxing by the water or cruising around on a boat. And as someone who grew up in a landlocked state, …

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How to stay healthy when you travel for work all the time

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Millions of people travel for business each year. Many people perceive the ability to travel for work as a glamorous perk, but doing it too much …

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An airline-by-airline guide to fees, pets & more

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There’s more than just booking a flight to get where you want to go — there are different policies as well as an assortment of fees. …

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The best trip for Dad in every state

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Dad’s special day is just about here (Happy Father’s Day, Dad). Instead of celebrating Father’s Day by giving him another tie or something that will just …

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15 easy ways to save on summer travel

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Getting away — far, far away — from your daily grind is important. It can also be expensive. Fortunately, there are ways to vacation on a …

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12 ways to get your budget ready for summer in 5 minutes or less

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When I think about getting ready for summer, I picture stocking up on sunscreen, getting a pedicure (sandal season!), filling my Kindle with summer reads and …

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The 10 most popular U.S. summer travel destinations

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Ah, summer. It’s that wonderful time of year when temperatures rise and we get the urge to go somewhere new to enjoy the great weather. And …

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The 10 most unreliable airports in America

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There’s a viral video going around of a soldier sitting on an airport floor watching his daughter’s birth on FaceTime. Brooks Lindsey’s flight home from Dallas …