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Travel Tip: The Fine Print of Free Wi-Fi at Hotels
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Fine Print of Free Wi-Fi at Hotels

Most of us celebrate when a hotel offers free Wi-Fi, but there’s often fine print attached. So here’s what you need to watch out for with free Wi-Fi at hotels…. Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Learn New Skills at Hotels Around the World
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How You Can Learn New Skills at Hotels Around the World

It’s one thing to stay at a resort for its pool or spa. But in some places, you might even be able to learn new skills while you’re there. Some… Read More…

Airbnb Tips and Tricks for First-Timers
Budget Travel / Hotels & Accommodations

Airbnb Tips and Tricks for First-Timers

Summer is quickly approaching, which means that it’s time to start planning that epic getaway you’ve been dreaming about since last summer ended. One way to save money on your… Read More…

Travel Tip: Book Now to Save On Summer Travel
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Book Now to Save On Summer Travel

Believe it or not, it’s time to start planning your spring and summer travels. In some cases, you have to jump on these deals right now. In Latin America and… Read More…

Travel Tip: Hotel Rates are (Probably) Going Up
Hotels & Accommodations / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Hotel Rates are (Probably) Going Up

Listen up, travelers. Hotel rates may be going up this year, so pay attention before you book. According to the research firm STR, U.S. hotels actually hit a record in… Read More…

Luxe Lavs: Valentine’s Day Spa Treatments Around the World
Luxe Lavs / Romantic Travel / Spa Travel

Luxe Lavs: Valentine’s Day Spa Treatments Around the World

February is synonymous with love. Instead of chocolate or flowers, give the gift of spa. Luxe Lavs contributors Angela Fairhurst and Natalie Compagno left the hotel bathroom and discovered Valentine’s… Read More…

“Fifty Shades of Grey” Themed Valentine’s Day Deals
Hotels & Accommodations / Romantic Getaways / Romantic Travel

“Fifty Shades of Grey” Themed Valentine’s Day Deals

This week, the popular trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey will make its big-screen debut on Valentine’s Day. To celebrate its release, hotels around the country—and the world—have whipped up some Fifty Shades-themed… Read More…

Valentine’s Day Hotel Packages: The Reasonable & The Extravagant
Hotels & Accommodations / Romantic Travel

Valentine’s Day Hotel Packages: The Reasonable & The Extravagant

Valentine’s Day may be called the most romantic day of the year. In the travel industry, it’s also—more often than not—the most overpriced event of the year. This year, Valentine’s… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Avoid Peer-to-Peer Scams
Hotels & Accommodations / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Avoid Peer-to-Peer Scams

As the sharing economy, or peer-to-peer service, grows bigger, there’s also more room for opportunists. That’s especially true in the world of renting out homes—which can lead to peer-to-peer scams. What’s… Read More…

Luxe Lavs: Super Bowl Suites in Las Vegas
Luxe Lavs

Luxe Lavs: Super Bowl Suites in Las Vegas

We’re only days away from the Super Bowl, and anyone who saw those recent playoff games will be dying to buy a ticket to Arizona for the grand finale. Can’t… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Changes for Last-Minute Hotel Cancellations
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Changes for Last-Minute Hotel Cancellations

It used to be that canceling your hotel reservation was no big deal. But some hotels have quietly changed their policies, so listen up. Both Hilton and Marriott now require… Read More…