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Travel Tips: The Craziest Things Hotels Will Loan You
Health & Fitness / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tips: The Craziest Things Hotels Will Loan You

Hotels will do a lot to compete for your business, and in some cases, they’ll come out with some serious  freebies. The JW Marriott in San Antonio has teamed up… Read More…

Thanksgiving Travel 2014: Tips, Trends, & When to Book
Airlines & Airports / Hotels & Accommodations

Thanksgiving Travel 2014: Tips, Trends, & When to Book

The holiday season is approaching, which means many travelers are considering buying tickets for Thanksgiving. Sometimes buying tickets early means you’ll get better rates, but this year it depends. Here’s a… Read More…

How to Get the Best Deals During September Shoulder Season
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Deals

How to Get the Best Deals During September Shoulder Season

About this time every year, friends and family get wistful about the waning days of summer, but savvy travelers know that we are entering the absolute best time to pack… Read More…

Travel Tip: Robots are Taking Over Travel
Apps & Technology / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Robots are Taking Over Travel

A couple of weeks ago, I joked about how robots are taking over customer service. Well, guess what, folks? It looks like the future is already here. Over in Cupertino,… Read More…

Travel Tip: Getting Around Hotel Fees
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Getting Around Hotel Fees

These days, hardly anyone is surprised to get nailed by airline fees. But, now hotels are also cashing in on extra charges. Here’s what you need to know. According to… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Get the Best Hotel Room
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Get the Best Hotel Room

When you book a flight, you get to choose your seat. But in a hotel, your room is mostly up to luck—until now. Here’s how to get the best hotel… Read More…

How You Can Avoid Extra Charges At Hotels
CBS News / Hotels & Accommodations

How You Can Avoid Extra Charges At Hotels

Today, Peter Greenberg sat down on CBS This Morning to discuss how many hotels are like airlines and charge guests extra fees. In 2013, hotels earned an additional $2.25 billion… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Car Travel / Hotels & Accommodations / Travel News

Travel Forecast for Labor Day Weekend 2014

If you’re planning on taking a road trip this Labor Day weekend, you’ll be in good company. According to AAA Travel, 34.7 million people are expected to drive 50 miles—or… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Get a Free Hotel Stay Through Social Media
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Get a Free Hotel Stay Through Social Media

There are lots of ways to earn loyalty points at hotels, but did you know that using social media was one of them? Here’s how to get a free hotel… Read More…

Travel Tip: Secret Ways to Earn Hotel Loyalty Points
Hotels & Accommodations / Mileage & Reward Programs / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Secret Ways to Earn Hotel Loyalty Points

Hotel loyalty programs are free, and most people earn points by staying at the hotel or using a branded credit card. But you might be surprised to learn about other… Read More…

Luxe Lavs Inspired by Summer
Luxe Lavs

Luxe Lavs Inspired by Summer

Summer may be winding down for many of you, but if you aren’t ready to say goodbye just yet, you can still stay at a resort where it’s warm. But,… Read More…