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Travel Tip: Travel Gear to Keep Your Money Safe

Pickpocketing is one of the oldest crimes around, and while you can’t protect yourself 100 percent of the time, there are ways to keep your valuables a little safer. A… Read More…

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Car Travel / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Credit Cards With Rewards for Gas and Groceries

It’s one thing to use a credit card to rack up air miles, but what if your main mode of transportation is a car? A credit card that earns points… Read More…

Travel Tip: Will Resort Fees Ever Go Away?
Hotels & Accommodations / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Will Resort Fees Ever Go Away?

I’m the first one to nail hotels that charge mandatory fees without disclosing them. You know the story: $30-a-day resort fees for the privilege of using the gym, mandatory bellman… Read More…

Travel Tip: What You Should Know Before Traveling With a Credit Card
Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What You Should Know Before Traveling With a Credit Card

Traveling with a credit card can have some unintended consequences if you’re not careful. Here’s how to properly prepare before you embark on an international trip. One of the first… Read More…

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Hotels & Accommodations / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know About Hotel Credit Card Hacking

Credit ­card fraud is no joke, and one of the riskiest places for credit card hacking is in hotels. The most recent security breach was at Mandarin Oriental hotels, where… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Use Crowdfunding for Your Travels
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Travel Tip: How You Can Use Crowdfunding for Your Travels

Is it possible to get other people to pay for your travels? That’s where crowdfunding COULD come in handy, but don’t assume that it means a totally free ride. This… Read More…

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Airlines & Airports / Apps & Technology / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Booking Flights Through Apps & Social Media

If you thought booking flights with a credit card was straightforward, just wait until you see what technology the airlines are using now. JetBlue lets passengers pay for in-flight purchases using… Read More…

Travel Tip: Apps That Can Help You Keep Track of Receipts
Apps & Technology / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Apps That Can Help You Keep Track of Receipts

It’s always a good idea to keep track of receipts, even when you’re traveling for leisure, not business. But those little pieces of paper can be a nuisance, so here… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Get Companion Airline Tickets
Airlines & Airports / Mileage & Reward Programs / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How You Can Get Companion Airline Tickets

Does getting a free ticket for your travel companion sound too good to be true? It’s possible, if you pay attention to the fine print. Here’s how you can get… Read More…

Travel Tip: Where You Can Travel While the U.S. Dollar is Strong
Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Where You Can Travel While the U.S. Dollar is Strong

There’s some good news for travelers this year. The U.S. dollar is strong and holding, which means countries that were once out of your price range may now be within… Read More…

Travel Tip: Tipping Apps That Can Help You On the Road
Apps & Technology / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Tipping Apps That Can Help You On the Road

What’s the hardest part about leaving tips when you travel? Figuring out how much to give, of course. Now some tipping apps can take the guesswork out of it for… Read More…