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Travel Tip: Creative Ski Passes for 2014
Student Travel / Travel Tips / Winter Sports

Travel Tip: Creative Ski Passes for 2014

Every fall ski resorts try to outdo each other with perks and upgrades, and this year there are a few new—and creative—ski passes that may just work for you. In… Read More…

6 Ways to Save Money & Find the Most Value at the Theme Park
Budget Travel / Senior Travel / Student Travel / Theme Parks / Travel Deals / Travel Tips / Travel Tools

6 Ways to Save Money & Find the Most Value at the Theme Park

It’s no secret that a day at Disneyland, Six Flags or Universal can easily empty your pocket books. If you plan ahead and do your research there are lots of… Read More…

8 Gift Ideas for Grads Who Travel
Luggage & Packing / Shopping / Student Travel / Travel Gear

8 Gift Ideas for Grads Who Travel

Pretty soon the verses of Alice Coopers’s “School’s Out for Summer” will be blasting from the radio. It’s the time of year for caps and gowns, bittersweet endings, and new… Read More…

Travel Deals: Sizzling Summer Savings
Budget Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Romantic Travel / Solo Travel / Student Travel / Travel Deals

Travel Deals: Sizzling Summer Savings

It’s just a few short weeks before summer begins and travel providers are rolling out competitive rates.  This week, we’ve found sizzling savings to meet all your travel needs. Family… Read More…

2013 Complete Voluntourism Resources
Eco Travel / Student Travel / Voluntourism

2013 Complete Voluntourism Resources

This Wednesday, we’re offering a special take on our weekly Voluntourism Spotlight. Instead of just focusing on one option, we’ve put together a comprehensive resource of evergreen volunteer travel opportunities… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: The Hague & PEP
Student Travel / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: The Hague & PEP

In the Netherlands, The Hague is host to the United Nations alongside 2,000 charities and volunteer organizations. This week, the voluntourism spotlight introduces PEP, the main hub for organizing all… Read More…

Travel Tip: Alternative Spring (and Summer) Breaks
Family/Kids Travel / Student Travel / Travel Tips / Voluntourism

Travel Tip: Alternative Spring (and Summer) Breaks

Volunteering is always a worthwhile way to spend a vacation, but when it comes to students, it often comes down to budget and time. Every year, I have to give… Read More…

Voluntourism Spotlight: At-Risk Kids at St. Jude’s Ranch
Family/Kids Travel / Student Travel / Voluntourism

Voluntourism Spotlight: At-Risk Kids at St. Jude’s Ranch

Let’s face it, we’re all used to giving our money away in Las Vegas. So next time, instead of giving it away, give back. This week’s voluntourism spotlight focuses on… Read More…

4 Alternative Spring Break Volunteer Programs
Eco Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Student Travel / Voluntourism

4 Alternative Spring Break Volunteer Programs

The traditional college spring break full of crowds and beer bongs is not the only option for students these days. For a more enriching experience, Alex Thurnher shares four volunteer-based… Read More…

Know Before You Go: How to Avoid Spring Break Mistakes
Beach Vacations / Festivals / Know Before You Go / Student Travel

Know Before You Go: How to Avoid Spring Break Mistakes

Let’s face it, college spring break is a breeding ground for rookie travel mistakes: rip-off packages, questionable accommodations and, of course, the inevitable bad behavior. Yes, there are alternatives to… Read More…

Travel Tip: Presidential Travel Landmarks
Culture / Family/Kids Travel / Museums / Student Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Presidential Travel Landmarks

The inauguration may be long over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still get the presidential experience all around our nation. When it comes to American history, you want to… Read More…