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Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How You Can Rent Unusual Properties Around the World

It’s not news that you can rent a home as an alternative to a hotel room. But what’s wild are the unusual types of homes on the market — which… Read More…

Travel Tip: Hot Summer Travel Deals in Hot Places
Hotels & Accommodations / Travel Deals / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Hot Summer Travel Deals in Hot Places

As the weather warms up, it’s time to look for summer travel deals. The hotter the destination, the more likely you are to find summer discounts. Scottsdale, Arizona, drops its… Read More…

Travel Tip: Why Ancillary Fees Aren’t Going Away Any Time Soon
Airlines & Airports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Why Ancillary Fees Aren’t Going Away Any Time Soon

The numbers are out and there’s no doubt about it. Ancillary fees aren’t going away. Here’s why: Data from the Department of Transportation has shown that in 2014, airlines collected… Read More…

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Cruise Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Family-Friendly River Cruises Around the World

River cruising is one of the fastest-growing segments of the travel industry, and now families are getting on board. Traditionally, river cruising has attracted an older crowd—usually couples and retirees—and… Read More…

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Car Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Travel Predictions for Memorial Day Weekend 2015

According to AAA’s annual projections, over 37 million people will drive at least 50 miles for vacation between May 21 and May 25. That number is up 4.7 percent from… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Install a Car Seat Safely
Car Travel / Family/Kids Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Install a Car Seat Safely

Even if you don’t have small kids, you may be tasked with driving the children of family or friends during summer road trip season. You definitely want to be prepared…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Are Airlines Going Green?
Airlines & Airports / Eco Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Are Airlines Going Green?

By definition, air travel leaves behind a pretty significant carbon footprint. But things are improving, and some airlines are making efforts toward going green. Recently, Hainan Airlines made the first… Read More…

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Adventure Travel & Sports / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Summer Activities at Mountain Resorts

We’re quickly approaching one of the best times of the year to visit ski resorts…when the snow is gone and the mountains are officially open for business. Here are some… Read More…

Travel Tip: Amazon Destinations Adds Another Way to Book Online
Apps & Technology / Budget Travel / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Amazon Destinations Adds Another Way to Book Online

You may have heard the news: Amazon is getting into the travel business. It was only a matter of time, but how does it measure up to the competition? Online travel… Read More…

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know Before Volunteering Abroad
Travel Tips / Voluntourism

Travel Tip: What You Need to Know Before Volunteering Abroad

A big trend has been to give back to local communities during travel by volunteering abroad. But it’s your responsibility to vet the project before you sign on. The problem… Read More…

Travel Tip: New Luggage That Collapses Easily
Luggage & Packing / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: New Luggage That Collapses Easily

If you have a lot of luggage or limited storage space, you can probably relate to the pain of trying to put away your suitcases. That’s why collapsible bags are becoming… Read More…