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Travel Tip: How To Avoid Sales Tax When You Travel
Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How To Avoid Sales Tax When You Travel

Tax season has come and gone, but there are ways to get creative with your accounting when you travel. I’m talking about places where you can avoid sales tax altogether. Here… Read More…

Three Ways to Get Kicked Out of Your Frequent Flyer Program
Mileage & Reward Programs

Three Ways to Get Kicked Out of Your Frequent Flyer Program

This month, the Supreme Court ruled against a man who tried to get his frequent flyer miles back after getting them revoked for complaining so much that it seemed like… Read More…

Travel Tip: Budgeting Apps to Help You On the Road
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Budgeting Apps to Help You On the Road

Online banking makes it possible to track your accounts from anywhere. Now, there are some budgeting apps to manage your money right from your smartphone. Many of you have online… Read More…

Travel Tip: Make Travel Planning Easier With These Apps
Apps & Technology / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Make Travel Planning Easier With These Apps

No amount of guidebooks or Google searching can get you all the local information about a place. That’s when travel planning apps can really come in handy. Now, I’m not… Read More…

Shopping with Miles: Deal or No Deal?
Mileage & Reward Programs

Shopping with Miles: Deal or No Deal?

Between air miles and co-branded credit cards, frequent flyer miles are pretty easy to earn. The real question is: how do you redeem all those miles? What about shopping with miles?… Read More…

Flight Search Engines Breakdown: The Best Tools for Booking Flights Online
Apps & Technology

Flight Search Engines Breakdown: The Best Tools for Booking Flights Online

You might know the best time to book a flight, but what tools are you using to make that reservation? We know that Peter says it’s always best to pick up… Read More…

Travel Tip: These Apps Could Save Your Life in an Emergency
Apps & Technology / Featured Posts / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: These Apps Could Save Your Life in an Emergency

If you have a chronic health condition, you know that having access to health providers is crucial. But, that’s not always easy on the road. Luckily, there are a few… Read More…

Delta SkyMiles Devalued? Let’s Do the Math
Mileage & Reward Programs

Delta SkyMiles Devalued? Let’s Do the Math

This week Delta Air Lines announced a major overhaul to the way that its frequent flyers will earn miles, starting in 2015. Delta SkyMiles will now be earned based on… Read More…

Is There Finally an Affordable, Functional Electric Car on the Market?
Car Travel / Travel Tools

Is There Finally an Affordable, Functional Electric Car on the Market?

Electric cars used to be a punchline, but in 2013, the market shifted. It’s not just Teslas taking over the luxury sector, but the Chevrolet Volt’s electric-gas combination  is providing… Read More…

When to Ignore Negative Online Reviews
Apps & Technology

When to Ignore Negative Online Reviews

Online reviews wield almost limitless power in the travel business. Go up one point on Travelocity or other online review sites and you could raise rates by more than 10… Read More…

10 New & Different Travel Apps to Try in 2014
Apps & Technology

10 New & Different Travel Apps to Try in 2014

If you assume you only need travel apps for flight schedules and airport gates, guess again. From taking photographs to staying entertained to getting oriented without international roaming fees, it’s… Read More…