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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
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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
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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…

Travel Tip: Hidden Travel Perks in Your Credit Card
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Travel Tip: Hidden Travel Perks in Your Credit Card

You probably have a credit card or two in your wallet, and you might be overlooking some perks when you’re on the road. Did you know your credit card could… Read More…

Travel Tip: Hotel Rates are (Probably) Going Up
Hotels & Accommodations / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Hotel Rates are (Probably) Going Up

Listen up, travelers. Hotel rates may be going up this year, so pay attention before you book. According to the research firm STR, U.S. hotels actually hit a record in… Read More…

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Travel Tip: How to Keep Your Money Safe With Smart Wallets

Almost everyone travels with a wallet of some kind, so it’s no wonder there’s new technology to help protect your valuables. Here’s how to keep your money safe. Hackers can actually… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Avoid Peer-to-Peer Scams
Hotels & Accommodations / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Avoid Peer-to-Peer Scams

As the sharing economy, or peer-to-peer service, grows bigger, there’s also more room for opportunists. That’s especially true in the world of renting out homes—which can lead to peer-to-peer scams. What’s… Read More…

Travel Tip: How to Use Bitcoin When You Travel
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Travel Tip: How to Use Bitcoin When You Travel

We’re hearing more and more about “cryptocurrencies” like bitcoin, and slowly but surely, they’re starting to enter the travel sphere. Cryptocurrency is basically a digital form of payment—one that’s not… Read More…

Travel Tip: The Fine Print of Online Travel Agency Bookings
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Travel Tip: The Fine Print of Online Travel Agency Bookings

You’ll hear me talk a lot about the lost art of the conversation, and why it’s important to talk to a human instead of doing all your travel transactions online…. Read More…

Travel Tip: Grandparent Travel Scams
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Travel Tip: Grandparent Travel Scams

Scammers will use almost any opportunity to take advantage of people in their most vulnerable state. But guess which segment of the population is at serious risk? You got it…senior… Read More…