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Travel Tip: The Dangers of Going Over Your Travel Budget

It’s not just holidays or popular travel periods that pose a problem for budgets. It’s the month after. Why? Vacations and holidays come with a lot of baggage—otherwise known as… Read More…

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Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How Much Does the U.S. Earn from International Visitors?

The U.S. Department of Commerce recently announced that international visitors spent an estimated $18.2 billion on travel to, and tourism-related activities within, the United States during the month of September…. Read More…

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Travel Tip: Countries Where the U.S. Dollar Is Strong Right Now

If you’re looking for a great vacation destination, look at countries where the U.S. Dollar is strongest right now. One would be South Africa, where the Rand has dropped about… Read More…

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Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How to Avoid ATM Fees When You Travel

The average cost to use an ATM where you don’t bank is now $5, and in some cases the cost can be as high as $8. In just the last… Read More…

Travel Tip: Tricks for Getting Better Exchange Rates
Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Tricks for Getting Better Exchange Rates

For the first time in years, the dollar is now king, especially against the euro, which has fallen about 30 percent in value. This is great news if you’re traveling… Read More…

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

Travel Tip: The Truth About Hidden Fees at Hotels

If you thought the airlines were getting a little out of control—charging passengers all kinds of fees for everything short of breathing—wait until you check into your hotel. Many hotels… Read More…

Travel Tip: How Much Airlines Make From Change & Cancellation Fees
Airlines & Airports / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: How Much Airlines Make From Change & Cancellation Fees

Just when you thought airline fees couldn’t get any worse…fasten your seat belts. I’m talking about ticket change, penalty, and luggage fees. United Airlines has increased its ticket change fees… Read More…

Travel Tip: Most Affordable & Most Expensive Countries to Visit
Destinations / Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: Most Affordable & Most Expensive Countries to Visit

If you want to budget your travel expenses, it’s always a smart idea to do your homework before you buy your airline ticket or book that hotel room. The latest… Read More…

Travel Tip: How You Can Save On Airfare & Hotels in September
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Travel Tip: How You Can Save On Airfare & Hotels in September

Summer’s over, but for smart travelers, September is truly the magic month. Airlines have to fill seats, and that’s when you can save on airfare. They usually start at the… Read More…

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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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Money, Currency & Credit / Travel Deals / Travel Tips

Travel Tip: The Magical Month of September

We’re approaching one of my favorite times of the year for travel: the magical month of September. This is when summer vacationers go home and there are deals everywhere, especially… Read More…