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20 Things to Buy Duty-Free at the Airport

It's nearly impossible to board an international flight without passing by the duty-free shops at the airport. You can find some good deals if you know what to keep an eye out for.

The Simple Trick to Pay Less for Your Airfare

Traveling with a few friends or family members? Here's why airfare goes up the more tickets you buy—and how to...


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Southwest Airlines Is Offering 50 Percent Off Fall Flights—Here’s How to Book

Here's how to save cash when booking a fall flight with Southwest (for a limited time).


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30 Car Gadgets That Make Driving Safer

Staying safe on the road isn’t just about your driving skills. These genius inventions can help you avoid accidents and...


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10 Things to Know About a National Park Pass

America the beautiful can also be America the affordable with a National Park Pass—the secret to scenic savings.

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14 Airplane Hacks That Will Change the Way You Fly

Before you book your next trip, learn these insider tricks that will make flying a whole lot easier and more...


The 12 Best Islands for Retirement

Retirement can feel like a daunting major milestone, but if you do proper research and plan, it can be the...

11 Ways to Get Cash From an Airline Instead of a Voucher

If you’re being inconvenienced, you deserve cash—in fact, you’re often entitled to it by law. Here’s how to get it.


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12 Red Flags You’re Falling for a Bad Car Rental

Nothing can torpedo a vacation like a bad car rental experience. Here are a dozen red flags that you're falling...


14 Times It Actually Pays off to Use a Travel Agent

If you like upgrades, lower rates, and peace of mind, think twice before booking your next trip without a little...


Why More People Are Going to Portugal to Retire

Portugal is the number one retirement destination for 2020. Find out why this tiny European nation is the perfect spot...

I’ve Been to Paris 15 Times—And These Are the Most Overhyped Tourist Attractions

Don't fall for these tourist traps when you visit the City of Lights.


How We Went on 6 Vacations in One Year—For Only $600

This mom of two figured out how to eliminate a good portion of the cost of airfare every time her...


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10 Signs You’re Shortening the Life of Your RV

People buy RVs to simplify their vacations—but often forget that these vehicles are a home and a car, requiring the...


9 Craziest Things Plane Passengers Have Done to Cheat the System

The most outrageous, hilarious, and true stories of people who tried to bend the rules when flying the friendly skies....


24 Last-Minute, Cheap Winter Vacation Deals to Book for 2020

If you're looking for an amazing—and affordable—place to go this winter, you'll love these budget-friendly travel deals you can book...

There’s a Browsing Mode That Will Get You the Cheapest Flights

With one click, you can get less expensive flights, hotels and more—and it won't cost you a dime.


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How to Use Google Flights to Save Big on Your Next Trip

Strategies abound for getting the best deal on airfare—but hours of slogging through websites on the appointed day at the...


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22 Cars with the Best Fuel Economy—and 5 with the Worst

With gas prices fluctuating more than ever and long road trips never more enticing, fuel-efficient cars are in demand. Here...


What Happens to Cruise Ship Cabins That Don’t Get Sold?

For any number of reasons, a cruise line may have cabins that they didn't sell. And, like airlines and hotels,...


The Best Day of the Year to Book Summer Travel

Dreaming of warmer weather travel plans? New data reveals the exact date to turn those dreams into reality to save...


The Most Affordable Places to Move Around the Globe Before They Get Too Expensive

Check out these gorgeous global destinations that offer amazing value for your money and will make you want to pack...


15 of the Best Places to Retire Around the World

If you've been dreaming of a fun spot where you can stretch your Social Security payments, here are the top...


12 Off-Season Travel Deals You’ll Want to Book Now, According to Experts

Three travel experts tell us where they go when they want to keep a tight budget.

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Why You Should Book Your Next Disney Vacation Through Sam’s Club

A new service offers discounts to theme parks, hotels, and car rental services for so many dream vacations.


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18 Sneaky Ways Disney World Gets You to Spend More Money

The most magical place on earth has a few tricks up its sleeve.


How to Travel for Free—Seriously

If your vacation budget is running on empty, consider these ways to—basically—travel for free, according to folks who have mastered...


10 Best and Worst Countries for Saving Money

Thinking about living abroad, but still want to add to your bottom line? Read on to find out which countries...


9 Secrets to Traveling Cheap, According to Travel Agents

Whether you're a first-time traveler or a seasoned flyer, budgeting for a trip can be tricky: Do you splurge on...


7 Currency Exchange Secrets to Know Before Your Next Trip

A few transaction fees here and there really do add up. Luckily, there are many ways to avoid them.