Tips and Tricks

Beginner’s Guide to Vacation Rentals

Booking a vacation rental property has never been easier, and there are so many websites out there to help guide your search. Airbnb, HomeAway, and VRBO all get millions of inquiries every month, and have hundreds of thousands of properties to choose from. You don’t need to be shy about asking your host for help...

Top Travel Insurance Companies 2018

When you’re protected by travel insurance, you can relax rather than worrying about every little thing that may go wrong and ultimately hit you in the pocketbook. It’s important to compare rates and terms from at least a few insurance companies before selecting the best policy for your upcoming trip.

How to Find Cheaper Airfares for Business Class

Business-class flight tickets often cost 10 times as much as economy tickets. The expensive airfare comes with several perks, like restaurant-quality meals, fully-reclining seats, and free checked luggage, but most people don’t want to spend so much extra money on a flight. Fortunately, it is possible to get a business-class ticket for less than the...

Plan a Hawaii Vacation on a Budget

Hawaii is a phenomenal place to visit. It offers gorgeous scenery, a wide range of outdoor activities, and a rich culture. Unfortunately, the steep costs of a Hawaiian vacation tend to make the islands seem inaccessible to travelers on a budget.

How to Avoid Unexpected Car Rental Fees

Renting a vehicle used to be a relatively straightforward and easy process, but you can be hit with a lot of fees these days, if you’re not careful. Your usual costs, which are largely optional, might include insurance, upgrades, damages, extra day charges, and processing fees, but you can end up being charged for early...

5 Tips for Booking Cheaper Airfare

Americans don’t travel enough. Limited vacation time and the high cost of airfare are part of the reason. Plane tickets are expensive, especially when you add the fuel surcharges, taxes, and fees, but there are a few simple ways to lower the cost. If you’re planning a vacation, start with these tips to find cheaper...

A Summer Bucket List for 2018

As summer comes creeping in, we sometimes need a reminder to take advantage of the longer days and warmer nights. There are so many things you probably want to do this summer, but just in case your list is on the shorter side, we’ve come up with a few things that would make your summer...