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Long Layover? More Like Mini Vacation!

CheapTickets | Posted 08.14.2015 | Travel
CheapTickets

Long layovers can be a real drag, but they certainly don't need to ruin the trip. Venturing out of the airport can add leaps and bounds of enjoyment to your travels, and it's pretty easy to keep the cost down on your hiatus from the terminal.

6 Small-But-Perfect Caribbean Islands You Need To See

Hopper.com | Posted 08.06.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

Tourists are relatively few but there's still plenty to do, from UNESCO sites to luxury resorts to sugar-soft beaches.

6 Budget-Friendly Labor Day Getaways

Hopper.com | Posted 07.22.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

Labor Day weekend is a great time to escape. But not all destinations are created equal. In fact, some places are much more expensive to fly to over Labor Day weekend than others. We rounded up 6 great flight options, where prices are cheaper and free activities abound.

10 Ways To Keep Your Solo Vacation Cheap

CheapTickets | Posted 07.21.2015 | Travel
CheapTickets

The average local would be honored to show off their city, and you know that their genuine excitement comes from their pride for their home and not a paycheck at the end of the day.

3 Ways to Maximize a Staycation

Clark Howard | Posted 08.12.2015 | Travel
Clark Howard

Don't despair if going on a far-flung vacation to a beautiful locale isn't in the books for you this summer.

Breaking: JetBlue's New Fees and Fares Announced

Hopper.com | Posted 06.30.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

Aside from TrueBlue booking bonuses, the other fees (for meals, Wi-Fi, DirecTV, and so on) remain the same. And JetBlue's famous snacks and soft-drink service remain complimentary as ever.

10 Exotic Places You Can Visit on $10 a Day or Less

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.27.2015 | Travel
GOBankingRates

Off the beaten tourist path, visitors can immerse themselves in new destinations without spending a fortune. Before planning your next global trek, read on to find out how these travelers saved money while vacationing around the world.

8 Cheaper Alternatives To Popular European Destinations

Thrillist | Posted 05.13.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

We mapped out eight under-the-radar alternatives to popular European destinations, based on the kind of activity you're looking for. Adventure sports, wine tastings, the beach?! These secondary spots are equally as awesome, just a whole lot cheaper.

Cheap Flights to Mexico? No Problem

Hopper.com | Posted 05.11.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

Whether you're headed to Cabo or Cancun, Mexico City or beyond, flights to Mexico aren't always cheap. Where you live and which airlines service that airport play a big part in how much you'll pay for your flight.

3 Ways To Save When Planning Your Summer Vacation

Hopper.com | Posted 05.11.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

Whether you prefer Florida's palms and nightlife or the culture of European capitals, you'll probably have a hard time finding good deals during this busy season.

How Much Does A Flight To Hawaii Cost From Your State?

Hopper.com | Posted 05.08.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

The faraway Hawaiian Islands, surrounded by endless Pacific Ocean, are not always cheap to reach. Do you know how much it costs, on average, to fly from your state to Hawaii? How about if you're getting a good deal?

These Are The 10 Most Popular Cities In Europe (According to You)

Hopper.com | Posted 05.04.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

From the pubs of London to the ruins of Athens, these are the European destinations Americans are wishing for this summer.

Your Summer Flight Just Got Cheaper -- Here's Why

SmarterTravel | Posted 06.29.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Finally, a small sliver of good news for air travelers: Summer airfares are falling. According to a report from the Airlines Reporting Corp, domestic airfares are $2.01 cheaper compared to last summer; that's a less than 1 percent drop.

How to Save Some Euro and Fly Into Italy's 5 Cheapest Airports

Hopper.com | Posted 06.27.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

From the cypress-dotted cliffs that mark the Amalfi Coast to the snow-tipped tops of brooding Mount Etna in the south, Italy is one darn enticing destination to contemplate.

Top 5 Reasons to Go to Puerto Rico - RIGHT NOW

Paula Froelich | Posted 06.25.2015 | Travel
Paula Froelich

I'll admit it: I was a little late to the Puerto Rico game. Thankfully, due to Snowmageddon this year, I finally cottoned on to our cousin in the Caribbean. Now that I've drunk the Kool-Aid, I'm bound and determined to get everyone there.

The 10 Cheapest Flights To Europe For Summer

Posted 04.23.2015 | Travel

Europe travel is incredibly cheap right now, and it looks like the low prices are here to stay for summer. But while getting to Europe is half the fun, it's also half the budget... most of the time.

10 Cheapest Airports to Fly to in Europe

Hopper.com | Posted 06.14.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

It's no wonder that European cities like Vienna, Milan and Stockholm are such popular tourist destinations, delighting hundred of thousands of American visitors every year with their medieval­-era squares, church spires and cobblestone streets.

10 Amazing Places You Should Go While The Dollar Is Strong

Hopper.com | Posted 06.13.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

Having to change dollars into foreign currencies may well be the most tedious part of international travel, but it also that means that budget-­wary travelers can save a lot just by keeping an eye on how the American dollar fares against other currencies.

The 7 Absolute Best Free Things You Can Do Around The World

Thrillist | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Traveling on a budget leads to making plenty of interesting choices. While "free" doesn't necessarily mean great, sometimes, it absolutely does. This free stuff? Totally worth your time. These are the best things you can do around the world that don't cost a dime.

10 Secrets To Ultra-Cheap Travel

SmarterTravel | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Seasoned budget travelers aren't "cheap" in the traditional sense of the word -- they're just good at stretching every dollar. Here are 10 secrets every budget traveler should know about seeing the world on the cheap without skimping where it really counts.

6 Game-Changing Travel Gadgets Under $10

Thrillist | Posted 06.07.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Beyond using them to transport TSA-approved liquids or bury your phone at the beach, Ziploc bags can mean the difference between a fun surprise rainstorm and the heartbreaking realization that your phone and passport are hopelessly waterlogged.

How To Find The Cheapest Europe Flights

Hopper.com | Posted 06.03.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

A morning cappuccino in a breezy piazza. A long day on some sun-kissed strand in the South of France. Greek isles. Countryside castles. Have we gotten you dreaming of Europe yet?

When Is the Cheapest Time to Fly Internationally?

Hopper.com | Posted 05.31.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

Whether you're heading to the romantic cobblestone towns of Europe, the bustling cityscapes of Asia, the wild backcountry of Africa or somewhere else entirely, this breakdown of the most important points to remember when booking international flights from the United States is a must read.

Save Serious Cash by Flying Into These 5 Alternate Airports

Thrillist | Posted 05.30.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

We're big proponents of travel hacks -- tips and tricks that make traveling cheaper and easier. But the best hack of 'em all isn't even a hack; it's just knowing a little geography. It might mean a longer drive -- or a short train/bus ride -- when you arrive, but the savings are often well worth it.

10 Cheapest Flights from New York to the Caribbean

Hopper.com | Posted 05.27.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

For travelers with a budget to stick to, the Caribbean has never been a gift, meaning costly hotel rates and plenty of competition for the best air fares. That's why we've put together this list of the 10 cheapest flights from New York to the Caribbean, on average, to get passengers to the beaches of the USVI, or the verdant mangroves of Tobago for less.