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10 Cheapest Flights from New York to the Caribbean

Hopper.com | Posted 03.27.2015 | 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.

How to Score the Best Travel Freebies Using Social Media

Thrillist | Posted 03.24.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Hotels and airlines are trading discounts and perks -- like free stays, upgrades, and airport lounge passes -- for little more than your hashtags, uploaded pics, and social media love.

5 Reasons You Should Quit Your Job To Travel Now

Clayton B. Cornell | Posted 03.20.2015 | Travel
Clayton B. Cornell

Stop kidding yourself. How long has it been since you said, "If I just get to X, I will take that trip"?

Beware of Booking Plane Fares for Residents

Map Happy | Posted 03.13.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Sometimes plane tickets aren't necessarily supposed to be ours for the taking. In certain countries, domestic flights are subsidized by the government. And so, for these airlines and routes, the lowest fares online often are strictly for residents.

How To Do Disney World On The Cheap

MiniTime | Posted 03.10.2015 | Travel
MiniTime

If you're planning a trip to Walt Disney World and are worried about burning a hole in your pocket, it's time to de-stress. Just about every child dreams of a family vacation at Walt Disney World and just about every parent wants to make those dreams come true -- but the cost can be prohibitive.

The World's Best Family-Friendly Hostels

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

With a database of over 800,000 properties, HotelsCombined has a wide variety of hostel options to choose from and the search filters on our site make it particularly easy to locate family-friendly properties. Here are some of our recommendations:

The Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises On Earth

Thrillist | Posted 02.17.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Check this list of 12 shockingly affordable paradises you can live in for peanuts... though you'll probably be packed and out the door by number seven.

On a Budget? 5 Ways You Can Still Travel the World!

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 03.15.2015 | Travel
Jonha Revesencio

The world is becoming more accessible, with airlines, accommodation and everything in between available at budget-friendly prices. If you can sort through the droves of information, you can go a lot further for a lot less. You can collect and redeem miles, watch for seat sales but if you're open minded to other ideas, here are a few other options that can help you travel on a budget.

10 Ways to Save Tons of Cash When You Travel in 2015

Thrillist | Posted 03.17.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

What if I told you saving money when you travel is simple? In fact, traveling on a budget is easier than ever -- and I've made a living out of doing it.

Italy Versus France

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel
Kathleen Peddicord

No question, France is more expensive than Italy. Italy could be the cheapest destination in Western Europe right now. Something else that's arguably better in Italy than in France is the olive oil, a thing that folks in this part of the world take seriously.

5 Reasons It's Better -- And Possibly Cheaper -- To Travel On Weekdays

Dave Austin | Posted 02.07.2015 | Fifty
Dave Austin

Millions of Americans, particularly baby boomers, will hit the road this coming year in search of a relaxing escape. Despite the popularity of weekend travel, trips taken between Monday and Friday can often provide greater value to a traveler. Consider the following benefits.

5 Companies That Help Us Travel Cheaper

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.23.2014 | Travel

We love to hack our way to a good travel deal -- because quite frankly, it sometimes seems like the big companies are out to get us. But, fair trav...

6 Countries You Can Visit for Less Than $50 A Day

Thrillist | Posted 11.24.2014 | Travel
Thrillist

Remember when the dollar could take you anywhere? You could go to Canada, backpack around Europe, or head Down Under in search of kangaroos for next to nothing. Sadly, the dollar's value has declined greatly over the last 15 years. That means traveling around the world costs a lot more these days.

Drink A Beer For A Buck: 5 Countries With The Cheapest Suds

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.10.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Long gone are your college days when you traveled to the nearest fraternity house for a cheap drink.

Cheap Stays: Where Are the World's Most Popular Hostels?

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 10.14.2014 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

Hostels are usually found in the most convenient of locations and increasing numbers of travelers -- both young and old -- are recognizing the benefits booking into such affordable accommodation.

The Best Time To Book Your Hotel Room Is...

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel

You know the sweet spot for booking your airfare is 54 days before takeoff. But how about your hotel room? While hotel room prices are more stable ...

10 Ways to Fundraise for Your Volunteer Travel That Actually Work

Sucheta Rawal | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel
Sucheta Rawal

You want to travel abroad, learn about a different culture and make a difference. You have only two weeks of vacation time and very little savings. Do you: (a) not take the trip, or (b) defer the trip to when your financial condition improves? The answer is (c): Fundraise!

Europe on a Budget Never Looked So Good

trivago | Posted 10.01.2014 | Travel
trivago

These six ultra-trendy and budget-friendly finds in some of the most exciting cities in Europe will make your next vacation one for the scrapbook.

Where to Find the World's Least Expensive Luxury Hotels

The Active Times | Posted 09.02.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

We know that a luxury hotel can set you back a pretty penny. But not everywhere -- if you know where to look. We recently set out to find the 15 count...

5 Countries You Can Visit for Less than $50 a Day

The Active Times | Posted 09.03.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

Each of the cheap countries for travel has plenty to offer travelers on tight budgets, even if their cities and historic sites may not be as famous.

70 Cities You Can Visit on the Cheap If You Know When to Go

trivago | Posted 09.01.2014 | Travel
trivago

You can save $193 a night on your next vacation to Miami Beach by simply traveling in September instead of March. It's that easy!

5 Free Things To Do In The 'Jewel Of The French Riviera'

AP | MICHELLE LOCKE | Posted 08.16.2014 | Travel

CANNES, France (AP) — This jewel of the French Riviera was a sleepy fishing village when 19th-century English aristocrat Henry Brougham began encour...

Jeanenne Tornatore With Marlo Thomas (VIDEO)

Posted 05.27.2014 | MarloThomas

It was such a thrill to have Orbitz Travel Expert Jeanenne Tornatore as my guest on Mondays With Marlo. An expert on all things travel, Jeanenne share...

How To Avoid Hurricane Season In The Caribbean, From Jeanenne Tornatore (VIDEO)

Posted 05.27.2014 | MarloThomas

A trip to the Caribbean could easily get deterred or even ruined by hurricane season. Luckily, Orbitz Travel Expert Jeanenne Tornatore was here to giv...

Best Days Of The Week To Book Airfare, From Jeanenne Tornatore (VIDEO)

Posted 05.27.2014 | MarloThomas

Orbitz Travel Expert Jeanenne Tornatore shared a few handy tips on when to book airfare for the cheapest rates possible. “When you’re looking...