With the holiday travel season upon us -- a time of year when crowds and costs soar -- clinching a reasonably priced hotel or flight can seem next to impossible. But it doesn't have to be.
Flying over the winter holidays is always going to be expensive. In fact, in 2015, you're going to pay about 75% more to fly around the holidays than you would pay on the same route at any other time!
Holiday travel can be crowded and expensive, but opportunities abound for long-term planners and last-minute bargain hunters.
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When you think of the perfect holiday getaway, do you imagine sipping a hot chocolate next to a roaring fire? Or do you see yourself lounging on the beach, thankful that you won't be scraping ice off your windshield on New Year's Day?
Do the winter holidays have you dreaming of a sunny Christmas? If sitting on a warm, sandy beach sounds better than huddling by a crackling fireplace, then consider adding these 10 destinations on your holiday wish list.
Eastern State Penitentiary was once considered the most notable and expensive prison during its heyday and a model for over 300 other prisons throughout Asia, Europe and South America. Today, this National Historic Landmark remains in ruins as a museum in the City of Brotherly Love.
Easter brunch is a longstanding tradition in many families, and for those who enjoy a truly decadent spread, there's nothing like letting someone else do the cooking.
A flight to Paris is ultra-romantic, but flying first class, or even coach premium if it's not the norm, makes a memorable trip even more so.
Who hasn't wanted to break loose with nothing but a backpack? But what if you can't just quit your job to go and sell coconut jewelry on a beach? Where can you get maximum traveling kudos for minimum outlay of time and energy?
My local gym opens at 5 a.m. or I can just go for a short run in my neighborhood, first thing. (I used to think I didn't have time for a workout on a travel day, now I won't go anywhere by plane without a good workout first.) It keeps me calm throughout the day.
Though life is far easier for women these days, Women's Christmas celebrations are regaining popularity, and beyond the counties of Cork and Kerry, too, where the traditions were strongest.
Travel stress might not be all that bad -- at least that's what people told Orbitz about their past travel experiences. In fact, 71 percent of those travelers said their trips weren't stressful at all. Take a look at how you can stay serene this holiday season.
Just took a routine flight from Chicago to Boston. No rain. No snow. Only a 30-minute delay going there due to a "typographical error on the pilot's checklist." (What on earth is that?) So why am I complaining? Well, air travel has become a metaphor for the overall lack of caring and civility we see around us every day.
According to our recent Expedia.ca Holi-data survey, six out of 10 Canadians have travel on their mind as thirty percent are planning to travel and another 30 percent wish they were traveling this holiday season.
From timing your ticket purchases right to alternative options when it comes to lodging, the experts at Hipmunk offer these tips to help you tackle this year's travel planning with a smart strategy.