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Six Luxury Hotel Photography Details to Seduce Your Senses

Michelle Chaplow | Posted 09.17.2015 | Travel
Michelle Chaplow

Hotel photography is all about visual temptation, you really don´t need to see the whole spa, room, or pool to get the urge to pack your case and go ...

5 Tips to Avoid Hotel Scammers

MoneyTips | Posted 08.20.2015 | Travel
MoneyTips

It is possible to save significant money by booking hotels online, but just make sure you know whom you are dealing with. As the old saying goes, "If it looks too good to be true, it probably is."

Why These Flights Were 50% Off (and How to Get One Next Time)

Hopper.com | Posted 07.08.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

The Hopper app is perfect -- not only will it watch regular routes and flash sales for you, but we'll also notify you when we see a mistake fare on our radar. Hopper watches billions of flight prices every day, so we spot those mistake fares in real time. Then we pass the savings onto you.

Is There Really A Cheapest Time Of Day To Book A Flight?

Hopper.com | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

If all of the conflicting travel advice you find online has given you hives, you may wonder, does it even matter when I book?

8 Hotel Booking Hacks Every Traveler Needs to Know

Thrillist | Posted 05.21.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Sure, you know how to book a hotel on your own because you've got a credit card and the Internet. But chances are you're not booking a hotel as well or as cheaply as you could. To turn you from hotel amateur to hotel pro, we've probed the minds of lodging experts to hear their tips on saving the most money and maximizing every hotel stay you book.

10 Mistakes You Make When Booking Airfare

Hopper.com | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

Covering everything from when to book and when to fly to some of the top travel tools for staying getting the best airfare prices, some seriously useful tips for getting the biggest bargains in the sky are ahead.

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.

The 10 Worst Airline Fees To Ever Exist

Hopper.com | Posted 06.06.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

To help you navigate the complex tangle of costs that now go hand-­in­-hand with air travel, check out this list of the 10 worst airline fees.

The 2 Cheapest Days Of The Week To Fly

SmarterTravel | Posted 05.30.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Be a little flexible with your flight itinerary and you could save some cash; that's because some days are cheaper for flying than others. There are three days specifically that are cheapest for air passengers.

7 Secrets To Ultra-Cheap Europe Flights

SmarterTravel | Posted 03.23.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

As the euro falls against the dollar and the weather warms, now is the time to book a trip across the pond. But a favorable exchange rate won't help you get there for less.

10 Best Tricks for Improving Your Flight Experience

Hopper.com | Posted 05.20.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

Here are some tips and strategies for making the most out of your flight experience. Information is power and, in this case, we've got it in spades.

How To Hack Your Way To A Cheap Hotel Room

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.19.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Some of the best hacks for saving on airfare have been so publicized that they're now obsolete. (So long, searching only on Tuesdays!) Not so with hotel hacks: There are still many effective ways to find excellent deals as long as you know where to look.

When Spending A Little More Is A Good Idea

SmarterTravel | Posted 05.16.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

You can obsess so much about finding the "cheapest" air ticket that you may overlook cases when you'd be better off spending a little more.

Beware of Booking Plane Fares for Residents

Map Happy | Posted 05.12.2015 | 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 Beat Hotel Bidding Sites in 9 Steps

SmarterTravel | Posted 04.26.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Opaque buying can cut your costs substantially. But the trade-off is that you have to pay the full nonrefundable price before you know which hotel you're booking.

7 Travel Websites Saving You Money While You Sleep

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.10.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

We all want to save money when we travel, but who has time to monitor the constant ups and downs of airfares, hotel rates and car rental prices?

Conquer Flash Sales and Bidding to Book Your Next Hotel Stay

U.S. News Travel | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

There are a host of new websites and apps that cater to a variety of traveler needs -- whether it's saving on room rates, ensuring credit with loyalty programs or adding on luxury services to an existing reservation. These tools can be beneficial, but only if you know which ones to use and when.

10 Hotel Booking Mistakes You Didn't Know You Were Making

SmarterTravel | Posted 10.12.2014 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Booking a hotel seems pretty straightforward, right? From booking on the wrong sites to forgetting to check some vital information, these mistakes could easily make or break your trip.

The Type Of Airfare Search Tools We Actually Need

George Hobica | Posted 07.23.2014 | Travel
George Hobica

To truly change the game, an airfare search site would have to do the following...

20 Ways To Pick Up A New Adventure Hobby.. Brought To You By The Outbound

Posted 11.07.2013 | Travel

Want to be an adventure traveler? The Outbound, an adventure travel website that beta-launched last month, has only one prerequisite: Love The Outdoor...

How to Plan Your Next Great Adventure - Part 1 of 2

Minh Chau | Posted 05.28.2013 | Travel
Minh Chau

Having completed a round-the-world trip across 3 continents, 8 countries and 19 cities, and getting ready to hop around Latin America for a couple of months, I've learned a few "best practices" to make the planning phase smoother and less of a pull-your-hair-out experience.

Company Unveils Rewards For Small Businesses

AP | SAMANTHA BOMKAMP | Posted 09.12.2012 | Small Business

NEW YORK -- Expedia is starting a rewards program for small business travelers who carry Chase credit cards. The world's largest online travel agency...

Vacation Rentals For First Timers

Home Away | Posted 09.18.2012 | Travel
Home Away

Renting a vacation home for the first time may feel like a big deal. Many travelers are so conditioned to book the cookie-cutter hotel room that they don't know there's another way.

Travel Agents, Thanks to Boomers, Re-Inventing Themselves

Doris Gallan | Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty
Doris Gallan

Even though many baby boomers are independent travelers who do their own bookings, they still look to experts for complex voyages where advice and financial savings might be offered.

D.C. Latest To Sue Online Travel Companies Over Unpaid Taxes

AP | By JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

WASHINGTON -- Attorneys for the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Tuesday against online travel companies including Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity an...