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6 Great Global Cities Made Affordable by the Strong Dollar

Sarah Stodola | Posted 11.25.2015 | Travel
Sarah Stodola

The American buck has been having a rip-roaring time of it against a number of other currencies around the world, as well. As a result, some cities we think of as prohibitively expensive have suddenly become accessible.

Top Tips for Last-Minute Thanksgiving Travel | Posted 11.18.2015 | Travel

Forgot to book your Thanksgiving flight, didn't you? You're not completely out of luck. While you will be paying more to travel, you have some options (and even a few deals) at hand.

The Hipmunk Guide to Free Hotel Wi-Fi

Hipmunk | Posted 08.26.2015 | Travel

If you find yourself at a hotel that charges for Wi-Fi, take a look at the other available networks in your Wi-Fi settings. If you're in a business district or touristy area full of hotels, you just might find an open and free Wi-Fi network to connect to.

7 Common Travel Questions -- Answered

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.17.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

We've rounded up a list of some of the most commonly asked travel questions and spoke with a handful of industry insiders and travel experts to, once and for all, answer those queries that cause so much anxiety.

To Cruise Big, Think Small (Ships, That Is)

Travelzoo | Posted 08.13.2015 | Travel

A common misnomer with cruising is there will be thousands of other guests onboard a floating Mall-of-America-sized vessel, surrounded by endless seas. Much to the contrary, a plethora of renowned cruise lines have ships that hold only 300 passengers.

How to Tell if a Hotel is Really Kid-Friendly

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.13.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Even if a hotel doesn't have a waterslide, character-inspired rooms or free snacks, it may still deliver a great experience for kids (and parents, too). Here are some simple ways to gauge if a hotel is really kid-friendly.

How to Plan a Stress-Free Multigenerational Vacation

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.31.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

A group trip is often the most convenient option for today's modern family to gather in one place. While multigenerational vacations can be a memorable experience, the planning process can prove overwhelming.

The 2 Best Air Travel Search Engines Right Now

Shindy Chen | Posted 07.30.2015 | Travel
Shindy Chen

Summer travel's on all of our minds. So, here are my latest favorites for finding the best airfare prices online right now--after all, there's more to travel search than Orbitz and Priceline.

Hurricane Season Cruising: What to Know Before You Go

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.30.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

No matter if you leave from Florida, Texas or fly to the Caribbean to begin your cruise, there's always the possibility that a major weather scenario may interrupt your plans. It's yet another reason why it's important to arrive at your departure port at least one day in advance of your cruise.

Why Seniors Should Love Travel Rewards Credit Cards

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.27.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

The fact that seniors are participating in rewards programs at a higher rate than any other demographic is something to celebrate. With a lifetime of work behind them, they're due their share of the spoils.

6 Easy Ways To Plan A Cheap Road Trip

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.22.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Mapping out all your stops, meals and detours can seem overwhelming at first, but with a little creativity, planning an affordable road trip doesn't have to be difficult.

4 Reasons To Let Your Kid Plan Your Next Vacation

Travelzoo | Posted 07.21.2015 | Travel

After becoming a father for the first time a few weeks ago, you look back over your childhood and think how to take the hard-earned lessons from your parents and pass them on to the next generation. That's why -- one of these days -- I'll be letting my daughter plan our family vacation.

How To Spot A Travel Scam

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.15.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

If something sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

Disney Theme Parks to Offer Amazing Discounts In Late Summer, Early Fall 2015

MiniTime | Posted 05.12.2015 | Travel

Receive reduced rates on rooms, a kids package for younger travelers, and various discounts for people who have served in the US military. This way, you can experience a world of Disney magic and adventure with the ones you love while also getting a great bargain.

5 Idyllic Resorts for the Perfect Mother's Day Getaway

MiniTime | Posted 06.28.2015 | Travel

Of course motherly love and devotion should be celebrated year-round, but having a holiday dedicated to moms helps kids show their gratitude and affection during this special day. And if dads decide to take the family on a vacation for the occasion, mothers will feel even more appreciated!

The 3 Cheapest Weeks To Take A Summer Trip | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel

A March survey conducted by Orbitz and the University of Wisconsin shows 68% of people plan on taking a summer vacation. The only problem? Summer also tends to be the most expensive time to travel.

6 Secrets To Summer Travel Deals

U.S. News Travel | Posted 06.07.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

With millions of Americans planning to travel this summer and airfare rates steadily climbing, organizing a budget-conscious getaway can seem unattainable. It doesn't have to be.

Where to Go in June for Savings and Culture

Shermans Travel | Posted 06.01.2015 | Travel
Shermans Travel

Travelers are a savvy bunch -- they know that it's better to visit certain destinations during certain months. But the prevailing question is: Where should I be booking trips right now?

How to Score the Best Travel Freebies Using Social Media

Thrillist | Posted 05.24.2015 | Travel

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.

Crazy Cheap Deal: Fly to 10 Countries in 30 Days for Just $160

Thrillist | Posted 05.11.2015 | Travel

If you want to travel a lot for not a lot of money, Southeast Asia is your destination. And besides being cheap, the region offers some of the world's best party countries, like Thailand and Singapore. And right now, there's a country-hopping deal you simply can't beat.

Best Sunny Destinations Deals to Book Now

MiniTime | Posted 05.02.2015 | Travel

San Diego, Hawaii and Mexico all have miles of sunny beaches and an array of family fun activities. No matter which destination you choose, here are some great deals for your next sunny family vacation.

4 Exciting Family Vacation Ideas Around the World

MiniTime | Posted 11.24.2015 | Travel

If you've decided it's time to get more foreign stamps in your passport and explore the world with your children, here are some ideas of family-friendly destinations overseas.

Five Cruise Trends to Watch in 2015

Cruise Critic | Posted 04.01.2015 | Travel
Cruise Critic

Between faster Internet, more options for cruisers traveling alone and pick-your-own deals, 2015 is shaping up to be a great year for cruisers. Whether you've set sail numerous times or are contemplating taking your first cruise, this year promises to be a memorable one for those hitting the high seas.

Want to Travel More? Here Are 5 Tips to Get Started

Tausha Cowan | Posted 03.24.2015 | Travel
Tausha Cowan

While big bucket list trips are undoubtedly amazing, it's easy to forget how great it is to explore any new place, whether near or far. Travel is about discovery and this can happen in the next town over just as much as it can on the other side of the world.

5 Caribbean Resorts Made for Families

U.S. News Travel | Posted 02.07.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Planning a vacation that makes everyone in your family happy can be a challenge. Every family member has different hobbies and interests, and what constitutes "fun" can be entirely different from one person to the next. This is especially true when it comes to kids.