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Conquer Flash Sales and Bidding to Book Your Next Hotel Stay

U.S. News Travel | Posted 09.25.2014 | 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.

New Apps and Websites That Will Change the Way You Travel in 2014

Shermans Travel | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel
Shermans Travel

There are so many new apps and websites to help us micromanage every aspect of our travel. In compiling a best-of list, we wondered where to even begin! We tried to keep it simple: Here are some of our favorites from the last year that will save you money and/or stress when planning your next trip.

Stumped By What to Get Your Older Children for the Holidays? Here's a Solution That Will WOW Them!

Laura Wellington | Posted 02.02.2014 | Parents
Laura Wellington

There are moments in all parents' lives when they just can't figure out what to get their children and leaning on a big name retailer to pull a rabbit from a hat for them only adds to the frustration despite the helpful lists these retailers strive to provide.

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...

TripAdvisor Buys Oyster.com

AP | Posted 12.17.2013 | Travel

NEWTON, Mass. (AP) — TripAdvisor has purchased hotel review website Oyster.com for an undisclosed amount. The travel website operator...

Rooms For Under $100 A Night? Yes Please!

The Guardian | Isabel Choat | Posted 09.25.2013 | Travel

The very idea of a luxury hostel was once an oxymoron, but what started as an unusual phenomenon in a few forward thinking cities has now spread to th...

This Is The Job Of A Lifetime

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel

Do you want to get paid to travel the world? Finding a job that not only encourages, but requires, you to live from a suitcase, experience new cult...

Which Hotel-Branded Credit Cards Are Worth Getting?

George Hobica | Posted 08.07.2013 | Travel
George Hobica

Picking up a gallon of milk at the store? Taking in the car for that long overdue oil change? Every dollar you spend on mundane purchases could be bri...

INFOGRAPHIC: Technology Of Travel Writing

Posted 03.06.2013 | Books

Ever wanted to know how to be a travel writer? Courtesy of Hotel Club, we have a new infographic about the tech tools most commonly used in the trade....

What Are The Best Travel Sites, from Seth Kugel (WATCH)

Posted 08.27.2013 | MarloThomas

The New York Times Frugal Traveler, Seth Kugel, told me where to find the best web sites for travel. var src_url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/...

Get Travel Deals Without Flooding Your Inbox

Erica Lamberg | Posted 07.31.2012 | Travel
Erica Lamberg

With so many great sites out there -- including air carriers, hotel sites and wholesalers -- I've been using a great tactic for the past few months and I'm sharing my wisdom with my followers.

Giving Lift To Your Perfect Summer Trip

Tracy Christoph | Posted 07.24.2012 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

As the days turn warmer and stretch longer, and we feel like escaping our day-to-day routine and heading out into the sun, these summer travel tips and tricks will help make this summer's vacation a memory of a lifetime (and an affordable one at that).

New Deals On Cruise Shore Excursions

Posted 04.02.2012 | Travel

Travel website Viator, which offers tours and activities around the world, is dipping a toe into the waters of shore excursions, until now a near-mono...

Online Tools For Planning An Arts-Centered Vacation

Edward Schneider | Posted 06.02.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

I've used the web to research trips for years, but these useful resources are bound to be new to any but the most dogged and attentive traveler.

New Hotel Booking Site Promises Easy Hotel Refunds

Posted 03.21.2012 | Travel

A new booking site from TripAdvisor launches Wednesday, promising users an instant refund of the price difference if the rate at which they reserve a ...

These Websites Watch Your Booking For Savings

George Hobica | Posted 05.21.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

Between the time you book a trip and the time you take it, there's a good chance that the hotel, rental car company or airline lowered the price. These websites watch your purchase and rebook you at the lower rate.

Dear Travel Section: Help Me!!

Peter Mandel | Posted 10.04.2011 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Those of us who write for newspapers and still enjoy reading 'em tend to think of our travel articles as vital and indispensable to all who encounter ...

Deconstructing the Best Discount Hotel Sites

Charu Suri | Posted 07.25.2011 | Travel
Charu Suri

While the demand for business and leisure travel in 2011 is picking up pace, it's safe to assume that the smart shopper mentality still exists, especi...