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All-Inclusive Newbie? Try These 11 Tips & Tricks

(0) Comments | Posted March 26, 2015 | 3:52 PM

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A tried-and-true favorite for the initiated, all-inclusive vacations may scare off people who haven't been on one before. Taking your first all-inclusive vacation or want to know how to travel this way? To make sure you're getting the most of...

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A Job That Rocks: An Interview With a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Curator

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2015 | 4:32 PM


It's the home of some of rock and roll's most sacred and iconic artifacts, like Michael Jackson's white glove, Elvis' jumpsuits and Jimi Hendrix's guitar. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, is home to over 10,000 items of music...

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Going to Vegas? Don't Miss the Grand Canyon

(0) Comments | Posted March 10, 2015 | 10:10 AM


I've got a lot of "musts" to check off each time I visit Las Vegas -- $1 Wheel of Fortune slots at the Flamingo, late-night boozy milkshakes at Holstein's and a vanilla latte breakfast at Wynn's Terrace Point Café -- but after a...

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15 Seconds of Fame: How to Get Tickets to TV Show Tapings

(0) Comments | Posted March 2, 2015 | 9:34 AM


If you're planning a trip to LA or New York City, attending a TV show taping is a must. It's fun, it's free and there's a high potential for celebrity sightings. But spots in the audiences aren't easy to...

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UK, Canada Travelers Offer Cuba Travel Tips

(2) Comments | Posted February 20, 2015 | 6:44 PM

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With relaxed restrictions for American travelers to Cuba making headlines, our Deal Experts are champing at the bit to visit this Caribbean nation that's so close to the U.S., but has been out of reach for so long.

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Atlantis: Choose Your Own Adventure

(1) Comments | Posted February 13, 2015 | 12:31 PM


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The iconic Atlantis Resort on the Bahamas' Paradise Island may be best known for its family-friendly kids clubs, waterslides and 11 huge pools, but it's also a great getaway for couples and friends. Our deal experts have tested the...

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5 Reasons to Visit Ireland in Winter

(2) Comments | Posted February 6, 2015 | 9:26 AM

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When planning a vacation during the winter months, Ireland is likely not the first place that comes to mind. With its reputation for being cold and rainy throughout the year, the winter seems like the least...

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Top Attractions to See (for Free!) With the IDNYC Card

(0) Comments | Posted January 30, 2015 | 4:41 PM

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New Yorkers can now visit some of the city's top museums, zoos and concert halls for free when they apply for an IDNYC card.

The identification card, available to all New York City residents, was launched in...

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Traveling Internationally? Do These 20 Things First

(6) Comments | Posted January 21, 2015 | 3:36 PM

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So you're ready to put that first stamp in your passport? Or it has been years since your last big vacation? Here's a list of 20 tips you should do or bring before your trip if this is your first time traveling...

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How to Talk the Travel Talk: 25 Travel Terms Every Traveler Should Know

(0) Comments | Posted January 6, 2015 | 4:12 PM


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During my first weeks at Travelzoo many moons ago, I kept hearing the term inside baseball being thrown around, and I was clueless of its meaning. I'm the rare kind of Chicagoan with no allegiance to either the Sox or...

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Deal Experts' 2015 Travel Plans

(0) Comments | Posted December 29, 2014 | 5:39 PM

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Resolve to give your passport a workout in 2015. Travelzoo's Deal Experts sure are. We've rounded up the trips we're most excited to take in the new year as a little bit of inspiration. See you at...

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Who's Hungry for Deals? Restaurant Weeks Nationwide

(0) Comments | Posted December 23, 2014 | 10:45 AM


Restaurant weeks can be a great chance to try foodie favorites in a new city at a fraction of the cost. With that in mind, a culinary getaway is best planned around these dates in 2015. Check out the hottest chefs, newest restaurants...

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Iceland: More Than Just the Northern Lights

(0) Comments | Posted December 17, 2014 | 5:56 PM


When I booked my five-night adventure to Iceland I had one thing in mind -- I wanted to see the northern lights. I wanted to see vibrant pinks and greens dancing across the starry night sky, just like a National Geographic...

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The Ticket to Giving a Great Gift

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2014 | 4:57 PM


How to Give the Gift of Show Tickets

Growing up, my favorite Christmas gift to receive was tickets to a Broadway tour at the big theater in my hometown.

My mom, never one to ignore the details of gift presentation, would...

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Why Bavaria Rivals Texas in State Pride

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2014 | 3:50 PM


When I lived in Texas for college, I was struck by the strong sense of state pride -- many residents pitied anyone who wasn't born in what they considered the nation's greatest state, and I even knew multiple people with Texas tattoos. Though...

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Visiting Niagara Falls in the Fall

(0) Comments | Posted November 14, 2014 | 4:36 PM

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Visiting Niagara Falls in fall, as I recently did, is a great way to avoid the crowds typically associated with this heavily touristy area. Plus, you can score great deals. Sure, you'll need to bundle up, and taking the...

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Travelzoo Picks Best Travel Deal Destinations for 2015

(0) Comments | Posted November 3, 2014 | 6:00 PM

Travelzoo Deal Experts have combed the world over looking for destinations where U.S. travelers will get the biggest bang for their buck in 2015. We present the Wow Deal Destinations for 2015: Brazil, Puerto Rico, Texas Hill Country, Cruising Asia and Dubai -- based on travel trends, national...

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Australia for All Types of Travelers

(0) Comments | Posted October 24, 2014 | 5:17 PM


When departing from North America, the land down under can feel like it's a world away, and well, it almost is. By birth, I'm Canadian, and by choice I'm living in Australia, having moved to Sydney several years ago. I'm often fielding questions...

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6 Tips for Taking Great Vacation Pictures

(0) Comments | Posted October 22, 2014 | 10:16 AM


Travelzoo's Director of Photography Stephen Aviano spends his days pouring over the beautiful images that grace our website and inspire our subscribers -- and our deal experts -- to set off for adventures unknown. When he's not at work, he's behind...

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Cruising 101: Industry Terms Defined To Save Cash

(1) Comments | Posted October 6, 2014 | 1:41 PM

Cruise Vacation Week is sailing full speed ahead, and there are enough deals to float your boat! If you are confused by cruise jargon while researching and booking your vacation, you aren't the only one. Here are some important cash-saving industry terms demystified:

Onboard credits: Although costs during...

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