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Tax-Refund Travel Deals for 2014

(0) Comments | Posted April 14, 2014 | 4:33 PM


This year's average tax refund is about $3,000 so far, according to USA Today. Lucky recipients of the coveted U.S. Treasury check will find some good travel deals to fit budgets both big and small for trips they can take throughout...

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Festival Season Travel Tips

(1) Comments | Posted April 9, 2014 | 5:47 PM

Festival season has kicked off for the year, with events nationwide inspiring music and comedy fans, foodies and travelers to hit the road this spring and summer. The best way to enjoy the shows is to do a little planning beforehand.

Hotels and lodging

  • Do your hotel research first....

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7 Tips for Visiting the Golden Gate Bridge

(0) Comments | Posted March 31, 2014 | 11:07 AM

On a sunny day, San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge glows an orangey-red on the backdrop of a bright blue sky. Although clear weather is no guarantee, taking in views of this impressive structure makes the short list for many trips to the Bay Area. Good news is that...

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How to Travel Like a Local in Barbados

(1) Comments | Posted March 20, 2014 | 4:35 PM


When I say Barbados, I probably don't need to tell you about the dozens of white-sand beaches, the friendly Bajans, the rum. I could tell you that there are 70 square miles of beaches (in a country measuring only 166). I...

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6 West Coast Roadside Art Installations Worth a Pit Stop

(0) Comments | Posted March 13, 2014 | 11:01 AM

When it comes to classic travel, there is nothing that screams Americana more than a road trip. With the wide open road, the freedom of dictating your own schedule and the potential to discover the country's hidden gems, it's no surprise that this is one type of travel that has...

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How to Fit a Disney and Orlando Trip into a Budget

(1) Comments | Posted March 6, 2014 | 11:03 AM

This year prices are going up again for popular Orlando attractions. This will turn some folks off, but for those for whom Disney or Universal is a rite of passage or a treasured family vacation, here are some ways to save on an Orlando trip:

  • Off-site hotels: Options...
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How to Book Cheap Spring Break Airfare

(0) Comments | Posted February 25, 2014 | 11:25 AM

Snowstorm. Polar Vortex. Snowstorm. Cold snap. After one of the coldest and snowiest seasons on record, it is starting to feel like this winter may never end! Escape from the chill, and get the best deal for your budget, using these quick tips on booking Spring Break fares.

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7 Habits of Obsessive Airline Mile Collectors

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2014 | 3:52 PM

Check for the following symptoms to see if your knack for maximizing airline miles and gaining status has elevated you from humble hobbyist to mileage maestro.

  1. You consider purchases in terms of miles earned, not cost. You've carefully selected a credit card that gets you a mile to every dollar...
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The Best Way to Visit the Smithsonian in D.C.

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2014 | 1:29 PM

One of Washington, D.C.'s crown jewels for visitors and residents alike is the Smithsonian Institution. From Dorothy's ruby slippers to the Wright brothers' airplane to Earth's prehistoric dinosaurs, there is literally something to pique everyone's interest. And, since it's free, it can be one of the...

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6 'Tourist Traps' Worth a Visit

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2014 | 10:59 AM

We're here to take an unpopular stance: There's a lot of value in visiting places that have been dubbed "tourist traps." Granted, some spots have earned their bad reputation by charging high fees for underwhelming, overcrowded attractions. But others have cemented their status as beloved attractions, either by reinventing themselves...

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How to Find the Best Cruise Deals for Families

(0) Comments | Posted January 20, 2014 | 8:31 AM

Trying to plan your 2014 family vacation? Whether you're a family of two or 20, a cruise offers a fun-filled and convenient vacation. Unpack once and explore several destinations, or never leave the ship and find something for everyone. Many of the newest and largest ships cater to...

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10 Deals for The NY Times' 'Places to Go in 2014'

(0) Comments | Posted January 17, 2014 | 2:37 PM

Last week, The New York Times published its "52 Places to Go in 2014" list. Our deal experts, always on the pulse of the hottest travel trends, already scoured the globe for deals in these must-visit destinations. We've rounded up our favorite deals in these recommended vacation spots...

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Deal Experts' 2014 Travel Plans

(0) Comments | Posted January 7, 2014 | 11:51 AM

New year, new vacation days. To Travelzoo Deal Experts, and millions of our subscribers, the change in the calendar means another opportunity to embark and expand our horizons. For travelers looking for a little inspiration, here's where our team of North American Deal Experts will be heading in 2014.

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Winter in the Windy City: 4 Reasons to Brave the Cold

(1) Comments | Posted December 19, 2013 | 2:19 PM

Snow, sleet, cold ... is Chicago really worth a winter visit? For those willing to brave the elements, the answer is yes. Summer's street fests and boat tours may be packed away for the season, but winter visitors are awarded with fewer crowds and some hot

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Hotel Deals for Restaurant Weeks Nationwide

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2013 | 11:42 AM

For traveling foodies, sampling hot restaurants and regional cuisines can be just as essential to a fulfilling trip as stepping foot in a museum or visiting a landmark. To try Michelin-starred chefs and popular menus at a fraction of the usual cost, why not book a trip over a destination's...

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Black Friday Travel Deals

(3) Comments | Posted November 27, 2013 | 9:11 PM

Skip the long, cold lines of big box stores this Black Friday: savvy shoppers can give the gift of travel, thanks to extremely competitive deals in the market, with savings up to 75%.

Below is the list of offers travel providers have tipped us off to or we've found online,...

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Travelzoo Launches Free iPad App to Give Kids In-Depth View of the World

(0) Comments | Posted November 19, 2013 | 11:37 AM

Travelzoo has just launched Map the World; a free iPad app designed to inspire children to learn about the world in which they live. Available from Apple's App Store and offered as part of Travelzoo's 15th birthday celebration, Map the World provides a fun and compelling...

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Don't Let Vacation Days Go To Waste

(1) Comments | Posted November 19, 2013 | 10:00 AM

With six weeks left in the year, the mad dash is on to plan the perfect Thanksgiving, check every last loved one off the gift list, coordinate schedules for a New Year's bash and celebrate the season with family and friends.

During the race up to the new year, what...

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Hotels Offer Discounts for Military Personnel, Veterans Year Round

(0) Comments | Posted November 14, 2013 | 10:19 AM

While serving the United States from outposts around the world, military personnel are accustomed to sleeping in less-than-ideal accommodations. Hotel chains across the country are committed to ensuring that service personnel and their families have a clean, comfortable and private place to stay, whether they're returning home or taking a...

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Predictions for the Best Travel Deal Destinations for 2014

(4) Comments | Posted November 6, 2013 | 4:40 PM

We've just announced the five worldwide destinations where it believes North American travelers will get the best travel deals in 2014. Our prediction is based on extensive evaluation by Travelzoo Deal Experts of travel and tourism trends, currency fluctuations and national events that might impact the price of travel. Travelzoo's...

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