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Australia for All Types of Travelers

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

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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

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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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Which Popular Vegas Show Is Good for Me?

(0) Comments | Posted October 3, 2014 | 2:56 PM

With so many shows to choose from, there's something for everyone in Las Vegas. To help you get started, we've narrowed down the list and shared our favorite options for Vegas visitors of all types.

Vegas for TMZ lovers: Madame Tussauds outside The Venetian
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7 Small Islands That Should Be On Your Radar

(13) Comments | Posted September 26, 2014 | 12:15 PM

When you think of island life, it's likely that paradise-like destinations such as Jamaica, Hawaii or Aruba come to mind. But within North America there are many smaller, closer-to-home islands that are loaded with local charm without the high price tag (or long plane ride). Check out our list of...

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Planning a European Winter Getaway on the Cheap

(0) Comments | Posted September 18, 2014 | 5:31 PM

Instead of hibernating when the colder climates arrive, book a European vacation between November and March to save big bucks and explore without the swell of summer crowds.

Off-Peak Savings

The months surrounding the holiday season are considered off-season throughout Europe. Flight prices are slashed, and many hotels, especially small,...

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8 Things to Do in Vegas after 8 p.m. (Beyond the Clubs and Casinos)

(1) Comments | Posted September 12, 2014 | 3:38 PM

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Long gone is the notion that Las Vegas can be enjoyed only behind the velvet rope or in front of stacks of chips at a high-stakes table. Nightlife extends far beyond the big properties...

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The September Travel Sweet Spot

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

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Friends and family will inevitably ask me, "When is the best time to visit _____?"

And with a few exceptions, the answer is almost always the same: You should go in September.

If you have school-age children, this is...

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8 Tips to Finding a Good Restaurant While Traveling

(0) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 3:41 PM

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Photo Credit: Hilary Solan

Memorable meals can make a trip, but locating a good restaurant in an unfamiliar place can be tricky -- especially when hunger has already set in. To find the best tastes in a new town, follow these tips to...

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5 Quick Tips If Your Trip Is Lost in Translation

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 5:38 PM

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As I jumped into the back of a cab in Athens on my recent trip, I realized my predicament. I wanted to go to my hotel on Michalakopoulou Street but had no idea how to pronounce it properly....

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A 'Little Summer' in Costa Rica

(1) Comments | Posted August 14, 2014 | 9:52 PM

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Having worked at Travelzoo long enough, it had been drilled into me that Costa Rica's dry season runs the months between Christmas and Easter and is considered by many the optimal time to visit the...

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New York by Night: Top Late-Night Attractions

(0) Comments | Posted August 6, 2014 | 6:42 PM

New York is known for its frenetic pace, with a dizzying number of dining and entertainment options keeping locals and visitors busy all day long. But even the Big Apple starts to slow down when the sun sets, as museums close their ticket counters...

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Which Hawaiian Island Is for Me?

(1) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 1:41 PM

Each Hawaiian island offers something unique to travelers. There is an island for all: lovers, adventurers, beach dwellers and city seekers. Six distinct islands are open to tourists to visit, the main four being Oahu, the Big Island, Kauai and Maui. Lanai and Molokai are smaller, but still worth considering....

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Benefits of River Cruising

(2) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 4:26 PM

River cruising has quickly become one of the fastest growing trends in the cruise industry. With smaller ships that are able to navigate through inland waterways, river cruises often dock in the heart of cities and villages, allowing for seamless exploration of places that large ocean carriers could never reach.

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TSA Fee Hike to Raise Prices on Most U.S. Flights

(1) Comments | Posted July 15, 2014 | 3:43 PM

Flight prices are going up -- but it's not the airlines raising fares.

The September 11 Security Fee will be increasing more than 100 percent on Monday, July 21, for domestic and international flights. This fee, which partially helps fund the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), was enacted in the Bipartisan...

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Are You Tough Enough to Trek?

(1) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 8:19 PM

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(Photo Credit: Kelsey Rexroat; Nepal's Annapurna Route)

On a 10-day trek along Nepal's spectacular Annapurna route, our group of mostly athletic young adults struggled through seven-hour hikes up and down steep Himalayan terrain in both pounding heat and,...

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Six West Coast Destinations for Yoga Lovers

(0) Comments | Posted July 3, 2014 | 4:55 PM

When planning a vacation, it can often feel like you have to choose between a relaxing trip and an adventurous one. But it doesn't necessarily have to be an either/or scenario -- especially when you incorporate yoga into your West Coast vacation in North America. Yoga is a long-praised way...

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A Beginner's Guide to Babymoons

(0) Comments | Posted June 25, 2014 | 10:27 AM

I hadn't heard of a babymoon until a few years ago when my friends starting having children. Then suddenly everyone around me who was pregnant was talking about their babymoon. For some, the babymoon might be a "last-chance at the bucket-list" adventure, but among my friends, most trips were beach-oriented...

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Wineries to Pair With a City Break

(0) Comments | Posted June 18, 2014 | 8:05 PM

Exploring a new city this summer? We have the perfect accompaniment: wine. Check out six wine regions within driving distance of six great cities. Tip: Steal away during the week when city dwellers are back in the office and you can sip vino without the crowds.

Major city:

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Meeting a Great White: A Memorable Start to Summer

(0) Comments | Posted June 11, 2014 | 3:40 PM

Like many other offices across the country, we here at Travelzoo love to share our "what we did on our summer vacations" stories, especially because we help so many people off the couch with our travel and local deals. It may only be mid-June, but my...

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