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How to Find the Best Souvenir on Vacation

(0) Comments | Posted February 10, 2016 | 12:21 PM

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I love a good snow globe, magnet or shot glass just as much as the next person, but it's become my mission on vacation to find a souvenir that really embodies the destination and my experience there. And the...

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What The Heck Is Wave Season

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2016 | 11:54 AM

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What the heck is wave season?

In simple terms, Wave Season is like Black Friday -- except three months long, and for cruises.

Wave Season rolls ashore (pun intended) in January and runs until March - conveniently after the holiday buzz...

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15 Islands You Need in Your Life: No Passport Required

(0) Comments | Posted January 8, 2016 | 11:04 AM

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Stunning, shimmering sunsets across the water, the peaceful lullaby of waves crashing and the wind blowing, the feeling of truly being removed for your everyday life... yep, islands are pretty much the best. While it's wonderful to get that coveted passport stamp, there...

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Travel Experts Confess Their Embarrassing Rookie Travel Mistakes

(0) Comments | Posted January 4, 2016 | 9:57 AM

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At Travelzoo, our Deal Experts have crisscrossed the globe many times over, collecting expert travel tips for our members. But no one is born a travel expert--we were all newbies boarding our first flight at some point. Sometimes, our knowledge was earned the...

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Why Every Christmas Lover Needs to Visit Rovaniemi, Finland

(0) Comments | Posted December 24, 2015 | 10:14 AM

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Snow-sprinkled trees, amazing auroras, rambunctious reindeer... Here's why every Christmas lover needs to visit Rovaniemi, Finland.

It's technically not on the North Pole, but Rovaniemi is known as "the official home of Santa Claus."

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5 Top Bloggers Reveal Their Top Tips for Flying With Kids

(0) Comments | Posted December 16, 2015 | 9:46 AM

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We've all been there: a poor kid having a meltdown in the seat next to you, parents trying their hardest to soothe. We here at Travelzoo were curious about the mindset of fellow passengers and did a survey that found...

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The Best Cyber Monday Airfare Sales

(1) Comments | Posted November 30, 2015 | 1:07 PM

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It's Cyber Monday, and with it has come some of the most aggressive fare sales we will see all year. Our Deal Experts have been tracking the sales for weeks now and got up early to pick the best of the best to...

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30 Ways to Use Your Smartphone When You Travel

(2) Comments | Posted November 25, 2015 | 11:49 AM

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One of the best gadgets for travelers may already be in your pocket. From first researching a trip to remembering where you went once you get back, here are 30 ways to put your smartphone to use when you travel.

1. As...

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Your Budget Bucket List: 5 Wow Deal Destinations for 2016

(0) Comments | Posted November 5, 2015 | 12:00 PM

By Andrew Young, Travelzoo

Savvy travelers on a budget can get a jump start on making their New Year's (travel) resolutions this year with Travelzoo's list of 2016 Wow Deal Destinations.

What sets this list apart is that it's not just any "best-of" or "must-see" roundup that usually flood your...

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The Cheapest Days To Fly And 12 More Holiday Travel Tips

(4) Comments | Posted October 27, 2015 | 2:07 PM

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By Hilary Solan, Travelzoo

Complaints about stressful holiday travel are as old as St. Nick himself. Armed with these tips, you'll be able to pack some holiday cheer (plus unwrapped presents) while en route to grandma's.

1. Pick the right day to fly.

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Sedona: The Cure to a Vegas Hangover

(1) Comments | Posted October 7, 2015 | 1:01 PM

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By Chris Vassil, Travelzoo

If you don't leave a visit to Las Vegas with a lighter wallet, a few extra pounds around your belt and some shadows of exhaustion under your eyes, you're not doing Vegas right. So if you're like me, you...

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5 New Orleans Festivals You Should Visit (That Aren't Mardi Gras)

(1) Comments | Posted September 18, 2015 | 4:14 PM

By Mary Walker Baus

Despite the swampy heat and humidity, the people of New Orleans don't sweat the small stuff. Instead, they let the good times roll throughout the year celebrating any and everything they can. From cultural celebrations to culinary creations, New Orleans has a festival for every occasion...

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13 Must-Visit Places Across Ireland & Northern Ireland

(0) Comments | Posted September 4, 2015 | 5:10 PM

As a traveler, it can be hard to feel like you've really seen and experienced all a new-to-you country has to offer on a visit, but with Ireland's small size, it's easy to cover a lot of ground in a weeklong visit. Here are some places we've dubbed essentially Irish...

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5 Things to Love About Cape Cod

(1) Comments | Posted August 21, 2015 | 4:32 PM

By Emily Wright

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There's a magical moment as you crest the Sagamore Bridge, after sitting in hours of Cape Cod-bound traffic, when the Christmas Tree Shops' windmill comes into focus and you breathe in the fresh ocean air. It makes the horrific ride...

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

(0) Comments | Posted August 13, 2015 | 10:35 PM

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By Erin Oliveri

Ah, cruising... a relaxing, all-inclusive vacation where travelers hop effortlessly from one exciting port to the next, while gliding on a vast ocean in a massive ship -- right?

Well, all but one of these points is accurate; a common...

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4 Reasons Why Nevis Is Worth Finding on a Map

(1) Comments | Posted August 6, 2015 | 5:43 PM

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By Jodi Burns

One of the Caribbean's best-kept secrets is a relatively unknown island in the West Indies called Nevis. As full-time working parents of two young girls (ages 4 and 2), my husband and I long to get away from it all...

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4 Reasons to Let Your Kid Plan Your Next Vacation

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2015 | 5:40 PM

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...

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Do's and Don'ts for an Unforgettable Tuscany Road Trip

(1) Comments | Posted July 17, 2015 | 2:16 PM

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Few places in the world stir our collective romantic wanderlust like Tuscany. Whether it's the allure of the rolling hills dotted with cypress trees and olive groves or the idea of wandering cobbled streets and sipping local varietals, hitting the open...

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The 10 Things I Learned on My First Cruise

(13) Comments | Posted July 2, 2015 | 10:27 AM

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By Angie Shannon

Each week, Travelzoo's Top 20 brings members cruise deals -- from multi-night Transatlantic cruises to two-night $299 cruises -- offering something for nearly everybody. But the cruise industry reports that only 20% of Americans have ever taken a cruise.

I...

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64 Percent of Americans Pee In Pools: Travelzoo Survey Reveals

(6) Comments | Posted June 17, 2015 | 11:40 AM

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We all have habits we prefer to keep classified but as people prepare to leave on summer vacations, a new global survey released by Travelzoo, one of the largest publisher of travel deals, reveals the dirty little secrets of...

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