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This Memorial Day, Book an Airplane Ticket—Through Uber

Summering in Nantucket has never been easier.<p>If you can't beat 'em, join em: After competing with Uber in January to shuttle indie film lovers, via helicopter, to the Sundance Film Festival, Blade, the similarly app-focused aviation company, is teaming with Uber to get people out of dodge—aka …

This Woman's Genius Folding Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Pack a Bag

You'll fit two weeks' worth of outfits in one carry-on.<p>We're seldom able to travel with just a carry-on bag, which is annoying because that means we have to pay at least $50 to check bags both to and from our destinations, in addition to the price of the plane ticket. Part of that reason is because …

This CIA Operative's 11-Step Guide to Safe Travel

This story originally appeared on SOFREP.com<p>Marine veteran and former CIA operative Drew Dwyer knows a thing or two about traveling in dangerous parts of the world. In an ongoing travel safety series he's writing for SOFREP (Special Operations Forces Report), Dwyer shares some of the Central …

Luggage

How to travel Alaska for less

Alaska, our 50th state, has a reputation for being an expensive vacation spot, but if you can make it up there, the beauty of your surroundings is …

National Parks

This Formula Tells You If Your Flight Is a Good Deal

Flights are getting cheaper this year, but prices vary depending on your destination. To figure out whether a flight is actually a good deal, Luiz …

11 Ways To Save Money When Booking Flights with Cash

<b>Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available – JetBlue Card, JetBlue Plus Card</b><p><i>Whether you’re working toward a revenue requirement for</i> …

TSA Precheck vs Global Entry: How to Decide Which Is Best For You

Not sure if you should apply for <b>TSA Precheck or Global Entry</b>? To help you decide which one is best for you, below is a description of both the TSA …

How to Get the Southwest Companion Pass Starting with a 50k Sign-Up Bonus

<b>Update: Some offers mentioned below are no longer available. View the current offers here – Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Credit Card, Marriott</b> …

Caribbean Winter Sale! Starts at $69 One-Way Non-Stop From New York, Boston, Baltimore

We devote thousands of hours of research to help you get Big Travel with Small Money. You support us by signing-up for credit cards through partner …

Why You Need to Drop What You're Doing and Book a Southwest Flight

Run, don't walk, if you want to fly cheap<p>Southwest Airlines is already a favorite carrier for budget travelers, but its newest promotion takes low …

The Cheapest Days to Fly This Summer

If you’re already starting to plan your summer vacation, know that which days you choose to fly could have a serious impact on how much your trip …

Did You Know? There's a Cheaper Way to Book Multi-City Itineraries!

We devote thousands of hours of research to help you get Big Travel with Small Money. You support us by signing-up for credit cards through partner …

Where do you find the best prices on airfare

Be honest with yourself! How many times do you check the price of airfare before you actually buy a ticket? Majority of people check at least four …

The Cheapest Day To Buy A Plane Ticket, Depending On Where You're Going

Stick this puppy on your fridge.<p>We all know the magic time to buy a plane ticket is precisely 54 days in advance, for domestic travel.<p>But what if you're flying beyond the U.S.?<p>The experts at CheapAir recently researched the cheapest day to buy plane tickets for a whole host of international …

Handy

Here's the amazing reason why you'll want to book a flight for your summer vacation —like right now

There’s nothing quite like packing your bags and hitting the airport and enjoying a well-deserved vacation. That’s why we’re always keeping an eye …

This Helpful Chart Shows You the Best Time to Book Your Flights

CheapAir analyzed 1.2 million trips to determine the answer.<p>Even if you're a world traveler with the biggest case of wanderlust ever, admit it: you still find booking flights intimidating. It's a complicated process, since there are so many airlines and prices are constantly fluctuating, making it …

Air Travel

5 New Travel Startups Helping Travelers Navigate Loyalty Programs

Travel loyalty programs face new wrinkles with each merger or acquisition that gets announced.<p>The future of the Starwood Preferred Guest program, for …

Hospitality

Revealed: flight-booking hacks that can save you cash

Back in the day, smart travellers could make savings by flying out on Tuesdays instead of the weekend, or switching to smaller airports. But times …

Dream Trip Student Earns 21,000 Points from Taking Free Surveys

Last year I co-taught a 28-day course on how to make your dream trip a reality. Throughout the course we heard story after story of people earning …

Credit Cards

This simple formula can tell if you’re getting ripped off by an airline

Travelers no longer have to guess whether they got a decent deal on airfare or not.<p>There’s now a straightforward formula that can reveal whether …

Air Travel

Clark Howard

Download Episode Clark Howard 7.25.18 Topics: Home improvements that will lowers your insurance…Read more<p>Download Episode Clark Howard 7.24.18 …

Home Improvement

5 brilliant ways to save money on airfare

Planning a trip but hoping to do it without spending too much money on airfare? Thanks to these money-saving hacks you'll be able to book your flights with enough leftover for plenty of souvenirs!<p>First of all, the best time to purchase plane tickets is on Tuesdays at 3:00 pm. It's important that …

Flying

8 reasons to celebrate a layover at South Korea's Incheon Airport

I recently spent 10 hours basking in the wildly affordable glory of Incheon — I took a free city tour, relaxed in a massage chair, found a comfortable spot to nap, refreshed with a free shower, and found endless diversions throughout the airport. Here are some favorites.

South Korea

This website lets you book private jet rides that are cheaper than some commercial flights

Stratajet bills itself as "the world's first online private jet marketplace," using technology to pull up real-time prices and availability for aircraft, much like Skyscanner or Expedia except for private jets.<p>Though it's not the only private jet booking website online, it's the first to let users …

Air Travel

The Cheapest Days to Fly This Summer

The complex algorithms airlines use to set prices can make getting the best deal feel like hunting for a needle in a haystack. But the travel site …

10 Huge Mistakes People Make When Booking Flights

Tips from a pro on when and how to book your air travel.<p>When it comes to air travel, the frustration begins long before that wrap-around-the-corner …

A delightful weekend escape awaits only an hour’s drive from Fort Worth

We need quick getaways to recharge our batteries, and one of the easiest go-tos is Granbury. Less than an hour's drive southwest of Fort Worth, the …