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10 Gifts Every Constant Traveler Needs

May 28, 2015 |

Frequent travelers consider themselves road warriors. They’ve got the whole TSA check thing down pat, they’re quick to pack for a week-long trip and they can easily fit two weeks’ worth of outfits into a backpack, if given the challenge. ... Read More

10 Weird Islands You Never Knew About

May 26, 2015 |

Doesn’t a getaway to a tropical island sound like heaven? But before you book that vacation you might want to do a little investigating. Some islands may be paradise, indeed, but if your travel agent’s offering an unbelievable deal on ... Read More

Avoiding Your Taxes 101

April 15, 2015 |

It’s agreed upon by many that April 15 is the worst day of the year. Panic starts to set in as people scramble around, trying to unearth old boxes of receipts and wondering how much they owe the government this ... Read More

20% Off Shirts, Sweaters and Camis at TravelSmith!

February 27, 2015 |

Preparing for travel is a tricky enough proposition without the added worry of packing the right clothes. TravelSmith takes the guesswork out of the situation entirely, thanks to a vast selection of wrinkle-resistant attire that’s as stylish as it is ... Read More

Have Deals, Will Travel: New Orleans, LA

February 6, 2015 |

Mardi Gras, aka “Fat Tuesday,” is just days away, but the carnival season is already in full swing in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOLA is world-famous for its celebration, which lasts for several weeks and spans almost the entire city. Mardi ... Read More

Have Deals, Will Travel: Atlanta, GA

January 12, 2015 |

Have you been to downtown Atlanta lately? The Georgia state capitol is the perfect destination for a quick, low-cost getaway. The city is rich with history, culture, food and fun! Though winter may bring a bit of a chill to the air in “Hotlanta,” there's still plenty to see and do, both indoors and out.
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Spend a Fun & Frugal Holiday in New York City

December 12, 2014 |

There's no place like New York City for the holidays! If Hollywood has taught us anything, it's that the City is the quintessential holiday location. There's just something about the combination of the City's natural charms with the glitz, glamour and just plain “magic” of the holidays that makes it an extra special place to be. And the best part is you don't have to go broke while you're there – many of the most popular holiday spots are totally free.

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Ideas for Cheap Fall Getaways

September 11, 2014 |

The final days of summer are flying by, but that does not mean you have to say goodbye to vacations until next year. Although the hot summer months are the peak vacation times, the cool and crisp fall air can signal a perfect opportunity to plan a final getaway before the holidays get underway and make travel unbearable. In fact, if you are looking for fewer crowds and cheaper prices, fall is a great time of year to take a vacation without emptying your pocketbook. Here are some destinations to consider.

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Frugal Flying on Southwest Airlines

July 22, 2014 |

Nothing makes me more excited about a big vacation than getting a great deal on my airfare! As the price of gas has gone up in the last few years, airfare prices have skyrocketed which has made finding a good deal that much more difficult. Add in the recent trend of charging customers for baggage and you can easily spend your whole vacation budget just getting to your destination.

Southwest Airlines is well-known as the industry leader in low-cost airfare. While the majority of airlines now charge on average $50 per checked bag, Southwest still allows passengers to check up to two pieces of luggage (under 50 lbs. each) for free. That is a major savings! In addition, if you follow these three tips, you can save even more on your next Southwest vacation! Read More

Enjoy Camping for Less with These Tips

July 21, 2014 |

Camping may seem like the ideal vacation. It brings you closer to nature and allows you to get some much-needed time away from home without hundreds of dollars in hotel fees. However, considering all the gear you need – tents, sleeping bags, warm clothing and food, to name a few – a one-time camping trip can easily cost your family $500 or more. Fortunately, there are many ways to slash costs and still have fun outdoors.

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The More, The Merrier – How to Save on Group Travel

July 15, 2014 |

If you are attending a wedding out of town, planning a family reunion or just traveling with many friends or family members, you might have 10 people or more in your party. Trying to coordinate travel arrangements for a dozen or so people can be not only challenging but costly. However, with proper planning and perfect timing, you can save big while having the time of your life with loved ones.

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