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Tips for Finding Cheap Airfare

Think you need a vacation now? Just wait until you’re scouring dozens of booking sites, aggregators and airline websites to find cheap tickets for your next trip — then you’ll really be ready for a week off! Unfortunately for weary … Continue reading

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Travel Money Mistakes to Avoid

When budgeting for a trip, we often list the big-ticket items — airfare, hotel, lodging, car rental, attraction tickets — add them altogether and call it the final price. But the trickle of funds to other costs starts almost as … Continue reading

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Travel Money Mistakes to Avoid

When budgeting for a trip, we often list the big-ticket items — airfare, hotel, lodging, car rental, attraction tickets — add them altogether and call it the final price. But the trickle of funds to other costs starts almost as … Continue reading

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Tipping Etiquette: A Guide for Travelers

Even the most experienced traveler can sometimes be tripped up by tipping etiquette. Sure, you know you’re supposed to tip your tour guide something — but how much? When you’re calculating the tip for your dinner, do you need to include taxes … Continue reading

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Packing Tip: Leave Your Valuables at Home

Rule of thumb — if you can’t imagine living without your grandmother’s wedding ring or your expensive Movado watch, it’s best not to cart it on your trip, where tourists are common targets for thieves and luggage often gets lost … Continue reading

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Packing Tip: Your Beauty Routine

If you use eight different products to tame your wild curls or have an elaborate face-washing regimen down to a science, let loose a bit when you travel instead of carrying an army of beauty products with you across the … Continue reading

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Ways to Prevent Identity Theft While Traveling

Tips for avoiding scams and theft while traveling are a staple of the travel writing genre; pretty much every guidebook or travel website dedicates some space to the subject.  But in the 21st century, you are as much at risk … Continue reading

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