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First Time San Francisco – 6 Tips

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1. Tailor your trip to your interests. Like NYC, San Francisco is a city with a lot going on in terms of events and nightlife. You could do a trip in which you did the tourist basics like taking a cable car ride and walking over the Golden Gate bridge. Alternatively, you could look up […]

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Extra fees and Long Term Travel

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When you only travel a few weeks a year, it doesn’t matter so much if your budget gets blown. For example, I talked to some folks yesterday who had got stuck with a $90 cab ride because they’d accidentally booked the wrong hotel and it was a long way from where they needed to be. […]

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Charming Crete: History, Hiking and Hammocks…

Greece’s largest island, Crete boasts a fascinating history, as well as diverse landscapes. It’s no wonder then that the destination is so popular among discerning tourists. While on the island, you can explore ancient ruins, trek over undulating terrain and soak up the sun on Crete’s beaches. Although Crete attracts nearly a quarter of all […]

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Minus the Mouse: Orlando Alternatives

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Orlando is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world thanks in large part to a bevy of mega theme parks from Universal Studios to Disney World itself. You’ll often find excited families on board the plane if you catch any flights to Orlando, looking forward to meeting their cartoon idols in the […]

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Your Summer European Road Trip

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Booking in plenty of time. All of Europe is on the move in summer and popular places will be booked out. If you’ve read about an amazing campground that’s got excellent reviews and is well-priced then there’s a very good chance you’ll need to book it early to avoid disappointment. Just make sure you understand […]

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When to splash out for luxury.

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Most of the time we’re happy without luxury travel. However there are some scenarios when it’s nice to make that little step up. Here are our ideas for when it makes sense to go lux. 1. When it’s only $20 more. There are quite a few times when it’s only a small $20-30 to step […]

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What Americans Need to Know To Save Money on European Travel

What Americans Need to Know To Save Money on European Travel

Let’s say you’ve got your dream job in London. You’re an official expat and all of Europe is at your doorstop. What might you need to know about how to save money on your travel planning? Here are some things that UK natives know that can trip up Americans. 1. That giant carryon bag ain’t […]

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5 Surprising Ways to Save Money While Traveling

5 Surprising Ways to Save Money While Traveling

You too can have this on a budget… 1. Book a MORE expensive flight. Sometimes the cheapest flights are false economy. Key examples of this are: – when the cheapest flight leaves to early or arrives too late for your airport transportation e.g., you have to pay after midnight surcharges for cabs or shuttles, or […]