Summer 2014 Travel Tip Round-Up

Summer is almost here and that means many of us have vacation on our minds. If you haven’t booked your summer travel, now’s the time to do it. We thought we would help you out by going through our archives and finding our top ten tips for airfare, hotels, road-trips and cruises. After all, saving a little money will make your next trip all the more enjoyable. Here is our summer 2014 travel Read more ...

Creative Ways to Save Money on a Cruise

It’s like a floating city! These days cruise ships come equipped with shopping malls, water slides, midnight buffets, theaters and even ice skating rinks. And when you know the tricks to saving big bucks, you can score the cruise of your dreams at an affordable price this time of year. Consider taking a repositioning cruise. These generally happen in spring and fall when ships relocate to Read more ...

Best Spring Travel Deals

If you are hoping to score a deal on spring break travel, now is the time! We took a look at how you can save on popular spring break destinations like Florida and Vegas. Plus, the best tips to save wherever you decide to escape to! The Sunshine State Florida is a popular spring break location because there’s a little something for everyone whether you’re a college partygoers or an amusement-park-loving Read more ...

Rack and Stack Extra Travel Savings with Orbitz Rewards Loyalty Program

With vacations, the waiting is the hardest part, and plenty of travel rewards programs make you wait, and wait, and wait, with restrictions like blackout dates and minimum redemption thresholds. Orbitz Rewards, the brand-new loyalty program from online travel agency Orbitz.com, does away with fussy restrictions, so when it comes to earning and—the fun part—redeeming your rewards, it all happens Read more ...

Ultimate Labor Day Staycation Guide

There’s nothing like a getaway vacation, but then again, there’s no place like home. Why not combine the two and get the best of both worlds? If you want to eliminate the hassle of planning a vacation, but still want some R&R; follow our Ultimate Labor Day Staycation Guide for fun and cost-friendly ideas!What to do: It’s hard to think of something fun to do that won’t cause a financial Read more ...

Traveling Over Labor Day? Here’s How to Save

With Labor Day weekend just around the corner, many of us are packing our bags and hitting the road. Whether you’re headed to the lake, the campground or off to Grandma’s house, follow these tips and you’ll have a painless road trip that won’t break the budget before you even get there. 1. Pack for fuel efficiency. Keep luggage inside the car. A loaded roof rack can decrease fuel efficiency Read more ...

Six Ways to Save Money on Fall Travel

The kids are back in school and peak travel season is officially over. But don’t store your suitcases just yet! If your kids have a fall break, you might want to take advantage of some great travel deals available during the autumn months. Here are some tips for planning a bargain fall getaway. Purchase your airline tickets midweek—most airfare sales happen Tuesday through Thursday. You’ll Read more ...

Tips for a Hassle-free Camping Trip

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Long days and warm nights—summer’s in full swing! Take advantage of the season’s easy living and spend a few nights camping out under the stars. Your camping trip guide starts here!  Use your old dryer lint as a fire starter. Simply wad it up and stuff it into an empty toilet paper tube.  Avoid stuffing it too tightly to allow for optimal oxygen flow and the best burn. Store pre-cracked Read more ...