travel tips

All the Ways You Can Score More Points and Miles This Holiday Season

While you're busy holiday shopping and preparing for trips to see the family, why not earn tons of points and miles in the process?

Why You Should Buy Travel Insurance — Even if Your Credit Card Offers It For Free

So your credit card offers free travel insurance? Here's why you should still pay for it anyway.

How to Stretch Your Airline Miles With Dynamic Award Pricing

Dynamic award pricing is here to stay, but there are still plenty of ways to get the most out of your airline miles.

9 Hidden Expenses to Plan for When You Redeem Travel Rewards

Redeeming travel rewards is fun and can feel like scoring free travel, but there are some hidden expenses you should budget for.

Why Cruises Are the Best Option for a Cheap Family Vacation

Looking to book a family getaway that won't break the budget? Search no more and head to the high seas!

How to Pick a Travel Insurance Policy

Travel insurance can be worth the cost, as long as you pick the right one from a company you trust. Here's how to do that.

The 7 Most Affordable Destinations for Bird Nerds

If bird watching is a hobby of yours, you'll love these affordable vacation spots.

How to Buy a Campervan and Travel Across the U.S.

Considering a life on the road? This guide will show you how to buy a campervan and travel across the U.S. with it.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Planning a Trip Around the World

Planning a trip around the world? Use this step-by-step guide to help you in the planning process.

7 Fun Cities for a 24-Hour Layover

If you're looking to break up a long trip overseas with a 24-hour layover, these cities will provide tons of one-day fun.

6 Amazing Volunteer Programs Around the World

Looking to tie a little volunteerism into your travels? These locations all over the world offer fun and fulfilling opportunities to make a difference.

How I've Scored Free Travel for 5 Years Straight

I haven't paid for hotels or flights in over five years, and I've traveled all over the world. Here's my secret.

How to Do a Reconnaissance Trip Before Retiring Overseas

Thinking of retiring overseas? Do a thorough test trip before you make that big move.

How a Family of 4 Can Visit Hawaii for $1,000 or Less

Hawaii may be beautiful, but it's far from the mainland and expensive to visit. These tips can help you plan a Hawaiian vacation for $1,000 or less.

7 Affordable Cities for a Craft Beer Road Trip

If you want to try the best craft beers America has to offer, hit the road and head to these seven cities.

10 Must-See Museums in the U.S.

If you're looking for the perfect blend of culture and history, these 10 museums in the U.S. will blow your mind.

5 Unforgettable Train Trips Across the U.S.

If you're looking for a unique getaway that you'll never forget, hop on one of these trains and enjoy the view.

6 Safe Places to Visit in South America

These South American destinations are beautiful, affordable, and safer to visit than you might think.

When Airline Miles Aren't Worth the Effort

Frequent flyer programs may be lucrative if you earn enough miles, but they can also be a pain. Learn when they aren't worth your time.

6 Breathtaking Fall Foliage Drives to Take This Year

Looking to gaze upon the bright, rich colors of autumn? Hit the road and take in the fall foliage on these drives.