Articles on Travel

If You're Traveling With These 8 Things, You're Overpacking

The lighter you travel, the farther you can go! The next time you're packing for a trip, be sure to leave these unnecessaries behind.

How to Get Travel Discounts on Stuff You've Already Booked

It always happens. The second after you book a flight or hotel room, the price drops. Use these monitors to get the best deals, even AFTER booking.

14 of the Best Free Things to Do Abroad

Finding just one amazing free activity in a foreign city can go a long way to putting your mind at rest that you’re not over-spending.

10 Best Ways to Spend $20 in Chicago

Whether you're a Chicago resident or just visiting, check out these ways to have oodles of fun for under $20.

5 Cheap, Amazing, and Undiscovered Vacation Destinations

These five international destinations aren't overrun by tourists — yet. Get there soon, before everyone else does and the bargains leave, too.

5 Ways to Get More Legroom on Your Next Flight — for Free

As airline ticket prices have shrunk, so has the legroom. Use these tips to find more room for your feet (and your stuff) without paying extra.

25 Ways to Have the Best, Cheapest Summer Vacation

It's officially summer (sorta), and that means summer vacation. Hit the road with friends and family without hitting your savings too hard.

5 Frugal Destinations You Should Travel to Now

Stretch your travel budget and your horizons by visiting one of these trend-setting travel destinations — before the crowds arrive.

15 Adventurous Things You Should Do Before You Die

A trip to the moon (or even to orbit) is probably out of reach, but there's still plenty of affordable adventure on the ground. Start dreaming with this list.

$20 in San Francisco: The Best Ways to Spend It

Baghdad by the Bay is not known as a cheap place to live, but it does boast plenty of cheap outings. Find out how far 20 bucks will take you there!

Frugal, Amazing, and Easy-to-Navigate: The 10 Best International Cities to Visit

These affordable international travel destinations take the hassle out of travel without skimping on the wows. Where do you want to go?

6 Ways a More Expensive Hotel Room Can Save You Money

The cheapest hotel room available may not be the best value. In fact, it may not even be the cheapest once you consider these perks and features.

5 Incredible Places to Retire Abroad That Anyone Can Afford

For retirees looking to stretch their savings — and satisfy their wanderlust — these five nations are attractive retirement options.

Best Money Tips: Ways to Save Money on Your Vacation

Today we found some fantastic articles on saving on your vacation, saving on wedding favors, and retirement savings.

25 Incredible Places You Must Visit Before You Die

No international must-visit list can be truly complete, but these 25 places are a good start. How many have you been to?

Best Money Tips: Pack These Travel Essentials to Save Money

Today we found some stellar articles on travel essentials to pack to save money, car care tips to save money, and DIY financial tasks you should never do.

How to Sign Up for Half-Price Flights and Free Hotels

It's not a trick or a scam — you really can get deeply discounted travel by becoming a mystery shopper.

How to Stay in a 5-Star Hotel for Less Than the Cost of a Motel

A couple of nights in a luxe hotel doesn't have to cost the equivalent of a car payment (or three). Here's what you need to know to find the best discounts possible.

6 Surprising Reasons You Still Need a Travel Agent

Can booking travel with an agent rather than online really be considered frugal? Absolutely! Learn how a travel agent can help you.

You Can Visit Europe for a Lot Cheaper Than You Think — Here's How

A dream European vacation doesn't have to result in a nightmare for your savings account. Cut your travel costs with these simple steps.