frugal travel

4 Underrated U.S. Cities You Need to See This Summer

Been there done that? These often overlooked U.S. cities have plenty of charm and lots for visitors to see and do — usually for cheap.

How to Have a Fun Family Road Trip Without Breaking Your Budget

You've got your summer family road trip mapped out — just don't let on the road budget busters ruin your fun.

7 Affordable Family Getaways When You Don't Have a Vacation Fund

Didn't save up enough money for your family vacation? Don't fret. There are plenty of destinations you can enjoy on the cheap.

How to Avoid These 12 Summer Travel Mistakes

Before you head out on your summer vacation, beware these costly travel mistakes!

7 Affordable Destinations for Nature Lovers

You don't need to drain your budget to enjoy a beautiful vacation in the great outdoors. Get out there!

8 Great Places to Take the Family for Spring Break

Looking to book your annual spring break vacation with the family? Consider these fun and frugal destinations.

Flashback Friday: 40 Best Budget-Friendly Travel Tips Ever

We would all love to travel more, but it can get so expensive! Good thing we've found all the ways to do it on the cheap.

8 Frugal Destinations for a Dreamy Winter Getaway

Those first few flecks are wonderful, but snow gets cold and miserable fast. Escape the chill in these sunny locales that won't scorch your budget.

10 Frugal Fall Getaways You Can Start Packing For Now

Travel can be a struggle when you're strapped for cash. But the perfect fall getaway is still within your grasp and budget.

7 Spring Break Destinations That Won't Break the Bank

Warm up after this year's grueling winter with a weekend — or a week — in one of these fun and frugal places.

15 Airport Hacks From Professional Travelers

From where to shower to skipping security lines, discover the best airport tricks and secrets from 10 of the world's most frequent (and frugal) travelers.

The Guide to Staying at Hostels for People Over 30

Hostels aren't just for 20-somethings. No, really, even adults can slash the cost of lodging by staying at hostels instead of hotels.

7 No-Fuss Wine Destinations Anyone Can Visit (and Enjoy!)

A wine tasting weekend doesn't have to be expensive and snooty. These grape growing regions offer great wine country experiences (and wine!), at a fraction of Napa's cost.

Why You Should Never Buy Souvenirs

Souvenirs are a nightmare for the frugal traveler. From high markups to exploitative labor, souvenirs are a lousy way to bring travel memories home.

Sleeping In Airports For The Stranded And Frugal Minded

Whether it's an unplanned layover, a means of making an early flight, or simply an attempt to save money on accommodation, the season of sleeping in airports is upon us. I know, I

Get Free Hotel Stays with Wyndham's Best Rate Guarantee

Yesterday my super cheap ex-boyfriend told me that I would be proud of him.

Getting Around the Guidebook: Techniques for Researching your Trip Without Spending a Fortune

If you are planning a big trip with multiple countries on the itinerary, purchasing a

Yes You Can!: Travel With Ease and Without Guilt

You know you love it...travel, that is. But it's expensive--there's no way around that. Now, I'm not against breaking the bank for a once-in-a-lifetime trip, but here are some tips to make your money (and time!) go farther. 1. [more]