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Pay Your Bills and 5 Other Things You Must Do Before You Leave on Vacation

Vacation's end can be a real downer. Extend your holiday by making the return home stress free with some easy, before-you-go planning.

Chill Your Sunscreen and 25 Other Beach Trip Hacks

Make the most out of beach days by keeping it clean, organized, and affordable. You'll wish you'd learned these tricks sooner this summer!

5 Fun, Affordable Train Trips

The next time you have a long weekend, get off the highway and onto an iron horse and see the country by rail.

Car Yoga and 9 Other Ways to Beat Long Drives

The great American road trip — you know, spending hours, or even days, behind the wheel. Learn how to survive your next gruelling drive.

7 Easy Ways to Budget for Summer Vacation

You can't wait to kick back and relax — but are you saving enough money for your summer getaway? Here's how to be sure!

The 7 Worst Travel Values

Vacation means treating yourself — and even splurging a little, but some travel deals simply aren't. Travel smart and avoid these tourist traps.

Why This Thing in Your Wallet Is Almost Useless Today

Travelers checks were once a staple for safe spending abroad. Today, they are mostly obsolete — here's why it's okay to leave home without them.

The 14 Best Ways to Cut Food Costs While Traveling

Great food is one of the best parts of vacation but the cost adds up. Try a few of these tricks to save some cash on your next travel adventure!

7 Surprising Winter Travel Destinations That Won't Break the Bank

Whether you're after a wintry adventure or an escape to the sunshine, these destinations offer plenty of it, at a good price.

7 Stress-Free Ways to Stay Productive on Vacation

Make the most of your time away by following good productivity habits. You'll enjoy yourself and find the time and energy for more fun stuff, too.

14 Things You Forget to Do Before Leaving for Vacation

Honey? I think I left the oven on.

7 More Travel Destinations That Aren't Worth the Money

These popular destinations get a lot of hype, but for the travelers who visit them, there's mostly a lot of disappointment. Don't be one of them!

15 Ways to Save the Most During a Hawaii Vacation

A resident shares his best tips and secrets to enjoying a Hawaiian vacation without emptying your bank account. Aloha!

Turn Your Home Into a Spa With These 5 Frugal Stress Relievers

Science says you really need a vacation, but your budget says no way. What to do? Bring rest and relaxation home on the cheap!

6 Things You Need to Know Before You Book an All-Inclusive Vacation

If your idea of a relaxing vacation involves carefree afternoons spent poolside, an all-inclusive resort may be right for you. Here's what you need to know.

How to Save Money on Travel With an Awesome Group Vacation

A fun vacation with a big group is a cost saver, but also a challenge. Avoid some planning and organization mistakes with these tips and tools.

Ask the Readers: What Is Your Dream Vacation?

Tell us about your dream vacation and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

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.

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.

Science Proves It: You NEED to Take a Vacation

If the boss balks at your plan to take two weeks off, show him this. Brain science says you'll return more energized and productive than ever!