Mar 26

Adventure Travel On a Budget

Are you looking for an adventurous vacation? Whether you're looking for education, physical fun or a spiritual awakening, it can cost you a pretty penny. If you shop around, however, there are some very affordable alternatives to the pricier adventure tour offerings. If you're looking for budget adventure travel, we've got some suggestions for you. Go with a Tour Group If you're traveling off the beaten path - say, mountain biking in Cambodia or scuba diving in Bali -- it pays to work through a tour operator. A good tour operator will already have vetted local guides and made arrangements for the equipment you'll need for your adventure. While it may seem more expensive to book adventure Read more [...]
Mar 23

How to Get the Best Honeymoon Deals for Spring and Summer Weddings

Your honeymoon memories may be priceless, but there's no denying that your honeymoon will have a price tag attached. While it would be nice to shop for honeymoon deals as if price was no object, most of us don't have that option. These tips can help you find the best honeymoon deals for your spring or summer wedding. Honeymoon On the Beach Yes, you can afford a Caribbean honeymoon vacation, especially in the spring or summer -- off-season in the Caribbean. Your best budget Caribbean honeymoon bet is an all-inclusive spa/resort package. Aruba still offers some of the best honeymoon deals in the islands, with numerous all-inclusive resorts offering special amenities for honeymooners. When Read more [...]
Mar 11

Top Family Spring Break Vacation Deals

The kids may be dreaming of Disney, but big amusement parks aren't exactly wallet-friendly. Even worse, these popular destinations tend to be crowded and uncomfortable. If you'd rather spend your kid-time playing than waiting in line, we've got a handful of kid-friendly and budget-friendly destinations that you and your kids will love. Check these out for this year's spring break. Cape Cod You don't have to wait until summer to visit the Cape. Many hotels and resorts are open year round, and the rates in the off-season can be extremely attractive. Among our favorite family destinations any time of year is Plymouth, Massachusetts. While not strictly speaking a part of the Cape, Plymouth Read more [...]
Jun 05

The Best Travel Deals Websites

DIY travel has become a way of life for today's savvy vacationers. Travel deals websites are invaluable tools to help businessmen and vacationers find cheap airfares, budget hotel rooms and discount rental cars, but there are new travel websites popping up daily. Check out this list of nearly 30 websites that can help you score cheap travel deals. Cheap Airfares Kayak.com (http://www.kayak.com) Heavily advertised with amusing scenarios, Kayak.com is THE place to find the best airline ticket prices and cheap airfares. Unlike many other sites that are tied to airlines, Kayak searches and fetches airfares from hundreds of online sources. Kayak offers a couple of little extras that put it Read more [...]
Jun 05

How to Pack for Air Travel

Packing is an ordeal that most travelers hate, but you can make it easier if you know a few tricks that savvy travelers use. While some travelers over-pack, stuffing enough gear and clothing to take them two weeks when they're only going for a weekend, others manage to forget even the most vital of basics, like passports and their daily medicine. With air travel prices flying higher than the planes, these air travel packing tips can help you save money while complying with all TSA and other security rules. Pack It Right No one wants to look a wrinkled mess in an out-of-town meeting or when setting out to see the sights in an exotic city – but the wrong packing method can leave you with Read more [...]