Jun 05

7 Money Saving Vacation Travel Tips

Family vacation travel can really eat into your savings. An adult – or even a few adults traveling together – can take advantage of cheap eats and nearly-free digs like hostels and campsites, and if they go a few extra hours between meals, it's no big deal. When you're traveling with kids, though, you have to make sure that everyone gets fed regularly and that your lodgings, at the very least, provide a bit of privacy and climate control. That doesn't mean that you can't take advantage of other savings, many of them aimed squarely at families with kids. Check out these top 10 family vacation travel tips from experts who hit the road with their families on a regular basis. Score with Free Read more [...]
Jun 05

Cheap Travel Tips – How to Find Cheap Airline Tickets

With tourism down all over the world, you'd think that it would be easier to find cheap airline tickets – but it hasn't worked out that way. In fact, the prices for airline tickets has risen over the past few years, thanks to rising oil costs, higher material costs and higher personnel costs. As more and more airlines succumb to bankruptcy and mergers, there are even fewer airline travel deals around. That doesn't mean that you can't find cheap airline travel, though. Even in this era of high airline tickets, airlines are still slashing fees and trying to fill empty seats on their international and domestic flights. These days, finding cheap airline tickets can be a matter of finding the Read more [...]
Jun 05

Budget Car Rental Tips

Airfares and hotel rates may keep on rising, but at least one part of your vacation won't be any more expensive this year than it was last year. In the 2012 holiday season, the average price of a car rented on Hotwire was about $40 a day, about 6 percent lower than the 2011 holiday season. That follows a recent trend. Rental car prices for 2012 overall were about 3 percent lower than they were in 2011, and cheap car rentals look to remain the norm throughout 2013. Double Check Your Rate The best way to get the best possible deal on a budget rental car is to book your ride early, and then check back frequently to see if the prices have dropped. The fact is that most rental car companies Read more [...]
Jun 05

Free Things to Do in New York City

You don't have to spend a fortune to enjoy yourself when you visit New York City. While there are certainly tourist-y things to do – and every tourist should take in the sights when they're in NYC – there are also lots of ways to enjoy the city without spending a dime. Next time you're in town, take a bite of the Big Apple for free at one of these many gratis events and attractions in and around New York City. You don't have to spend a fortune to have fun in NYC. We've got a roundup of free things to do in New York City right here. Art/Music NYC is a wonderful amalgam of musical and artistic events and styles. From blues to techno, and primitive to contemporary, you'll find an assortment Read more [...]
Jun 05

10 Money Saving Business Travel Tips

With businesses cutting corners everywhere they can, saving money on business travel could definitely put you on the boss' good side. The trick is knowing where you can shave dollars without compromising your ability to do effective work. Whether you're expensing everything or saving cash from your own pocket, these money saving business travel tips can add to your bottom line without putting your budget into the red. Buy Refundable Airline Tickets Airlines can be major sticklers for rules, especially when it comes to cancellation policies, but if you read their policies carefully you can save yourself some money. On most airlines, your tickets are non-refundable, but some do make allowances Read more [...]