Jun 05

Cheap Travel Tips: Finding the Best Hotel Deals

According to one school of thought about budget travel, hotel deals are the best way to save money on your holidays. Another school of thought suggests that if you're going to spend big money, you should spend it on the place you lay your head. We subscribe to a combination of the two schools of thought – consider the kind of vacation you want to have and then make your hotel and lodging decisions based on those. Whether you prefer luxury lodgings bare bones hostel-style living, though, you can always find ways to save money with sweet hotel deals and bargain lodging tips. These suggestions can help you score great hotel deals when you travel for vacation or business. Luxury Hotel Savings Love Read more [...]
Jun 05

Budget Cruise Vacations Money Saving Tips and Hints

Cruises are the ultimate luxury vacation, but they can be surprisingly kind to your budget. Whether you're looking for a swinging singles cruise, a family cruise vacation or a sinfully luxurious couple's cruise, these money-saving budget cruise vacation tips can score you big savings on luxury vacations. Do you really need that faux-gold-by-the-inch jewelry or another souvenir cocktail glass? If you're not careful, you can easily spend more for onboard extras than you did on the cruise fare. The key to avoiding a bank-breaking bill is knowing what to expect. These are some of the expenses you can expect and places where you can save money on budget cruise vacations. Tipping Expect your Read more [...]
Jun 05

Top Free Things to Do in London | Cheap Travel and Budget Vacation Tips

London can be an expensive vacation trip, but it doesn't have to be. Whether you're a fan of high art or enjoy getting down and dancing the night away, tourists will find plenty of free things to do in London on vacation. Not sure where to find information on the many tourist attractions and fun available to London tourists gratis? Check out our quick list of many attractions available in the fair city of London year round. Art and Artifacts From primitive paintings to the finest contemporary arts, London is one of the major art centers of the world. Enjoy a wide variety of art from all corners of the world, all for free. 1. Visit Camden Arts Centre for free any day. The Camden has Read more [...]
Jun 04

Budget Family Fun Travel Tips

Family vacations are the stuff from which memories are made—and the last thing you want your kids to remember is fighting about how much money you're spending. These budget family vacation tips can save serious money on family vacations while keeping the focus on fun family time and leaving you money to splurge on making memories. Best of all, they really do work – every single one of them is suggested by real parents with real kids on real family vacations. Cheap Lodgings Try hosteling. While most folks think that hostels cater to students and backpackers, there are many hostels, both domestic and international, that are very family friendly. Check out Hostelling International USA Read more [...]
Jun 04

Cheap Hotels and Vacation Lodging | Discount Travel Tips

Getting a good deal on a hotel room is more than just luck. It takes knowing where to push and when to book and exactly how to haggle to get a cheaper deal on a luxury hotel room. If you're traveling on vacation this summer, check out these tips for cheaper hotel rooms and other lodgings. Get the Group Rate If you belong to AAA or AARP, chances are you qualify for discount hotel rates just about anywhere, but those aren't the only group that gets discounts. People in certain professions often score dollars off on their hotel rooms. If you're an educator or in a non-profit profession, mention the fact when you're booking your room. You may get offered a discount or an upgrade on your reservations. Likewise, Read more [...]