Posts Tagged ‘budget travel’

A cruise can be a great way to explore the world, and for a good price, too. But it’s usually once you get on the ship that most of the expenses seem to rack up, but there are some easy ways to cut back on these costs: Take advantage of the free food Day and […]

A cruise can be a great way to explore the world, and for a good price, too. But it’s usually once you get on the ship that most of the expenses seem to add up. But there are some easy ways to cut back on these costs: Before you book It may be tempting to […]

The following tips can help you get the best hotel rates: Explore all-inclusive options If you’re looking for ways to save on your trip as a whole, see if there are any all-inclusive resorts in the area you’re visiting. If the rates are within your budget, but higher than you were hoping to pay, consider […]

With some strategic planning, booking a vacation doesn’t have to break the bank. The following tips can help you get the best hotel rates: Book in advance As with most travel, booking your hotel far in advance will often yield more favorable rates. Unlike airfare, which tends to have a “sweet spot” when it comes […]

Are you long overdue for a vacation, but don’t want to travel far or spend too much money? Consider the idea of a staycation. As the name suggests, a staycation is a way to experience your own city in a whole new way—from a tourist’s point of view! Here are some ways you can experience […]

It seems that lately, prices for air travel have certainly seemed to skyrocket. So how can you score some airline tickets at a bargain rate? Travel on weekdays if possible If your departure or return flight falls on a Friday or weekend day, you’re going to pay a premium for it. If you have a […]

It seems that lately, prices for air travel have certainly seemed to skyrocket. So how can you score some airline tickets at a bargain rate? Research the average fare cost If you’re not well traveled, this is an important first step. If you’re not sure what the average airfare for a particular route goes for, […]

With dreary temperatures and frigid climates, you may already be dreaming about spring. If you’re looking for a fantastic spring getaway that’s also affordable, here are some ideas: Washington, D.C. If you live within driving distance (or even a short, inexpensive flight away) from the nation’s capital, visit Washington D.C. in the spring for the […]

Taking a vacation might be a luxurious purchase, but there’s no need to break the bank. Before you spend a fortune on your next trip, try your best to avoid these common (and potentially expensive) travel mistakes. Booking your trip at the last minute or too far in advance Sometimes, you might get lucky and […]

Taking a vacation might be a luxurious purchase, but there’s no need to break the bank. Before you spend a fortune on your next trip, try your best to avoid these common (and potentially expensive) travel mistakes. Not getting travel insurance This one is debatable, but many travelers can benefit from some form of travel […]