I am a frugal traveler, having used a few "tricks of the trade" to wander country to country on a student budget for most of my adult life. I've been to 50 countries so far, and if you're not careful about your expenses, you'll go broke quickly on the road. Here are a few of my tried-and-true tricks to globetrotting.
You may have heard the news that SkyMall went bankrupt today. For those of you who are big fans of neck pillows, wine glass holder necklaces, and beer belly alcohol receptacles, I am sorry. More than likely, SkyMall will continue to exist in some form. But, there are reasons for its uncertain future. Here are 3 reasons for SkyMall's demise:
If you have a car, you're probably pretty happy about the crazy-low gas prices currently popping up around the country. At the very moment I'm writing this, AAA reports that the average price of a gallon of gas in the US is just $2.06, and it's going down fast. If trends continue, we're due to get under $2 VERY soon, so wouldn't you say it's about time to start planning a road trip?
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We post a lot of deals for airfare and hotels and talk a lot about credit card points, but that's all about getting there. How can you save money once you're actually there and still have an amazing vacation?
Getting us one step closer to one mileage program in the second half of this year, US Airways and American now invite you to combine your accounts together, starting now.
As we begin 2015, frequent travelers sit down and reflect on the travels that they had during the past year and they start thinking about what they want to do in the new year.
Well, 2014 is just about in the books. What does 2015 hold for travel? Here are my thoughts about where travel is... um... traveling going forward into the new year.
Wait! You might want to read this before you throw out the crumpled boarding pass from your recent holiday travels.