The word "Brexit" has been echoing through the microphones of international journalists for months now. Will the United Kingdom stay in the European Union? Will they vote to leave? No one could say for sure. This morning, the world awoke to an answer: the votes are in, and the UK has chosen to leave the EU.
If you're a frequent traveler, chances are you've been the victim of a scam at least once.
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?
Memorial Day weekend has come and gone, and it looks like the summer weather is finally here to stay. With the travel landscape changing quickly in these fast-paced times, it can be hard to keep up with all the new ways to save. Here are my tips for budget travel in 2016.
What good is an international vacation if you can't Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat your way through it to make everyone back home jealous?
Alaska, our 49th state, has a reputation for being an expensive vacation spot, but if you can make it up there, the beauty of your surroundings is well worth the trip.
Many folks ask me about flying supposed "low cost" airlines. The fact of the matter is, their fares are ultra-cheap, and can get you to your vacation or business meeting in a more economical way than many other competitors. But, what do you have to watch out for? For one, these airlines are counting on various fees to make a profit (and it's working). Here's a airline-by-airline guide to flying budget airlines in the United States.
Anyone who read Brad's Book, "Do More, Spend Less" will remember the section on saving time and endless frustration at the airport by signing up for TSA PreCheck. I was inspired by Brad's description of how great it feels to skip the TSA line that I decided to sign up for the program myself. Here's what I found.
The morning after I returned from a two-week European vacation, I slept in, made an inexpensive breakfast for the first time in two weeks, shaved my legs for the first time in two weeks, and received a text message from AT&T for the first time in two weeks. It read: "Your international roaming call charges exceed $250. To prevent service disruption, please call us." Then came the credit card bills, which I still have only scanned briefly, with one eye closed, because it hurts.
The number one excuse we hear from people who don't travel is money. Yes, traveling can be expensive, but the truth is, you CAN afford to travel! Yes, you! Yes, even on a shoestring budget! There are many ways to cut costs and still see the world, so we rounded up 17 options for people who are looking to make money while traveling.