Travel

Can You Get Compensated for a Canceled Flight? It Depends.

You may have noticed that with tornadoes in the area, O'Hare was a bit of a mess yesterday. While airlines are doing their best to rebook passengers on different flights, the backlog has left some passengers stranded for days, subsisting on expensive airport food and stuck paying for unanticipated hotel stays.

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10 Ways You Can Collect Miles on the Ground (Mostly)

Unlike most Platinum Club members, I gained my miles and status from the ground. For example, several years ago, I took my wife on a once in a lifetime trip to New Zealand and Australia. We flew first class to Australia, stayed in an upgraded luxury hotel suite overlooking the Sydney Opera House. We used points and miles collected on the ground to pay for the whole thing. Out of pocket, that trip would have cost us about $40,000, but thanks to a Hyatt loyalty program we were able to collect all of the points and miles we needed for roughly $2,000.

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How to Avoid the 5 Top Travel Scams

If you're a frequent traveler, chances are you've been the victim of a scam at least once.

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How To Save 10% on Your Disney World Vacation

Disney vacations are often a necessity for a young family.  Whether you're traveling to Orlando or Anaheim, one thing is true- it'll be expensive.  Here's how to save 10% on a lot of your expenditures while meeting the Mouse.

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The Best Hotel Promotions for Summer 2015

Here comes the sun! Hotels across the world are rolling out their summer promotions, and if you book now, you can save big on your next vacation.

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The 5 Top Travel Destinations for Pride

June is national LGBT pride month, and cities across the country are celebrating in style. 

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5 Ways U.S. Hostels are Stepping Up Their Game

You might have heard about the high-end hostel movement currently sweeping through Europe, Asia and South America. But as my tour of the newly opened Freehand Chicago (a high-end hostel with locations in Chicago and Miami) proved, you don't have to go overseas to get a taste of this action.

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5 Las Vegas Hotels You Can Book With Points

When most people think of Las Vegas they think of casinos and nightclubs, and while it certainly has plenty of both, it also has a lot more to offer. I recently made my first ever trip to Las Vegas, and as someone who isn't much of a gambler, I was pleasantly surprised with all the fun I had.

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37 Things You Should Always Keep in Your Car

With summer road trip season approaching fast, now is a good time to get your car in order. Would you have what you needed if your car broke down? Or if you were stranded somewhere? Check out our list of things you should have in your car - then knock on wood that you never need to use them.

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The One Cinco de Mayo Travel Deal You Can't Pass Up

Today is Cinco de Mayo, and if you're like me, you're planning on celebrating the Mexican Army's unlikely victory over the French. Luckily, there is one great travel deal to help you celebrate, too!

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