Wondering whether or not rental car insurance is worth it? Let me tell you about the time I shredded the tires of a Mercedes on the English motorway.
September is one of my favorite months to travel. The kids are back in school, meaning great deals across the country and the world! And, if you're lucky, you can squeeze out another weekend of good summer weather!
A great airline credit card should help you sit in a better seat, cut out add-on fees, and earn you free flights while you fly. Everyone's travel habits are different, which means there's no one-card-fits-all when it comes to finding your perfect travel credit card. But we're here to help. We've analyzed every travel card on the market, picked our favorites, and sorted them into categories to help you make the right choice based on your individual travel needs.
Disclaimer: Some of the offers displayed below may no longer be available.
If you're planning a family vacation, you'll want to make sure to maximize your savings on every purchase. After all, when traveling as a family, your expenses can really add up. Between meals, tickets, and souvenirs for the kids, what should be a fun, relaxing experience can quickly turn into a lot of stress. But use the right credit card, and you can rest assured you're getting the best bang for your vacation buck. Here are our picks for the best credit cards for traveling families. Note: Citi is a partner of Brad's Deals.
Here is a current list of our top four favorite credit card signup bonus offers. Consider all of of these to be highly recommended. If you’re new, I realize that it can be scary to apply for any credit card, but if you are diligent about paying your bills on time and in full, the rewards are endless. Note: Citi is a partner of Brad's Deals.
Cruises can be a great way to save money on a vacation- they're (mostly) all-inclusive, have tons of activities on board, and you only have to unpack once! Personally, I'm a big fan of the value of a cruise vacation. Here are some tips I use to save money when I'm at sea.
We post a lot about credit cards here on our blog, as well as elsewhere on Brad's Deals. Each credit card offers a different sign-up offer and earning currency, usually "points" or "miles." What's the difference between all of them? And, most importantly, what are they worth? Note: Citi is a partner of Brad's Deals.
I write a lot of the travel deals here at Brad’s Deals, which means I spend almost every day reviewing airfare and vacation packages. Cool job, right? It has me hard-wired to find the best deal for my own vacations, too. When I booked a trip to Los Angeles for my girlfriend and I, we budgeted around $1,800. But through some thrifty travel hacks, we ended up spending just $900 for the two of us.
As the manager of the travel section here at Brad's Deals, I'm out of the country often. I travel over 200,000 miles a year around the world, mostly earning and burning my frequent flyer miles. One problem that always added costs to my trips was an international phone plan. Enter: Google Fi, which promised cheap data and easy billing for many countries I'd be visiting on my travels. Does it deliver on its promise?
It's always a good idea to get your car in order. Would you have what you needed if your car broke down? Or if you were stranded somewhere in freezing temps? Check out our list of things you should have in your car - then knock on wood that you never need to use them.