Archive for 'Travel'
Jan 13, 2012 - International travelers aren't the only ones who need to be aware of unnecessary credit card fees. Did you know that shopping from home can still cost you a "foreign transaction fee"?
Jan 06, 2012 - Online travel portals offer convenience and low prices, but you need to be aware of some drawbacks.
Jan 02, 2012 - In 2011, it was proven once again that truth is stranger than fiction. If we can learn a few lessons about these bizarre travel stories, perhaps we can reach our destinations without generating new ones.
Dec 31, 2011 - Whether you're going out tonight or staying in, here's what your fellow Americans are up to – and it involves possums, bologna, and drag queens.
Dec 13, 2011 - A simple $1 bandana has saved me hundreds of dollars and hours of time. There's only one thing I don't use it for, because it's kinda gross...
Dec 05, 2011 - Frequent flier programs can change at the whim of the airlines – and rarely in your favor. Here's how to shield yourself (and your miles) from their devious ways.
Dec 02, 2011 - The next time you find yourself stranded in an airport, don't take pity on yourself – take action. Seize the next available flight while making the most of your time on the ground.
Nov 28, 2011 - The squeaky wheel might get the grease, but the calm complainer gets compensated with free miles or even money.
Nov 21, 2011 - Whether it's in the air or on the ground, the fight against fees is shaping up to be an eternal struggle. Use these tactics to push back against fee-focused hotels.
Nov 16, 2011 - Last month, there was a secretive convention of unconventional travel experts. Here's what you can learn from these eccentric folks.
Nov 11, 2011 - Holiday flights can be expensive and a major cheer-kill. Find out how to lower the stress and the cost of getting to your friends and family for the holidays.
Nov 01, 2011 - Italian vacations are among the most romantic. But who can afford them nowadays? You can, if you think with your stomach and not just your heart.
Oct 26, 2011 - While you are powerless to prevent lost or damaged baggage, there is something you can do to make sure that your bags are eventually found or repaired, and that you are properly reimbursed.
Oct 24, 2011 - Traveling with your young children doesn't have to be an ordeal. The trick is in the preparation – and learning from other parents who have been there.
Oct 19, 2011 - The domestic airlines don't always make it easy for you to redeem your frequent flier miles – especially on international flights. But let me share my secret way around the problem.