How to Plan for a Cruise Without Breaking the Bank

Is a cruise just what you need to get through the doldrums of winter? You may be too afraid to even dream about taking a cruise because you assume that cruising is synonymous with spending. The truth is that cruise fares can be high. Cruise operators know that people will …

The 6 best budget hotels in Venice for 2020

The 6 best budget hotels in Venice for 2020

There’s nothing we love more than a visit to Venice. It’s hard to beat the canal views, incredible cultural sites, and decadent food. But like many other iconic European cities, Venice can be an expensive adventure, especially when it comes to booking a hotel. You can save by scouring the …

Stockholm: What’s a typical Swedish breakfast?

Going out for breakfast in Sweden is an uncommon event (like it is in most European countries), but that does not mean you can’t enjoy a great breakfast in Stockholm! The traditional Swedish breakfast is delicious, easy to make and relatively inexpensive. Read on to learn how breakfast can be …

Hyatt Moves to Peak/Off Peak Pricing for Redemptions

Hyatt has long been known for offering the best value on point redemptions of any of the major hotel chains. Beginning in March, they are implementing peak and off-peak pricing for free night awards. While the changes aren’t drastic, all Hyatt loyalists need to be aware of them. The Hyatt …

The Most Hated Airline Fees and What We’re Doing About Them

It’s getting harder each year to find an airline that doesn’t reach into your pocket over and over again for extra handouts when you’re buying a flight ticket. Naturally, that makes people angry and we start looking for ways around the problem. There are different tiers of anger though: some …

The best time to visit New York City on a budget

The best time to visit New York City on a budget

When is the best time to visit New York? Easy Answer: Much like Paris, we’d argue there really is no bad time to visit the Big Apple. From the bustling crowds and bright lights during the holidays to a crisp autumn stroll through Central Park, New York has something to offer …

A Nice Amex Offer From Lowes for a Quick and Easy $100

It seems more and more like American Express is filling my wallet with credit cards these days. Not only the great rewards offered in the form of Membership Rewards but the Amex Offers on each of their cards more than offset the application fee in a year’s time. This One …

How to Find Cheap Flights If You Live in a Smaller City

Does living in a smaller city mean you’re destined to pay more for flights? It can feel like you pay a built-in “travel tax” if you don’t live a hop, skip away from a major hub. After all, most of the flash sales and rock-bottom specials that airlines throw around only …

This Icelandic Budget Carrier Rebranded…Again

In the early years of the Iceland tourist boom, air traffic was dominated by Icelandair, the national flag carrier. WOW Air was founded in 2011 as a low-cost carrier flying passengers to and from Europe, Asia and the United States. WOW experienced explosive growth, going from 400,000 passengers in 2013 …