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How can you save money on holiday travel? Strategic planning can spare you from financial stress over the holiday season. A vast number of Americans will travel this upcoming holiday season, if last year’s number of holiday travelers are any indication. In 2017, a record 107 million Americans left their homes to travel over the [...]
If you travel regularly for business, there may be times when you decide to bring the family along. After satisfying your work commitments, you have the opportunity to enjoy some quality family time even when you’re on the road, and, as an added bonus, a portion of your vacation might lower your tax liability. While [...]
Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, a stolen piece of jewelry or broken laptop can quickly put a damper on your trip. And if the stolen or damaged item isn’t covered by insurance, a dream trip can quickly turn into a nightmare. Before your next getaway, be sure to review your insurance policies—homeowner’s, renter’s, [...]
This article was written by guest blogger Teri Cettina. Chances are good that when you budgeted for your summer travel, you remembered to build in the price of your hotel, the charge for your rental car and the estimated cost of your meals. But what about your hotel tax? Extra rental car fees? State and local [...]
Is your family itching to go somewhere for spring break while you’d like to keep your wallet from overheating? Here are some ideas for saving money on your trip: 1. Get off the beaten path. If at all possible, avoid traveling to typical spring break destinations. Not only will your family be surrounded by partying [...]
You can do nearly everything online these days, including booking the vacation of your dreams. Whether it’s a long journey around the world or a short trip to a tropical beach, finding a hotel, car and plane ticket can be done with a simple click of your mouse. The Internet has also made it easy [...]
Ilyce Glink Show on WSB Radio: Where are the best vacation spots in America, and how does this compare to the regular home market? On this week’s Ilyce Glink Show on WSB radio, Ilyce discussed where the best vacation spots in America currently are. She also talked about what is going on in the regular [...]
At first glance, the terms “travel” and “frugal” might not seem like they belong in the same sentence. If you’re tight with money, how could you possibly justify travel? You should be saving money! In our family, and in many other families, it’s all about setting priorities. My husband and I feel that travel is [...]
If you're already on vacation or you're just thinking of places to travel these books are perfect for your summer travel reading list. Read about places to go, and what to do when you get there in these amazing books. From Canada, to Spain, to Disney World, there's bound to be a book right for your summer vacationing plans.
When vacationing this summer, consider alternates to crowded Disney World, Las Vegas, and DC. Instead, you may be interested in some of the more laid-back vacations such as Colorado Springs or Jamestown, Virginia. These may offer a more relaxing break and, in some cases, a more historical one.