Travel and Entertainment

There’s no reason why your travel and entertainment plans need to be put on the shelf just because your overall budget is tight. And when you do travel,  take steps to make your trip as comfortable and stress-free as possible.

Here are some great ways to enjoy cheaper vacations and inexpensive travel, ranging from 9 Ways To Guarantee A Fabulous Family Vacation, to How to Survive—and Not Go Broke—When Stranded in an Airport, to 9 Incredibly Simple Hacks to Take Stress Out of Flying. After all, what are work and savings good for if you can’t enjoy the fruits of your labor now and again?

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You Need a Family Vacation: Tips and Ideas for Budget-Conscious Travelers

When I was a kid, family travel meant kids crammed into the back seat of a sedan, poking and elbowing
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11 Mistakes to Avoid When Booking Your Next Flight

Most of us intuitively associate vacation and travel with huge expenses. But it doesn’t have to be that way. With
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Random, Useful, Fun Travel Tips

Whether you’ll be traveling in the next few weeks or have plans for a trip over the Holidays, it’s always
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Great Dates for Couples on a Tight Budget

Wallet a little thin this Valentine season? That shouldn’t mean you cancel all dates until things begin to look up
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How to Survive and Not Go Broke When Stranded in an Airport

The busiest travel season on record began and will last through Jan. 5, An estimated 47.5 million passengers will fly
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Got Airline Miles? Act Now Before They Expire

If you willingly pay an annual fee for a credit card that earns air miles (most reward cards do come

10 Incredibly Simple Travel Tips to Take Stress Out of Flying

It goes without saying that when traveling by air, you need to get to the airport early. But this summer
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Secrets of My Inflight Survival Plan

You may know that I travel a lot. What you probably don’t know (and how would you since I’ve only
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How I Book Really Cheap Travel

Recently, while packing up files and expense records, I came across a file for a  business trip that could have
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25 Really Fun Tricks and Tips Every Traveler Needs to Know

Over the years I’ve collected a bunch of really great travel tips—some fun, some crazy, but all of them very

The Best Inexpensive Overnight Deal in the Best Vacation Spot on Earth

When it comes to overnight accommodations, I don’t care that much about how pretty the lobby might be; if the