All posts by Kayla Becker

After a year of traveling and teaching English in France, Kayla became ShermansCruise’s New York City-based editorial assistant. She has also written for Ladies’ Home Journal and This Old House.
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MSC Cruises, MSC Meraviglia, cruise ship
MSC Meraviglia

Good news for budget-conscious cruisers: New York will soon see its most affordable cruises yet. European cruise line MSC Cruises announced one of their newest ships, MSC Meraviglia, will offer three sailings from Manhattan in fall 2019 — bringing with it some of the cheapest fares in the city. The... Read More

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Budget airlines usually mean big savings. You know the ones — Ryanair, EasyJet, WOW — that offer a no-frills experience in exchange for cheap-as-they-come pricing. That’s why we’re excited to see them spread across the country, giving travelers everywhere access to affordable flight options — including to Europe for... Read More

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Aruba, Caribbean, beach

Hold on to your floppy hats — we just found the deal to end all beach deals: a Beach of the Month Club package from with 12 seaside getaways all totally planned for you, every single month of 2018. Just in time for the holidays, it’s a gift... Read More

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Finland, fireworks
Fireworks in Finland/iStock

File under “seriously cool New Year’s Eve ideas:” ringing in 2018 twice in one night — once in Finland and again in Swedish Lapland — on this three-night Scandinavia trip. Priced at approximately $1,588 per person, the trip spans Dec. 30 to Jan. 2 and includes a three-night stay in... Read More

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Miami, Florida, Brightline train

Traveling around South Florida is about to get way easier. By the end of the year, a new privately owned train service called Brightline is set to connect the Sunshine State’s busiest areas — Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach (and eventually Orlando). Here’s everything you need to... Read More

New York, New York, The Bernic Hotel Penthouse Suite
The Bernic Hotel Penthouse Suite/BabiloniaFoto

Just in time for party season, you can splurge on a penthouse suite for your next stay in New York City. The best part? We found one at hundreds off the nightly rate. The Bernic Hotel is offering rates as low as $600 per night through April when you book... Read More

Marrakech, Morocco, mosque

Saturated with sights and sounds, Marrakech, Morocco is a city for all senses. It’s also a city for all budgets, where you can stay in luxury hotels or pay pennies for a hostel. To find some real bargains, we recommend traveling in the off-season from October to February. Here... Read More

Grande Mariner, Blount Small Ship Adventures, cruise ship exterior
Blount Small Ship Adventures

Forget freezing this New Year’s Eve. You can get a big bang for your buck in sunny Belize and Guatemala on a 12-night cruise with Blount Small Ship Adventures, saving 25 percent off per person when you book by Nov. 15. The sailing departs from Belize City on Dec. 28... Read More

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Montego Bay, Jamaica, Jewel Grande Resort & Spa
Jewel Grande Montego Bay Resort & Spa

Want a Jamaica trip that’s high in luxury, but not luxury prices? Jewel Grande Montego Bay Resort & Spa, a newly opened all-inclusive resort, is offering an opening rate of up to 50 percent off when you book by Oct. 31 for travel through Dec. 23. We found some great... Read More

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MSC Musica, MSC Cruises, Venice
MSC Musica/MSC Cruises

Now may be the very best time to book a cruise. October is “Plan a Cruise Month” — and along with it come some great deals and added perks. Here are the nine best deals offered by cruise lines this month: Norwegian Cruise Line The discount: The line’s signature Free at... Read More

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Cancun, Mexico, Club Med Cancun Yucatan
Cancun Yucatan/Club Med

Picture yourself sunning at an all-inclusive resort this winter? Club Med is having a flash sale to make all those warm, beachy dreams a reality. When you book through Oct. 4, you can score up to 55 percent off an all-inclusive vacation at six of Club Med’s Mexico, Florida, and... Read More

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Greek islands

From the whitewashed Cyclades to the history-rich Dodecanese, Greece’s 227 inhabited islands are pretty much all paradise. But with so many choices, travelers face a tough decision: which will it be? Here’s how to tell which Greek island is right for you, and what it means for your budget. THE... Read More

Midtown, New York, LUMA Hotel Times Square

Helping you find the best value lodging experiences around the world, from budget to luxury and everything in between. Bright, stylish, and contemporary, LUMA Hotel is a polished new addition to Midtown Manhattan’s hotel scene. The 130-room boutique property is just steps from Times Square and Bryant Park, with great... Read More

Athens, Greece, Acropolis

If you want to travel to Greece, now is a great time to book — but you have to act fast. Through today only, 5-star Emirates is offering discounts on round-trip, non-stop flights from Newark to Athens when you book for multiple people. Start gathering your friends: Economy rates start... Read More

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    hurricane, Caribbean, palm trees

    For an up-to-date look at the status of Caribbean islands affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria, see our coverage here. There’s a long road to recovery for many of the Caribbean islands battered by what’s been one of the roughest hurricane seasons in recent years. Wondering what you can do to... Read More