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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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Car rental isn’t the most exciting part of any vacation (let’s face it, it can be stressful). Enter: GM’s MAVEN, an app-based car sharing service which has made commuting a lot easier. If you’ve heard of other car rental apps, like Zipcar, you’ll be happy to know MAVEN has a... Read More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico, Santa Fe Plaza
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Culture, history, art, top-notch cuisine — New Mexico’s capital has it all. Best of all, you don’t have to spend a fortune for an upscale experience. Here is our guide to a luxe, but not too expensive, weekend in Santa Fe. What to Do Art is a major draw in “The... Read More

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Miami, Florida, Brightline train
Brightline

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

Amsterdam-flickr-BriYYZ
Amsterdam/flickr/BriYYZ

Electric tulip blooms, picturesque windmills, and a network of 165 canals lined with colorful houses encircling the city, Amsterdam is worthy of the Old Masters. As the city draws an increasing number of tourists — about 17 million people in 2016, up from 12 million five years earlier —... Read More

Marrakech, Morocco, mosque
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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

Anaheim, California, Disneyland

Do your Mouse Ears wilt at the thought of shelling out the better part of a month’s pay to frolic in the happiest place on earth? While Disneyland has never (and will never) be a budget travel destination, it remains a steadfast must on any family vacation list. Here... Read More

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Grand Anse Beach, Grenada
Jaymie DeGaetano Mount Cinnamon’s beach club on Grand Anse

Northwest of Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada is often overlooked in favor of its Southern Caribbean neighbors Aruba, Barbados, and St. Lucia, as well as other islands further north. However, the independent island nation — which consists of the main island of its namesake, as well as Carriacou, Petite Martinique... Read More

Hurricane Irma/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Hurricane Irma/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

This article was last updated on Friday, October 6. Stormy times have beset the Caribbean region, both literally and figuratively. The region is accustomed to surviving hurricane season, which officially runs from June through November but the risky peak times are August through late October, with an average of six... Read More

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London, England, The Collective Old Oak Common
The Collective Old Oak Common

Sure, you can stay in a hotel for your next vacation. A luxury hostel will do just fine, too, if you’d like to travel in style without breaking the bank. But if you want even more value when you travel, consider staying in a co-living space. Built with digital nomads... Read More

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Edinburgh, Scotland/iStock

It’s no secret that Edinburgh is one of the most appealing cities in the world for visitors. Both its medieval Old Town and its Georgian New Town are listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites. The home of the world’s largest annual arts festival, and the world’s first UNESCO City... Read More

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Barcelona, Spain, Parc Guell
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You can easily spend days in Barcelona — exploring surreal architecture, noshing on tapas, and perusing museums. But if you’re on a tight schedule, whether city-hopping or on a cruise that allows only one day in port, we’ve planned the perfect itinerary in this sunny Catalan city — all... Read More

Los Cabos, Mexico, The Westin Los Cabos Resort Villas & Spa
The Westin Los Cabos Resort Villas & Spa/Kayla Becker

Helping you find the best value lodging experiences around the world, from budget to luxury and everything in between. Travel to Los Cabos is booming — and so is its resort scene. But if you want to stay at an upscale, shiny new property that gives you a lot... Read More

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Rome, Italy/flickr/Bert Kaufmann
Rome, Italy/flickr/Bert Kaufmann

Bringing you the world’s best travel destinations — and when you should visit them for the best value. The ancient Romans believed that no matter how many empires rose and fell, Rome would live forever. And they were right: La Città Eterna remains one of the world’s most visited capitals... Read More

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Epcot/Flickr/Ricardo’s Photography

All getaways can have their hiccups, but that doesn’t mean a Walt Disney World vacation has to. For a smooth trip to the Orlando resort, read on for 10 mistakes you should avoid making. 1. Not checking the resort’s special offers page for discounts This should be the first thing you... Read More