Although the weather outside might not seem like it, summer is just around the corner and people are already starting to book summer travel plans. Planning a summer vacation for your family this far in advance offers many benefits including steep discounts from industries that are unsure what their summer capacities will look like (such as cruise lines), access to the best accommodations before they’re fully booked, and cheaper airfare prices. Another option that you might want to consider is staying at an all inclusive resort. But, what does … [Read more...] about Should You Stay at an All Inclusive Resort?
If you’re a budget traveler getting ready for your next summer vacation, one of the best ways to save money is by booking your summer travels and plans in advance. By preparing for a trip several months beforehand, you have much more flexibility over your plans – where you want to stay, which tours or activities you want to do, etc. – and travel companies tend to reward early birds with significant discounts. The Best Times to Book Your Summer Travels Here are some tips for getting started on your next big summer travels and plans several … [Read more...] about When Should You Book Your Summer Travel Plans?
Sky’s the limit when it comes to summer vacation ideas. If you’re looking for an affordable yet exotic trip for the upcoming warmer months, then you can’t go wrong with a cruise! Not sure if/how you’ll be able to afford it? These cheap cruise tips lay out everything you need to know to minimize your vacation expenses while maximizing fun while sailing the seven seas! Cheap Cruise Tips for Your Summer Compare Cruise Prices As with airfare, accommodations, and other aspects of travel, comparing your different options in terms of amenities and … [Read more...] about Top 5 Cheap Cruise Tips for Your Next Summer Adventure
Airbnb launched in summer of 2008 as an affordable, practical alternative to hotel lodgings. The Airbnb website currently has over 1.5 million listings across 34,000 cities in 191 countries, which makes it an enormously valuable resource for budget travelers around the world. Homeowners or hosts benefit from Airbnb by listing their available rooms or properties on the website to bring in a nice side income with regular guest stays. Travelers benefit from Airbnb by finding unique accommodations beyond the usual option of hotels or … [Read more...] about Is Airbnb Worth It? The Pros and Cons of Staying with AirBnB
Although airfare has been slightly cheaper lately thanks to low oil prices, the cost of flights is still outrageously expensive when you consider how little you get out of it. A tiny seat, one free checked bag (if you’re lucky), a soda, and some peanuts? Is that really worth hundreds of dollars? Flying can be expensive. But, it doesn't have to be that way. There are ways to still find cheap flights even without using frequent flier miles. If you have no choice but to fly then there are many ways to avoid expensive airline tickets. … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Find Cheap Flights Without Frequent Flier Miles
Congratulations! You’ve saved up money, gotten a promotion, snagged a job that allows for remote working, or any of a number of other situations. Whatever the case, you’ve decided to travel overseas long term, perhaps for the first time in your life. If this is the first time you’ve prepared for a journey like this, there are many things which will challenge you. You’ll save yourself a lot of trouble if you are able to plan these things out in advance. When everything goes smoothly later, you’ll have your earlier preparation to thank for it. … [Read more...] about Financial Checklist for Planning a Long Trip Overseas
The following is a guest post by Evelyn Ramsey. If you would like to write an article for Money Q&A, please visit our Guest Posting Guidelines page. Disney World is two times larger than Manhattan. If you’ve ever wanted to visit Orlando, now is the time. There are so many exciting things to see and do. Here’s how to save money at Disney World, have fun, and visit the very best areas of the park. How to Save Money at Walt Disney World Get a Good Hotel Staying at a hotel on property gets expensive. … [Read more...] about Top 5 Tips for Saving Time and Money at Walt Disney World
Nothing is worse on a vacation than a cancelled flight or really long flight delays. And it’s made even worse by the fact that the airlines often have no requirement to help you out when the delay is because of weather, which is the biggest cause of nasty flight delays. All they have to do is get you out on their soonest available flight in the class of service you booked. The rest is up to you. Here are some ways to help you get home more quickly and avoid extra cost. Five Ways To Beat Airline Flight Delays 1. Change online. Some … [Read more...] about How To Beat The Airlines During Flight Delays