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Hotel chains that offer senior discounts up to 20% off

DWYM Staff  |  July 10, 2024

We round up the biggest hotel chains that offer senior discounts, and you don't even have to be old enough to collect social security to qualify!

John Matarese at rental car agency

How to save big money on your rental car this summer

John Matarese  |  July 5, 2024

A weeklong rental car can cost close to $1,000 these days. Here are some ways to keep those rental costs down.

overwater bungalow on water

7 overwater bungalows for a budget-friendly tropical getaway

DWYM Staff  |  June 24, 2024

Nearby getaways in the Caribbean and Mexico are home to some of the most beautiful and secluded overwater beach retreats, too.

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Southwest Airlines flights are as low as $53 this week

Scripps News  |  June 20, 2024

Been waiting to buy that flight? Now's the time. Southwest Airlines is selling tickets for as low as $53, but only for a limited time.

16 (actually) free things at Disney World

Brooke McDonald  |  June 19, 2024

Here's where you can find free drinks, food, souvenirs and other freebies during your next Disney trip.

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Here’s how to travel cross-country by train for less than $500

DWYM Staff  |  June 17, 2024

Amtrak offers a USA Rail Pass that allows you to take 10 different trips over a span of 30 days and connects to 500 different locations.

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AirTags and Tile trackers will change the way you travel

Emily O'Brien  |  June 6, 2024

AirTags act as tiny beacons of hope, tracking your luggage in case it goes off course, and giving you back some control.

Best Neck Pillow

The Best Travel Pillows For Long Flights

Alicia Bodine  |  May 26, 2024

Taking a long flight, bus ride or road trip doesn't need to be so uncomfortable. The best travel pillows can help you get some rest.

Universal’s Volcano Bay

How to save money at Universal’s Orlando Resort

John Matarese  |  May 24, 2024

With tickets around $175 a day for both parks, a family trip can cost thousands. A travel blogger just back from Orlando shared some great ways to save.

Two suitcases in an airport in front of a plane

Carry-on packing tips to avoid baggage fees

Paige Cerulli  |  April 15, 2024

From using vacuum bags to focusing on multi-use toiletries, find out what travel experts recommend when it comes to packing a carry on bag.

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What is the best day to book flights?

Jennifer Graham Kizer  |  April 14, 2024

It's not unusual for fares to seesaw up and down from the moment a price is first published until your departure date, changing as many as 49 times.

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18 items you need for a Disney vacation

Brooke McDonald  |  April 11, 2024

If you're planning a Disney vacation, our expert knows exactly what you should buy for a pleasant, hassle-free trip to the parks.

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These are the best countries to retire in 2024

Jennifer Graham Kizer  |  April 4, 2024

Ready to retire as an expat? Check out the 2024 Annual Global Retirement Index, which ranks countries by metrics that matter in retirement.

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Save $50 on JetBlue flights right now

Beth Shea  |  March 5, 2024

JetBlue Airlines is offering a Big Spring Sale promotion in which travelers can save $50 on certain flights booked by March 6, 2024.

Young couple enjoys vacation in pool with cocktails

Is living in an all-inclusive resort cheaper than paying rent?

Kate Streit  |  February 28, 2024

A TikTokker compared monthly living expenses in his city to a month at an all-inclusive resort and found something interesting.

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These are the 20 cheapest places to travel in 2024

Kate Streit  |  February 12, 2024

Based on average hotel and flight price, Kayak determined the least expensive places you can travel in 2024 and Travel + Leisure ranked them.

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The items flight attendants take on every flight

Jennifer Graham Kizer  |  February 7, 2024

Flight attendants are in the skies more than anyone, and when it comes to what you need on a flight, they're the experts.

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Free Fishing Weekends 2024: When you can fish for free in every state

Kaitlin Gates  |  February 2, 2024

Take advantage of the free fishing days in your state (when you can fish without a license) this year and reel in some happy memories.

Woman looks at ocean from deck of cruise ship

Airline, cruise and hotel upsells could get you to spend a lot more

John Matarese  |  February 1, 2024

Keep an eye out for upsells on hotels and cruises: You could end up spending way more than what you budgeted for your trip.

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10 budget friendly travel deals you can snag on Groupon

Jennifer Graham Kizer  |  January 31, 2024

Looking for one more way to book a trip on a budget? Groupon has a variety of travel deals to get you to your destination.

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There’s a cheaper Away carry-on alternative on Amazon

Marie Rossiter  |  January 29, 2024

Travelers who want a more affordable carry-on alternative can head over to Amazon to save more than 70% off the Away price tag.

Affordable Luggage

The Best Affordable Luggage, According To People Who Always Travel

Laura Bradley  |  January 23, 2024

From bags for quick trips to luggage for international flights, these pieces of affordable luggage will get you where you need to go.

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Rental car alert: Customers billed for damage they didn’t cause

John Matarese  |  January 22, 2024

The next time you rent a car, follow these tips for protecting yourself from unexpected added fees and charges.

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The 13 train travel essentials you shouldn’t forget on your next trip

Marie Rossiter  |  January 18, 2024

If you're planning a trip by train, you'll need to take along certain essentials to make sure you're trip is as comfortable as can be.

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This 3-piece luggage set is more than $300 off for a limited time

Marie Rossiter  |  January 17, 2024

This set of three suitcases from Tripcomp for less than $90 at Walmart is a great deal, and it comes in seven eye-catching colors.

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This amazing carry-on bag turns airplane seats into beds for kids

Bridget Sharkey  |  January 4, 2024

The JetKids BedBox by Stokke is so genius that you will wonder how you survived without it for all of these years.

Hikers enjoy vista in in Zion National Park

You can visit the national parks for free on these days in 2024

Marie Rossiter  |  December 11, 2023

During the National Park Service's six fee-free days next year, you can visit the parks that normally charge admission for free.

Frontier Airlines plane on tarmac

Frequent flyer programs are changing, frustrating many customers

John Matarese  |  December 8, 2023

Frontier Airlines recently changed its frequent flier program, but savvy travelers can be smart with their airline miles and hotel points.

Sam's Club Member's Mark Weekender Bag

There’s a hot pink Sam’s Club Beis weekender bag alternative

Kaitlin Gates  |  December 7, 2023

Looking for the perfect weekend travel bag? Sam's Club has an alternative to the viral Beis Weekender bag, and it comes in a fun new shade

Irritated woman sitting at airport

Flight delayed or canceled? Here’s how to get compensated for your inconvenience

Emily O'Brien  |  December 1, 2023

You have more right to a refund than you think. Knowing the rules about what passengers are entitled to can help save you money and frustration.

A man fills up his gas tank at a Sheetz location in Pennsylvania.

Sheetz gas stations will have $1.99 gas for the Thanksgiving holiday

Marie Rossiter  |  November 21, 2023

Thanksgiving is one of the biggest travel weekends of the year, and one chain of gas stations is offering a great discount on filling up.

red suitcase and christmas tree decoration

Secrets to painless holiday travel, whether you are flying or driving

John Matarese  |  November 16, 2023

Whether you're planning to go wheels up on the tarmac or hit the highway, holiday travel can be exhausting and expensive.

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Amtrak’s Night Owl Fares are priced as low as $5

DWYM Staff  |  November 3, 2023

The fares are available on specific trains, including routes to and from New York, that depart between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m.

Blue train caboose vacation rental

9 trains you can spend the night in, starting at $70 a night

Brittany Anas  |  October 13, 2023

All aboard for these train-based accommodations around the US, including cute caboose suites and an opulent luxury-car bed and breakfast.

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The Best Carry On Luggage

Alicia Bodine  |  October 4, 2023

Ideal carry on luggage has 360-degree spinner wheels, a telescoping handle and a durable build. Read on to see our top picks!

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These travel websites will get your money back if prices drop after you book

Sarah Kuta  |  September 21, 2023

These five websites will guarantee you get the lowest price possible on your travel plans, and if you don't, will refund you the difference.

Frontier Airlines offers fall and winter flight pass for $299

Bridget Sharkey  |  September 6, 2023

Frontier's GoWild! All-You-Can-Fly-Pass is $700 off right now, but you'll have to be flexible with your schedule to take advantage of it.

Spend 5 nights at an all-inclusive villa in the Maldives for $3,174

Lauren Alexander  |  September 1, 2023

This deal offered by Luxury Escapes offers guests a five-night stay at five-star villa in the Maldives for just $3,174 before taxes.

Avoid these 5 hidden travel costs to save money on your next trip

Brittany Anas  |  August 16, 2023

If you're not careful while traveling, sneaky hidden charges can add up and tack on hundreds of dollars to your expenses.

Start planning your next trip with this Walmart luggage deal

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 14, 2023

Traveling anytime soon? If so, you may want this three-piece luggage set that's on sale right now at Walmart.

The Best Travel Games

Stephanie Faris  |  August 5, 2023

A good travel game can fend off the classic 'Are we there yet?' road trip question. Here are our top recommendations.

Hawaiian beach with palm trees

You can book a flight to Hawaii as low as $110 right now

Tod Caviness  |  August 3, 2023

If you've been dreaming of a trip to Hawaii, you might want to see if your city is a departure point included in this sale.

You can book unlimited flights for just $149 per month

Marie Rossiter  |  August 1, 2023

Want to start traveling more? This new unlimited monthly flight pass from Frontier might be exactly what you need to cure your wanderlust.

Hotel, Airbnb or Vrbo: Which vacation option is best?

John Matarese  |  July 28, 2023

Planning a trip doesn't have to break the bank. Here's what to know about how different types of lodging stack up.

Expedia’s new rewards program could help you save on travel

Emily O'Brien  |  July 20, 2023

The rewards program grants members what's called OneKeyCash for every dollar spent on hotels, flights and cars, helping them save on travel.

Couple in lounge chairs on beach vacation

7 affordable beach destinations to book now

Patricia Kaowthumrong  |  July 19, 2023

These seven beach destinations offer lower-priced lodging, plenty of free activities and other wallet-friendly perks.

Here’s why hotel booking sites all show the same price

John Matarese  |  July 16, 2023

You don't have to spend a fortune to go on vacation. Here's what you need to know about finding the best deals on hotels.

21 free things to do in the most popular US vacation cities

Jennifer Graham Kizer  |  June 27, 2023

If you want an inexpensive summer vacation, these activities in some of the most popular U.S. cities will keep you busy on a budget.