These Disney World Hotels Are Offering Teachers A Great Deal This Summer

Marie Rossiter  |  May 22, 2019

School is almost out for the summer. And, just in time for the summer vacation season, a group of Walt Disney World hotels is working together to offer teachers and school staffers a great deal on a magical vacation. A total of seven resorts in the Disney Springs area of Walt Disney World in Orlando, …

7-Day Alaskan Cruises Are On Sale For As Low as $229

Augusta Statz  |  May 21, 2019

If you still haven’t officially booked that summer vacation, now’s the time. Norwegian Cruise Lines is offering seven-day cruises for as low as $229 per person right now, and you won’t want to miss prices like these. You could set sail across Alaska’s most scenic spots and end your journey in beautiful Vancouver, Canada. And …

You Can Win A Trip To Italy By Creating A New Recipe

Bridget Sharkey  |  May 21, 2019

The only thing more beautiful than a trip to Italy is a free trip to Italy. And you could be the lucky winner of this awesome prize, provided you know how to throw down in the kitchen and make delicious Italian cuisine. Explore Cusine, popular purveyors of organic, gluten-free pasta, are offering a chance to …

Veterans and Their Families Can Get Free Admission to SeaWorld This Summer

Marie Rossiter  |  May 21, 2019

Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, along with their families, give so much to protect our precious freedoms and keep us safe. As a way of saying thank you for all they do, SeaWorld and its partner theme parks are giving veterans free admission to come to spend a day outside making memories. From now …

8 Travel Accessories You Can Get On Amazon for $15 Or Less

Augusta Statz  |  May 16, 2019

With summer right around the corner, now’s the time to book a vacation for some much-needed rest and relaxation. Whether you’re loading up the car for a road trip or headed to the airport, these travel accessories are bound to come in handy. And since you’ll need your money for things like flights and places …

6 Things You Need For The Ultimate Beach Day

Bridget Sharkey  |  May 15, 2019

It’s officially time to embrace summer and bask in the gorgeous sun rays. If you have a beach day (or several beach days, lucky you!) on the horizon, it’s time make sure that you have everything you need in your beach bag so that you can relax to the max. Here are the top beach …

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Amtrak Train Tickets Are Buy One, Get One Free

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 13, 2019

If you’re planning a trip this summer, Amtrak is having some great deals that will help you get to your destination — while still allowing you to keep some spending money in your pocket. The company’s latest deal will get you a free ticket with the purchase of another. You and a family member, friend …

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Grab Your Friends And Plan A Train Trip Because Amtrak Is Now Offering Group Travel Deals

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 8, 2019

If you’re planning a getaway with friends or family this summer, we have some pretty exciting news that will help put some extra spending money in your pocket. Amtrak recently introduced a new program called Share Fares that will offer discounts of up to 35% for a group when you travel with up to three …

Costco Has 3-Visit Universal Studios Tickets For $139

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 22, 2019

If a trip to Universal Studios Hollywood is on your summer vacation wish list this year, Costco is offering an incredible deal you are not going to want to miss. You can now get a three-visit ticket to Universal Studios for just $139. Yes, three visits for just $139! If you buy directly from Universal …

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Travelocity Is Giving Away Free Vacations To ‘Go-Gooders’

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 19, 2019

What’s your favorite thing about summer? If it happens to be traveling, you’re not alone. Arguably the busiest travel season each year, if you’ve ever taken a road trip during the summer months, you know vacations are on everyone’s mind. This year, however, it appears that giving back while away from home is also growing …

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Kohl’s Has Matching Disney Family Tees For As Low As $7

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 19, 2019

Kohl’s is currently having a sale on Disney family tees, so if you have a Disney trip planned this summer and need some new clothes — or if you just really love Disney! — you’ll want to check this out. Regularly $16-$20, many of these tees are now $8.99-$9.99, a savings of between 43% and …

15 Ways To Treat Yourself With Your Tax Refund

Jennifer Nied  |  April 12, 2019

‘Tis the season for tax refunds and, while there are many practical ways you can use yours, you can’t spell refund without fun! Which is why many experts suggest devoting around 10% of your refund to something purely fun and the rest to practical things like savings, paying off debt and charitable gifts. And keep …

You Can Get Into The National Parks For Free On April 20

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 11, 2019

If your Easter weekend plans include getting outside to enjoy some nature, your holiday weekend is about to get even better. On Saturday, April 20, admission to more than 100 national parks across the country is completely free. There is no promo code or coupon, you can just head right to your favorite participating park …

You can book Atlantis Bahamas resort vacation packages for as low as $199 per night

Kate Streit  |  April 4, 2019

Looking to get away for some fun in the sun? Right now, you can score rates as low as $199 per night at Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas as part of its Summer Savings Event, which is good for travel between the dates of April 24, 2019 and September 3, 2019. You must book by Monday, …

Kids fly free on Frontier Airlines with this program

Kathleen St. John  |  April 3, 2019

Traveling with little ones can be a huge headache. But Frontier Airlines makes it all seem worth it by allowing members of its Discount Den club to bring kids 14 and younger along for free. Yep. It’s true. Free. As in, like, free. Frontier announced the deal earlier this year but just opened up its bookings …

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Wow Air Went Bust, Leaving Travelers Stranded—Here’s What To Do If It Happens To You

CNN  |  March 29, 2019

One minute you’re looking forward to your vacation. The next, you find out your airline’s gone bust and you’re frantically scrambling around for a plan B. Even worse, you could be suddenly stranded at an airport, unsure how to get home. That’s the reality passengers booked with Icelandic budget carrier Wow Air woke up to …

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Walt Disney World Is Raising Ticket Prices On Its Busiest Days

Helen Lee  |  March 20, 2019

During certain busy times at Walt Disney World, it looks like you’re going to have to cough up even more money just to enter one of its parks! On the heels of a price hike last fall, Disney World has once again raised prices on strategic dates, starting March 12. If you want to visit …

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Free Fishing Days 2019: You Can Fish Without a License On These Days

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 15, 2019

If you’ve ever wanted to try fishing, you should definitely take advantage of this year’s free fishing days. Every year, in celebration of National Fishing and Boating Week — which is June 1-9 this year — most states offer free fishing days, where you can fish on public bodies of water without a fishing license. …

14 ways you can ski for free this season

Jennifer Nied  |  March 15, 2019

Lift ticket prices are hitting all-time highs. We’re talking above-$200-per-day highs at some of the poshest ski resorts. Ouch! Still, when the snow keeps falling, it’s hard for skiers and snowboarders to stay away from the mountains. What is a budget-conscious skier to do? Well, we did the research, and there are still plenty of …

Norwegian Is Giving Away Free Cruises to Teachers

Jennifer Nied  |  March 14, 2019

Once spring break rolls around, it’s high time for students and teachers alike to count the days, hours and minutes until summer arrives. This year, Norwegian Cruise Line is making the return of summer all the sweeter, particularly for teachers. The company is showing its appreciation for teachers by gifting cruises to a lucky few …

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You Can Now Book Your Vacation Through Sam’s Club

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 13, 2019

Aside from gigantic pool floats, 9-pound buckets of frosting and beautiful unicorn cakes, Sam’s Club is now offering something totally new — a travel and entertainment service that may just be your new go-to way to book a vacation. While you have to be a member to use the service, all you have to do …

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Costco Offering A Yearlong Membership to Legoland and Sea Life Aquarium For $95

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 12, 2019

If you have a Costco membership, you probably know all about the good deals you can get (hello there, 7-pound tub of Nutella). You may not know, however, that you can get deals on non-food items as well, like gift cards and now through March 13 and even a yearlong membership to Legoland California for …

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Amtrak Is Offering A Buy One Ticket, Get One Free Deal

Kaitlin Gates  |  February 15, 2019

If you’re looking to take a trip this spring or early summer, you won’t want to miss the deal Amtrak is having right now. Now through Feb. 18, when you buy one ticket, you’ll get a second one for free. The deal works on most Amtrak routes during the prime summer travel season, and there …

How To Earn Extra Cash By Renting Out Your Baby Gear

Kate Streit  |  February 15, 2019

For little people, babies sure require a lot of stuff. There are high chairs, cribs, car seats, and that’s all before they even start to crawl. When your kids outgrow their gear, you may be tempted to let it languish in the garage or to even throw it out in the name of  KonMari-ing your …

How a defective passport created a honeymoon nightmare for this couple

John Matarese  |  August 27, 2018

Justin and Samantha Kornhaus are supposed be honeymooning on the beach in Mexico right now. But instead, they’re stuck at home because of a passport glitch that prevented them from boarding their plane the day after their dream wedding, “It’s devastating because at that point you’re not sure what you could have done to rectify the …

How to win $25,000 to buy a franchise

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 17, 2018

Do you have dreams of some day owning your own business? How about a franchise? If so, the International Franchise Expo (IFE) has a big opportunity for you. Now until May 14, IFE’s “Franchise Me” contest is taking video submissions from anyone hoping to purchase a franchise. One winner will receive up to $25,000 toward …

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You Can Get Free Entrance to National Parks on April 21

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 6, 2018

If you’ve been wanting to take a trip to one of America’s national parks, now is the time to plan it! To kick off the start of National Park Week, admission to all national parks will be free on Saturday, April 21. There are more than 400 parks that will be free for visitors on that day, …

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This woman got kicked off her flight and got a $10,000 travel voucher

Augusta Statz  |  April 4, 2018

No one wants to “volunteer” their seat on a flight, but unfortunately, this kind of thing happens all of the time. Whether the flight was overbooked, or say, a seat was broken, as in the case of Allison Preiss, the chances of you coming across an airline asking for passengers to volunteer to take a …

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This Company Will Pay You To Take A 3-Month Road Trip Around Europe

Margeaux Baulch Klein  |  April 3, 2018

Looking for a summer job that also doubles as an unforgettable European vacation? You may be in luck because the travel company Busabout is hiring four travel enthusiasts to go on an epic three-month road trip through 15 countries this summer — all while getting paid to document their adventures on social media! Like last …

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Free Fishing Days 2018: Here’s When You Can Fish Without A License In Your State

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 23, 2018

Want to try your hand at fishing, but don’t have a license? We have good news! For National Fishing and Boating Week — which is June 2 to 10 this year — most states offer free fishing days. On those days, you’re allowed to fish in public bodies of water without a fishing license. It’s …

This Tool Can Get You Cheaper Flights By Checking Prices 17,000 Times A Day

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 20, 2018

One of the most frustrating parts about planning a trip is booking a flight, only to see the price get lowered after you’ve already booked. Now, a new tool is hoping to get you a partial refund if that happens to you. How? By using legal loopholes to check flight prices 17,000 times per day. …

This chart shows how people define success in America

Brittany Anas  |  March 19, 2018

How do you know you’ve truly “made it?” For some, it’s ascending into a certain salary bracket. For others, it’s nabbing a dream job and going on even dreamier vacations. But, to get really specific, the definition of success looks like this: Being married, with two kids, four close friends, earning $147,000 a year from …

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Disney World hotels are going to start charging guests for overnight parking

Kaitlin Gates  |  March 19, 2018

If a trip to Walt Disney World is in your future, you might want to book your vacation right now if you plan on staying at one of their hotels. Beginning March 21, you will be charged for overnight parking at the resort—which used to be included in the cost of your stay. Stays booked …

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JustFly.com: Woman warns about using the site

WEWS  |  March 19, 2018

Flyer beware! Booking a flight can cost you a pretty penny, so most people want to pinch as much of them as possible. Travelers turn to sites claiming they have cheap tickets but it’s very important to do your research. “It was more than frustrating. I was crying. I was very upset,” said Jen Cleary …

This Man Is Getting Paid $10,000 A Month To Explore Cancun

Kate Streit  |  March 5, 2018

How would you like to get paid to hang out in Cancun? How does $10,000 a month sound? It sounds like a fantasy job, but it’s a real role. Last year, Cancun.com announced that they were looking to hire a “CEO”— Cancun Experience Officer—to live the good life in Cancun, Mexico, for six months and …

How To Keep Your Money Safe And Secure While Traveling

Nerd Wallet  |  February 28, 2018

An overseas adventure can be a lot of fun, but there are potential hazards that travelers should take into account when planning trips. The risks of international travel don’t include just your physical safety; your financial security can easily be jeopardized by scammers and thieves if you aren’t careful. Here are some tips and tricks …

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Say These Two Words To Get Upgraded To First Class On Your Next Flight

Kate Streit  |  February 28, 2018

Flying first class is a luxury that not many can afford. Sure, you can try to charm yourself into an upgrade, but that seems like something that only works in the movies, right? According to British author Tilly Bagshawe, there are just two little words that can get you upgraded to first class in a …

11 of the best hotel beds and where to buy them

CNN  |  February 23, 2018

Pillow menus, crisp linens, cooling mattresses, blackout curtains — hotels know a thing or two about sleep-through-your-alarm-good bedrooms. Of course, even the dreamiest of hotel rooms can’t quite compete with the comforts of home. But, as it turns out, you can have the best of both worlds: high-quality hotel beds, delivered to your door. Over …

Disney ticket prices are going up—this is how you can save money

Kaitlin Gates  |  February 13, 2018

If you thought a trip to Disney World was already expensive, just wait—prices have gone up at both Walt Disney World in Orlando and at Disneyland in California. According to the Associated Press, “value” days at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom will now cost $109 for adults and $103 for children, which is $2 increase. During non-value days, a visit …

Need a new passport or renewal? Get it now before fees go up

Margeaux Baulch Klein  |  February 12, 2018

If you need to renew your passport this year or get your first one for an upcoming trip abroad, you might want to take care of it right away. The U.S. State Department recently announced that it will increase fees on “passport execution,” starting on April 2. This means that individuals who apply for, or …

This company is looking to hire someone to travel the world on their dime

Kenza Moller  |  February 6, 2018

Move over, millennial travel influencers. One company, Compare the Market, is currently looking for a retired person to travel the world on an all-expenses-paid “Senior Gap Year.” The search for the perfect retired travel addict is limited to residents of the United Kingdom, where Compare the Market is based, but competition is expected to be …

6 beautiful vacation resorts, hotels you can book now for under $150 a night

Brittany Anas  |  January 29, 2018

We’re officially in that lull between the holidays and spring break. Jack Frost is still nipping a bit too hard and we wish we could teleport to that balmy locale featured, by default, on many of our desktop screensavers. No need to keep staring at the palm trees and azure blue waters on your computer …

There are job openings at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle

Jennifer Nied  |  January 24, 2018

Even though Prince Harry is off the market—crushing many a princess dream—that doesn’t mean the palace doors are completely closed. While the title is nowhere near as glamorous as duchess, The Royal Household recently posted a job opportunity on LinkedIn for a communications assistant. Still, the office for this particular position is the one and only …

Sears To Close More Kmart Stores

Guam Has The Most Popular Kmart in the World

Tricia Goss  |  January 22, 2018

You might have read the lengthy list of Sears and Kmart stores that will be shuttering their doors in the coming weeks. Once known for its “Blue Light Specials,” Kmart seems to be going the way of many other long-standing retail chains. However, the Wall Street Journal wrote a pretty incredible profile of a specific …

Why you should try flying first class at least once—and how to afford it

Nerd Wallet  |  January 17, 2018

Flying first class isn’t a necessity, but experiencing life behind the curtain at least once can be a worthy goal. That’s where passengers might be feasting on fine wine and warmed nuts, enjoying movies on large screens with noise-canceling headphones, and sleeping in lie-flat beds on lengthy flights. The good news is you can check …

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Airfare to Europe this summer is the cheapest it’s been in 3 years

Margeaux Baulch Klein  |  January 16, 2018

It may be the dead of winter right now, but if you’re already daydreaming about a warm-weather vacation later this year, we’ve got good news for you. The travel website Kayak.com recently released its annual Travel Hacker Guide and, after examining the data from more than 1.5 billion searches conducted on its site, the company confirmed that …

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Here’s when you can visit the National Parks for free in 2018

Kate Streit  |  January 13, 2018

If your New Year’s resolution involves spending less money and spending more time in nature, you’re in luck, because there are four dates in 2018 on which you can visit National Parks for free. Of the National Park Service’s 417 parks throughout the United States, 118 normally charge an admission fee between $25 and $30. …

Thinking of renting your house on Airbnb? Use this calculator to find out how much money you can make

Brittany Anas  |  January 4, 2018

Are you thinking about dabbling in the hospitality industry as an Airbnb host? If so, then you’re probably interested in knowing just how much money you can make by renting out a spare room or your entire home. The answer? Well, it’s complicated, and it depends on several factors. To help, though, Airbnb has a …

This Nature Retreat Lets You Pay What You Want

Kaitlin Gates  |  January 2, 2018

If you’re looking for an escape from reality or the modern world—or both—camping is usually the way to go. You’ll get in touch with nature and usually, you won’t have cell phone service (which is seriously not a bad thing once in a while). But if you’re more into getting away while still having Internet …