Here’s why airport food is so expensive

Mediafeed  |  July 19, 2019

Hunger can be especially costly at airports. Travelers often seen their carefully crafted vacation budget punctured by a case of the munchies. Even familiar favorites from your local food court can come with a steep markup. Here’s why the food prices are so high at airports and how to avoid the markup on your trip. …

Top travel gear for kids as rated by the pros

Anna Weaver  |  July 18, 2019

Taking your kids on adventures away from home can be eye-opening for both parents and children. These trips help make memories for your kids and broaden their horizons. But to get there, especially with younger kids, you need to take along a lot of gear. For example, your children need to be in car seats …

Walt Disney World Resort Celebrates 45th Anniversary to Colorful Fanfare

McDonald’s Is Giving Away A Trip To Walt Disney World

Kaitlin Gates  |  July 18, 2019

If you’re excited for Disney’s new live-action “The Lion King,” odds are you’ve been preparing for the fun for a while now. Perhaps you’ve been watching the original in your home theater or you’ve picked up a Lion King furry friend from Build-A-Bear to take along to the movies. Maybe you’ve already got your tickets, …

Trendy sun hats you can get on Amazon for $20 or less

Bridget Sharkey  |  July 10, 2019

There is nothing like soaking in the rays. But the risks of sun exposure are serious. From skin cancer to signs of aging, the dangers are real, so you should be careful about your exposure to direct sunlight. That is why sun hats are an important warm weather accessory. Whether you want a hat that …

These $10 folding hangers are a must-have travel accessory

Chelsea Davis  |  July 10, 2019

Packing for a trip is always a pain, no matter how excited you are to get away. You don’t want to over- or under-pack and you can’t help but worry that your nice clothes will inevitably get wrinkled or ruined. We’ve all been there. Fortunately, you can now buy game-changing travel hangers on Amazon to …

Fun pool floats you can buy on Amazon for under $35

Brittany Anas  |  June 28, 2019

Gone are the days of flimsy, monochrome pool floats. Replacing them are pool floats packed with a lot of personality and that will help you lounge in the water in style. Here are nine pool floats on Amazon, all under $35, that will make a splash this summer and that are bidding for some attention …

Walt Disney World Resort Celebrates 45th Anniversary to Colorful Fanfare

Disney Just Released a Vacation Package For First-Timers

Brooke McDonald  |  June 28, 2019

There are plenty of reasons families are hesitant to take the plunge and book a first trip to Walt Disney World, but it’s pretty safe to assume cost factors into most of them. Disney has now released a new vacation package, “My First Disney Getaway,” aimed at giving first-timers a quick taste of Walt Disney …

18 travel essentials you need before your next vacation

Bridget Sharkey  |  June 25, 2019

Who’s ready for vacation!? Statistics show that 100 million Americans are planning to enjoy a family vacation this summer. And over half of these families say that they are planning to road-trip it. Whether you are taking planes, trains or automobiles, if you are one of the millions who have a vacation planned in the …

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Nutter Butter Is Giving Away Free Trips To New York Or California

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 20, 2019

If you had a time machine, would you go back, forward or stay right here in the present? Personally, I’m all about the past, specifically a trip to the 1960s so I can let my inner hippie truly be free. Unfortunately, our odds of going anywhere but right here are basically non-existent. The lack of …

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Buy 2 Days, Get 3 Days Free At Universal Orlando Resort Through This Sam’s Club Travel Deal

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 19, 2019

Summer is almost here. If you’re still planning your vacation, you might want to check out some crazy good deals happening right now at Sam’s Club. The warehouse club launched their own travel and entertainment service in March and have been rolling out amazing vacation deals ever since. The latest? Buy two days, get three …

You Can Get Paid $10,000 to Travel the Country & Eat BBQ Ribs

Kate Streit  |  June 19, 2019

Traveling the country and chowing down on ribs sounds like a great way to spend your summer. How about getting $10,000 to do it?  Believe it or not, this dream gig exists. Reynolds Wrap is hiring a Chief Grilling Officer, and for two weeks in August 2019, whoever snags this illustrious position will set out …

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Dairy Queen Is Giving Away Free Trips To Universal Orlando—Here’s How To Enter

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 12, 2019

If you’d love to take a trip this summer, but aren’t quite sure where to go, Dairy Queen is giving away free vacations to some very lucky fans. DQ’s “hAPPiest sweeps ever” is giving out $5 Dairy Queen gift cards to 200 ice cream lovers every day this month, but that’s not all. Four people …

Lobster Lovers Can Win Their Dream Trip To Maine—Here’s How

Kaitlin Gates  |  June 12, 2019

If you love to dine on lobster, there’s no better place to go on vacation than Maine. The state is known for its fresh seafood. What even the biggest lobster lovers may not know, however, is that there is a peak harvesting season for Maine lobster, which results in what the Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative …

Tiny Hotel Shampoo And Lotion Bottles Could Be On The Way Out

Jenn Fields  |  June 6, 2019

Those little bottles of shampoo, body wash and lotion that hotels typically put out on the bathroom counter for guests are disappearing. And it’s not because guests are taking them. Marriott is switching to wall-mounted, refillable dispensers at 450 of their hotels, and they plan to expand to 1,500 in January. InterContinental Hotels is replacing …

Buy One Amtrak Ticket, Get One Free When You Share A Roomette Or Bedroom

Augusta Statz  |  June 5, 2019

Ready to get away this summer? Well, start packing your bags because Amtrak is offering a buy one, get one free ticket deal for you and a friend that you won’t want to miss out on. From now until June 10, you can book a trip for two and get one fare completely free. Your …

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Southwest Airlines Is Selling One-Way Tickets For As Low As $29

Kate Streit  |  June 5, 2019

Looking to book an inexpensive getaway? Through Thursday, June 6, Southwest is selling one-way tickets for as low as $29. There is a variety of price points available, including $49 one-way tickets on more than 200 routes and a number of $39, $79, $99 and $129 flights. But the cheapest flights you can score during …

This dating app is hiring someone to travel the world and go on dates

Anna Weaver  |  June 3, 2019

Ever wanted to go on dates in exotic locations around the world, make new friends and not have to pay a dime for it? Enter Bumble, the women-first dating app, which is looking for a “Global Connector Bee” to travel for a year as a paid contractor and share the experience with others. One glimpse …

This Beach Chair Doubles As A Wagon And Will Make Your Summer So Much Easier

Augusta Statz  |  May 31, 2019

Getting to the beach can be easier said than done. Once the entire family’s loaded up with sunscreen, it’s time to lug all of your gear to the shore before finding the perfect place to plant yourself in the sand. But with a versatile product like this 2-in-1 beach chair and wagon combo — the …

You Could Win A Trip To Italy By Creating An Italian-inspired Recipe

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 31, 2019

Do you love to cook? How about coming up with your own delicious recipes? It’s not a skill many people have but, if you do, you probably end up playing host at a lot of dinner parties. Now that skill can land you an even bigger bonus thanks to pasta brand Explore Cuisine, which is …

Carnival Cruises has Caribbean cruises starting at $45 per night

Kaitlin Gates  |  May 23, 2019

If you’ve always wanted to take a cruise, but find them to be a bit out of your price range, Carnival Cruises is having a Memorial Day sale that may fit into your budget a bit better. You’ll find discounts now on select 2019 and 2020 cruises to Hawaii, the Mexican Riviera and even the …

The Best Travel Deals on Groupon Right Now

Chelsea Davis  |  May 23, 2019

Kids are about to be out of school and the weather is just heating up — so why not plan the ultimate summer vacation for you and the family? We’ve scoured Groupon.com for the best and coolest trip ideas that just happen to also be wallet-friendly. From waterparks and beach fronts to bustling cities and …

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

Marie Rossiter  |  May 22, 2019

School is almost out for the summer, which means it’s time to enjoy warm weather and the great outdoors. 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. They take great care …

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

Augusta Statz  |  May 21, 2019

If you still haven’t officially booked a summer vacation, now is the time. Norwegian Cruise Lines is offering seven-day cruises for as low as $229 per person, 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 considering …

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 …