vacation tips

What to Expect on Your First Cruise

First time heading out on the high seas? Don't stress. Here's what you can expect on your maiden voyage.

6 Money-Saving Items to Bring On Your Next Cruise

Cruising is an affordable way to travel, but you could save even more if you pack the right gear.

16 Must-Haves to Pack for Your Next Cruise

Before you step foot on the gangplank, check your pockets and luggage for these essentials. You're gonna need 'em!

8 Places to Travel Where the Dollar Is Still Strong

The strength of the U.S. dollar is constantly changing, but in these travel destinations, it can go a long, long way.

How Hotel Booking Websites Can Save You Money (And Headaches)

Save yourself the time, money, and headaches of hunting for hotel deals by booking through websites the right way.

5 Travel Splurges That Are Worth Every Penny

Saving money on travel is important, but it shouldn't be the end goal. To enjoy the travel experiences you truly crave, there are times when it pays to splurge.

Are Cruise Line Rewards Programs Worth It?

Yes, you can absolutely benefit from cruise line loyalty. Here's how these programs work, as well as how to rack up points in a hurry.

8 Times Booking Your Own Travel Is Cheaper Than a Package Deal

Don't just book a package believing it's the cheapest option. Booking independently could score you big savings.

Watch Out for These 10 Red Flags With Vacation Rentals

Ready to book your next vacation rental? Don't sign on the dotted line until you know about these warning signs.

11 Ways to Get the Most Value From Your All-Inclusive Vacation

You've paid for your trip, and now everything feels free. Make sure you take full advantage of that while you can.

8 Affordable Destinations for People Who Love to Fish

If you're looking to hook a big one before summer ends, head to one of these amazing fishing destinations.

How to Have a Fun Family Road Trip Without Breaking Your Budget

You've got your summer family road trip mapped out — just don't let on the road budget busters ruin your fun.

How to Make Sure You're Getting a Deal With Groupon Getaway

Everyone loves a good getaway, but make sure you're getting a deal before you book.