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Vacation Better Using a Travel Agent

A lot of people think that travel agents have been put out of business because of the do-it-yourself options on the…

Transportation

Foreign Rental Cars Can Be Death Traps…Taxis, Too

The car you rent in a foreign country might fall far short of modern safety standards. In many countries, cars…

Lodging

Hotel Thermostats Trick You

Adjusting a hotel wall thermostat might have little or no effect on the room’s temperature. That’s because it is increasingly…

Destinations

7 Overlooked Travel Destinations You’ll Love

Tired of overcrowded, overhyped vacation destinations? Bottom Line Personal asked travel writer Patricia Schultz, author of the newly updated 1,000…

Travel

Luxury Hotels With A Past

Stay in a Former Prison…a Gilded Train Station…Even a Grand Old Ocean Liner Some of the country’s most elegant hotels…

Travel

When Different Generations Travel Together

An insider’s secrets to more fun, less stress I don’t know if I’ve ever dreaded a vacation as much as…

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7 Cruise Mistakes That Can Cost You Big

The simplicity of cruise vacations is part of their appeal. You choose a ship going where you want to go…and…

Travel

Cheapskate Travelers Travel Well For Less

When you’re known as “The Ultimate Cheapskate,” people usually think you must lead a miserable, stay-at-home life, spending every waking…

Travel

Make Sure That Your Trip Insurance Covers Terrorism

A rash of terrorist attacks in cities including Paris, Nice and Brussels has prompted many travelers to buy trip-cancellation insurance policies.…

Transportation

Beware Airline “Ghost Fares”

You find an attractive airline fare on a travel website or airline site—but when you try to book it, you…

Destinations

The Best Train Trips in North America

Vacation travel need not involve endless airport security lines or stop-and-go highway traffic. Trains cannot match planes’ speed or cars’…

Destinations

9 Great New or Newly Renovated Museums

That You Don’t Want to Miss Making new discoveries at a museum can be great fun. Opportunities for such discoveries…

Transportation

New Multicity Airfare Trap

New rules from American, Delta and United often make it much more expensive to book a multicity trip. Previously the…

Transportation

Road Trip Health Alert

Car air-conditioning does more than keep you cool on those long road trips. It also has an intriguing health boost……

Travel

“Smart” Phone Travel Tip

Summer is just days away…travel adventures are on your doorstep. Here’s a tip to give you peace of mind while…