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How to Net Airline Miles on Your Next Hotel or Airbnb Stay
2018-01-23

Boost your miles balance on your next overnight stay with these tips and tricks. Do you love collecting airline miles? On your next hotel stay, you can accumulate enough miles for the trip of a lifetime or earn the 110,000 points required to qualify for the Southwest Companion Pass, which lets one person fly for […]

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6 Underrated Caribbean Destinations Worth Visiting in 2018
2018-01-11

Explore unexpected, under-the-radar hot spots with superlative sands, surf and scenery. If you’re longing for a Caribbean vacation, there are plenty of idyllic, sun-filled isles to pick from. And fortunately, many hurricane-battered isles have quickly recovered and are ready to welcome tourists. Whether you’re looking for a culinary-focused, adventure-packed or relaxing beach retreat with striking […]

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4 Hotel Loyalty Program Changes to Watch in 2018
2018-01-08

Take advantage of more perks and redemption options with travel rewards programs in the year ahead. In the new year, hotel loyalty programs will continue to evolve to attract new customers and meet guests’ demands. From major mergers to new loyalty perks and redemption options, major hotel rewards programs are becoming increasingly guest-friendly. Read on […]

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5 Wonderful Winter Festivals Worth Traveling For
2018-01-02

Embrace cold-weather pursuits and winter fun with snow ice sculpture competitions, concerts and more. Forget staying home for the dark, cold days of winter. As temperatures cool down, awe-inspiring events and festivals around the world beckon to cold-weather enthusiasts. From an annual wine festival in Taos, New Mexico, to a snow sculpting competition in Lake […]

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8 Unique Winter Activities Worth Traveling the World For
2017-12-26

Unleash your inner thrill-seeker on a cold-weather adventure to remember. December is upon us, and with it plenty of amazing snow-capped adventures in countries all over the world. From ski bobbing in the Jizera Mountains to igloo building in the French Alps, here are eight challenging, out of the ordinary and downright exhilarating, cool winter […]

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5 Festive Holiday Displays to Light Up Your Winter
2017-12-19

From illuminated waterfalls to vineyards to drive-in movies, marvel at dazzling spectacles this season. Americans spent billions shopping online between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday. What were they buying during the five-day holiday spending spree? According to the National Retail Federation, the average American will spend $57.66 on holiday decor, trees and lights this year. And […]

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5 Top Places to Spend Christmas
2017-12-12

These spirited cities shine with dazzling light displays, inspiring seasonal scenery and holiday cheer. Spending the holidays away from home can offer gratifying experiences and a chance to decompress from a hectic season, whether you’re traveling solo, with your partner or with friends and family. After all, traveling during Christmastime offers the perfect opportunity to […]

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6 Places Where You Can Travel for Good
2017-12-05

In these destinations, your holiday can support local communities. Island hoppers seeking an alternative to fruity rum drinks and poolside loungers and those concerned about the effects of this year’s devastating hurricane season have a variety of vacation options. This year, a host of Caribbean resorts are offering opportunities for guests looking to support schools […]

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How to Plan a Safe Trip to Mexico
2017-12-05

Worried about visiting Cancun in light of the recent travel warning? Here’s what you need to know. Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of State expanded its travel warning in Mexico to include some of the country’s most popular tourist regions. Destinations such as Cancun and Quintana Roo, which includes Cozumel and Tulum, are included […]

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5 Perfect Places for a Multigenerational Trip this Winter
2017-11-28

Travelers of all ages can reunite in great cities, theme parks and hotels to revel in holiday cheer. If your family’s summer plans are locked in, plan a multigenerational getaway during the shoulder season, between Thanksgiving and spring break. Avoid the crowds traveling over Christmas and New Year’s, and you’ll save a bundle on flights […]

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