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7 New Brand Partnerships Benefiting Travelers
2017-10-31

The latest collaborations can help you stay in shape and connected while traveling Let’s face it: Two brands are better than one, especially when they’re collaborating together in the travel space. When one brand is a best-in-class in the hospitality industry while the other dominates another sector and they team up to offer game-changing privileges, […]

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Skiing Vacations 101: How to Plan a Successful Trip
2017-10-22

Learn the important aspects of preparing for your first ski vacation, from gear to lodging to trails Plan your first ski vacation with help from the experts. If you’re searching for a winter vacation that mixes memorable mountain vistas with physical activity, then an escape to a ski town or resort may be just what […]

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11 Nontraditional Halloween Celebrations Across the Country
2017-10-17

Tag along bone-chilling ghost tours or enjoy whizzing around thrilling rides at holiday-inspired events Americans will spend an estimated $8.4 billion celebrating Halloween this year, according to the National Retail Federation. While most Americans will spend money on candy, decorations and costumes, travelers will also invest in haunted events wherever they go. And since many […]

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4 Things You Must Know About the Future of Space Travel
2017-10-10

The good news is space tourism is no longer out of reach, but unfortunately the current price tag is for many aspiring travelers. Think space travel is just for skilled astronauts and fictional characters from your favorite “Star Wars” films? Think again. You don’t have to be a professional scientist to fly into suborbital space, […]

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Should You Rack Up Rewards Points With Airbnb, Lyft and Uber?
2017-10-03

Experts weigh in on the pros and cons of optimizing award points and perks through the sharing economy. The days of stockpiling miles and points by crisscrossing the globe with your preferred airline and staying loyal to a brand-backed chain are long gone. Increasingly, extensive network alliances and travel rewards credit cards have made it […]

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9 Cheap European Destinations to Visit This Fall
2017-09-25

Discover striking fall colors, few crowds and affordable prices in these top spots. As the days of summertime beach-lazing and boardwalk-strolling shift to autumn leaf-peeping and festival-going, Europe beckons. With a dip in crowds and reduced flight and hotel prices, fall is an enticing time to jet off to an exotic locale, complete with inspiring […]

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Get a Jump on Holiday Travel Planning: 9 Booking Tips and Tricks
2017-09-19

Master the art of scoring a deal during the seasonal rush with these pro pointers. Timing is everything. Landing reasonably priced tickets and flying comfortably during the holidays can seem like an elusive task. At first, there’s the rush of excitement of getting out of town, feasting on pumpkin pie and watching winter classics like […]

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4 Ways to Save Money on Your Portland Vacation
2017-09-19

These tips will help you explore Portland on a budget without feeling strained. It can be a challenge keeping costs down while exploring a new city, but there are many ways to enjoy Portland, Oregon, without busting your budget – whether you’re looking for food, festivals or films. U.S. News chatted with local experts for […]

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8 Great Bars in Las Vegas
2017-09-11

In-the-know locals raise a glass to these Sin City nighttime venues. In Las Vegas, you can drink for free while gambling or spend big bucks on bottle service at a club. But if you want to go somewhere where the drinks are the main event, the city also has plenty of great bars for toasting […]

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3 Potential Airport Security Changes Coming to a Terminal Near You
2017-09-03

Fingerprints and facial-recognition software may fast-track airport security clearance. If you loathe long airport security lines, you’re in luck: Advanced airport screening technology is aiming to help expedite the process. In June, the Transportation Security Administration started testing biometric technology at Denver International Airport and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, which relies on fingerprints in place […]

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