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9 Things You May Be Surprised to Find at the Airport
2018-02-26

These atypical airport amenities can help take the stress out of air travel. Did you know you can watch a movie or unwind in a yoga studio between flights? On your next long layover, you can also kill time by testing Lady Luck at a casino or hitting the links at an indoor golf course. […]

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6 Hotel Trends to Watch in 2018
2018-02-19

U.S. News consulted industry experts for their take on this year’s biggest innovations. Technology and an emphasis on local experiences will define travel in 2018. The hotel industry is changing in more ways than one. Thanks to a new generation of passionate, millennial travelers and growing competition brought on by the ever-evolving sharing economy, the […]

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5 Signs You Should Get a Travel Credit Card
2018-02-12

Travel credit cards may be lucrative, but that doesn’t mean they’re ideal for everyone. Travel credit cards offer plenty of generous points and perks. If you’re approved for one of the top travel credit cards and you spend enough to earn a sign-up bonus, you can quickly rack up enough points to pay for hotel […]

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6 Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Travel Lovers
2018-02-05

Searching for something heartfelt for your favorite jet-setter? Here are some outside-the-box ideas. Still looking for a last-minute gift for your favorite frequent flier? If you’ve procrastinated on booking a romantic retreat this year or you want to ditch roses and chocolates for a more practical present for your wayfaring partner, look no further than […]

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5 Reasons to Reconsider a Cruise for Your Next Vacation
2018-01-30

Exciting itineraries and innovative amenities may change the way you think about cruising. When you picture a cruise vacation, compact cabins, lackluster onboard cuisine and jampacked port towns may come to mind. While there’s no one-size-fits-all cruise that’s ideal for everyone, with today’s innovative onboard amenities, diverse dining options, wellness offerings, high-tech services and exciting, […]

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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. Winter 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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