Call it travel hacking or whatever you’d like, but we’re big fans of using the right tools to travel for cheap – even when they’re not really “hacks” at all. […]
This Traveler Brings 50 Cent Cans of Beer to Drink Around the World
Editor’s Note: In honor of National Beer Day, we’re republishing our favorite beer & travel story from a few years ago. Thanks for sharing this incredible story with us, Jesse! […]
Explore for Less: Master Guide to Camping in Kauai, Hawaii
A few years back, I worked some points magic and booked a dream trip to Hawaii for free – two round-trip tickets for 30,000 points each. But the thriftiness didn’t stop […]
Unique Airbnb Homes to Spice Up Your Next Vacation
You know Airbnb. Maybe you’ve even booked a stay in one during your recent travels or vacation rentals. But there’s more to Airbnb than your typical apartment or stuffy, standard […]
Ends Tonight: BOGO Flights to Hawaii, West Coast & Beyond on Alaska Airlines!
Alaska Airlines is selling buy one, get one (BOGO) flights! But you’ll have to act fast: This promo expires tonight: Dec. 7 at 11:59 pm PST. Simply buy one coach […]
Airbnb Updates with More Flexibility, Accessibility & Unique Homes
When the pandemic first struck last year, Airbnb quickly pivoted to adapt to the changing travel world by making it easier to find stays with flexible cancellation policies and an […]
New Google Flights Feature: Get Price Alerts for Any Date!
Google Flights is the best search engine to find cheap flights, bar none. And Google Flights Price Alerts make it easy to book flights when prices drop, as Google lets […]
Points & Miles Success Story: Flying Biz Class to Europe for the First Time!
Dreaming of splurging – or saving up some points and miles – to fly first or business class for the first time? It’s impossible to forget the first time: Sipping […]
To Paris, With Love … And a Cheap Flight!
Do you remember the first-ever stamp in your passport? Thrifty Traveler Premium member Marie N. will never forget hers. After recently getting a brand new passport, Marie was determined to get […]
Islands Under $100? Your Best Bets for a Tropical Winter Getaway
We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but winter is on the horizon. But the best way to usher in the changing of the seasons might just be […]
3 Spooky Places in the U.S. for a Haunted Halloween Getaway
Halloween is just around to corner. Too old for trick-or-treating? Been through the haunted houses in your town? We’ve rounded up a list of the spookiest cities in the U.S. […]
Students of All Ages: How to Save on Travel Expenses with the ISIC Card
Calling all students, teachers, and young adults under 30: If you haven’t heard of the ISIC card, you are missing out. College may not be cheap, but taking advantage of […]