Category: Guides

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Use Open-Jaw Flights to Save Time and Money

  Never heard of an open-jaw flight? You may recognize this concept, but we want to teach you how utilizing an open-jaw itinerary can save you time, money, or both. These flight hacks will make your jaw drop (pun very...


Where Should You Go for Your First Trip Outside the U.S.?

There’s so much of the world to see, but for many travelers just getting started, it’s daunting to head abroad to a foreign country. Between language barriers, new currencies, different cultures, and unfamiliar food, there is a lot that can...

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Why We Don’t Post Flight Deals from Budget Airlines

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to more accurately reflect fees, seating, and pricing on U.S. budget carriers.    If you love following the flight deals we find each day and post to ThriftyTraveler.com, you may have noticed one...


Nervous to use Airbnb? Check out Airbnb Plus!

If you’ve visited Airbnb.com lately, you may have seen a recent addition to the website coming up in your searches. Airbnb has a new feature for finding the best homes: Airbnb Plus. Thrifty Tip: New To Airbnb? Sign up using our link and...