Category: Guides

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Why You Should Stay in Hostels

I know what you’re thinking. Hostels are dirty and packed with young people, with bare bones service and amenities. I’m here to introduce you to the new age of hostels and show you that the old stereotype just isn’t true...

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Thrifty Traveler’s Guide to the Great Wall of China

6,000 miles of ancient history, resting peacefully on the mountains of northern China, is the Great Wall of China. The Wall is a must-see for anyone planning travel to China. As one of the seven Wonders of the World, many...

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7 Tips to Save Money on a Disney World Vacation

Today’s guest post is by Disney blogger Jonathan de Araujo. Read more of Jonathan’s articles at MagicGuides.com   When it comes to family vacations, nothing quite compares to the magic of Walt Disney World. As the single most visited vacation...

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Money Saving Tips for Las Vegas

Las Vegas, The City of Lights, whatever you call it, you are likely aware that it has always been a highly desired destination for travelers across the globe, and that trend doesn’t seem to be slowing down. In 2015 alone,...

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10 Last Minute Gift Ideas For The Traveler On Your List

With the holidays fast approaching, life tends to get a little crazy. If you’re anything like us here at Thrifty Traveler, you still have a few people that still need to be checked off of your holiday shopping list. I can’t tell...

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How to Book the Best Seat Possible

You’ve booked your next flight and the airline’s seat map lets you choose what seat you want, but how do you know which seat is the best? The answer is SeatGuru. SeatGuru is a website that features aircraft seat maps, seat...

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10 Travel Apps You Need For Your Next Trip

There are many ways in which our smartphones have made life easier. One of those ways is most certainly travel. This past December, my wife and I took a trip to Europe to visit Amsterdam and London. My phone became...

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6 Tips for Booking Cheap Flights

We’ve already covered several tips for booking cheap flights in our post on how to book the cheapest flight possible. The following are more of our favorites:   1. Be Flexible With Travel Dates If you want to save the most...

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Positioning Flights are the Key to Flight Deals

Most people simply ignore a mistake fare or fare deal if it’s not originating from their home city. This is a huge mistake. Many times you can find a cheap round-trip fare or use points & miles to get to...