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Everyone obsesses over credit card points, but in 10 months of travel I uncovered 6 other money-saving benefits

Other credit card perks aren't as popular as points, but can save you thousands. From loyalty perks to insurance coverage to rental car benefits, I've saved serious cash.

Some millennial and Gen X parents are leaving it all behind to spend 6 figures on a family gap year. Here's how they budget and 'worldschool' their kids.

Want to quit your job and take your family on a gap year? Parents explain how they budget and "worldschool" their kids while traveling.

I've Been a Travel Writer for Years and This South African Safari Lodge Is the Nicest Place I've Ever Stayed

Get a peek inside Cheetah Plains, one of the world’s most incredible safari hotels

What's The Minimum Distance For A Flight To Be Deemed A Long-Haul Service?

There's no clear consensus on what is a short-haul or a long-haul flight.

The 8 Coolest Train Trips You Can Take

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Locals bear the brunt of mass tourism in southern Europe

Many tourist spots in Europe are expecting record numbers this summer. And locals are increasingly on edge. They want lower rents and a fairer distribution of resources.

12 Travel Tips That Experts Wish More Tourists Knew About

Traveling tips from the experts.

How Rich Do You Have To Be To Travel to These 6 Swanky Destinations?

Traveling opens up an entirely new world of possibilities and the opportunity to experience different cultures, cuisines, music, history and more. Try This: 8 Tips To Fly Business Class for the Price...

Want to move out of the US? These are the best places to live abroad, expats say

Do you ever think about packing your bags and moving to another country to start a new life abroad? If so, you’re not alone.

Considering leaving the US for good? Here’s what to think about before you move abroad

Insider tips and insights from relocation experts, financial advisers and emigrants themselves on what to consider when making the decision to move abroad.

Floods, heatwaves and hostility? What Britons visiting Spain can expect this summer

Droughts, biblical floods, soaring temperatures and angry, anti-tourist demonstrators brandishing “tourists go home” placards. These are just some of the scenarios Spain’s most popular tourist destinations have experienced over the last few months. So how to avoid your relaxing summer break turning into holiday hell? Spain is not anti-tourism as su...

Why a visit to the world's largest waterfall should be on your bucket list

Why a visit to the world's largest waterfall should be on your bucket list - Victoria Falls and its breathtaking biodiversity is a must-see, from both Zimbabwe and Zambia

3 cruise packing mistakes first-time cruisers can easily avoid

It's not easy to fix a packing mistake once you're on a cruise since your shopping options are limited.

The best time to book flights for the cheapest airfare in 2024

Experts share their advice on the best time to book flights so you can save money on airfare this year.

I've been on dozens of cruises, and I've learned to avoid 6 spending traps that drive up the bill

I love that cruises come with an all-inclusive cost, but that doesn't mean there aren't ways to overspend if you don't plan ahead.

I’ve Worked on Cruise Ships for 10 Years—These Are 18 Mistakes Travelers Should Avoid

These insider cruise tips just might be the difference between disaster and the trip of a lifetime The post I’ve Worked on Cruise Ships for 10 Years—These Are 18 Mistakes Travelers Should Avoid appeared first on Reader's Digest.

Join Esquire for a Trip Into the Heart of Swiss Watchmaking

Love watches? Then you need to know all about the inaugural edition of Esquire Escapes.

What it’s like to be the only tourist in Moldova, Europe’s least visited country

Whenever I think of Moldova (which is not often, to be honest), I am reminded of a message sent by a photographer friend, when he came here a couple of years ago: “Less than a minute after crossing into Moldova I witnessed three horses-and-carts, and a goat on a string. My mobile informed me I was in a ‘Zone D’ worldwide destination, it felt like Z...

Copy These Perfectly Comfy/Chic Travel Outfits on Your Next Flight

Be prepared to be Best Dressed in the TSA line.

Here’s What It Was Like To Travel While Black During Jim Crow

It’s hard to go anywhere and not run into Black travelers. Every year, more African Americans explore destinations further away from their homes. For some, travel and wellness have become synonymous. It’s a major part of many Black millennials and Gen-Z Americans’ lives. However, the road for Black people to travel freely in the US… Continue reading Here’s What It Was Like To Travel While Black During Jim Crow

3 ways to use a travel router on the go and why you should

Stay safe and avoid hotel Wi-Fi networks

What happens if you don't use airplane mode on your flight? Here's the answer to that, and more common travel questions.

In partnership with Visible, Stacker looked at what the experts say about staying safe while traveling with your phone.

World-traveling couple introduces readers to incredible people from around the globe

Eternally curious and dogged in their pursuit, married travelers Scott and Tarantino know how to track down a good story, and not just any story. In fact, their book "Looking For Legends," comes with a bold itinerary before you even get past the cover. “Let us take you somewhere you’ve never been before, and introduce you to our friends,” is the promise of the subtitle. Soon, you are right ...

A retired couple sold their home to live on a cruise ship. This is how much they're saving

Angelyn and Richard Burk have spent the past few years of retirement bouncing from cruise ship to cruise ship exploring countries all over the world. They say all the traveling is actually saving them money.

I flew economy on American, Delta, and United. The flights were strikingly similar but with small quirks that may help you choose which airline to fly.

The experiences on each airline were similar enough overall, but I can imagine the small comfort and service differences could sway some travelers.

Experts Break Down The Common Mistakes Travelers Make On A Long-Haul Flight

"The most common mistake people make on long-haul flights is not dressing properly." View Entire Post ›

Top tips from a flight attendant to avoid the worst of summer’s travel headaches

A flight attendant shares what to know about summer travel and how to avoid delays.

15+ Best Fall Vacations on the East Coast

Fall colors. Leaf peeping. Corn mazes. Crisp, chilly air. Delicious crunchy apples. Fall is a great time to travel on the East Coast – whether it be to staycation destinations in your local area or a longer trip. We love traveling in the fall. While it can sometimes be challenging because of the start of …

I’m an Entomologist. Here’s How I Avoid Bed Bugs When I Travel

These tips can help ensure you don’t bring any unwanted souvenirs home with you.

11 Smart Luggage Pieces That Deserve Top Honors

A bag that rolls itself? Say less.

25 Beautiful Cities Around the World to Add to Your Travel Bucket List

These skylines will give you a surge of inspiration.

The 'golden rule' of traveling for introverts

Introverts can manage vacations better by taking private time every day, traveling in small groups and booking their own room at night, reports CNBC's Travel Editor Monica Pitrelli.

How to do Disney World with an invisible disability

Accessible travel at Florida's famous theme park is about more than wheelchair access

4 Fights Couples Always Have On Vacation (And How To Avoid Them)

Relationship experts say these are the most common arguments couples have while traveling together.

The Best Thing You Can Do To Make Sure Your Suitcase Doesn't Get Lost

Experts swear by this luggage hack every time they travel.

Airport Outfit Ideas For Every Type Of Traveler

If you're headed to the airport this summer, get outfit inspiration from the five travel looks here.

I moved to Mexico by myself without knowing the language. Here are 5 things I'd tell someone making an international move.

These are things you need to know before moving abroad. After traveling the world, Brittany Vargas moved to Mexico. She shares her tips for living and traveling out of the US.

Royal Caribbean shares key advice for all cruisers

The cruise line shared what could be taken as either wise advice or a bit of a warning.

Taking a camper van trip to get a whole new perspective on your life

Living the van life offers a unique way to see America. Here’s how Casey Barber did it.

Older walkers warned off overheated Mediterranean as tourism shifts north

For decades, the prospect of hiking along winding, thyme-scented trails on sun-baked Mediterranean islands has lured Britons and others from Europe’s frigid north. But rising temperatures caused by global warming mean swathes of southern Europe are effectively becoming off-limits for walkers in the hottest months of the summer, experts say. The dan...

Most families with autistic children don't travel. Here's how this one did it.

The Spielmans family has traveled the world with their autistic son, which has come with challenges. Here's what travel has meant for the family.

Medicare coverage when traveling: What to know

Medicare is a safety net for millions of Americans but when your traveling not all the normal rules apply. Here's what to know.

13 Little-Known Scenic Train Rides in the US

With summer in full swing, there isn’t a better time to book a ride aboard these awe-inspiring locomotives.

24 Wellness Experiences to Book in 2024

From yoga retreats to high-tech spas and everything in between.

This Arizona Town Is One of the Best Places to Retire in the U.S. — With Affordable Homes, Excellent Weather, and Tons of Outdoor Recreation recently released its annual ranking of the top retirement communities in America.

Boomers are leaving America to retire abroad in droves because the U.S. is just too expensive

"They do things differently here, and that’s why we’re here."

'Grocery Store Tourism' Is Trending on TikTok — Here's What It Means

Where in the world did you discover your favorite chip flavor?

Black Travelers Reflect On Destinations They’ve Felt Unwelcomed

When preparing to head on vacation, deciding which destinations to stay away from might not always be a top priority. However, for Black travelers, the idea you may not be welcome in certain destinations is a real concern. Back in the day, publications like the Negro Motorist Green Book would help guide travelers of color.… Continue reading Black Travelers Reflect On Destinations They’ve Felt Unwelcomed

Letters to the Editor: How tourism ruins life for locals, and not just in Hawaii

'Tourism is a cancer that destroys the quality of life for locals so some carpetbaggers can make money,' says a reader.

Why Traveling Around Africa Is Difficult for Africans

To travel around Africa, African passport holders have to contend with visa restrictions, long distances, language barriers, and costly flights from one country to another.