Deceptively Hidden Travel Fees to Watch Out For

What I am learning as I get older is that the real enjoyment that you get out of a vacation comes more from budgeting and not spending spontaneously. For most American family budgets, only about 2% is allocated for family vacations annually. The average cost for a family of four to go on a vacation is almost $5,000. Most domestic plane tickets cost about $400 while an international plane ticket costs...

more →

Posted in: Saving Money, Travel

Dangerous and Expensive: Why You Might Not Want to Take a Cruise

are cruises dangerous
I have been on various one-day cruise voyages in my life, and I was not impressed by them. Boats are not level as they travel, and floors can become angled. The swaying of the ship didn’t agree with me. I don’t swim and always thought of what I would do if the ship sank or ran aground. Many people seem to enjoy taking multiple-day cruise vacation packages, but I just don’t see the appeal in...

more →

Posted in: Personal Finance, Travel

5 Real Techniques to Help you Save on your Honeymoon

budget honeymoon, frugal honeymoon, honeymoon tips
The perfect honeymoon is truly the cherry on top of a wonderful wedding. Honeymoon’s are a great way for a bride and groom to celebrate their new partnership. Some nice rest and relaxation with your significant other could be exactly what you need after a stressful planning period prior to your big day. While you may want to celebrate your union in style, you may also not want to break the bank or...

more →

Posted in: Saving Money, Travel

6 Survival Tips and Strategies for Holiday Travel

holiday travel, travel tips, travel advice
Aside from all the hustle and bustle and excitement of the holidays in general, it’s a great time to visit distant family and friends. If you live in a separate state or area from your family, you may be planning to take a road trip or fly out to visit for a few days. Traveling during the holiday season can be hectic and I’m sure the last thing you want around this time of year is added stress. Here...

more →

Posted in: Travel
1 2 3 6

Top of page