5 money-saving tips for exchanging currency

Headed overseas for summer vacation? It's easy to get hit with extra fees and expensive exchange rates when switching currencies. Some...

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Cheapism: The best hotel rewards programs

f you need to book a hotel room for an upcoming wedding or family trip, you’re probably focused on cost. But consider the rewards, as...

Do you need travel insurance for your summer trip? 

Murphy's Law — the idea that what can go wrong, will — seems especially applicable for travel these days. But does that mean you need to...

6 best travel-booking tricks you're not using

Booking travel: You're doing it wrong. It took time after the recession, but Americans are traveling more these days. Leisure travel is...

Flying on a reward ticket? You may have to pay to check that bag

DALLAS — If you use miles to get a free ticket on American Airlines, you may have to pay to check that suitcase. American and US Airways...

How to save money on your summer vacation hotel

NEW YORK — Summer vacationers looking for deals on hotel rooms are going to have to search a little harder.  The average cost of a room...

Only in Vegas: Start-up airline offers 'mile high club' flights

What happens over Vegas, stays over Vegas. That's the tag line for Love Cloud, a start-up airline that allows couples to book a flight up...