Current airline fees: What to expect

Before you change that flight, pack an extra bag, tote along Fido or ask for headphones, take a peek at the current costs for flying. Here’s a handy list of airline fees, compiled by USA Today. And with the holiday season fast approaching, it’s a great time to square away your budget. Check out this updated, comprehensive list of airline...

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Travel Tips: Kids and Holidays

Kids and holiday travel are a fact of life. Sure it can be one of the less pleasant aspects of a vacation, but with a little planning and some useful tips, it can help you make family memories that will last a life time. I found this great list of tips on the Delicious Baby blog for making Thanksgiving Travel hassle-free (or as hassle-free as possible): Find a Pit Stop Playgrounds and public libraries (assuming you’re not...

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Four Quick Tips for Traveling light

If you like to be able to walk out the door in five minutes and be on vacation or minimalism is your style here are four quick tips for vacationing with the absolute minimum of stuff. 1. Leave the toiletries at home. Stay at a nicer hotel and then rely on the hotel’s comfort pack and amenities to fill the gap. Only care items you specifically need. 2. Limit yourself to two changes of clothes. Wear one set of clothes on the plane...

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Cancun – Where to hit the beaches?

Naturally, the beaches are the biggest draw in Cancun with their soft, white sand and brilliant turquoise-blue water. Cancun’s Hotel Zone is really just one long beach separated from the mainland by a system of lagoons. The dazzling white sand of Cancun’s beaches is light in weight and cool underfoot even in the blazing sun. That’s because it is composed not of silica but rather of microscopic plankton fossils called disco-aster (a...

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Free Performances at Lincoln Center

New Yorkers in the know take advantage of many great free cultural offerings around town when they want a low cost night of fun. Budget conscious travelers may want to check out what these great cultural institutions have to offer as well. Every Thursday of the year you can find free performances at the Lincoln Center. Target® Free Thursdays at the Lincoln Center’s new David Rubenstein Atrium will feature national and...

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Travel Savings abound when planning Last Minute Travel

Jason Rich of the New York Daily News writes about how you can still save big on your vacation even if you’re making last minute travel plans. He advises you to be flexible on your dates and airport. Often a change to a nearby airport or a departure a few hours earlier or later will save you big bucks. If you can be flexible on your accommodation you can find big savings as well: “By keeping the name of the hotel, for...

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