In travel, cheap doesn’t have to mean bad. No matter where you’re going, there are plenty of simple ways to cut expenses and still enjoy the quality vacation you desire.
Sometimes, flights are so cheap that they’re obviously not just terrific sale prices, but mistakes. While everybody loves a deal, is booking a secret, mispriced fare tantamount to stealing?
Plenty of so-called conventional wisdom isn’t really wisdom, especially when it comes to travel spending.
Et tu, Southwest? A relative absence of fees and an overall nonelitist, democratic approach to airline travel are among the reasons Southwest Airlines has been so successful. A new fee — $40 to be among the first on the plane …
Walt Disney World’s new MyMagic+ system promises to cut down on wait times at park rides and attractions. Could that be a bad thing for guests’ pocketbooks?
ZipCar’s business model has been heralded as a game changer, potentially disrupting car sales and traditional car rentals alike. So what does it mean now that ZipCar has been purchased by a traditional rental car company?
Struggling American Airlines, which has been forced to enter bankruptcy protection and recently suffered high-profile black eyes such as seats coming loose on planes in mid-flight, is hoping that customers will like the idea of paying more fees upfront—so that they won’t have to pay these fees down the line.
At the start of last summer, Walt Disney World raised the ticket prices at its theme parks to $89. There’s a case to be made that, at least on certain days, Disney should be charging a whole lot more.
The term jet-setter is still applied to travelers heading to chic, exciting places. But by now, after years of enduring countless fees, painfully long airport waits and humiliation by way of clothing removal and body scans, travelers should know that the era when flying equated to glamour is long gone.
The battle for holiday shopper dollars continues with the launch of the most impressive-sounding price-matching policy offered yet. As it turns out, the policy isn’t being offered by a retailer, but the payment processor PayPal.