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From baggage fees to rental cars, here are the common mistakes that will cost you when traveling—and how to avoid them

Want to get away on a dime? Here's where to go.

I caught up with Shane Dillon Gidcumb, a former winery executive and author of 'The Franklin Fi' book series who up and quit his job one day in favor of cross-country touring

When it comes to select essentials, spending more now will save you money later

Take the stress out of solo travel with these simple strategies

Whether you're looking for deals on gear or an inside line on your dream trip, the perfect group is just a click away

Save up for the trip of your dreams in six months or less

You're convinced that having a travel expert by your side will be useful. But how do you go about knowing when and how to book with them?

Spending a night in paradise doesn’t have to cost as much as a month’s rent back home

Tips (including how to make the most of the barter system) from a woman who makes below the average U.S. household income

New owners are revitalizing Shaw's, the beloved hostel on the Appalachian Trail

We get it. Solo travel can be scary. But trust us, the idea of it is more frightening than actually doing it.

The budget airline was responsible for shuttling 30 percent of the country's tourists last year. Its closing will irrevocably change how we get there—and that might be a good thing.

StashBandz is part running belt, part money belt. It’s twice the width of your standard hide-away belt and made from a soft spandex fabric that hugs your waist. Four separate pockets keep your goods organized and decrease bulk, and you can sprint to catch a train without any annoying belt…

No, it doesn’t stuff inside your bra. It clips to the side of your bra and hangs down your side, hiding credit cards, keys, and cash beneath your shirt where pickpockets can’t reach. The pouch is made from a supersoft mix of nylon and spandex that feels like lingerie and…

This is a larger money belt, big enough to fit your passport, cards, cash, and any other important documents you might be carrying around. It has two zippered pockets that keep everything organized, and it’s made from a soft, washable silk that resists sweat. The waistband is elastic, so it…

Emergency cash—you can never have too much of it. This simple nylon belt has a hidden pocket big enough to stash a few bills, in case you find yourself in a Thailand bar without your wallet and the bartender is looking to you to pay the bill.

If you want to travel ultralight, Sea to Summit’s version of the money belt is made from featherweight Ultra-Sil Cordura that weighs just two ounces and has a 3-D mesh back for extra breathability. You also get two zipper pockets for organization, a soft elastic waistband for comfort, and an…

Wear this wallet around your neck, and tuck it under your shirt or sweater to keep all your important documents out of sight. The wallet also has an RFID-blocking liner so thieves can’t snag your goods digitally. It’s made from a water-resistant ripstop nylon that will hold up no matter…

The best route to a cheap flight can be treacherous. Here’s a tried-and-true method for finding a great deal.

Daily savings strategies to make your bucket-list vacation a reality

Ski season is far from over. Here's how to squeeze in one more epic trip without breaking the bank.

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Rendezvous promises to help find the best—and cheapest—places to meet in the middle

You don’t need to make more money to stash away funds for travel

From flash airline sales to public transportation, a boutique travel agent shares her tips for cost-effective travel

Forget airline storm delays and baggage fees. The best way to travel this winter is by hitting the open road.

It's a simple equation, really. More savings equals more travel.

Three foundational rules to fund your outdoor lifestyle using only what you have in your bank account right now

Because sometimes you don’t want to listen to bird sounds

From bonus miles to free checked bags, we break down the best perks for packing plastic

Sure, the Great Lakes have a lot to offer when it comes to recreation, but the region still doesn’t make many surfing or fishing bucket lists. But for those willing to fight the weather, there’s plenty of feisty winter steelhead and freshwater waves to be chased, all in the same weekend.

Research almost any travel destination and you'll probably wind up on travel-industry Goliath, where passionate people praise and denounce everything from romantic getaways to cockroach-infested hotel rooms. But who can you trust?

Don't plan any vacations before reading this year's Best of Travel winners.

The classic VW camper gets a futuristic upgrade.

Most of the time it's as simple as asking, but there are a few other tricks to keep in your bag.

Tow this ultralight camping trailer with a motorcycle.

Gas is cheap and flying is not. The dollar is strong, so tourists will be flocking to Europe—leaving domestic destinations blissfully uncrowded. The result: stay local and the country will be yours.

Among the benefits to hitting the trail in winter? No mosquitoes. But there are more!

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