Travel

Survival Tips for Road Trips with Young Children

Summer is almost here, which means school is about to end and we get to spend more quality time with our kids through things like road trips and walks to the parks. Parents have been driving their kids across the country for decades, and whether it’s...
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How to get through airport security quickly like a pro

Traveling whether for vacation or business can be a fun experience, but the experience in airport security can become miserable quick. I travel a lot for work and I am on an airplane at least once a month. Over my time, I have learned a few things that...
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July Fourth Brings High Shooting Fireworks and Higher Gas Prices

Prices keep rising, and the 4th of July is smack dabbed in the middle of the highest gas prices since 2008. If you are planning to go watch fireworks for the Fourth of July, you might want to think about where you buy your gas as much as where you watch...
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4 ways to improve your miles per gallon (MPG) when traveling

When you travel, you probably spend a good chunk of it on gas. We know what it is like; we figure out how many miles you are going, and the do the math. For example, our family recently drove to Ohio from Florida, and it was about 1200 miles. I took that...
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The top 5 ways to save money when traveling to Disney World

Traveling to Disney World is something everyone should do more than once in his or her life. Going to Disney World can be very expensive though, and most families end up not being able to do the trip multiple times because they simply cannot afford it....
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Uber Driver With Battery Conviction Charged With Punching Passenger

Ride-sharing service Uber is already drawing fire from established taxi and livery services who allege that its drivers are not held to the same standards as professional drivers. So it’s not great news that one of its drivers has not only been arrested...
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9 Travel Expenses You Forgot to Budget For

When I prepare a budget for a trip, I like to add a padding of about 20% to my original estimate for unexpected expenses. It’s difficult to anticipate every single expense that you’ll encounter when you travel, but here are some common costs...
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10 Best Ways to Spend $20 in Chicago

Despite its Midwestern location, Chicago is not a cheap city; a stroll down the Magnificent Mile will make that clear. Still, affordable outings can be had if you know where to look. Here are the 10 most fun, satisfying, or edifying adventures you can...
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How to Get Travel Discounts on Stuff You’ve Already Booked

Travel booking is a complex game. You spend hours researching and monitoring various websites to get the best deals on flights, hotel reservations, and rental cars. If the price drops after all your hard work, you can feel like all your effort has been...
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If You’re Traveling With These 8 Things, You’re Overpacking

Packing light doesn’t just save you money on luggage fees; it also gives you more freedom to move around and explore. Here’s the main thing to remember: It won’t be a disaster if you don’t have something when you need it during...
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