Cheap North America Travel Archive

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The Day You Fly Matters More Than What Day You Book

  If you put “best time to book a flight” into Google you’ll get more than 11 million results. Apparently people ask this a lot too. On a story trying to determine the magic booking window, CheapAir’s study of their customer data started out with this explanation: Since the majority of questions

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The Best Beach Values in the USA

As the author of a book on the cheapest places to travel in the world, I know we have a tendency to generalize about a whole country in terms of prices. Obviously when you get somewhere though, a beach where all the rich people go is going to cost more than a

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Uzipis Republic, Mole in Oaxaca, and Life-changing Switzerland

Come inside from the heat and check out the August issue of Perceptive Travel. We’ve got stories from Lithuania to Mexico by way of Switzerland and shine a light on some good new books and music releases. Chances are you’ve never heard of the Uzupis Republic. It’s a tiny breakaway state located

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The Best U.S. Airlines (They’re Not the Big 3)

Travel + Leisure just published its annual “best of” issue with the results of its readers’ poll. When it comes to airlines, U.S. travelers would prefer to avoid the big 3. This readers’ poll is fraught with fundamental problems of course. There’s always a lot of ballot stuffing by those who have

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What It Costs to Live in Central Mexico

A few years back, when I was living full-time in Guanajuato, I did a post on what it was costing me to live in Central Mexico with my family. Fast-forward to now and I was just back for two weeks. I’m happy to say it’s gotten even cheaper. With the U.S. economy