hotel bargains Archive


The Illusion of Choice When You Book Travel in Advance

When you set out on a trip around the world in 2015, it’s 10 times easier than it was to set out on one in 1995. (See 21 things travelers couldn’t do 21 years ago.) You have access to reams of information at your fingertips and you can book most of your


Tools and Tricks I Use to Save Money on My Travels

I get asked a lot about how to save money on travel and while I can guide people to one of my books or this cheap travel blog, I don’t really have one easy-to-skim post on it though. So here are a few websites, apps, and methods I tend to go back


To Find Great Travel Deals, Look for Alternate Answers

Why do some people always seem to travel for cheap and others search in vain for deals that elude them? Often it comes down to a combination of patience, persistence, and creativity. As creative thinking author Roger Von Oech advised, often you need to find “the second right answer.” Next week I’m


Travel Prices in Cambodia

Until Burma reaches a point of real reform and starts getting the promised foreign investment coming in, Cambodia will hold the crown as the best travel value in Southeast Asia. What you get for your money is unbelievable sometimes, yet you don’t have to go way off the beaten path to find


Search Multiple Booking Sites at Once for Hotel Deals

Do you typically go to one or two sites to check hotel prices before booking? Do you change those sites depending on the region? Even if you do, you’re probably paying too much. One of the companies I’ve partnered up with over at Perceptive Travel is Trivago. Since I’ve starting using them