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Online Travel Agent Sites and the Illusion of Choice

So you go pull up your favorite online travel agent site and you don’t like the hotel prices you’re seeing. No problem, there are dozens of others to choose from, right? No, there are really just two. Unless you count the
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More Travel Variables = Better Vacation Deals

Do you want to really get a great travel deal? The kind of bargain you’ll talk about for 10 years? The kind of deal that is so great that when you tell a cocktail party couple what you paid, one person’s
when to go to a destination - not during hurricane season

Pay Attention to that “When to Go” Part…

Every guidebook covering a destination has a “when to go” section and most comprehensive travel articles do too. The problem is, a whole lot of people never read that part. They just look at the #beautiful photos on Instagram and assume
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The Best Bottles of Tequila for Under $15 in Mexico

My advice is always to look for the local bargains wherever you go in the world. In Mexico that includes good tequila for a good price. For a whole lot of brands, you can expect to pay half what you would
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Why Prices Go Up in Countries That Were Cheap

The cheapest places to travel around the world are still a bargain, don’t worry. The 5th edition of The World’s Cheapest Destinations will have more of them this time too, thanks to improving infrastructure in the Balkans and a few currency