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It’s Okay to Be an Opportunistic Traveler

Do you take advantage of what’s on sale when you travel? Are you traveling to destinations when they are bargain priced? When I put out the book Make Your Travel Dollars Worth a Fortune, I talked a lot about the substantial
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The Ultimate Guide to the Best Water Purifiers for Travelers

If you want to be a responsible traveler, the first step is one of the easiest: get a water purifier. If you are buying bottled water all the time as you travel around the world, you are a walking environmental disaster.
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The Definitive Guide to Adventure Tour Travel Pricing

If a travel destination is cheaper, will an organized tour to that destination cost proportionally less? That depends on where you make the booking. I once got an e-mail from a reader asking this: “I understand what you are saying about
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Where Your Flight Could Be Delayed: Worst Airports and Airlines

As I write this we’re heading into the fourth quarter of the year, with the notable packed U.S. airport times of Thanksgiving and Christmas coming up. The end of the year is also crunch time in Europe, creating plenty of airport
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How to Get Around Spirit Air’s Baggage Extortion

Spirit Airlines is the airline that seems to invite everyone to hate it, partly because of doublespeak press releases that accompany every customer-unfriendly move. Here’s the one they put up at the beginning of the decade when first announcing new bag