Tips on how to save money for travel.

How to Actually Save Money for Travel

Do you want to save for travel? Is money holding you back from traveling more? While you can certainly hack your way to free travel and find ways to travel inexpensively, the truth remains that you need money to travel the world - don’t believe…
How to find the best cruise deals around the world.

How To Find The Best Cruise Deals For Your Next Vacation

A few years ago, while enjoying the city views from the terrace of Miradouro de Santa Luzia in Lisbon, I noticed large cruise ships docked at the Lisbon cruise port. This made me think about my own previous cruise experiences exploring St. John's…
How To Maximize Redemption Value For Delta SkyMiles: Delta SkyMiles Flash Sales Italy Trip

Delta SkyMiles Flash Sales: Booking A $75 Flight To Rome

A few years ago, the AMEX Gold Delta SkyMiles credit card ran a promotion where new card members could earn 60k bonus miles after spending $1,000 USD. After meeting the minimum spend, I had enough points for a free round-trip flight to New Zealand!…
US Travel Bank Accounts that are great for travelers

Ideal U.S. Travel Bank Accounts For Travelers

ATM fees and foreign exchange fees are a big financial burden for travelers. In 2016, ATM fees cost a record high of $4.57 per transaction. Banks on average charge 3% for foreign transaction fees and before I found travel bank accounts…
Debit Cards and Travel. How debit cards are making a comeback.

Why Debit Cards Are Making a Comeback For Travelers

It seems like there is always a new credit card on the market that is offering a ridiculous sign-up bonus. Every month, The Points Guy shares recommendations for the best credit cards and the appeal to get a new card is great.…
Norwegian Air Shuttle Travel Hack: how to get cheaper flight through Norwegian Air to Europe and Caribbean.

Travel Hack: Get Cheaper Flights With Norwegian Air

If a flight to Europe costs more than $400 USD, more than likely, I won't bat an eye. That's because flights to Europe are at an all time low right now. Unless you're traveling during peak season (mid-June to August), you can find a great deal…
Saving for travel by tricking yourself with reverse budgeting.

Reverse Budgeting: How I Trick Myself Into Saving For Travel

So you’ve made travel a financial priority. You follow all the travel budget guides and blogs and you created a travel fund to keep track of your travel savings and expenses. Every pay period you automatically and faithfully save…
How to travel more by signing up with for a new credit card

Travel Finance Series: How New Credit Cards Promote Travel

As financially savvy travel enthusiasts, we want to strategically use credit cards that offer value towards free travel. Through credit card miles and points, we can earn free flights, free upgrades, checked bags, hotel stays, discounts…
A how-to guide to becoming a financially savvy traveler: how to be a financially savvy traveler and wiser with your money.

7 Steps to Becoming a Financially Savvy Traveler

How many of us can find financial reasons to postpone or cancel our trips? If you raised your hand or nodded in agreement, I challenge you to continue reading. I can confidentially say that we've all been there. Our finances can absolutely…