Comprehensive guide to finding airline error fares

How to Find Error Fares Like a Pro

While saving for travel is a great way to make travel a financial priority in your life, my strategy for affording travel would be incomplete if I didn't mention flight deals and airline error fares. In fact, most of the 26 countries I've visited…
Danielle Desir Travel Writer, Podcaster, Host of The Thought Card

How To Budget Your Trip

Growing up I traveled every summer, but as a college student, I couldn’t afford to travel as much. Although money was tight (we're talking Great Recession tight), I decided that I would make travel a financial priority once I found a job…
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…
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…