How to find the best cruise deals around the world.

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 …

Pay Student Loans and Travel

Can you travel while paying off student loan debt? Absolutely! With a lot of planning and discipline, you can afford to do both. As Paula Pant says from Afford Anything Podcast, you can afford anything but not everything. This …

2017 Top Budget Travel Destinations

Have you traveled lately – was 2017 a good travel year? If so, where did you go? More importantly, how much did you spend? I know I’m bombarding you with questions but at the end of the day, money affects …

How To Maximize Redemption Value For Delta SkyMiles: Delta SkyMiles Flash Sales Italy Trip

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 …

Winter Destinations With Cheap Flights From East Coast USA

Winter is my least favorite season. I could live without New England’s icy roads, flu shots, and heavy coats. Nevertheless, despite all the hassles, winter is my favorite travel season. Over the past few years, I’ve traveled inexpensively to many …

US Travel Bank Accounts that are great 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 …

Debit Cards and Travel. How debit cards are making a comeback.

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 …

Norwegian Air Shuttle Travel Hack: how to get cheaper flight through Norwegian Air to Europe and Caribbean.

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), …

Saving for travel by tricking yourself with reverse budgeting.

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 a