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Archive: February 2016
feb 29
Marriott Pompano Beach Main Pool

6 Unbeatable Spring Hotel Deals

From New England getaways to beach breaks, these crazy-good hotel steals offer affordable spring flings during the month of May.
feb 26
Pizza

Pizza Party! Delta Buys Pies for Rerouted Passengers

Delta made the best of bad weather and bought pizza for an entire delayed flight.
feb 24
JetBlue Passengers Free Flight

WATCH: An Airplane Full of Passengers Gets a Free Flight...If They Can Decide on One Place

You'll be on the edge of your seat while this JetBlue plane full of people tries to choose a single (free!) destination.
feb 22
Amsterdam

European Style for $17/Night! Hip Hostels to Open in Amsterdam, Stockholm, and Rome

Just in time for spring break and summer travel, Generator—the cool line of upscale hostels in Europe—is opening properties in Amsterdam, Stockholm, and Rome.
feb 19

Where to Find the Best Pizza in Rome

Is there anything better than a trip to Rome? Yes, actually—a trip to Rome that includes a tour of the city's finest slices!
feb 17
Mt. Pelee in Martinique

$69 Flights to Caribbean Paradise? You Bet!

Price drop! Dust off your swimsuit and get ready to fly to the French Caribbean island of Martinique for less than a Benjamin.
feb 16

U.S. Will Resume Commercial Flights to Cuba

The United States and Cuba took one more exciting step toward opening the island to more American travelers.
feb 12

Why You Should Renew Your Passport STAT

If your passport’s expiration date is approaching, you’ll want to get on the renewal process ASAP to avoid the backlog.
feb 11

Will This Scary New FAA Warning Change the Way You Travel?

You'll be seeing terrifying headlines about this new risk to airplane safety.
feb 11

5 Things You Don't Know About... the Great Wall of China

Despite the Great Wall’s fame as a brag-worthy travel destination, most travelers aren’t really prepared for the experience. Here, some fun facts to demystify your visit.
feb 10
Dog in a carrier

How to Fly Your Pet for Free

Can you bring Fido aboard without shelling out for the privilege? The answer is yes! If you choose the right credit card.
feb 08
Scenic overlook of town of Seydisfjordur in Eastern Iceland and the fjord

Icelandair’s New Buddy System Will Team You Up With a Local—For Free!

Stop over in Iceland, and the airline will give you a like-minded buddy for a day to show you around.
feb 04

Spring Trips to Book NOW

It's time to stop dreaming of spring and start booking your getaway. These deals won't last forever.
feb 02
Trains in Thailand

A Train Lovers' Guide To Thailand

Thailand's rail system has over 4,000-kilometers of track and carries 50 million people annually. Here's what you need to know.

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