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Read This Before You Book a Vacation Rental!

A summer vacation rental gives you the chance to live large. If you’re traveling in a group or with a family, it’ll save money over hotel rooms, ...more

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  • Read This Before You Book a Vacation Rental!

    A summer vacation rental gives you the chance to live large. If you’re traveling in a group or with a family, it’ll save money over hotel rooms, deliver the amenities of home (kitchen, laundry room, backyard), and give your brood a little elbow room. But before you make that down payment on your dream summer escape, read our “know before you go” tips.

  • 12 Best-Ever Affordable Memorial Day Trips

    No plans for Memorial Day weekend? No prob: There's still time to nab one of these dreamy escapes (from Palm Springs to D.C.) that won't break the bank.

  • Paris, France

    8 Secrets of Paris You've Never Heard Before

    We love Paris's classic attractions—seeing the Eiffel Tower is always a thrill!—but if you're looking for hidden cafés, museums, and walks that Parisians love, we have eight must-do recommendations from a Paris insider who knows the arrondissements inside and out.

  • Buffalo in Wyoming

    8 Indispensable Family Travel Websites (Plus 4 Amazing Apps to Download Now!)

    Ready for an unforgettable family vacation? Combining our know-how with intel from Rainer Jenss, president and founder of the Family Travel Association, we chose eight websites that offer money-saving deals, useful advice, and cool trips for your whole squad.

  • Central Park in New York City

    16 SECRET Bargains in New York City!

    The Big Apple doesn't have to mean big bucks! We asked locals, celebrities, BT editors, and readers to give their best tips on free and inexpensive things to do in Gotham. You'll want to put each and every one on your bucket list.

  • Why I (For Real!) Love Traveling With My Kids

    There should be a special award for mothers who travel with small children. Boarding planes, tears, the constant search for bathrooms, the ever-present possibility (or, rather, likelihood) of things lost, broken, spilled. One traveling mom tells us in no uncertain terms why she'll do it all again. And again and again.

  • WEIRD Foreign Laws You'd Better Know!

    Here's your cheat sheet to avoid embarrassment, fines, and even jail time when visiting other countries. From serious health and safety concerns to downright wacky old laws that barely make sense, you'll want to know each and every one of these peculiar rules.

  • 7 Eco-Travel Tips for Earth Day—and Every Day!

    Going green has never been easier—or more luxurious! Just in time for Earth Day, Budget Travel shares seven ways to help you have an environmentally friendly—and totally brag-worthy—vacation.

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  • Buffalo in Wyoming

    8 Indispensable Family Travel Websites (Plus 4 Amazing Apps to Download Now!)

    Ready for an unforgettable family vacation? Combining our know-how with intel from Rainer Jenss, president and founder of the Family Travel Association, we chose eight websites that offer money-saving deals, useful advice, and cool trips for your whole squad.

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  • Man in hammock

    7 Lies Every Traveler Tells

    Who among us hasn’t told a white lie about how spectacular their vacation was—even when parts of it weren’t? Here are some common travel fibs we tell and expert tips for making your next trip (honestly) regret-free.

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  • WEIRD Foreign Laws You'd Better Know!

    Here's your cheat sheet to avoid embarrassment, fines, and even jail time when visiting other countries. From serious health and safety concerns to downright wacky old laws that barely make sense, you'll want to know each and every one of these peculiar rules.

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  • 12 Best-Ever Affordable Memorial Day Trips

    No plans for Memorial Day weekend? No prob: There's still time to nab one of these dreamy escapes (from Palm Springs to D.C.) that won't break the bank.

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