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How to Choose the Perfect Cruise

Whatever your reason for thinking about a cruise vacation, picking the right ship and the right destination are both key to your having a good ...more

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  • Cruises of a Lifetime You Can Actually Afford

    Glaciers in Alaska! The glittering capitals of the Mediterranean! The Caribbean’s most alluring islands! A new generation of mega-ship—and industry-wide price wars—are making these and other dream cruises more affordable than ever before.

  • 6 EASY Ways to Save on a Cruise

    The high cost of a dream cruise vacation can leave you feeling a little queasy before you even set sail. (And let's not mention the add-ons!) Here, our Trip Coach's sage advice about how to save big before boarding.

  • Upgrade Secrets from the Experts!

    C'mon. You know you want one. You've seen other folks ushered into first class, given the key to a hotel suite that's a lot bigger than the one they paid for, or peel out of the rental lot in a way hotter car than the one they can afford. What's their secret? Read on to learn how our top travel experts get upgraded.

  • Family travel

    Travel With Kids: Top 10 Hotel Tips

    Traveling with kids, grandkids, or nieces and nephews in tow can be wonderful—and a little terrifying. But you’ll be surprised at all the freebies, discounts, and conveniences you can get out of a kid-friendly hotel stay.

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    Ski Resort Survival Guide

    Even if you've never been skiing—or never even considered it—our expert advice on saving money and having a blast may inspire you to hit the slopes this winter. Hey, it's all downhill from here!

  • The Right—and Wrong—Way to Pay for Your Dream Trip

    We offer practical financial solutions to help you indulge your wanderlust.

  • Top Tips for Cruising with Kids

    No longer the bastion of grownups trying to get away from it all, cruises are now welcoming the littlest passengers aboard in a big way. Here’s how to keep them safe, entertained—and maybe even save some money, too!

  • 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.

  • Travel health kit

    Do You Really Need to Get a Travel Vaccine?

    Have you gotten your shots? It's an annoying question, but navigating the world of travel vaccines is a snap with help from BT's Trip Coach!

  • How to Save Money on Phone Data Abroad

    Don't rack up huge data charges when you take your mobile phone overseas! BT offers tips to keep costs down.

  • 6 Ways to Keep Your Stomach Safe Anywhere on Earth

    In some corners of the world, one wrong sip can put a serious cramp in your travel plans. Try these common-sense steps to prevent—and bounce back from—the ultimate vacation bummer.

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    Want to skip the lines, avoid the throngs, and pay less than everybody else? Our insider tips will help you save time and money—and up the fun factor—on your next park adventure.

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