Financial Tips for Travelers
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Travel-related credit cards have a reputation for high annual fees, confusing reward structures, blackout dates, and frequently unrealized paybacks. There’s a new card on the market, from online travel site Orbitz, which goes against that grain. When used as intended, the Orbitz Rewards Visa Card can provide travelers some serious breaks on their vacation budgets.
We've found the secret to saving money on road trips: A big dose of planning. Okay, that might not be much of a secret, but everything from those junk food indulgences to the stomach-churning cash spent at the pump can be managed -- and often minimized -- with a little advance planning.
If you’re looking for a credit card that can take you to Europe and back, you might need to look past what’s already in your wallet. Let’s do a quick inventory: any credit cards with a small chip located on the left-hand side? Put aside any that are missing that telltale square box. They’re bound to let you down as you make your way through international lands.
Traveling alone comes with plenty of perks: you can create an itinerary to suit your own interests and preferred pace and you’re completely free of anyone else’s whims. In that spirit, we’ve compiled a list of the best cities in the country to visit solo.
When it comes to weather, March is the meanest month of the year. It’s a tease.
As an accessory we touch many times a day, our wallets often suffer from neglect, prone to become a dumping ground for crumpled receipts, expired coupons and worn business cards for people we no longer remember. It’s time to do a cleanup. We’ll help you get your wallet in order with a list of what to keep in it – and a few things to make sure you leave at home.
Although they pretty much feel the same, some cards carry significantly more weight than others. Prestigious credit cards show the true power of plastic through benefits and generous reward programs.
When you travel, your luggage should act as a steady companion. The relationship is simple: the luggage carries your stuff and you carry the luggage. Assuming you both arrive at the same place and at the same time, the relationship is a success.
As Thanksgiving approaches and thoughts of pie, family and shopping put you in the holiday spirit, one negative aspect of the holiday – traveling to your destination – can quickly put a damper on the mood.
Summer is over and school is back in session, but bargains are just heating up for certain items. In the market for a new car or considering an early fall vacation? Now is definitely the time to buy. Thinking of purchasing a new TV to celebrate the return of football? You may want to wait.
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