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Sometimes Traveling By Bus Can Be The Best Option

Now I know that traveling by bus is not considered very fashionable, especially in the United States, but if you are not already doing so you might consider it for at least some of your transportation needs, especially when traveling overseas where bus travel is much more prevalent. No doubt some bus journeys can be [...]

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Use SeatGuru.com To Get The Best Airplane Seat You Can!

Have you had one of those awful travel experiences where you were stuck in a terrible seat for a flight? If so, perhaps you were right next to a restroom or right beside one of the galleys where the flight attendants were constantly working. Or maybe you had reduced legroom or a seat that had [...]

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Bing.com For Airfare Price Change Predictions!

As travelers we have all been there. We dutifully use the best websites for searching for a good airfare, and we eventually find a pretty decent price on a particular flight. At that point we have a decision to make. Do we go ahead and buy the ticket right then just in case the prices [...]

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Seat61.com – Train Travel Information For Anywhere In The World!

Our upcoming trip to Asia this fall has me looking into many different methods of transportation. Since we will be visiting several countries over 2-3 months, many of which are fairly far apart, we will definitely be taking a fair number of flights. However, it’s not always possible to fly, and even when flights are [...]

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Flyertalk.com For Great Info On Airline Points Programs And Other Travel Deals!

As you regular readers know I am a travel deal junkie, and I love to work the ‘system’ whenever I get the chance to do so. A piece of me gets an almost fiendish satisfaction when I find a potential deal or loophole that enables me to abuse a credit card company or bank or [...]

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Another Great Site For Airfare Searches: Skyscanner.com

Well I have decided to add another site to the airfare section of TheBestTravelWebsites.com. As many of you know I have been busy lately planning my upcoming extended trip to Asia this fall with my girlfriend (who by the way just took off for a grueling week of ‘work’ covering a wine festival in Bordeaux, [...]

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Save Money On Your Car Rental Insurance!

Car rental insurance seems to be one of the least understood subjects for travelers. It may not be as ‘sexy’ as finding a great airfare or getting a great deal on a hotel, but depending on how you travel it could possibly end up being much, much more important to you. Because if you do [...]

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Budget Airlines Can Help You Save Money!

The big airlines of course account for the majority of flights in the world, and sometimes, although not always, they are the only game in town for the route that you are looking for.  However, budget or low-cost airlines often fly routes you are looking for at extremely great rates, and they are continuously expanding [...]

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More Frequent Flyer Miles Questions Answered!

A few people have approached me with questions and ideas about my recent frequent flyer miles posts, so I want to cover some of these little nuggets today. Because, again, if you play the game right you really can save a serious amount of money on your travels and have fun sticking it to the [...]

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For REALLY Cheap Airfares, Part Deux: How To Best Use Frequent Flyer Miles

Last week I discussed how to best accrue frequent flyer miles with the goal in mind of getting free or nearly free airline tickets. This week I want to cover some ideas on how to best use those hard-earned miles once you have started to accumulate a decent amount of them. First of all, as [...]

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For REALLY Cheap Airfares: How To Best Accrue Frequent Flyer Miles

As just about everyone knows one of the best ways to reduce the total cost of your trip is to be able to use frequent flyer miles to purchase your airline ticket (or possibly even your hotel stay, but I will focus on airfares here). If you have enough miles the ‘purchase’ will either be [...]

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Do You Need Car Rental Insurance?

Last week I talked about how to find a great deal on a car rental, and this week I want to talk about insurance coverage for your car rental. As many of you know some rental car agents really try to pressure you to buy their insurance policies when you pick up your car, almost [...]

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How To Find A Great Price On A Car Rental

When people are planning a trip they usually focus mostly on trying to save money on their airline tickets and accommodations. Without a doubt these definitely are important, but if you also need a car rental it is yet another opportunity to save money on your travel plans. And the more money you save on [...]

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Best Airfare Search Tips For KAYAK.com

Use the best airfare search tips for KAYAK.com

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