Budget Travel Guides & Articles

Seeing the world doesn't have to be a four-star luxury endeavor, and Travels.com has plenty of articles on how to travel the world on a budget. From budget travel in Europe to guides on planning a road trip, taking a family camping trip, finding cheap plane tickets, free activities in New York and London, Travels.com's wallet-friendly advice will help you plan the perfect vacation and stay within your budget. Remember, you're not cheap, you're just frugal.

Newest Budget Travel Guides & Articles

10 Things to Do Chicago

Chicago has all the cultural possibilities you would expect in a big city. It is also a city of immigrants and neighborhoods, making it a fun place to walk around and people watch. Chicago lies on Lake Michigan with a lot of beaches and a long tr...

2 Star Hotels Near International Marketplace

International Market Place is an enormous outdoor shopping venue located in Waikiki, Oahu. An island tradition for years, the market boasts hundreds of carts and vendors selling wares from Hawaiian souvenirs and jewelry to locally made crafts, cu...

About All Inclusive Vacation Packages

Vacationing at an all-inclusive resort can help you budget for your vacation in advance. You can pay one price, knowing that you are not required to pay additional money to eat or drink while on vacation; it can also help you save on entertainmen...

About Cheap Vacations

In times when there is not much money to be spent on things such as vacations, many people become more interested in the kinds of ways to take vacations without breaking the bank. A cheap vacation can have some serious advantages as well as some ...

About Excel Airways

Excel Airways was a tour and travel airline that operated in western Europe from the mid 1990s into the first decade of the 21st century. While in operation, it afforded many lower income travelers the ability to take vacations in various resort...

About House Exchange Vacations

House exchange is one of the most popular ways to plan a cost-effective vacation. The practice of house swapping has been around for years, but it gained much more attention during the first part of the 21st century. A house exchange vacation als...

About Red Lion Hotels

Red Lion hotels are those within a chain of hotels located on the west coast of the United States. This relatively new company only began building hotels in the 1970s. Though they now have locations in two countries and ten states, they're still ...

Affordable Family Vacations With Small Children

Family vacations are where many of a family's best memories are made. Even for families with young children, having extended and relaxed time together is key to building relationships. For parents who are looking to take their children away but a...

Affordable Vacation Ideas

Many people take off each year to recharge and reconnect with family or themselves. Not everyone can afford to spend thousands of dollars to fly to the beaches of Fiji where servers bring out cocktails every hour. But vacationing does not have to...

Air Tran Airline Reviews

Air Tran Airlines is a low-cost carrier that has been known to effectively mix affordable fares with good service and a safe, smooth flight. While the rising costs of fuel have made some fares skyrocket, Air Tran offers specials for its loyal cus...

Awesome Things to Do in Chicago

Chicago provides an endless number of entertainment options for visitors on a budget. For good reason, most money-conscious tourists quickly flock to well-known downtown destinations like Navy Pier or Millennium Park. But Chicago is more than jus...

Benefits of Health Insurance

Health insurance is always a major topic of concern among people at election time, but it is also a good idea to take a look at your health insurance when you are about to embark on a trip abroad. While the many benefits of standard health insura...

Budget Honeymoon Destinations

For most people, a honeymoon is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Many couples love to brag about exotic honeymoon destinations in Europe, the tropics and other faraway places, but some newlyweds either cannot afford such a journey or simply prefe...

Budget Hotels Near the Atlanta Braves' Turner Field

Many people love traveling to out-of-town baseball games to root for their home teams, and in Atlanta, they can do so at an affordable price. The Braves are not just Atlanta's team; they are the home team of the South, so it's not unusual for Sou...

Budget New Mexico Family Ski Vacations

Though New Mexico tends to bring to mind images of hot, desert country, the state has a number of excellent ski resorts. These include Angel Fire Resort, Enchanted Forest, Red River, Sandia Peak Ski & Tramway, Sipapu Ski Resort, Ski Apache, S...

Budget Planning for a Vacation

Planning your budget for a vacation doesn't have to be a painful process. Even if you're traveling light in the wallet, you can still have a fantastic trip. First, gather your list of costs for "must see" attractions and events, then use creative...

Cheap Honeymoon Ideas

The honeymoon is a time for you and your spouse to enjoy being together. It doesn't have to be in an exotic locale and you don't have to scuba dive, walk through a rain forest or fly around the world. There are plenty of ways to have a wonderful ...

Cheap Hostels in Siena, Italy

Deep in the heart of Tuscany lies one of Italy's most beautiful and best preserved medieval towns. Resting upon three hills, surrounded by olive groves and vineyards, the impressive walled city of Siena, dating back to 30AD, is teeming with art h...

Cheap Summer Vacation Ideas for a Family

Financial difficulties and economic uncertainty can prevent many families from taking their dream summer vacation. However, families can discover plenty of cheap vacation options through careful research. Local entertainment, free museums and ser...

Cheap Summer Vacation Ideas for Family

Summer is an ideal time for families to vacation, with extended time off from school and the nice weather allowing outdoor recreation. However, budgeting for a family vacation can be challenging, because all traveler costs must be multiplied by t...

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