Travel News & Deals
National park tips: This desert is getting a lot of love
TRAVEL
Full Coverage

Get more for your money

  • Get frequent-flier miles while holiday shopping: Here's how

    Get frequent-flier miles while holiday shopping: Here's how

    Here's an idea for gift-buying time that could add value to your frequent-flier account: If you would like to rack up airline miles, consider doing at least some of your holiday shopping online through airline frequent-flier malls. To earn these miles or points, go to your airline's website and...

  • Marriott's 'Envelope Please' plan asks travelers to tip housekeepers

    The most recent Marriott hotel room amenity has turned out to be a surprisingly controversial one. It's an envelope — empty and ready to hold that tip for your housekeeper. Marriott has partnered with Maria Shriver's A Woman's Nation (awomansnation.org) empowerment organization on "The Envelope...

  • The best hotel deals? Not always at the hotel's website

    Although many consumers book rooms directly on hotel websites — out of loyalty to a brand or because they think they'll find the best prices that way — such sites don't always have the best deals or make the search easier. Here are options the next time you're searching for a hotel stay:   Online...

  • Insurance, tracking apps and cloud backup are good cellphone calls

    Maybe you're ready for a new cellphone. Maybe you're not. The time to decide that is when you are able to mull over the pros and cons, not when you are getting ready for a trip and you realize yours is missing. Trouble takes time, and time is money, so avoiding trouble is like money in the bank....

  • More for your money: Make Wi-Fi work for you while on the road

    More for your money: Make Wi-Fi work for you while on the road

    Wi-Fi needn't break the bank: Use GPS to find free hot spots, check hotel's signal strength and use Wi-Fi wisely, including setting priorities and email management. Apps can help too.

63°