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    12 Must-Read Tips for Traveling With Your Pet

    What’s better than going on a dream getaway? Taking your best furry friend along for the ride. These expert tips will save you time and money, keep your pet safe and happy, and help you have more fun than EVER.

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    Galentine’s Day! Ultimate Southwest Girlfriend Getaway

    Who says you need a date for Valentine's Day? Why not hit the open road with your best girlfriends? Two Budget Travel editors motored through New Mexico from Cloudcroft to Taos, mixing wild outdoor adventures with spicy local cuisine, an affordable spa visit, historical sites—and one very cute cowboy.

  • 10 Warm Caribbean Escapes From $69/Night

    It’s island time! We can’t think of a better way to escape the winter cold than to hop a flight to one of these Caribbean destinations where the water is aquamarine, the sand is white (and sometimes pink!), and, best of all, it’s always summer.

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    35 Beautiful Beaches You’d LOVE to Be On

    Whether you're booking a getaway or just window-shopping, a warm beach sounds perfect right about now, doesn't it? Here, some of your favorite stretches of surf and sand!

  • 25 Best Money-Saving Travel Tips

    Want the best prices on flights, hotel rooms, cruises, and rental cars? Free upgrades? The fastest way through airport security? The smartest way to "do" major cities, national parks, and romantic islands? Congrats! You're a Budget Traveler like us. Here, in a nutshell, is our manifesto!

  • 10 Telltale Signs Your Hotel is a DISASTER

    Staying in a hotel is supposed to be a treat, not a waking nightmare of unanswered complaints and shabby surroundings. These 10 signs are early warnings that you may have checked into Hotel Hell. Notice one or more of the problems here? You might want to spend your money elsewhere—and we'll show you how to make a drama-free escape should you need to.

  • 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.

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    50 States, 50 Great Vacations

    We can pretty much guarantee that at least one of these beautiful American cities is just a road trip or weekend escape away from where you live. America's surprising state capitals are a truly varied bunch of burghs, but they have a few awesome things in common, including great cuisine, art, history, and four seasons of outdoor activities.

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  • We Dare You to Book One of These Weird Hotels!

    Every one of these bizarre hotel experiences is wonderful in its own way. You just have to keep an open mind and expect the unexpected.

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  • 10 Bucket List Beaches With Incredible Stories

    Pirates! Shipwrecks! Robin Hood! Nudists! These beaches aren't your typical sleepy stretches of surf and sand—each one is not only beautiful but also a mini history lesson, with an amazing back story you've never heard!

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  • Budget Travel's Ultimate Road Trips App

    Announcing Budget Travel's Ultimate Road Trips App!

    Budget Travel Ultimate Road Trips is an easy, hit-the-road travel guide to more than 75 Great American Drives. From warm beaches to winding country roads, from mountain lakes to big-city style, we give you travel-ready GPS maps and the best places to eat, see, and stay along the way!

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  • 10 Things Europeans Say About You Behind Your Back

    Europeans are among the world's most gracious travel hosts, rolling out a red carpet of good manners, fabulous food, and the ultimate in culture and history. But do you ever wonder what they think of YOU? Here's what we've heard…

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