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The Best Credit and Debit Cards for Traveling

I think the time when Ben Franklin’s old adage “a penny saved is a penny earned” rings truest is when I’m traveling abroad. ATM and foreign transaction fees just add up too fast. read more »

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Splitwise Is the Best Group Travel Expense Calculator

Heading to Colorado and renting out a house with a group of your friends is awesome. But figuring out who owes who what at the end is like entering the seventh circle of hell. read more »


Breaking Down Priority Pass Membership Pricing

Perhaps I’m regretting the fact that I didn’t try to requalify for Star Alliance Gold last year, but I really do miss my lounge benefits. read more »


Google Adds Foreign Currencies Together Easily

Googling can truly be an art form it itself sometimes. Technology, so great. read more »


Reader Q: What’s the Best Way To Get Foreign Cash?

There are so many options to get foreign cash that it can be confusing. Chris wants to know the best and cheapest way to exchange U.S. dollars. read more »

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Credit Cards: Is the Chase Sapphire Preferred the Best?

If you follow any travel blog, you probably know that the Chase Sapphire Preferred gets peddled around the most like a cheap whore. read more »

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The Pros and Cons of Playing the Credit Card Game

I’ve been playing the travel game for a long time now, but for those who decide to do it by taking advantage of credit card sign-up bonuses, do so at your own risk. read more »

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Why You Should Book Through a Foreign Airline’s Home-Country Website

Now why would you want to book on Air France’s French website instead of their American one? Sometimes, the easiest way to save a few bucks is to book an airline ticket on their home website. read more »


Planning an Affordable Trip with the Big Mac Index

I’m pretty sure I have an Excel sheet in the unfathomable depths of my computer’s hard drive somewhere, using the price of a Big Mac to figure out how expensive a country is. read more »

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Should I Pack the Amex, Mastercard or Visa?

Probably the first thing you should do is to put down the Discover. You’re going through your wallet, trying to figure out which card to bring, right? read more »


Can Renting a Car Save Money on Airport Parking?

Well, possibly. If you’re going for a reeeally long time somewhere, it may just make sense to rent a car instead of paying to have your car sit in an empty airport parking lot. read more »

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Budget for Your Trip Using This Custom Google Doc

Spreadsheet junkies, delight. I’ve gone all geeky for you and have taken all the guesswork out for you in trying to budget for a trip. read more »


How to Ninja Lock in Your Fare for 48 Hours

Three months of searching and you’ve finally found the perfect price point: but you need to check with your boss, get the time off and make sure your bestie is still down to go. read more »

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What’s the Best Bank Account for Traveling?

If you need a bank account before you jump on the nearest space capsule, it’s worth taking a look Charles Schwab. And just ‘cause we like to pit banks against each other in a fight to the death, we choose Bank of America as our sacrificial lamb – just so you can see the key differences. read more »


Crowdtilt Plans Finances for Group Traveling

This seems like pretty much a good option to make sure no one skimps out when it comes to paying the bill. read more »

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