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10 Affordable U.S. Beach Hotels for Your Last Summer Hurrah

Memorial Day feels like a distant memory, July Fourth is finished, and your summer Fridays are fleeting by. Before you know it, Labor Day will be long gone, too. If you’ve only made one trip to the beach this season, don’t worry, as there’s still time to get away from it all. Below, we rounded…

The Most Expensive Cities in Europe and Their Cheaper, Cooler Alternatives

When it comes to popular European cities, Barcelona, Paris, and Rome grab all the headlines. And while these destinations have the cultural offerings that make their wallet-busting prices worthwhile, there are plenty of cheaper and, some might say, cooler alternatives for travelers looking to spend less money. Europe’s most expensive cities certainly have their own…

5 European Cities Where Your U.S. Dollar Will Go Furthest This Summer

With the dollar still performing relatively well against major European currencies, it’s a good time to take a trip across the pond. While the destinations in Western Europe rely on the current relative strength of the dollar, those in the east have historically been, and still remain, a great value for travelers from the U.S.…

Top 9 Affordable Beach Hotels in Mexico for 2018

Imagine yourself basking in the sun, listening to the sound of waves as they gently lap the shore, and sipping the hours away on an icy beverage. Palm trees cast a shadow overhead, providing a sliver of shade — a much-needed reprieve from the scorching heat. From boisterous spring break trips to romantic honeymoons, beach…

7 Affordable and Awesome Summer Vacations for 2017

Summer is a great time for a vacation, especially for families, since the kids are out of school. However, it can be difficult to find a great trip that doesn’t break the bank. But don’t worry, an affordable vacation doesn’t have to be boring by any means. From destinations serviced by cheap flights to ones…

The 15 Most Affordable European Destinations to Visit

You might expect a European vacation to be expensive — and it could be — but there are plenty of ways to visit the continent on a budget. We took a look at Oyster.com data and found that average prices for rooms across Europe last year ranged from $130 to $300, depending on the country.…

5 Luxury Hotels in NYC and Their Cheaper (But Similar) Alternatives

When it comes to vacationing in New York City, everyone wants a bite out of the Big Apple’s luxury offerings. But if you don’t want to blow your travel budget on the hotel, don’t worry. For every desirable property with an intimidating price tag, there’s a hotel that’s cheaper and similar. After all, the city…

9 Beachfront Hotels in Portugal That Are Affordable and Amazing

Finding a beachfront hotel that’s both affordable and awesome is no easy feat. But leave it up to Portugal, a country that’s already packed with the works (temperate weather, sweet port wine, friendly locals, and a rich and colorful history, to name a few) to make it a downright breeze. From kid-friendly options the whole…

Our Favorite Off-Season Picks for Cheap Summer Getaways

A trip to the shore or amusement park may be the quintessential summer vacation, but those popular choices can be expensive, crowded, and a lot less fun in reality than one’s imagination. For travelers open to counterintuitive thinking, there are amazing off-season vacation picks around the world. Sometimes a location is cheap because the summer…