How much does it cost to visit Bhutan? $200 a day plus travel costs

How much does it cost to visit Bhutan?  $200 a day plus travel costs

The Kingdom of Bhutan is reopening to tourists on Friday with a hefty hike to its daily tourist tax. Before the country closed its borders in March 2020 in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, travelers to Bhutan were required to pay a minimum daily package rate of $200-$250 — depending on the time of year. … Read more

The Best Family Travel Blogs

mother and son on jeep in the desert

The Mom TrotterThis full-time traveling family of three lives in an RV when they are at “home” and heads off to all sorts of exotic locales when they are on the road. In addition to travel inspiration, you’ll get budgeting tips and loads of ideas for becoming better global citizens while traveling with kids. Online: … Read more

Cheapest airline tickets? How to save money on flights and airfare

Cheapest airline tickets?  How to save money on flights and airfare

There are many ways to save money on flights. But booking airfare on a certain day of the week isn’t one of them, according to data from Google Flights. Booking mid-week — and especially Tuesdays around midnight — is often cited as the best time to purchase flights. But in the past five years, US … Read more

How to find cheap hotel rooms? Survey compares popular website rates

How to find cheap hotel rooms?  Survey compares popular website rates

Many travelers try to save money by searching the internet for cheaper hotel rates. But a new study suggests it may not be worth the time — at least in some places. The travel insurance comparison site InsureMyTrip compared rates for 950 hotels in 19 global cities on three popular booking websites as well as … Read more

Online Searches for Fall Vacations Up 40 Percent

Online Searches for Fall Vacations Up 40 Percent

As the end of summer vacation season draws close, a new study found that online searches for fall travel are up 40 percent compared to 2021. According to data from Expedia, travelers from the United States are increasingly setting their sights on international destinations like Barbados, Ho Chi Minh City, London and Munich, which have … Read more

The cheapest and most expensive cities in Europe to visit this year

The cheapest and most expensive cities in Europe to visit this year

It may seem paradoxical, but a trip to Europe may be a way to save money on travel this year. Amid has global scramble to find ways to save money while traveling, hotel rates dropped in many European cities. Average airfares originating from the United States are also down, according to travel specialists. Another boon … Read more

Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Adds Two More New York

Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park adds Seven New Locations

Rentals Open in Binghamton and Chautauqua County New parks are the eighth and ninth to join brand nationwide this year CINCINNATI, Aug. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Families in the Northeast may now enjoy two more Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resorts with the recent opening of locations near Binghamton and in Chautauqua County, New York. … Read more

New Zealand’s borders are fully reopening after more than two years

New Zealand's borders are fully reopening after more than two years

After more than two years, New Zealand is fully reopening its borders and welcoming back all international travelers. The country is reopening on July 31, some three months earlier than previously announced. Earlier this year, New Zealand’s borders were opened to Australians and citizens of 60 places that do not need visas to enter, including … Read more

How to save money on travel? Five tips for cheaper flights and hotels

How to save money on travel?  Five tips for cheaper flights and hotels

1. Finding cheaper flights Those who are strategic about saving spend 23% less on flights than those who aren’t, according to a survey of budget travelers by the booking site VacationRenter. Top strategies include booking with a budget carrier (52%), sticking to one carry-on bag (48%), using credit card points or rewards (39%) and tracking … Read more

My family of 5 is going on 22 trips in 2022. Here are 8 of our best travel tips for a perfect vacation.

My family of 5 is going on 22 trips in 2022. Here are 8 of our best travel tips for a perfect vacation.

My family of five is going on 22 trips in 2022, and we’ve formed our own special travel routine. To build our three daughters’ excitement, we research destinations and curate itineraries together. After taking a five-week vacation to Europe in 2021, my family of five set our sights on an even bigger adventure: 22 trips … Read more