Think that Airbnb will have everything you need? Think again. Here’s what you might want to pack.

Think your Airbnb will have everything you need?  Think again.  Here's what you might want to pack.

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. Short-term vacation rentals such as Airbnb ABNB, -5.03% and Vrbo offer much that hotels can’t, such as authenticity and uniqueness. Yet these benefits come with some major downsides. Unpredictability and hit-or-miss property management means that travelers never know what to expect before walking in the door. According … Read more

Think that Airbnb will have everything you need? Think again. Here’s what you might want to pack.

Think your Airbnb will have everything you need?  Think again.  Here's what you might want to pack.

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. Short-term vacation rentals such as Airbnb ABNB, +0.05% and Vrbo offer much that hotels can’t, such as authenticity and uniqueness. Yet these benefits come with some major downsides. Unpredictability and hit-or-miss property management means that travelers never know what to expect before walking in the door. According … Read more

How to find cheaper rental cars and save money on a road trip

How to find cheaper rental cars and save money on a road trip

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. When making your travel budget, don’t assume that lodging and airfare will be your biggest expense. Now, more than ever, rental cars are shaping up to be one of the biggest — and stubbornly high — aspects of people’s vacation budgets. While airfare and lodging prices are … Read more

Think that Airbnb will have everything you need? Think again. Here’s what you might want to pack.

Think your Airbnb will have everything you need?  Think again.  Here's what you might want to pack.

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. Short-term vacation rentals such as Airbnb ABNB, -1.99% and Vrbo offer much that hotels can’t, such as authenticity and uniqueness. Yet these benefits come with some major downsides. Unpredictability and hit-or-miss property management means that travelers never know what to expect before walking in the door. According … Read more

Four strategies for finding cheaper flights

Four strategies for finding cheaper flights

Gone are the days of jaw-droppingly low prices on plane tickets. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, airfare has jumped 27.7% in the past year. Although you may not find pandemic flight deals, there are still ways to get a good deal on your tickets. Here are a few methods you can … Read more

Think your Airbnb will have everything you need? Think again. Here’s what you might want to pack.

Think your Airbnb will have everything you need?  Think again.  Here's what you might want to pack.

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. Short-term vacation rentals such as Airbnb ABNB, +2.61% and Vrbo offer much that hotels can’t, such as authenticity and uniqueness. Yet these benefits come with some major downsides. Unpredictability and hit-or-miss property management means that travelers never know what to expect before walking in the door. According … Read more

Planning a big trip for the holidays? How to make sense of travel insurance.

Planning a big trip for the holidays?  How to make sense of travel insurance.

After years of wait and delays, many retirees are planning to travel for the holidays and winter months. ​Booking in advance can be a good way to secure lower prices, but how can you protect your travel investment? Travel insurance is part of the answer and there are different ways to book travel that can … Read more

Think your Airbnb will have everything you need? Think again. Here’s what you might want to pack.

Think your Airbnb will have everything you need?  Think again.  Here's what you might want to pack.

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. Short-term vacation rentals such as Airbnb ABNB, +2.61% and Vrbo offer much that hotels can’t, such as authenticity and uniqueness. Yet these benefits come with some major downsides. Unpredictability and hit-or-miss property management means that travelers never know what to expect before walking in the door. According … Read more

This is exactly the best time to book an Airbnb to save money

This is exactly the best time to book an Airbnb to save money

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. Despite what some travelers might think, booking a hotel in advance usually isn’t a good idea. The savings aren’t huge, but booking at the last minute knocks about 13% off the price of a hotel room, on average. But what about short-term vacation rentals like Airbnb? ABNB, … Read more

Are you planning FOMO travel that you can’t afford?

Are you planning FOMO travel that you can't afford?

Views from a tower in Portugal, gondolas in Venice, beaches in the Bahamas — as you scroll through your social media feeds, it seems like everyone you’ve ever met is on a picturesque vacation this summer. Compared to the last two years, 2022 is seeing a steep increase in travel, especially international, and it may … Read more