| Jan 12, 2013
Tisa L. Silver-Canady, who counsels University of Maryland, Baltimore students about loan repayments and runs other financial education programs at the school, realized toward the end of last year that she had not used about a third of her vacation time....
| Sep 26, 2012
| 7:58 AM
Winter Holiday Travel: How to get the best deals
PayPal Shopping Specialist Claudia Lombana gives us her tips on how to score the best holiday travel deals, when to purchase and when to fly.
Click here for the exclusive discount from PayPal merchant,...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Do airlines deliberately withhold seats until the last minute to get you to splurge on pricier options?
Along the same lines, do airlines create a false impression that a flight is rapidly selling out so you'll jump on any seat available, no matter...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 5:11 AM
Larry and Evelyn Schechter got married in February 2012, and like any happily married newlyweds, were excited about going on their dream honeymoon, a tour of Italy.
They booked their tour through Trafalgar tours, which included stops in Rome, Florence...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 9:05 PM
A new Seattle-based tech startup has a novel idea for making travel plans easier. The company, called Utrip, offers a one-stop platform to plan and book vacations.
In a region that already features the Rick Steves travel empire, and online travel giant...
| May 1, 2012
Move over, New York; we have a new champion for high hotel prices -- Boston, which the online hotel agency Cheaphotels (www.cheaphotels.org) discovered has the country's highest average nightly rates for budget hotels. The new Budget Hotel report (http://...
| May 8, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Most of us are familiar with sites like Travelocity and Expedia designed to help you plan your next family vacation. You'd think with all the choices, travel agents would be a dying breed.
Well, think again. For the second year in a row, travel...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:36 AM
No estamos en Navidad, pero sí en plena temporada de preparativos para celebrar una de las épocas más lindas del año. Seguro estás afinando tu presupuesto y haciendo planes para venir a esta ciudad que se ve más bonita que nunca en estas fiestas....
| Aug 21, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Seattle-based travel site Expedia promises discount hotel rates to anyone looking to travel on a budget. However, a class-action lawsuit filed Monday accuses Expedia and a host of other travel sites of conspiring with hotel chains to fix prices at a...
| May 8, 2012
"You're buying maps? That's totally last century. Just use your GPS and download maps from Google or Bing." That's typical of the responses I get from well-meaning friends when I tell them of my trip planning. Yes, maps may very well be 20th century -- or...
| May 25, 2012
| 9:41 PM
A 42-year-old man who was shot and killed by a stray bullet as he drove through Seattle's Central District was a married father of two and a software engineer at Zillow who died in his father's arms.
The victim, Justin Ferrari, was driving his family...