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  • Priceline offers new guarantee for rental cars

     
     Priceline.com  announced today the launch of its latest promotion – the Big Deal Rental Car Price Guarantee. Here’s how it works: Between now and June 2, 2010, if you book a Name Your Own Price rental car and find a better price right...
  • Sanibel Island

    Ever since tourists discovered Sanibel a century ago, the parade of shell lovers, bird watchers and naturalists hasn't stopped. Today this island, three miles off Florida's southwest coast, is world-known for the shells that cover its sugar-colored...
  • Olympic deals for Vancouver, Canada? Not yet

    The world economy may be schussing down the fall line, but you would never know it from the price tags on lodging-and-ticket packages for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Canada, which start at more than $3,000 for two nights. What's a cost-...
  • Senior is denied rental car overseas

    Question: My wife and I try to make one major trip abroad a year. This year we thought we would go to Northern Ireland in September, but every auto rental agency I've contacted has a maximum age for a car rental. I happen to be 82. Is there any way I...
  • Make retirement purchases before leaving work

    Dreaming of retiring and then sailing the world? You may want to try it the other way around. Big-ticket purchases at or early into retirement can crush even well-funded portfolios, experts say, particularly if they are accompanied by a period of poor...
  • Tips on renting a vacation home

    Here, based on my own adventures and conversations with several experts, are 14 things to know about vacation rentals. 1. Know whom to call when the AC breaks down: Get your host's cellphone number -- and his handyman's. Sure, it's nice if your host...
  • Vacation rental homes offer a unique experience

    Vacation rental homes offer a unique experience
    The visionary in Fort Bragg, Calif., who ordered up a living room large enough to accommodate a rugby match. The risk taker in Idyllwild, Calif., who one day must have said, "Hey, what about a round house?" The fearless renovator in Santa Fe, N.M., who...
  • Eco-travel options are abundant

    Santa Barbara's air pollution district has a little challenge for you: Leave the car at home. The district, in cooperation with the city's tourism office, is trying to make it easier to travel green. Hop on an Amtrak train and you could qualify for cheap...
  • Explore Washington's Cape Disappointment State Park

    The breeze sings, the sea glistens, and treachery lies all around. I peek beyond a thicket of brush at what was long ago dubbed the Graveyard of the Pacific, a stretch of ocean that has struck fear into the hearts of many sailors. I'm muttering my own...
  • Dollywood perfect for family vacations

    Dollywood perfect for family vacations
    -- If your circle of friends includes self-styled urban sophisticates, a declaration that you like to take your family vacation in and near Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., is a bit like announcing you're a fan of Ann Coulter at a global-warming...
  • On Balboa Island, vacationers live large

    On Balboa Island, vacationers live large
    The red-and-white ferry boats shuttling between Balboa Island and the Balboa Peninsula are still jammed with cars, shirtless teens and tourists on bicycles. Luxury yachts -- many bigger than most motor homes -- still crowd the blue waters off the...