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You Could Win a Year of Unlimited Free Flights on JetBlue. This is How.

How to score an All You Can Jet pass with JetBlue, giving you a year of unlimited trips to anywhere the airline flies.

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A Pro Traveler Reveals the 5 Scams American Tourists Fall for Every Time

A professional traveler reveals the biggest travel scams U.S. tourists always fall for—and how to avoid them.

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12 Ways Airports Are Secretly Manipulating You | Mental Floss

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

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10 Mexico Hotels With Incredible Swim-Up Suites

Mexico’s top resorts are typically not without beautiful pools, but there’s something to be said about the hotels that allow you to swim right up to your room.

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From giraffes to Airstreams: Top 9 glamping destinations in California

Camping is always fun. Camping with no tent set-up and an actual bed? Even better. Here are 9 of the best California glamping destinations, from Santa Barbara’s El Capitan Canyon to the Russi…

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A Frequent Flier's Guide to Travel Gear That Works | Outside Online

Air travel is like backpacking, just with shittier food and the possibility of encountering an attractive member of the opposite sex with an accent.

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10 Gadgets for Surviving a Noisy Flight

From noise canceling headphones to portable VR headsets, these gadgets should help you block out distractions.

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The first thing I do when I visit a new city is a travel secret hidden in plain sight

I never gave tour buses a second thought — other than "that was fun!" — until I landed in Amsterdam

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5 Rules for a Vacation that’s Truly Worth It

Approach your vacations with the same tenacity as your vocations.

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How the Most Experienced Business Travelers Overcome Flight Delays

When your travel plans get disrupted, you don't have to take it lying down. Follow these tips to make the most of an annoying situation.

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15 Amazing Things Made Possible by Getting Lost

Don’t freak out if you’ve lost your way. Incredible things can happen when you wander off the (literal or metaphoric) beaten path. Below are just a few ways humankind has benefited from someone getting lost—plus, a few things to think about if you find yourself off course.

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Mom of 9-month-old thanks Southwest flight attendant for going above and beyond

Southwest flight attendant who went above and beyond gets Facebook recognition.

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This 'homeless' guy flies first class for free and says anyone could do it — here's how

Ben Schlappig is a popular travel blogger. He's also homeless because he spends most of his time in first class flights for free.

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10 Hotel Secrets from Behind the Front Desk | Mental Floss

Jacob Tomsky has worked on the front lines of hotels for more than a decade, and he has some hospitality secrets to spill.

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11 Brilliant Gifts for the Traveler in Your Life | Mental Floss

Surprise the globe-trotter in your life with a gift guaranteed to give them better mileage.

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People who are living the dream without spending a fortune - Business Insider

Think you can't afford to travel the world? Take some pointers from people who are doing it.

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How To Save Money On Holiday Travel - Budget Travel Hacks

With the holiday season sneaking up on us, it's officially time to start making winter travel plans. Whether you're jet setting off for Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year's, traveling this time of the year is always a crowded and chaotic feat. To avoid holiday price increases, crowded travel time and overbooked hotels, we talked to Cheryl Rosner​, the CEO of travel site Stayful.com, for the best budget tips. Here, six key ways to make your holiday vacation more affordable:

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10 Ways to Make Your Flight More Comfortable | Mental Floss

Just because you're confined to your seat, it doesn’t mean you have to be uncomfortable. Some basic tricks will help ease you through your trip.

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Why Travel Is Good for Your Health | U.S. News Travel

Apart from depriving yourself the chance to enhance your productivity and work performance, avoiding taking a break can lead to stress overload and other potentially damaging effects on your health, experts say.

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Disney U.S. parks to change pricing for the first time in 60 years

The changes are supposed to make the park more magical, but only at the non-peak times of year.

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How to Travel Cross-Country For Only $213

The most romantic way to journey from California to New York might also be the cheapest.

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TripScout’s Main Appeal: It’s Blissfully Simple | Travel + Leisure

TripScout employs actual guides—generally from leading local tour companies—to curate lists of around 25 top cultural and historic sites in a given city. Read on for more.

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11 Vacation Destinations Where You Can Interact With Wildlife

Zoos are fascinating, but if you really want to interact with wildlife, get behind the wheel and head for one of these treasures.

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Six hotels that will give you a free ticket to Disneyland - LA Times

These Costa Mesa hotels have a present for Disneyland fans during the theme park's 60th anniversary: a free adult ticket to Disneyland or California Adventure for those who stay at least two nights by early September.  1. Avenue of the Arts Wyndh

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Airfare Will Drop BIG Time In August, Experts Say

Prepare your mind and wallet, because you're gonna want to buy a flight ASAP. Airfare is predicted to drop sharply in August and continue through the fall, according to industry researchers at Hopper.com

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Poshtels are the hot new trend in the travel industry — here's what they are

The idea of staying at a hostel brings to mind cramped wire-frame bunk beds, shared bathrooms, and a general lack of amenities.

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8 Essential Apps for Traveling Abroad

Travelers used to carry along guidebooks about each place they were visiting when exploring the world, but now you can find all the information you need in the palm of your hand. There's an app for virtually everything these days and many of them are desi

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These brutally honest travel tips will keep you from embarrassing yourself in 15 different countries

It's one thing to look like a goofy tourist while traveling — but offending the locals is even worse. With that in mind, Reddit users have spent the last 24 hours answering the following question: "What should tourists NEVER do in your country?"

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7 Things I Learned From Dropping it All and Going On Hiatus

You'll be surprised at what you can learn about yourself and whatever it is you're doing when you simply stop.

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How to Pack for an 18-Day Trip in a Carry-On | Go Ahead Tours

It sounds like an impossible feat: pack for an 18-day trip in a single carry-on-sized suitcase. But Social Media Specialist Melissa proves that it's possible, as she did just the thing on her recent trip to Eastern Europe.

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8 unique summer vacations that won't break the bank

Here are eight American summer vacation ideas for individuals, couples and families that won't ruin your budget.

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8 unique summer vacations that won't break the bank

Here are eight American summer vacation ideas for individuals, couples and families that won't ruin your budget.

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Travel the world, one meal at a time, with chef Andrew Zimmern

Chef Andrew Zimmern joins Mashable on Pinterest to bring you delicious and unique treats from around the world.

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20 Things You Should Never Pack in Your Checked Luggage

We've been over this before, but we're going to go over it again: Do not put anything valuable in your checked baggage, period -- unless you're willing to take the chance that it will be lost, damaged or stolen, and you recognize that you will most likely

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How to Have Fun on a Business Trip (Yes, Really) | Travel + Leisure

Traveling for work doesn’t mean you can’t experience everything a city has to offer. Here’s how to get the most out of five major business destinations, including client-worthy restaurants, easy walking tours, and quick escapes when the meetings are

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8 Simple Ways to Be More in the Moment When You Travel

Be fully present by creating space for spontaneity in your travels. You can't remain in the moment if you always adhere to a strict schedule or plan. Say yes to the voice within you that urges you to step off a marked trail, even if just for a brief ...

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L.A.'s 98-Year-Old Food Hall Is More Alive Than Ever - Bon Appétit

Everyone seems to agree that it's been a wild couple years for Grand Central Market in Downtown Los Angeles.

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Where in the World Is the Best Place to Be in February? | Lonely Planet

If you want to find out the best place to be on any day of the year--today, tomorrow, your birthday or wedding anniversary--check out our interactive calendar....

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Seasonal Solutions For A Budget-Social Life

The age-old question “What do you want to do?” has plagued humanity since the dawn of civilized social interactions. When a small budget is involved, this question becomes even more daunting. It can be challenging to find a fun excursi...

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The Secret Language Of Flight Attendants Is Your New Inflight Entertainment

Flight attendants are full of secrets. Not only do they nap in a secret cavern and possess the ultimate cure for jet lag, but as we've recently learned, they have their very own language, too. According to real flight crew members, they use a whol...