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Didn’t Get What You Want for Christmas? Try These Travel Contests.

December 29th, 2009 · Comments Off on Didn’t Get What You Want for Christmas? Try These Travel Contests. · Misc






Your dream trip to [insert place here] may not have been under the tree, but plenty of travel sites are running contests with great travel prizes that beat any after Christmas sales.






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Went to Costco for vino, came back with a vacation.

January 26th, 2009 · Comments Off on Went to Costco for vino, came back with a vacation. · Experience, Tips & Tricks






While picking up basics at Costco – bread, bananas, blueberries and wine – I noticed the sign for Costco Travel and checked if they could save me money on our last minute vacation.











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Five Budget Travel Experiences from Your TV

October 29th, 2008 · Comments Off on Five Budget Travel Experiences from Your TV · Tips & Tricks






My horoscope for Oct 18 was: Travel is on your mind right now, especially trips to far off lands overseas. [duh – when is it not?]  But if you can’t exactly afford to take the time or spend that kind of cash right now, then you will just have to satisfy your wanderlust in a […]






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Five super low-budget, family destinations for Fall

October 20th, 2008 · Comments Off on Five super low-budget, family destinations for Fall · Tips & Tricks






As I mention often, we blew our 2008 travel budget on our Bali trip.  I learned my lesson– one trip a year is not enough.  I want to travel, now.  So, I have been turning our trips into travel.  Here’s where we’re going on limited funds: 5 super low budget destinations Seasonal celebrations.  Wherever you […]






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Five budget friendly ways to make any trip feel like a vacation

October 14th, 2008 · Comments Off on Five budget friendly ways to make any trip feel like a vacation · Tips & Tricks






You may not have much money to travel, but that does not mean you need to stay home.  Yes times are tough, but traveling is as much an experience as a destination.  A half-day trip can feel like vacation with the right approach. What makes a trip, travel? Planning ahead – Even last minute travel […]






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