Finding good apartments when traveling can be difficult. Here are all our tips for making you sure you not only get an awesome apartment, but also the best deal.
Everything you hear about Tuscany is true – from the amazing food and wine to the incredible country scenery, spending time in Tuscany should be on your radar. And we’ve got the perfect place for you to stay!
The Rocky Mountains. An incredible house. A hot tub. A BMW. For a whole month. And all for free. Here’s how I did it.
Prague is an alluring city filled with gothic architecture, an abundance of cultural history, and delicious food. MMMM….Pork knuckle! Heather and I stopped here for a few days in the middle of May, and while the weather was blustery and rainy, we enjoyed exploring this historical city (we even went on a three hour walking
To book Natasa’s apartment in Split, click here. While on a two month trip to Europe this spring, Trav and I decided to “settle down” in one place for at least three weeks. Having always wanted to visit Croatia, we thought a little bit of sun, sand and surf was the perfect place to call
[My accommodations in Paris were complimentary, courtesy of GowithOh. As always, all opinions expressed in this post are my own.] Details In Paris, we stayed in a cute 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom GowithOh apartment in the Montmartre quarter, just a few blocks above Moulin Rouge and a short ten minute hike up to Sacre-Coeur. We
An awesome pool. A view of a medieval castle. A perfect location right on the main square of the gorgeous Old City. And cheap (or in my case, free). Where is it? Gotta read more to find out!
[My accommodations in Rome were complimentary courtesy of GowithOh. As always, all opinions expressed in this post are entirely my own.] [bluebox]To read more traveling cheap in Italy, check out these posts: The Top 10 Ways to Save Money in Italy GowithOh, My Secret Weapon for Finding Accommodations in Europe GowithOh Apartment- Venice GowithOh Apartment-
[My accommodations in Florence were complimentary courtesy of GowithOh. As always, all opinions expressed in this post are entirely my own, and I’d recommend this apartment to anyone, even my own mother!] Details Link to our GowithOh apartment in Florence Our GowithOh apartment in Florence, owned by the wonderful Carlotta, was one of the highlights
[My accommodations in Venice were complimentary courtesy of GowithOh. As always, all opinions expressed in this post are entirely my own, and I’d recommend this apartment to anyone, even my own mother!] [bluebox]To read more about traveling cheap in Italy, check out these posts: The Top 10 Ways to Save Money in Italy GowithOh,
Never head of GowithOh? It’s ok, you’re not the only one. But if you want to save money on accommodations in Europe, it’s time to acclimate yourself.
Nantucket. Martha’s Vineyard. The names conjure up images of grandeur. These are the playgrounds of multi-millionaires. Of billionaires. Of US Presidents. And of me. So how did someone like me escape to these two exclusive enclaves, one of the most elite and richest areas of the United States, this summer? On a budget, of course!
[box style=blue] Northwest Portland Hostel Snapshot 425 NW 18th Avenue, Portland, Oregon Prices: Dorms starting at $23/night, private rooms $67-$99/night Pros: Excellent, excellent location; walkable to everything Good amount of hostel activities Cheap parking at $2/night Clean bathrooms and common areas Nice courtyard for relaxing Cons: Wireless internet was very spotty No control over your
Love hotels but hate the price tag? Say hello to the Club Carlson credit card. Here’s why it’s my favorite hotel credit card and how to get buy 1 get 1 free nights (seriously!).
[box style=blue] Casa dos Guindais Snapshot Location: Rua Arnaldo Gama,72, 4000-094, Porto, Portugal Price: 54 euros to 81 euros depending on season and type of room. Pros: Great location with stunning views and only a 3 minute walk to the river or the metro. Free parking, which easily saves you 10-15 euros a day. Amazing
It’s no secret that I prefer hostels and local guesthouses over chain hotels, and what better way to highlight why than the world’s first hostel crawl! My trip to San Fran provided the perfect setting, with a number of great hostel options in and around the city. During my seven day stay I was able
Staying in only hotels is soooo 20th century. Here are some options that’ll give you a more authentic experience and save you money.
I know, I know, to some people, “hostel” is a dirty word. But hasn’t your mother ever told you “Don’t knock it ’till you try it?” Over 50 hostels later, I can safely say that some of my best accommodations were hostels, and they’re not anything like you’d expect (floating staircases in UNESCO World Heritage sites or castles in Scotland anyone?).
[UPDATE: Some of these deals may have changed. Please visit the Hotel Credit Cards page for the most up to date offers] I’ll admit that I’m not the biggest proponent of hotel points, as I tend to concentrate on amassing airlines miles instead and also enjoy staying at boutique hotels or hostels when I’m traveling.
Accor hotels, which has over 4,000 hotels in 90 countries, is offering free platinum status to A|Club, their loyalty program. This is supposed to be targeted to Citi Premier Miles World Mastercard holders in the UAE but because of a glitch in the system, it is allowing anyone to sign up and receive it. I