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Celebrate 'Dead Week' by Snagging Killer Travel Deals

Between New Year's Day and Martin Luther King Jr. Day is the period that the travel industry calls Dead Week. Bookings drop off sharply, and so cruise lines, airlines, hotels, and rental car agencies all offer amazing discounts. Here's how to make the most of those post-holiday deals.

The 10 Cheapest Cities in America

It's hard to say exactly what makes one area more expensive than another but when it all comes down to it, it's cheaper down south.

When Using a Travel Agent Can Save You Money

Customers who quit using travel agents in favor of websites such as Travelocity or Kayak are coming back -- and no wonder. Getting a good deal on travel is only getting more complicated. When are you better off using an agent than trying to fly solo? Read on ...

Priceline's Long Trip from Dot-Com Bust to First Class

In 1999, Priceline saw its stock surge to absurd heights before it had earned a cent in profit, and after the bubble burst, it lost more than 99% of its value. But from that low, the discount travel site began a hard journey to profitability that has proven there are second acts in dot-com companies' lives.