travel deals

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.

Why Seach Giant Google Bought Frommer's Little Travel Guides

Google is acquiring Frommer's travel guide business for roughly $25 million -- a tiny deal for the search giant. But this buy, as well as last year's purchase of restaurant rater Zagat's, makes it clear that Google has plans to keep becoming more of a powerhouse in content.

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 ...

Expert Tips for Racking Up Free Airline Miles

Now that summer is nearly over, you can start planning for next year's big vacation by racking up airline miles. We spoke with one expert who scored 250,000 miles in a 12-month period by opening just three cards. But his strategy isn't for everyone.

Weak Euro Luring More Americans Overseas

The EU debt crisis is making the dollar stronger compared to the euro, and that means travel bargains for American tourists in Europe this summer. There's only one catch: Trans-Atlantic airfares are still high.

$100 off on 3-night hotel booking

Get $100 off when you book a 3-night hotel stay through Travelocity and pay with your American Express card. Your total must be at least $500 to get...