If you make your travel plans at the last minute, you’ll pay a lot for the privilege. Right? Not necessarily. A new, free iPhone app called Flight Tonight identifies all plane flights leaving within 24 hours from your home city, and shows you which airlines are willing to sell the unfilled seats at significant discounts.
Tag Archives | Travel
I started using a travel agent in 2007 when my husband and I wanted to take a trip to Mexico and wanted help choosing a destination and accommodation on short notice. I know these days it’s pretty easy to find a great place to stay using online tools such as TripAdvisor, but we have had […]
For residents of places like the Black Hills, where the first day of spring usually brings a snowstorm, timeshares for resorts in Florida or Mexico can have a lot of appeal. They seem like a fun idea for a vacation in the sunshine as well as a good deal financially. Over the past 30 years […]
My family and I recently took our 20th cruise-ship vacation. Obviously, we’ve found that cruising offers something for each of us. I was reluctant to go on my first cruise, both because I’m prone to motion sickness and because I couldn’t see why anyone would want to spend a vacation cooped up on a boat. […]
What’s at the top of your retirement bucket list? If you are like most folks that I help prepare for retirement, travel is high on that list. As I’ve grown older, my views on retirement travel have changed. I used to buy into the dream of retirement as the “Golden Years.” I thought of it […]