Category: Guides

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Money Saving Tips for Las Vegas

Las Vegas, The City of Lights, whatever you call it, you are likely aware that it has always been a highly desired destination for travelers across the globe, and that trend doesn’t seem to be slowing down. In 2015 alone,...

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10 Last Minute Gift Ideas For The Traveler On Your List

With the holidays fast approaching, life tends to get a little crazy. If you’re anything like us here at Thrifty Traveler, you still have a few people that still need to be checked off of your holiday shopping list. I can’t tell...

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How to Book the Best Seat Possible

You’ve booked your next flight and the airline’s seat map lets you choose what seat you want, but how do you know which seat is the best? The answer is SeatGuru. SeatGuru is a website that features aircraft seat maps, seat...

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10 Travel Apps You Need For Your Next Trip

There are many ways in which our smartphones have made life easier. One of those ways is most certainly travel. This past December, my wife and I took a trip to Europe to visit Amsterdam and London. My phone became...

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6 Tips for Booking Cheap Flights

We’ve already covered several tips for booking cheap flights in our post on how to book the cheapest flight possible. The following are more of our favorites:   1. Be Flexible With Travel Dates If you want to save the most...

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Positioning Flights are the Key to Flight Deals

Most people simply ignore a mistake fare or fare deal if it’s not originating from their home city. This is a huge mistake. Many times you can find a cheap round-trip fare or use points & miles to get to...

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How to Start a Travel Blog in 6 Easy Steps

I regularly receive questions about the process behind starting Thrifty Traveler. I figured it would help others to outline exactly how to start a travel blog. Let me walk you through six easy steps to get you started blogging in no time!...

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The Cheapest Places to Travel in 2016

Last year, we posted how 2015 was the year to travel to Europe. With the value of the Euro in the toilet against the strong US Dollar, it became a lot cheaper to travel. So how much cheaper? The Euro lost...

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10 Ways To Be A Thrifty Traveler

  1. Take Public Transportation Public transportation can be confusing, especially in a foreign country, but it can also be a great way to save money. One of the best ways to be a Thrifty Traveler is to take public...