National Cheap Flight Day Is Every Day — If You Know How to Look

Written by Victoria M. Walker @ The Points Guy

Here at TPG, we love deals. Whether it’s maximizing your points and miles to snag a “free” ticket or taking advantage of flight deals (such as this dirt-cheap business class ticket to Europe), we’re all about saving our readers money. If you haven’t yet heard, today is National Cheap Flight Day, which was created by …

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Tips for Exploring Portugal’s Algarve Region With Kids

Written by Jennifer Yellin @ The Points Guy

Portugal‘s southernmost stretch of coastline, the Algarve, is known for its beautiful beaches, charming fishing towns, excellent surfing and delicious seafood. The Algarve region, which is just a two- to three-hour drive from Lisbon, is becoming increasingly popular with tourists. It’s also the perfect destination for families. If visiting Portugal is in your future, here …

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How to Avoid Paying Bank Fees While Traveling

Written by NomadicMatt @ Nomadic Matt's Travel Site

When you travel abroad, banking overseas involves knowing three things: how to avoid paying bank fees, how to eliminate foreign transaction charges, and how to get a good exchange rate. Let me show you how to save your money, so you can spend it on what matters: having a great trip!

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You Can Visit Every National Park for Free This Weekend — Here’s How to Maximize Your Trip

Written by Liz Hund @ The Points Guy

On Sunday, Aug. 25, the National Park Service (NPS) will celebrate it s 103rd birthday by offering free admission to all 112 fee-charging National Parks across the US. While National Parks are generally affordable and the fee contributes to park upkeep, that expense can add up — especially when you’re visiting multiple parks during a …

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These Are the Best Times to Visit Aruba

Written by Josh Laskin @ The Points Guy

With white, sugar-sand beaches, turquoise waters and Divi-Divi trees on its western and southern coasts, Aruba is a beachgoer’s paradise. Or, there’s the wild side: the island is home to a cactus- and boulder-strewn desert, rugged volcanic cliffs lining the east coast and 617-foot Mount Jamanota, which is inhabited by wild parakeets, goats and rattlesnakes. …

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Second Cities: Destinations to Add onto a Trip to Barcelona

Written by Lori Zaino @ The Points Guy

Welcome to TPG’s series, Second Cities. The series is designed to help travelers find smaller or less-popular-but-equally-amazing places to visit that are no more than a few hours by air or land from your original destination so you can maximize your itinerary. A trip to Barcelona, Spain, is on everyone’s must-go list — and with …

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Hotels Are Getting Into the Coworking Game — Here’s How You Could Use Points for Access

Written by Deanna Ting @ The Points Guy

Chances are you’ll soon have more opportunities to access fully decked-out coworking spaces using your loyalty points, your credit card miles or simply by dropping into your favorite hotel. That’s because more travel and loyalty brands than ever — especially those from hotels — are seeing an opportunity to expand into coworking, or are finding …

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