Travel like a pro with these tips from the Beacon Learning Center
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Articles that help you save money, explore new ideas and be a savvy traveler.
1. Can You Keep Airline Travel Costs from Going Up, Up and Away?
Saving money on plane travel is more than just shopping for the lowest price. You need to compare luggage fees, check in every so often for price reductions, and consider other travel and airport costs.
2. Embrace Your Inner Vagabond! How to Plan Wisely for Off-Season Travel
If you’re curious about off-season travel, these are some great ways to take advantage of the discounts and savings available to those who are willing to be flexible with their travel plans.
3. Tipping Etiquette Around the World
When traveling to a new country, determining when and how much to tip can be difficult. Your smartphone can help with the calculations—which is incredibly convenient when dealing with foreign currency—but the nuances of local tipping customs can be tricky to maneuver.
4. The Ins and Outs of Personal Finance Abroad: An Introduction
Are you getting ready to travel abroad for business, pleasure, or school? Before you go, it's important to learn the basics about finance overseas and how it differs from what we are used to here in the U.S.
5. Surprising Ways to See the World and Spend Almost Nothing
For some people, thinking about travel is in itself already an indulgence. The real deal would be too costly to contemplate. Who has the energy or time to travel to a foreign city when you're bogged down by bills, money woes, and other responsibilities?