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Paula Kerrigan

Paula Kerrigan

Paula is based in the DealNews Irish office, where she works as our Associate Travel Editor. Before coming to DealNews, Paula worked as an English teacher in Japan and Italy. She has edited and written for several local e-zines aimed at westerners living abroad. Now she uses her travel experience across the six continents (Antarctica is still at large) to inform her travel features at dealnews. Her other interests include reading, music, and eating out.

Paula Kerrigan's Most Recent Features

5 Reasons to Book This All-Inclusive Dominican Republic Vacation Deal

The Dominican Republic is famous for its pristine beaches, mild climate, and Spanish-flavored architecture and history. And you can experience the prime Punta Cana destination with an amazing all-inclusive deal available now.

Best Travel Deals: 4-Star Beach Hotels, Flights and Vacation Getaways

If there's two things we love, it's 4-star hotels and big savings on travel deals. This week, we've combined these two passions into one glorious collection of luxury hotels in sunny destinations like Florida, San Francisco, Mexico, and the Bahamas.

CleverLayover: Save $300, but Risk Missing Your Connection?

A new flight "disruptor" finds the cheapest airfares, even if it means booking on multiple airlines. That can both save big bucks and complicate your travel.

Best Travel Deals: 4.5-Star NYC Hotel for Under $200, All-Time Low for Alaska Cruise

Winter Summer is coming and we're ready for some beachside R&R! Join us and check out this week's travel deals to find savings on an exclusive 4.5-star NYC hotel, all-time low cruises to Alaska, and all-inclusive vacations on the eastern tip of the Dominican Republic.

Best Travel Deals: 20% Off Amtrak Fares, All-Time Low for a Puerto Plata Vacation

99 problems but a vacation ain't one? Have a gander at this week's travel deals to save money across the country and abroad. We've found a 20% off discount on Amtrak cross-country fares and also a 20% discount on activity deals on Living Social. And the cherry on the cake: an all-time low for a week-long all-inclusive vacation in the Dominican Republic.

Best Travel Deals: Free Flights at Expedia, 50% off Amelia Island Hotel in FL

Ready to pack it all in and head to the beach? Have a gander at this week's travel deals to save money across the country and abroad. We've found Virgin America 1-way flights for just $38 and stays at an Amelia Island hotel in Florida that will save you almost 50%. And to top it all off: Expedia is offering 100% back on the price of your flight when you book a vacation package.

Buy This, Not That: The 10 Best Gifts for Mother's Day

Your mom raised you, so the least you can do is put a little thought into her present. We show how to avoid common pitfalls and cliches with your Mother's Day gift.

How to Cheaply Visit Vegas During the Mayweather vs Pacquiao Fight

One of the biggest sporting events in history is taking place this weekend in Las Vegas, and if you're going, prices will be much higher than usual. But just because you're going to Vegas for a fight doesn't mean your wallet has to take a beating!

Best Travel Deals: Save Over $800 on a 5-Star Resort in Maui

Dreaming of getting away from it all? Check out this week's top travel deals to save on nationwide domestic flights, cruises to Alaska, and a 5-night stay at luxury 5-star condo resort in the Maui. So stop dreaming and start packing!

How Early (or Late) Should You Book a Cruise to Get the Best Price?

Getting the delicate balance right on booking a cruise can be tricky. Book too early and you risk paying through the nose. But book too late and you're limited in your cabin selection or may miss the lower-priced cabins altogether! This week we investigate whether there's a tipping point for when booking a cruise.