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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.

The Week's Best Freebies: Free LEGO Star Wars Set, 2 Months of Audible

Everyone knows the best things in life are free (or nearly free)! That's why we're bringing you another roundup of the week's best freebies. Read on to see how you can score free LEGOs, an Audible membership, and more.

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.

6 Ways to Save While Visiting Our National Parks

Even if you can't make it to a park to celebrate Earth Day this week, any time is a great time to visit our national parks — and there are always plenty of ways to save.

Best Travel Deals: Lowest Price Ever for a Riviera Maya Vacation, Free In-Flight Internet

Need to get away? Check out this week's top travel deals to save on flights to Europe, vacation packages to Mexico, and a 2-night stay at an extremely well reviewed resort in the Florida Keys.

Best Travel Deals: Save Up to $1,800 on a Bahamas Cruise

Bags packed and nowhere to go? Check out this week's top travel deals to save on flights to Washington D.C., vacation packages to Maui, and a 4-night Bahamas cruise in May. With savings of up to $1,798, you and your wallet can sit back and relax.

See the World: The Week's 5 Best Vacation Deals That Span the Globe

There's so much of the world to see, what are you waiting for? Every week we see vacations to exotic destinations and this week we've picked our top five vacations that will transport you to another world. Explore the castles and farmhouses of Ireland, stay in a luxury chateau in France, and experience the unique cultures of India and Japan.

Best Travel Deals: Save $168 Going to the Aloha State

Always wanted to go to Hawaii, but terrified of the expense? Fear not! We've put together our top Hawaii travel deals including Hawaiian Airlines roundtrip flights from $379; 3-night flight and hotel vacation packages with car rental from $1,145; 11-night cruises from Honolulu to Vancouver from $1,798, and more.

Save up to $600 on Tropical Travel Deals in Punta Cana, Key Largo, SoBe

We're ready to kick back and relax this week with tropical travel deals that will save you money. Take an all-inclusive vacation in the Dominican Republic, book a 7-night Mediterranean cruise, or checkout Expedia's sale for a free flight.

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in April

April is here, and if you're stuck indoors waiting out the seasonal showers, you'll have an excuse to spend more time shopping for the best deals online. Here is what's in store this month for the smart shopper.

How to Save $230 on Your Next Trip to the Sunshine State of Florida

Fancy a little R&R in the Sunshine State? We've found five Florida travel deals including Delta 1-way fares to Florida from $194; 5-Star Miami hotels for $199 per night; 45-minute speedboat tours, and more.

Best Travel Deals: JetBlue Fares From $34, Sandals Resort Sale, Vegas Hotels

This week we're all about spring travel. We've found five great travel deals including JetBlue 1-way fares to the Northeast from $34; Sandals & Beaches Resorts up to 65% off; 3-nights in Vegas with $50 credit for $149, and more.

It's Not Too Late for Spring Break! How to Get Cheap Airfare, Hotels, and More

The rite of passage that is Spring Break for millions of college students and young adults is upon us! But wait, aren't students notoriously broke? How can an impoverished academic undertake the kind of exotic party vacation the news stations are so constantly warning about? Look no further!

Prepare for Take Off: Best Airfare Sales to Vegas, Asia, and Europe

Are you ready to take off? We've found five great airfare offerings, such as JetBlue domestic 1-way flights with prices starting from $48.10. If something more international and luxurious is your style, head to Asia on five-star Singapore Airlines. These and more are in this week's best travel deals.

Here's Why a European Vacation Will Be More Affordable in 2015

We can thank a stronger US dollar for better hotel rates abroad this year. Poland, Uruguay, and Morocco all make the list, but what nations saw the biggest price decreases for American travelers?

VIDEO: Over 30? Tinder Will Charge You More for a Subscription

Tinder, a dating app, thinks you'll pay more for their premium service, if you're old. In this brief — yet lively — video, our experts discuss if this is ageist and discriminatory against "old" folks, or if this is simply a way for Tinder to let younger people afford a dating app!

The 7 Cutest Travel Destinations for Adorable Animal Watching

Forget the Eiffel Tower and the Forbiddean City: we've found travel destinations where you can cuddle with puppies and kittens! (Or just gawk at them.)

Get These 8 Things to Help Prepare For Emergencies

With much of the country under snow (including some regions that barely see an inch), now is a good time to review what you need to prepare for unexpected extreme weather, car breakdowns, and other emergencies.

Best Travel Deals: 30% Off Disney Vacations, All-Time Low Flights on Southwest Airlines

With just two weeks to go before the hour "springs" forward and the winter is officially over, it's a great time to book a spring vacation. Book a getaway with our best travel deals of the week!

Ask an Editor: Are All-Inclusive Resorts Worth It?

Our readers asked, and we're answering: our travel editor says that if you want relaxation, the convenience and peace-of-mind provided by an all-inclusive resort's food and drink package is well worth the price tag.

Here's How You Can Get an Editors' Choice Travel Deal EVERY Monday

Looking for a bargain on a hotel deal? You could always keep your eyes peeled for the consistent flow of discounts, but if you're a planner, it might be as easy as logging on to BookIt every Monday.

Best Travel Deals: Save $500 on a Swank Vegas Hotel, Retreat to a Mountain Cabin for $99 a Night

There's something about Friday that makes us daydream about getting away. Book a weekend vacay with our best travel deals of the week!

Best Travel Deals: Valentine's Getaway at Niagara Falls, $29 Flights to Chicago, More

This week we've found money-saving travel deals so that you can focus on the important things like kicking back and relaxing. Frontier's latest sale has fares to Chicago from $29, an Editors' Choice deal offers all-time-lows for stays in Vegas, and you can book a 2-Night Niagara Falls break for $129 — just to name a few.

Update: We Found 5 More Budget-Friendly U.S. Cities to Visit in 2015!

Last week, you guys seemed to love our feature on the five most affordable U.S. travel destinations, that we decided to expand it to a full 10! Read on to see the list of both previous entries and new additions, including perennial favorites like Las Vegas, and funky newcomers like Austin.

Best Travel Deals: Stay in a Converted Train Hotel for Cheap, 1-Way Flights From $19

This week it feels like all the travel deals we've seen have slashed their prices to all time lows. We've found nationwide airfare from $19 1-way, and even price lows for flights to Asia, in this week's best travel deals.

Top 5 U.S. Cities for Traveling on the Cheap in 2015

If you're planning on vacationing on a budget in the U.S. this year, you're spoiled for choice. To help you decide, we've put together our five cut-price travel destinations for 2015 so that you can afford to see as much of our great land as you can!

Escape the Office With Our Top Travel Deals: Airfare From $58 1-Way

This week we've rounded up the week's best travel deals so that you can plan a mid-winter escape without having to cash in you 401K. We've found nationwide airfare from $136 roundtrip; or book a 2-for-1 cruise and save 50%. We also found vacation deals to exotic Hawaii and Romantic Paris.

5 Romantic Hotel Deals for Valentine's Day

If you've dropped the ball on the last few Valentine's, then be sure to check out our list of five romantic hotel deals that will save you money and put tiny little love-hearts in your partner's eyes. We've got a 4-star Miami hotel for a $189 low, Manhattan for $109 a night, and more.

What is "Hidden City" Airfare Ticketing and is it Legal?

A 22-year-old programmer named Aktarer Zaman made headlines this week when he was sued by United Airlines and Orbitz over his website Skiplagged, which helps travelers find cheaper fares through the practice of "hidden city" ticketing. According to the complaint, United says the whiz kid "intentionally and maliciously" interfered with airline industry business relationships "by promoting prohibited forms of travel." But what is this practice, and do the airlines have any right to shut it down?

10 Countdown to Christmas Sales You Can't Miss: Daily Deals on Apparel, Tech, More

Christmas is roughly two weeks away and retailers are doing everything they can to promote their deals. That means we're seeing an uptick in countdown to Christmas sales. From flowers to tablets, you'll find something for everyone in these countdown sales.

Best Cyber Week Travel Deals: 1-Way Fares From $48, Flight and Hotel Packages Up to $200 Off

Travel sites are getting into the Cyber Week swing of things by offering ways for you to save money on vacation packages, flights, and hotels — meaning it might finally be time to get away!