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Top Hotel Deal: Art Deco Style & Old School Luxury in London

The cost of a trip to London can add up quickly, especially when it comes to accommodation. Luckily we discovered this stay at the Town Hall Hotel which means you can stay in luxury without having to pay through the nose!

This Amazing 5-Star 'Garden of Ireland' Deal Has Dropped $678 in Price

A few months ago, we were thrilled to find a deal on stays at the lovely Powerscourt hotel in Ireland (a personal favorite), and we sang its praises in a feature. This week however, we found an even better deal that knocks an additional $400 off the price, so we're back again with reasons why you should really consider booking a trip to the Emerald Isle.

Best Travel Deals: Save $119 on Your Next Flight, Get 8,000 Miles for Free

Do you find yourself daydreaming of swaying palm trees and mentally packing your suitcase? We're here to help you make your daydreams a reality. (Although we draw the line at packing your bags for you!) We've pulled the week's best travel deals so that you can save money on your big trip.

Is This the Worst Way to Cram People Onto an Airplane?

Since airfare is the primary source of income for airlines, they're always looking for ways to cram more and more people onto each flight. To that end, Airbus, a manufacturer of flying machines, has registered a patent for a unique solution to this problem. How would you fit more people on a flying machine? Join the discussion!

5 Not-To-Miss Asian Destinations with Singapore Airlines

The Far East is an intoxicating mix of exotic foods, ancient temples, and sweeping landscapes juxtaposed with futuristic design and neon signs. Currently, Singapore Air is having a sale on flights to select Asian destinations, so we've put together five not-to-miss Asian destinations to take advantage of these cheap rates.

I'm on a Boat: Save $1,400 on a Riviera Cruise, See the Bahamas for $398

Grab your swim trunks, your flippie-floppies, and even your nautical-themed Pashmina afghan and check out several all-time low travel deals on cruises that depart as soon as tomorrow! Book a Carnival 5-night cruise to the Bahamas for just $398, get $75 onboard credit on a 7-night Norwegian cruise, or sail around the French Riviera and save $1,400.

Thanks, TSA! Security Fee Hike Will Lead to Costlier Airfare

The Transportation Security Administration, already unpopular with air travelers for its screening procedures and hygiene product bans, certainly won't win any fans with an upcoming fee hike. On July 21, the TSA will more than double the mandatory fee that it charges many passengers.

Come Away With Me: Top 7 Romantic Vacation Deals

Take a quickie vacation to Vegas, travel by train around Europe, or kiss under the Eiffel Tower in Paris. We've put together 7 top romantic getaways to save you time and money, so that you can whisk your loved one away without having to sell any family heirlooms.

Everything You Need to Get Free Stuff Online

We all love to get things for free, and there are many opportunities throughout the year to do so. There are your standard everyday freebies, as well as specific points throughout the year in which you can snag something for free. Here's where you'll find all the best ways to get free stuff.

Need to Escape? These Are the Best Last Minute Vacation Deals

How is it July already! The year is flying by and between one thing and another there just hasn't been time to plan a vacation. But relax, these days you don't have to book months in advance to get great savings. In fact, we've picked five of the week's best last minute travel deals so you can take a break next week.

You Don't Have to Rob a Casino to Stay in Las Vegas: 5 Hot Vegas Hotel Deals

With 17 of the 20 biggest hotels in the U.S. situated in its city limits, Vegas is an ever-evolving fantasy land where just about anything goes. And, thanks to our hotel deals, you don't have to rob a casino to be able to stay in Sin City.

Best Travel Deals: $25 Off Hotel Tonight, Airfare From $69

We've rounded up the week's best travel deals so that you can spend your hard-earned money on things that really matter, like cocktails sunscreen! Book a sun holiday to Myrtle Beach, use a coupon to save up to $50 on Marriott hotels, or jet off across the country from as little as $69 on Virgin America.

15 Things You Can Always Get for Free

There are few things more thrilling for a deal shopper than getting something for free — and there are certain types of items that are regularly available without a charge. From smartphones to restaurant food, here are the top 15 categories for freebies.

The Best Carry-On Luggage That Conforms to Airline Rules

The days of airlines offering free checked bags have gone the way of in-flight smoking and gateside farewells. So to save some cash, now is the time to invest in the best carry-on luggage that meets the rules for size and weight.

Take Your Own Grand Tour: Vacations to France, Ireland, Iceland, and more

Up until the late nineteenth century, taking the "Grand Tour" through Europe was seen as a right of passage. So we've put together a few of this week's best travel deals to help you create your own Grand Tour. Take a 6-day trip around France from $5,036, experience the Northern Lights in Iceland from $2,225, or drive across Ireland from $1,877.

It's a Good Week for Deals on Gorgeous Florida Hotels

Dreaming of a summer getaway to the Sunshine State? So are we! And luckily, it was an especially good week for deals on Florida hotels. We did some deal-slinging and pulled together five hotel sales to help you turn your daydream into an affordable reality.

20 Cities Where You'll Save the Most on Hotels This Summer

We talked to Priceline.com about how you can get the most bang for your buck this summer while traveling. Check out our list of the U.S. cities that have had the biggest hotel price drops since last year, and make your dollar stretch a little further!

Best Airfare Sales: Fly to Hong Kong and Get a Flight to Japan for Free, more

If you're planning an exotic vacation, you may have noticed that flights eat up a big chunk of your budget. But fear not! We've rounded up five of this week's best travel deals on airfare so that you can spend less money on getting there and more money on spoiling yourself.

National Splurge Day: Got the Urge to Splurge? Do It Wisely!

National Splurge Day is June 18, and though the idea of reckless spending sends a shiver down our frugal, money-saving spines, maybe — just maybe — we can spin this faux-liday into something that fits both the urge to splurge and the cravings for savings! Here's our list of items that you can splurge on, because they are more than worth the extra money you spend on them!

Shopping for Dad is a Pain: Our Awkward Father's Day eCard Guide

Father's Day is right around the corner on June 15, but we're betting you still haven't found a gift. Because dads are notoriously hard to shop for, we've made some Father's Day eCards (with a little help from Awkward Family Photos) to point you towards the perfect gift.

9 Golf Getaways That Don't Cost a "Fore"-tune

It's time to get your dad a Father's Day gift he'll really love: a golf vacation. We've found travel deals to suit every budget.

Getaways on Mobile: The Best Apps for Low Airfare

We researched and tested some of the most popular airfare booking apps available, and found lots of pleasant service, but not all that offered the best deals. So which app is the most worthy of your time?

8 Reasons Why You Should Buy That Soho Grand Hotel Deal

Our crack team of deal-slingers unearthed an excellent discount on the famed Soho Grand Hotel, and we'd be remiss if we didn't point out that the Soho Grand is not just a regular hotel; staying there is more about the experience than the actual process of finding a place to lay your head.

Freebie as a Bird: How to Snag Free Perks When You Fly

Not all freebies while flying have gone the way of the biplane. We spoke to some experts find out where you can get free rewards and other perks while flying. You just have to know what to do, how to ask, and where to look.

The Cheapest Weekend to Visit Disney World This Summer is in August

Most kids would probably like to visit Disney World year round, but there's no denying the fact that a trip during the summer months, when kids are free from school, makes the most sense for many families. But just because you have to travel to the Happiest Place on Earth during the busy season doesn't mean you can't try to save money in the process.

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

Moms are kind of like superheroes. They perform physical acts no ordinary human could, take care of everybody's needs before they're needed, and function on minimal sleep and gratitude. So how will you repay her this Mother's Day?

Frontier Will Charge Economy Travelers for Carry-On Luggage

We'd probably all love to snag cheap airfare on the regular, but at what point does a discount no longer become worth it? Frontier Airlines has debuted a barebones ticket option that will cost less, but won't include certain amenities that most people are probably used to, like a reserved seat or overhead storage.

The Best Days To Travel And Buy Airfare May Surprise You

A report by Hopper surveying ticket prices may give new insight on your bargain hunting. Hopper looked at popular domestic and international ticket searches since January 2013 to figure out the best days to book, the best days to travel, and how much you can save.

Supreme Court: Airlines Can Boot Whiny Frequent Fliers

Frequent fliers, watch out, because the airlines offering these benefits now have the Supreme Court's permission to drop you from their loyalty programs at will.

American Airlines Is the Quickest to Respond to Customers on Twitter

Social media makes it easier than ever to make our customer service frustrations public, and it's especially popular with travelers who are experiencing grievances while flying. So if you're stuck in an airport with very little to do, which airlines are the most likely to respond to your pleas on Twitter?

Timing Is Everything: How to Save the Most Money on a Spring Break Trip

The time to finalize your spring break plans is drawing nigh, but this popular travel season can put you in the red faster than a student loan if you're not careful. However a recent study has revealed that choosing the right time to book and the right time to travel are the key components of scoring an awesome spring break travel deal.

10 Amazing Hotels to Visit While Flights to Scandinavia Are Cheap

Scandinavia is one of the "coolest" travel regions at the moment, thanks to its unspoilt nature, welcoming people, and quirky perspective on accommodation. And thankfully, we've been seeing regular airfare sales of late that can get you there on the cheap.