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Christmas Gift Ideas for Parents: Fly Them to Hawaii at the Lowest Rates We've Seen

Cut us some slack, Mom and Dad; buying holiday gifts for one's parents is wicked hard when you're a grown-up. It's not like you can just glue a bunch of macaroni to a piece of construction paper these days! Because we at DealNews understand this struggle all too well, we're helping out our fellow clueless offspring by rounding up five Editors' Choice gift ideas for parents.

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!

The Best and Worst Things to Buy in December

You may have skipped Black Friday, but you still need to buy holiday gifts. Maintain lots of holiday cheer by shopping wisely with our December buying guide. We've pored over the extensive DealNews archives from years past to guide you in your quest for the most savvy purchases in December.

Sin City on a Shoestring: You Won't Have to Sell Your Soul to the Devil

It's time to let your hair down in America's Playground. Las Vegas is easy to get to, there's always something going on, and the city knows how to party. But Sin City is also a great place to score deals. This week we found travel deals for flights, hotels, and even exciting activities like helicopter tours of the Grand Canyon.

Live Your Dreams: All-Time Low Airfare to Scandinavia, Luxury Hotel Discounts

OK, OK, we may be a little addicted to The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, but it's just so inspirational! Amidst the increasingly chaotic race towards the end of the year, we'd almost lost sight of our motto: that dreams are meant to be lived. This week, we've dug up some rare and exotic travel deals, so that you can "see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, draw closer, to find each other, and to feel."

It's All About the Journey: 88% Off Cruises, International Airfare From $147

If Ralph Waldo Emerson is to be believed, "Life is a journey, not a destination" and this week we're all about the journey. Be it sea or sky, we've picked the best travel deals to save you money on your chosen mode of transportation. Board a flight to Europe from $148 or set sail on an all-time low 4-night Bahamas cruise for $240. However you want to get there, we've got a way to save you money.

Spirit Airlines Will Raise Checked Baggage Fee for the Holidays

Spirit Airlines has made something of a hobby of courting public ill will. But its recent move to increase baggage charges during the holidays leaves the airline looking more like Ebenezer Scrooge than ever.

Fall Airfare is on the Rise: Why You Should Book Thanksgiving Travel Soon

Is it time to start booking your Thanksgiving trip home already? Our deals suggest that it is. And while flexible travelers might be able to wait a while before booking their flights, we recommend that anyone with specific "Thanksgiving dates" take advantage of one of our current airfare sales and book now to lock down a good price.

Best Travel Deals: Book a Valentine's Trip Now and Save Hundreds

If there's one thing we love, it's planning a vacation and there's no time like the present to book! Use up the your leave on a Princess Cruises 5-night Western Caribbean cruise, or book a domestic flight from as little as $49. No matter what your plan is, we'll make sure your dream vacation doesn't cost the earth.

Call a Taxi: Last-Minute Airfares, International Rountrip Flights, and More

Can you head to the airport right now for a whirlwind weekend vacay? That's a distinct possibility with this week's travel roundup. We've found five great airfare offerings, including roundtrip domestic United flights leaving today from $155. If something more exotic and luxurious is your style, head to India on five-star Qatar Airways. These and more are in this week's best travel deals.

VIDEO: Ever Get Into a Fight Over Airplane Seats?

In the past week, there have been three separate instances where a flight had to land early, because passengers got into fights over reclining seats. With airlines shoving more and more people into smaller and smaller spaces, is this the new normal for flights? Our experts discuss how to deal with personal space violations on airplanes.

Wait, I'm on Vacation: Travel Deals on Airfare, Cruises, LEGOLAND, and More

With Labor Day fast approaching, there's no time like the present to book an end-of-summer getaway. Check out this week's best travel deals to save time and money on your trip. We found 1-way JetBlue domestic flights starting from as low as $47, all-time low prices for trips to LEGOLAND, and more.

Autumn's Coming, Plan a Trip! The Week's Best Airfare Deals

Summer is passing by entirely too quickly, so now is the time to start planning when you'll need a getaway in the fall or even — gulp — winter. Luckily, we've found five great airfare deals that will get you out of town once the leaves start falling. There's everything from domestic fares from $58, to a roundtrip flight to Hawaii from $388.

It's Time to Book a Vacation: 1-Way JetBlue fares from $46, 3-nights in Vegas

You can book a flight on JetBlue for as little as $46.10, spend three nights in New Orleans' French Quarter for $117, or even set off on a 6-night Far East vacation for two from $2,405.05. If you can't decide where to start, we even found free travel eBooks to help you plan your dream getaway. All this and more in this week's best travel deals.

You Can Fly to These 5 Cities in Europe for as Little as $153 Each Way

Currently, Norwegian Airlines is offering flights to Europe that save a whopping $1,815 on select routes, which makes the idea of a European vacation seem far more affordable. Here are the top five destinations to hit up during this sale.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

A Grand Tour of European Deals: Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Greece, and Italy

Did you know that dealnews has an office in Ireland? That's right, and this week we're hijacking the travel feature to tell you about some amazing travel deals we found on our side of the pond and across Europe. We'll take you on a tour of our own fair isle of Ireland and then on to Spain, Portugal, Italy, and Greece. Grab your passport and your camera, you won't want to forget anything on this vacation!

California Dreaming: Indulge in Travel Deals for L.A., San Francisco, and Napa

Between preparing for the onslaught of the holiday season, and the snow that arrived in New York this week, California beckons like a glass of wine after a long day. Take your mind off it all by having a look through these great deals we found for Los Angeles, San Francisco, and, of course, the Napa Valley.

Mexico's Riviera Maya: Fly South for Sun in Cancun and Playa del Carmen

The undeniable nip in the air this morning triggered a warning in our minds: Winter is coming. So we took refuge in researching sunny vacations, and up popped Mexico. Besides the pictures of pristine white beaches and palm trees, our interest was piqued when we learned that Mexico's climate stays above 75°F year-round. And thanks to the price tag provided by these deals, we won't have to sell any more of our children to get there.

dealnews Back Friday Predictions 2012: Travel Deals

While traveling on Black Friday (or any time during the holidays) will likely require paying top dollar, you can at least book future plans — perhaps a vacation for 2013, to relax after the shopping frenzy — around Black Friday weekend. There are plenty of ways to use the holiday sales to your advantage, and we've listed tips and advice about what you can expect from travel sales during Black Friday 2012.

5 Budget Vacation Destinations You May Have Overlooked

An avid dealnews reader certainly knows how to land a good vacation package deal. But if you're not keen on the usual hot spots and aren't sure where to go, then consider taking a cue from the travel pros. We've got tips from those in the know about five affordable destinations that you may have overlooked.

Let Loose in Las Vegas: Sin City on a Dime

It's about that time again: time to head to Las Vegas to bask in all the unapologetic glitz and gluttony that Sin City has to offer! This time around, take advantage of hotel deals that bundle VIP passes to buzzed about nightclubs and all-you-can-eat buffets, or include food, drink, and other resort credits that will make your trip all the more cost-effective.

Budget Travel Tips: How to Book the Cheapest Airfare, Hotels, and Vacations

How many times have you been excited by a hotel or airfare sale that advertises an unbelievable price, only to be disappointed when you can't seem to find that low rate? We feel your pain, so we've put together these budget vacation strategies so that you can confidently find and book the lowest priced airfare, hotel, and car rental deals available.