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What to Expect From Black Friday Airline Deals, Hotel Sales, and Vacations

If you're planning a vacation in the future (and who isn't?!), then it might be worth waiting for the Black Friday period to book. The popular shopping season will include big discounts on airfare, hotels, and even vacation packages, with savings of up to 90% off. Here's what you can expect to see this year.

Places to Be Thankful: 5 Inspirational Destinations Across the Globe

It's hard to believe that it's November and that Thanksgiving is just around the corner. We decided to take a moment and appreciate all the awe-inspiring places there are in the world with this week's best travel deals.

Skipping the Holidays? 7 Ways to Book a Cheap Vacation

Celebrate the holidays by snagging an awesome vacation deal. We consulted two experts and gleaned plenty of great advice on how to get out of town as the winter holidays approach.

Top 5 Haunted Hotel Stays This Halloween

Halloween, Samhain, All Hallows' Eve — however you refer to it, October 31 is a night when ghosts, witches, and the generally undead reign. We've put together a list of some of the scariest places to spend your night this Halloween.

13 Surprising Upsides of Traveling on a Budget

You might be tempted to pay more for a vacation to avoid subpar hotel rooms, inconvenient flights, or off-season weather. While you should certainly take such things into account, we'd like to remind you of the many upsides of budget travel — through the magic of gifs!

6 Reasons to Book This 4-Star Vietnam Vacation Deal

Vietnam is a melting pot where over 50 ethnicities mix and blend to create a vibrant country full of excitement and flavor. From the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh to the dramatic limestone peaks in Halong Bay, Vietnam is a completely unique landscape that immediately transports you into a different world.

Travel, Cook, Eat: 5 Gourmet Vacations Around the World

We trawled the internet for gourmet travel deals to find packages that will let you see the sights and fill your belly at the same time.

5 Ways to Save on Your 4th of July Vacation 2015

The 4th of July is undoubtedly one of the most popular travel holidays in the year, but unfortunately that means crowds and inflated prices. We've put together a few tips to help you celebrate Independence Day without getting caught in the spending frenzy.

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.

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.

10 Ways to Wisely Spend Your Tax Refund

Tax season is in full swing, and according to the latest figures from the IRS, 8 out of 10 filers will receive a refund. So we've rounded up 10 splurge purchases you can make today, accompanied by 10 smart ways you can save on each purchase.

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?

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.

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.

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!

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.

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!

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?

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.

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.

The Cheapest Places to Fly to for Christmas

There's no place quite like home for the holidays ... but we can think of a dozen or so places that might be more fun than celebrating Festivus with the family. You don't necessarily need a passport or a fortune to give yourself a holiday reprieve either, since the cheapest places to fly to for Christmas aren't that far away.

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.

Reset Your Stress-o-Meter with Flight and Hotel Deals to the Caribbean

Fancy letting your hair down whilst a Caribbean groove resets your stress level? Get ready for a relaxing tour because we've found deals in the Bahamas, Jamaica, and more. These two-person flight and hotel packages are a great way to treat your partner to a little romantic break.

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.

Aloha, Deals! Your Hawaiian Dream Vacation Awaits

Home to storybook waterfalls, sputtering active volcanoes, vibrant vegetation, and some of the most coveted surf spots in the world, Hawaii has 'ideal destination' written on every islands' sands – or at least it does in our minds. With our latest deals to this most northern set of Polynesian islands, the worn-out budget vacay-hunter in you can find peace. After checking out our Hawaii vacation deals, you may find yourself saying aloha to warmer temperatures sooner than you expected.

An Orlando-Miami Trip Filled with Fun for the Whole Family

Chores, bills, and incessant trips to and from soccer practice got you down? Let Peter Pan Syndrome come over you while simultaneously making your kids' dreams come true with a fun-filled getaway to Orlando and Miami, Florida.

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.

Stay in the Carolinas: Deals on Myrtle Beach and Hilton Head Hotels

Feel like relaxing on the beach or playing a round of golf? You can do both on your Carolina vacation. And there's no need to decide between North Carolina and South Carolina with these great deals on hotels in both states.